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2014-07-29 16:28:34

Cathy Rogers, 57, is first person to ride across the USA on a Pedego electric bike IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until recently, most people could only imagine bicycling from one side of America to the other. But that dream has just proven more attainable with the success of Cathy Rogers, 57, a casual cyclist who is completing a coast-to-coast ride on a Pedego® electric bike. Pedaling from Washington State to Washington, D.C. as part of this year's Big Ride Across...

2014-07-29 16:26:27

All new Moms Club to give women the strength for motherhood SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FIT4MOM®, the nation's largest fitness program for moms, today announced the launch of its new moms club called Our Village. The program is supported by many of the company's national brand partners, such as LUNA, BOB Gear, Happy Family and Coffee Blenders. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130750) "We realized many years ago that every mom needs a...

2014-07-29 16:24:33

TAOS SKI VALLEY, N.M., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley has named Jesse Keaveny as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Keaveny will be responsible for helping design and execute the strategic vision and growth of the resort, including the opening of the new Kachina Peak lift this winter season, as well as helping draw additional attractions, events and visitors to Taos Ski Valley throughout the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130842 Keaveny brings a...

2014-07-29 16:24:27

The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge Hits Hard Rock Hotel Chicago in Partnership with Beats Music, Fender and Traktor, amongst others ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - in association with BMF Media Group, presents the unparalleled The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge. Sure to be the weekend's hottest entertainment and lifestyle venue, The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge...

2014-07-29 16:23:47

75th Vintage of Iconic Georges de Latour Private Reserve Celebrates Television's Biggest Night NAPA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaulieu Vineyard, a visionary, iconic winery in Napa Valley, with 114 years of history in fine winemaking, is once again, the official wine Sponsor of the 66(th) Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown...

2014-07-29 12:33:17

Minnesota's largest art fair will celebrate its 51st year with giveaways, special performances and talented artists from around the world MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Uptown Art Fair is celebrating its 51(st) year with an exciting lineup of nationally recognized artists, special performances, youth artists, a culinary arts competition and much more, including live transformations of cars into works of art. Minnesota's No. 1 art fair, attended by more than...

2014-07-29 12:32:53

TORONTO, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Announcing the Smoke's Poutinerie World Famous Great Canadian Cross Country Plaid Gravy Train Fries Curd & Gravy Weird Wild and Wacky Poutine Eating Tour 2014 or SPWFGCCCPGTFCGWWWPET2014 for short. Featuring super stunts, phenomenal prizes and yes, eating theatrics beyond what was thought humanly possible. Smoke's Poutinerie, the World's Largest and Original Poutinerie will be spreading gravy greatness across Canada hitting 17 cities in 17 days....

2014-07-29 12:32:09

"Quick Draw Stud" and "Improve Your Hand" are the latest one-of-a-kind games to be released on CG Technology's proprietary Mobile Casino platform LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CG Technology(TM), a preeminent technology company, announced today that it has released "Quick Draw Stud" and "Improve Your Hand," two new proprietary video poker games now available on its popular Mobile Casino platform. These unique games are available at all CG Technology partner properties in...

2014-07-29 12:31:31

#YouGotThis Hiking Challenge rewards hikers who share their adventures PORTLAND, Ore., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest. The summer hiking challenge encourages people to get outside and...

2014-07-29 12:30:19

70,000 sq.ft. creative and colorful family attraction to open summer 2015 ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most loved brands is bringing its Sunglow to the Sunshine State. Crayola announced today that it will open a new Crayola Experience, a colorful family attraction, in the heart of Florida's top family destination: Orlando. The new location is slated to open summer 2015 in The Florida Mall and will feature 25 hands-on attractions that offer hours...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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