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2014-07-08 12:25:03

VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Caldwell's newest book is titled The Unknown Billionaires. It profiles 50 self-made men and women who have achieved the pinnacle of financial success. These billionaires were selected from a list of more than 1,600 featured in Forbes Magazine 2014 edition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125065 This is the first of a three book series. Book 1 is called 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.' THE AUTHOR Michael...

2014-07-08 12:25:02

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As they approach their 2(nd) anniversary in West Palm Beach, Bar Louie announced today they are celebrating with a 2-day event this Thursday, July 10(th) and Friday, July 11(th). The blowout bash is offering the specials that have made them famous with locals over the years, including $1 burgers and $5 domestic buckets. In addition, they'll be featuring all of their handcrafted martinis for only $2! Food and drink specials will be...

2014-07-08 12:22:31

Local CITGO Marketers Host Mobile Literacy Program SCRANTON, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus recently visited three locally owned CITGO locations near Scranton, Pa. as part of a national tour to provide books to underprivileged children. CITGO Marketers Santarelli & Sons Oil Company, Prit Petroleum and Fleet Transport welcomed Bess May 26-28 and helped distribute 450 books to help promote childhood literacy and ensure area children have...

2014-07-08 08:38:42

Economy Lodging Leader Continues to Invest in Mobile, Digital Innovation As Means to Enhance Customer's Experience, Drive Reservations DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motel 6 today launched a streamlined booking experience with Google Wallet, allowing customers to pay for their stay using the Buy with Google button. Motel 6 integrated Google Wallet within its mobile website so guests can now book their hotel stay with just a few touches. "We're thrilled to further expand...

2014-07-08 08:38:02

ORLANDO, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuiltingHub (http://www.quiltinghub.com/) distinguishes itself from other quilting resource sites thanks in part to its route planning tool. Whereas other sites may have maps and calendars, QuiltingHub also enables users to plan road trips with no fear of missing a quaint, one-of-a-kind storefront. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124794 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124793 "In the Midwest, summer is...

2014-07-08 08:36:43

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siftit announced today that it has reached the milestone of processing $1 million of restaurant food and supply orders in the month of June. This represents a four-fold increase in volume since the first of the year due to the company's growth. Siftit allows chefs and owners in the restaurant industry to connect with their suppliers more efficiently, providing knowledgeable insights into the ordering process. "We have been using Siftit for...

2014-07-08 08:32:25

EVEN Hotel Rockville Helps D.C. Area Travelers Stay Healthier and Happier while Away from Home ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of announcing the opening its inaugural EVEN(TM) Hotels property in Norwalk, Conn., InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces that its second property, located in Rockville, Maryland at 1775 Rockville Pike, is officially open. EVEN Hotels is IHG's newest lifestyle hotel brand, created with wellness at its core and designed to...

2014-07-08 08:31:49

myMEDholiday has created a new user experience design for their blog, including categorization of blog postings, new features, and a more visually appealing and easier to use interface BANGKOK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDholiday.com, the web's most comprehensive source for medical tourism information, has revamped and redesigned their blog to include new categories, a more appealing and easy to use interface, including additional features and responsive design that is...

2014-07-08 08:28:23

DELHI, India, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Asia-Pacific golf equipment and apparels market generated revenue worth USD 4 billion in 2013 - Japan Golf industry is expected to generate revenue of USD 14 billion by 2018 - TaylorMade-Adidas Golf has maintained the market leader position in China golf equipment and apparels market in 2013 - Australian market for golf equipment and apparels has recorded revenue worth...

2014-07-08 08:28:09

CHICAGO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Club Industry Show returns to Chicago in October for the longest running premier event for every segment of the fitness industry. The conference and trade show, produced by Penton, will be held Oct. 22-24, 2014, at McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago, will bring together thousands of fitness and wellness professionals to scout the latest trends in equipment and technology, learn about emerging group exercise concepts, participate in...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

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...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Black Baldy Cattle
2014-07-12 10:05:31

The Black Baldy is a breed of beef cattle living in Australia, New Zealand and North America. It is developed by crossbreeding Hereford cattle with solid black breeds, usually Aberdeen Angus. In North America, the name “Black Whiteface” is used in some regions. The body color is black with a white face. This coloration is derived from the dominant genes of the two breeds used. The white face of the Hereford and the black body of the Angus Cattle. The crossbreeding also produces black...

Polish chicken
2014-07-07 14:10:21

The Polish chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Europe, although its exact origin is unknown. Some suggest that the breed descended from Asian chickens brought to the area during medieval times, while others assert that the breed could have descended from Italian or Spanish chickens. Despite the debate about its origins, it was given a standard in the Netherlands in the sixteenth century. It was introduced into the United States of America in the early nineteenth...

Brahma chicken
2014-07-07 08:45:02

The Brahma chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the United States by crossing chickens that were imported from Shanghai, China and the Chittigong chicken from Bangladesh, although this origin has been the subject of debate. It was first introduced into England in 1852, where a dark color variety would be created and later shipped to the United States and accepted by the American Poultry Association in 1874. It was the most popular meat bird between the 1850s and the...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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