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2014-10-14 08:28:07

All New Headset Design Features 7.1 Surround Sound and Mobile Compatibility SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that the Recon 320 PC and mobile gaming headset is now available in stores and at online retailers. The Recon 320, which has an MSRP of $79.95, features Dolby 7.1 surround sound for accurate, immersive surround sound audio with any type of content. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand...

2014-10-14 08:27:54

Sezna Joins Bob Husband to Bring a Unique, Customized "Heritage Experience" to Members and Guests SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Golf Group ("Heritage" "the Company"), a leading owner and operator of premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties, today announced that Davis Sezna joined Heritage as Co-Managing Partner, alongside founder Bob Husband. Mr. Sezna and Mr. Husband will oversee all the operations and the strategy of the Company. Together with the...

2014-10-14 08:26:56

Gym Members Now More Concerned about Overall Health than Weight Loss HASTINGS, Minn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) concludes that the number one reason adults belong to fitness centers is "To stay healthy." "To lose weight" ranked fifth on the list of gym members' goals. The prioritizing of health - and the ability to enjoy an active lifestyle - is also the focus of the re-branding of Anytime...

2014-10-14 08:23:14

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada reported on its seasonal assessment of fire management in national parks. Parks Canada's Fire Management Specialists conducted 12 prescribed fires as part of an on-going program to restore healthy forests, grasslands and wildlife habitat, and to help reduce the risk of wildfire in present-day overly old, dense vegetation. Parks Canada's fire teams also quickly suppressed 84 fires in 16 national parks that had the potential to threaten people...

2014-10-14 08:21:40

Captain Gulleik Svalastog Brings 40 Years of Sailing Experience to Viking's First Ocean Ship LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that Captain Gulleik Svalastog will be at the helm of its first ocean ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - which will take on its first guests in April 2015. Leveraging his experience as a cruise captain in Norway, Captain Svalastog will command and oversee the operation, crew and safety of...

2014-10-14 08:21:38

Motorsports Legend Ricky Johnson to Defend Title at Red Bull Frozen Rush NEWRY, Maine, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The snowy mountains of Maine will once again echo with the throaty roar of 900-horsepower off-road Pro 4 trucks as Red Bull Frozen Rush returns to the slopes for the second year in a row on January 8-9, 2015. The raw power and impressive speed of these machines will be put to the test by some of Mother Nature's harshest winter conditions, as the trucks race...

2014-10-14 08:20:50

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is once again offering its famous "Crazy Fares" to Europe starting at $338 one-way (roundtrip purchase is required) from Chicago and New York to Warsaw. It's a savings of nearly 30 percent off the normal non-refundable economy class fare. The fare sale runs from Oct. 14 through Oct. 19, 2014 for travel Nov. 2, 2014 through March 22, 2015 with blackout dates from Dec. 13, 2014 through Jan. 12, 2015. The sale...

2014-10-14 04:21:34

Tim Minchin and NSW Government launch Australian Premiere season in Sydney SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Sydney-Australian premiere season to one of the most sought after musicals currently in production -- Matilda The Musical -- will go on sale tomorrow, with travel packages set to whisk visitors into the world of an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. At an event in Sydney, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and...

2014-10-13 23:09:31

Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients announces outstanding bargains on exclusive lodging accommodations in Cancun Mexico. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients announces outstanding bargains on exclusive lodging accommodations in...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...


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Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.