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2014-07-11 10:05:45

Cornell Food & Brand Lab It's not about nutrition While Tofu is considered a healthy source of protein, that's not why the Millennials are eating it, according to a new study to be presented at Tops Club Inc.'s annual International Recognition Days convention July 10th in Milwaukee. Tofu's new champion recruits are 20-something women who want dishes that are quick, easy to cook and that can help keep them trim. "They basically seem to care less about any health benefits of...

2014-07-11 08:23:39

Big Fish offers lush new brand of slot fun and innovations to stay ahead of growing mobile slot market SEATTLE, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced Luxury Slots, a new line of enhanced slot machines found in its top-grossing mobile social casino game, "Big Fish Casino". Slot games are a big draw for mobile social casinos, seeing year-over-year revenue growth that reached a peak of $648M in 2013 - up from just...

2014-07-11 08:22:53

Artplus Hotel Tel Aviv Reopens with New Art Rooms, Gym & Spa TEL AVIV, Israel, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Giving upgrade a new meaning, ArtPlus Hotel Tel [http://www.atlas.co.il/art-hotel-tel-aviv ] Aviv has re-opened after extensive renovations, creatively updating the entire Hotel/ Art Museum. The hotel now continues with its ongoing "Room Service [http://blog.atlas.co.il/room-service ]" project by adding new spacious art rooms featuring original artwork by local up and...

2014-07-11 08:21:27

New Video Showcases "Float Out" of Viking's First Ocean Ship, Introduces Mayor of Bergen as Godmother LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today released a new online video highlighting the "float out" ceremony of its first ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - set to debut in early 2015. The traditional ceremony, which took place on Monday, June 23 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy, marked a major construction...

2014-07-11 08:20:43

Stylish compact hatchback fully redesigned for new model year TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Until recently, the commonly held belief was that subcompact cars were beneath other vehicle segments not just in size, but also in quality, performance and design. Now, for the new model year, one vehicle is stating a bold contradiction to this belief, and New Jersey drivers are taking notice. The 2015 Honda Fit, featuring a head-to-tail redesign in its latest...

2014-07-11 08:20:31

HONG KONG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10, the Sichuan Tourist and Investment Promotion was held in Hong Kong with the presence of over 200 people in the tourism sector, business circles, entertainment industry and media in Hong Kong. This is the largest event of the highest standard nationwide among tourism promotions being held in Hong Kong in recent years, attracting great interest in Hong Kong's tourism sector. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126253 The...

2014-07-10 23:12:47

Local IT Company Appearing at Evanston Food Truck Festival to Give Away Vouchers for Sweet Ride Chicago Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an IT support company based in Evanston, Illinois, is launching their pay-it-forward campaign at the 4th Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival on July 15. They will be partnering with Sweet Ride Chicago, Windy City’s mobile bakery, to give away 50 food vouchers. The food truck festival will be held Tuesday, July 15 at Brummel...

2014-07-10 23:11:33

MNM Companies today announced the availability of luxury condominiums at Jade Signature, located in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach in Miami, Florida. Anyone interested in purchasing a unit in this magnificent, new beachfront residential building can contact MNM Properties for more information. Miami ,fl (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Jade Signature, the newest tower in Fortune International’s Jade building collection, rises 57 stories above the beautiful white sand beaches of Sunny Isles Beach....

2014-07-10 23:09:41

Kelowna dentists at Okanagan Smiles warn against brushing right after consuming the fruits and drinks so popular in the summer. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Most of the time, your dentist is reminding when you should brush your teeth, but with summer indulgences ahead and the popularity of energy drinks on the rise, one Kelowna dental clinic is warning people about when not to brush. “A lot of patients don’t think about how brushing your teeth after drinking a pop...

2014-07-10 23:07:42

New Experiture solutions allow casino marketers unprecedented cross-channel marketing capabilities, including the creation of online Player Destinations. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Experiture today announces the release of its new customer experience marketing solutions for online gaming and casino operators. These solutions allow casino marketers to create, launch, measure and optimize their marketing programs across web, email, mobile and social channels. In addition to...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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