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2014-09-24 12:27:24

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day has come and gone, the kids are back in school and the days are growing shorter. With the frost on the pumpkin and the long dark nights comes another Texas tradition, the annual grand opening of Thrillvania Haunted House Park in Terrell, Texas! Grand Opening 2014 ------------------ What: Thrillvania Haunted House Park When: September 27, 2014-...

2014-09-24 12:27:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine: an old comic book that originally sold for a mere 10 cents on newsstands was purchased for $3.2 million dollars in a heart-pounding eBay auction. The pristine Action #1, which marks Superman's first appearance, was purchased by New Yorkers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo, co-owners of www.ComicConnect.com, the industry's leading online auction house and Metropolis, the world's largest vintage comic book dealer. New York is the...

2014-09-24 12:27:18

YoPro/Minnesota Vikings/NFL Fuel Up To Play 60 alliance will bring the Vikings Fitness and Nutrition Combo Play program to children at the Minneapolis-area charter school EDEN PRAIRIE and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Pro Fitness & Nutrition (YoPro) is proud to announce their partnership with the MN Vikings and the NFL Fuel Up To Play 60 group. This alliance has come together to present the Vikings Fitness and Nutrition Combo Play program...

2014-09-24 12:26:42

Exhibition website with tourism information and VIP hotel packages launches today for Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and VISIT DENVER today launched BrilliantinDenver.com, unveiling hotel packages that feature VIP, skip-the-line tickets, and advance group tour information for the much-anticipated exhibition, Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, on view Nov. 16, 2014 through March 15, 2015. Denver is the...

2014-09-24 12:25:56

Fast Casual Burger Restaurant On Track with North American Brand Expansion HINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wahlburgers, the popular fast casual burger restaurant founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg and the focus of A&E Network's Emmy-nominated reality show of the same name, announced a three restaurant franchise agreement with Vegas American Hospitality Inc, successful operators in Las Vegas, Nevada and nationwide. Wahlburgers will debut in Las...

2014-09-24 12:21:26

Worst Mishaps Cost Travelers an Average of $1,475, 2 Days of Missed Work ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air travel mishaps, such as delayed flights, cancelled flights and missed connections, are by far the most common travel problem encountered by today's road warriors. Nearly 90 percent of business travelers who experienced problems while traveling, experienced at least one mishap related to air travel, according to a new study by the GBTA Foundation - the...

teen obesity
2014-09-24 03:00:50

Marta Cyperling, University of Calgary Combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training brings strongest results in test What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY) study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary and...

2014-09-24 08:32:53

Messaging solution connects systems to create single-source record of guest activity, preferences and history IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neudesic today announced Neudesic Real-Time Experience Solution for Hospitality & Gaming, which enables hotels, resorts and casinos to seamlessly integrate various front and back-end hospitality and gaming systems to provide a logical, real-time view of all guest interactions. With this level of up-to-the-minute insight,...

2014-09-24 08:29:54

MERIGNAC, France, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autumn - Winter 2014 Forever about travel, as always. En route to wherever it takes us. This winter, OXBOW whisks you away on a fabulous journey through a collection emerging from the Norwegian fjords before soaring majestically to the summits of the unchanging Himalayan Mountains. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-09-24 08:25:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) announced two new clubs, the Big Bertha Irons, which can make golfers up to two clubs longer with a new 360 Face Cup(TM) technology, previously used for big distance gains in the company's Fairway Woods and Hybrids, and the Big Bertha Hybrids, Callaway's first adjustable hybrids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148073 Both the Big Bertha Irons and the Big Bertha Hybrids will be available at...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

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...

Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

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