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2014-10-15 23:03:57

LED lighting company, Solid Apollo LED, introduces range of slim modern LED light bars for easy mounting and energy savings Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Solid Apollo LED introduces a line of Premium LED Light Bars, now more slim, modern and easy to mount than ever before using built in multi-positionable mounting hinges. The Premium Bars are UL Listed and modular, meaning you can safely and easily add up to 10 bars in a row for just over 16 feet of linear workable indoor light....

2014-10-15 23:00:50

A new clothing belt built on snowboard technology will hit the fashion slopes as of October 15. Newcastle, Australia (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The engineer-designed ClickerBelt incorporates a black binding strap and ratchet similar to those found in snowboard bindings and literally “clicks” in place, hence its name: ClickerBelt. Snowboarding inspired both the belt’s buckle technology and its material. Like a snowboard binding, it’s very easy to use. Simply feed the ladder strap...

2014-10-15 20:22:53

From October 16 - November 2 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautify LA will be hosting its biggest event yet from October 16 to November 2, 2014 throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. Powered by local online scheduling platform kuyam.com, Beautify LA has partnered with the top beauty and fitness salons throughout Los Angeles to offer special deals for participants. Beautify LA started as an effort to bring the local community together. Our goal is to help develop long...

2014-10-15 20:21:56

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 RS:X Youth 2014 World Windsurfing Championships will take place from October 18 to 25 in Clearwater Beach, a first time US event for this sport. Preparations are in full swing and more than 85 competitors from 19 nations and four continents have registered. This international event was originally planned for Herzliya, Israel but organizers moved the event to the US. The City of Clearwater, in partnership with Tampa Bay...

2014-10-15 16:27:15

Class of 2014 Includes Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legions of loyal fans from across the country submitted personal, funny and heartfelt stories for a chance to be inducted into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. After reading and judging hundreds of stories, 14 loyal Cravers from six states will be inducted into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Columbus, Ohio on October 23, 2014. Headlining this class is the...

2014-10-15 16:26:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $59.2 million in September 2014, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. That represented a 3.56% increase in revenue from table games play during September of this year compared to September of 2013. The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $8.5 million in tax revenue...

2014-10-15 16:25:56

For ghoulish guests of all ages MISSION, Kan., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear -- trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters with some devilishly good sweets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152334 Try these easy party ideas from Wilton to make your Halloween spook-tacular: -- Add...

2014-10-15 12:37:27

Hotel near San Jose McEnery Convention Center provides fastest hotel Wi-Fi in Silicon Valley SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Connected to the 550,000-square-foot San Jose McEnery Convention Center, the San Jose Marriott has unveiled a top-to-bottom renovation of its 21,000 square feet of meeting space. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141011/151594 "We're extremely proud of our revitalized San Jose meeting venues," said Director of Sales & Marketing...

2014-10-15 12:37:11

62% of parents report that the toughest part of planning a family ski trip is making it budget-friendly EWING, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey of Family Vacation Critic's Family Travel Parent Panel, 62 percent of parents report that the most challenging part of a family ski trip is making it as budget-friendly as possible. "There are a number of costs associated with a ski trip, and they're doubled, tripled - often more - when traveling with kids," explains...

2014-10-15 12:31:44

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year The Obesity Society (TOS) promotes, rewards and encourages research in the field of obesity through its annual awards and grants program. The recipients of this year's awards and grants will be honored during ObesityWeek(SM) in Boston, MA from Nov. 2 - 7, 2014. ObesityWeek is the premier annual scientific and educational conference for obesity professionals, and is the largest meeting of its kind dedicated to obesity...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

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...

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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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