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2014-08-08 23:03:26

Food for Health International Introduces Food Supply Depot’s Delicious, Nourishing on-the-Go Meals at Booth PV 1091 at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014 August 6-9 in Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Food for Health International today announced that their premium line of freeze-dried and dehydrated meals by their Food Supply Depot brand will be among the outdoor recreation trends and products introduced at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market at the...

2014-08-08 23:03:15

Award winning Canadian photographer releases his first photography book documenting nearly a decade of life in the Muslim region of China, entitled “Chinese Turkestan, a photographic journey through an ancient civilization”. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 “Chinese Turkestan” looks at life in China’s remote Muslim, northwestern region of Xinjiang. Ryan Pyle spent nearly a decade exploring the 1.6 million square kilometer region, studying its history and capturing its unique...

2014-08-08 23:01:25

Get Behind The Badge along with A.D. Farrow Harley-Davidson and Jeff Schmitt Buick-GMC will sponsor the Terry McDowell Memorial Poker Run and Raffle on Sunday August 17th, 2014. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Get Behind The Badge along with A.D. Farrow Harley-Davidson and Jeff Schmitt Buick-GMC will sponsor the Terry McDowell Memorial Poker Run and Raffle on Sunday August 17th, 2014 Registration is $20 per driver and $10 per passenger. GBTB will be raffling off (2) Harley-Davidson...

2014-08-08 23:00:53

An easy backyard water play idea and fun road trip activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Take water play in the backyard to a whole new level this summer. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Kids love to play with water. An easy backyard water play idea and fun road trip activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Take water play in the backyard to a whole new level this summer. A water wall will keep the little ones busy for hours. One does not have to go...

2014-08-08 20:21:46

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Driehaus Museum offers fascinating lectures, concerts, tours, and more! The lineup for September 2014 follows: Book Club: I am Madame X, by Gioia Diliberto (September 6) The Driehaus Museum presents the first selection in our Fall Book Club. In this remarkable novel, author Gioia Diliberto tells the story of American beauty Virginie Gautreau, the subject of John Singer Sargent's famous 1884 painting, Portrait of Madame X. Immerse...

2014-08-08 16:22:14

California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1st of next year in Huntington Beach, California. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon announced registration levels reached an all-time high for the month of July and attributed the high volumes to racers who are traveling from out of town to compete. California's Classic Oceanfront Race will take place on February 1(st) of next year in Huntington...

2014-08-08 16:20:25

Burger Showdown at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally PALATINE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an audience of bikers looking on, three finalists in Weber's Big Burger Battle faced off against each other for the grand championship title at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. After 30 minutes of heated competition, New Yorker Dafna Mizrahi was crowned the winner and rode off with a new Weber Summit S-670 gas grill valued at $2,799, Weber grilling accessories,...

2014-08-08 12:28:15

Starfleet Media releases 35-page eBook and companion website, providing essential information for selecting - and implementing - the right hotel software for any lodging business CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Starfleet Media today announced the release of The 2014 Smart Decision Guide to Hotel Property Management Systems. Featuring research data, analyst insights and expert recommendations for reducing costs while increasing occupancy, revenue per available room...

2014-08-08 12:26:30

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the Los Angeles Times to the nation's leading magazines like Cooking Light, Bon Appetit and Family Circle, figs are all the rage this summer and for good reason. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140808/134738 "California figs are more popular than ever," reports Karla Stockli, Chief Executive Officer, California Fresh Fig Growers Association. "Figs have been sold in their fresh form for many years but sales have increased tremendously in...

2014-08-08 12:21:10

In the news release, Cycle World Releases 39th Annual "Ten Best Bikes" List, issued 08-Aug-2014 by Cycle World over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the name of the award should be "Ten Best Bikes" rather than "10 Best Bikes" as originally issued. The complete, corrected release follows: Cycle World Releases 39th Annual "Ten Best Bikes" List IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bonnier Motorcycle Group is proud to announce the 39(th) annual Cycle World Ten Best...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

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...

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