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2014-09-08 23:07:03

Move extends Quini’s wine tasting market reach and enhances French speaking user experience Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Quini, an interactive wine tasting, rating and recommendations application and data solutions provider (http://www.quiniwine.com) today announced the release of Quini in French, for iPad and iPhone. French localization of Quini is the first non-English version release of the application and new wine tasting standard. The move supports the company’s...

2014-09-08 23:06:11

5th Annual Healthy Living and Family Festival to be held September 13th and 14th at Taylor Farm Park in Norwalk. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Daphne Dixon and Scot Weicker, co-founders of Live Green Connecticut! have announced the dates for the 5th annual festival will be Saturday, September 13th, from 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, September 14th from 11am - 4pm at Taylor Farm Park located at 45 Calf Pasture Beach Road in Norwalk, Connecticut. Admission is Free! New this year is...

2014-09-08 23:05:44

Layered Selections (R), a new and innovatively fresh prepared food product line from Sandridge Food Corporation wins the industry’s most esteemed new product recognition award, Progressive Grocer’s Editors’ Picks. Denoted as “most original, engaging and downright fun,” Layered Selections was evaluated and chosen out of 500 retail product entries in this year’s line up. MEDINA, Ohio (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Layered Selections(R), a new and innovatively fresh prepared food...

2014-09-08 16:22:52

Special Appearance Saturday by Vida Blue PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 35(th) store in California and 581(st) store nationwide on Friday, September 19(th) at Sherwood Mall in Stockton, CA (5354 Pacific Avenue). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 21(st). The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and...

2014-09-08 16:22:41

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on our social media channels, we introduce our first social film series: A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Adventure. www.facebook.com/ritzcarlton Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/143961 Each day this week on our social media channels we will feature a clip from the new social film series. The story is centered on a woman named Alice and her travel adventures. The posts on our social channels will be written from the...

2014-09-08 16:22:35

Special Appearance Sunday by Eric Moulds PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 6(th) store in Mississippi and 580(th) store nationwide on Friday, September 19(th) at University Mall in Columbus, MS (2041 U.S. 45). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 21(st). The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and...

2014-09-08 12:33:51

'Healthy Gifts that Keep on Giving' LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Tasteful Pantry, the ultimate service for healthy and customizable snack boxes, is offering unique holiday gift box options available for purchase online. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140906/143652 The holidays offer a perfect opportunity for enjoying the company of loved ones, celebrating life, being grateful and reflecting on what's important. It's the season for giving, and...

2014-09-08 12:30:53

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juliska announced today the dates of their much anticipated Tent Sale. The annual shopping event is scheduled for September 13(th) - 22(nd), 2014 from 9am- 6pm daily. The sale will be held under a big top tent across the street from the Flagship Store located at 465 Canal Street. New this year will include an array of furniture for sale, secured flooring for the 5,000 square foot tent allowing customers to easily navigate their way...

2014-09-08 12:26:47

New Integrated Fall Marketing Campaign Launches September 8 HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Connecticut Office of Tourism kicked off an integrated marketing campaign to inspire residents and visitors to see Connecticut differently this season. From unique vantages through GoPros and aerial footage, to launching a new fall tourism marketing campaign and Instagram channel, the state will be bringing hundreds of "Revolutionary Views" across the state to life through a...

2014-09-08 12:24:11

BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kara O'Toole, CEO of Overseas Adventure Travel, today revealed OAT's Top 10 Solo Travel Adventures based on 2014-2015 year-to-date bookings with the small group tour operator that serves Americans aged 50 and older. African safaris top the list, while other popular adventures span the globe to include those in Asia, South America, and Europe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143535 "Close to 40 per cent of our travelers now travel solo with...


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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...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

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