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2014-09-30 23:06:07

Web-based company Chunk Fitness recently added Machine Laterals to the already robust library of shoulder exercises it currently collates. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In the strength and conditioning world, individuals are always looking for new and exciting exercises to perform that help them achieve their goals. Chunk Fitness has provided an additional shoulder exercise to the already robust library of shoulder exercises it currently offers. This new exercise is known as...

2014-09-30 23:04:43

Retailer in North Dakota offers customers a total golf experience Toronto, ON. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Shopping for golf equipment in Bismarck, North Dakota just got a lot more exciting. Golf Etc., a golf equipment retailer, has begun selling more than just golf apparel and equipment. It sells a total golf experience. The retailer has recently launched an indoor golf center, which features four golf bays equipped with High Definition Golf™ simulators, in addition to its club fitting...

2014-09-30 23:02:51

Signature Vacation Rentals, an innovative and forward-looking vacation rental property management-company, announces group rates and group planning services for rental clients. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Signature Vacation Rentals, an innovative and forward-looking vacation rental property management-company announces group rates and group planning services for rental clients. This is an important service that should not be overlooked and allows those with small and large...

2014-09-30 23:02:47

Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients announces San Felipe travel deals. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients announces San Felipe travel deals. San Felipe is just a little over 100 miles south of the California Mexico border....

2014-09-30 16:29:51

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA) is pleased to announce that Lasco Fittings is the second company in North America and first fittings producer to be certified to PPFA's "Sustainable Manufacturing Conformity Assessment Program for Plastic Piping Components" (SM-CAP). The program certifies reductions in a manufacturer's year-over-year environmental footprint by careful analysis and measurement of resource...

2014-09-30 16:29:44

Industry leaders to offer insight on convenience store shelving NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy Store Fixtures, the gondola shelving and store fixtures experts, will discuss a variety of advanced products and capabilities at their booth at The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 7-10, 2014. Steven Di Orio, Marketing Manager, Marvin Fischer, VP of Sales Southeast region, Joe O'Brien, VP of...

2014-09-30 16:26:31

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynopsisThe report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights, including:-- Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire Brazilian travel and tourism sector-- Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in Brazil for various categories in the travel and tourism sector, such as accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, foodservice, transportation, retail, travel intermediaries and others-- Detailed market...

2014-09-30 16:25:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Rewards - Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program - has been named top Hotel Loyalty Program in the first-ever Fortune and Travel + Leisure Best in Business Travel Survey, which tapped jet-setting readers for their thoughts on the best of the best brands for those on the road. The recognition comes on the heels of U.S. News & World Report awarding Marriott Rewards the Best Rewards Program for the second...

2014-09-30 16:24:32

Guests to Eat Like Celebrities and Judge Chefs in Locations Throughout U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of popular competitive cooking shows like "Iron Chef," "Top Chef" and "MasterChef" will now have a place to taste the culinary masterpieces they previously could only watch on television. Introducing "Rival(TM)," a live, interactive entertainment dining experience where two chefs compete and create a multi-course dinner for guests who taste and judge. Today,...

2014-09-30 16:24:16

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dolphin Tale movies continue to create international awareness for Clearwater Beach, building on the area's great reputation for hospitality. With the release of the new movie, Dolphin Tale 2, the excitement is growing and the Sheraton Sand Key Resort is a proud participant! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149401 The hotel recently played host to Warner Bros. and the global press as the staging headquarters for...


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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...

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...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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