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2014-07-21 23:08:06

Diet Doc’s modernized weight loss programs supply patients with the best weight loss tools while teaching them how to eat healthy for improved health and a slimmer figure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Because Diet Doc understands that following a diet plan for fast weight loss can be confusing and that choosing foods that are appealing and healthy, yet low in fat and calories is difficult, their expert staff of doctors, nurses and nutritionists have modernized their approach....

2014-07-21 23:05:50

First solution built specifically for fresh food and premium drink sales opens waitlist to food service directors, vending operators, restaurant owners, and food producers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Following strong demand and a successful pilot program with cafeteria and café clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pantry today announced the launch of a nationwide waiting list and reservation system for its solution. Pantry’s technology delivers a unique experience by...

2014-07-21 23:05:18

Rice Lake Weighing Systems will be at booth #648 August 6-8 in Miami Beach, Florida for FIME 2014, the largest annual medical event held in the U.S. Rice Lake, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Rice Lake Weighing Systems will be at booth #648 August 6-8 in Miami Beach, Florida for FIME 2014, the largest annual medical event held in the U.S. More than 50,000 visitors are expected in attendance, and Rice Lake will be there to showcase an expansive line of digital and mechanical medical...

2014-07-21 23:00:25

Harbor Village Florida comments on 100 people climbing down a a building to raise drug addiction awareness in Philadelphia. USA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 As reported by CBS Local Pittsburgh in the article Dozens Rappel Down Westin Hotel to Raise Addiction Awareness (7/15), thrill-seeking participants raised $100,000 to raise drug abuse awareness by rappelling down a 27-story building in Downtown Philly. 100 people, including some well-known local news reporters, participated in the event at...

2014-07-21 23:00:09

DAE Offering Great Vacation Weeks for When the Weather Turns Cooler Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 It may be warm where you are now, but when the temperatures start to drop, Dial An Exchange (DAE) can provide a week in a vacation destination that is sure to please. These travel hotspots are in both warmer and cooler climes, so there’s something for everyone. The Sunny Southwest Arizona and New Mexico mean sunny weather, great golf and tennis, southwestern cuisine and even a bit...

2014-07-21 20:21:47

FRIANT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Another Table Mountain Casino Club Member is the latest winner of the Massive Cash jackpot that randomly pays out up to $150,000! On Saturday, July 19, Bruce, from Clovis, a longtime fan of Table Mountain Casino, was enjoying a fun evening playing a quarter DOUBLE BLAZING 7's slot, when he realized that the Massive Cash meter that had been climbing higher and higher, had suddenly stopped. Wondering what the buzz of excitement was on the...

2014-07-21 20:20:28

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine riding along a serene coastline with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the shining sun on the other in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth. The only sounds to be heard are the rhythmic waves and the engines of your dream motorcycle and those of your close friends and fellow adventurers. You own the road. This is the Baja California motorcycle tour by EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle...

2014-07-21 16:29:29

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix continues its North American Expansion with its 85(th) Store Opening in Mount Kisco (Westchester County), NY. Keeping with the company-wide commitment to excellence, uBreakiFix Mount Kisco is proud to offer the industry's highest quality electronic repair services, which are backed by a nationwide warranty. "We couldn't think of a better place to launch the first of many uBreakiFix locations in Westchester County, than the...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...

2014-07-21 16:24:53

British Readers Assured London Bridge is Definitely Not Falling Down LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who have a problem with British tabloid media. After the U.K.'s The Sun ran a false June 16 story claiming the city's iconic London Bridge could be "bulldozed" to make room for drug tourism, the Convention & Visitors Bureau sprang into action. As a result, the newspaper ran a page two correction on July 21. It...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

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...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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