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2014-08-20 12:27:39

Nutlock raised over 232% of needed funding in less than two weeks! LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The daily dilemma for every cyclist is that, on average, people will have a bicycle stolen in less than two years. A large contributing factor to this is that any thief can steal parts, more specifically your bike wheels, off an already locked bike. It's a quick, easy process that's lucrative for thieves - all that's needed is a wrench. The current (outdated) solution,...

2014-08-20 12:23:30

Jamie King & Emilio Estefan Join Forces to Produce Resort's Grand Opening Gala, Welcoming the World to the 'New Riviera' NASSAU, The Bahamas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Baha Mar, the grand and greatly anticipated luxury resort located in Nassau, The Bahamas, announces an exciting partnership with two of the leading names in the world of music and entertainment -- Jamie King and Emilio Estefan -- who will be teaming up for the first time to develop, produce, choreograph...

2014-08-20 08:31:42

Innovators partner to bring powerful insights on total guest spend into pricing decisions SAN FRANCISCO and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino hotel and resort profit optimization software provider, Duetto, today announced the integration of Duetto GameChanger with Konami Gaming, Inc. Konami is the leading innovator of slot machines and gaming enterprise management systems for the global gaming market and is the Las Vegas-based subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE:...

2014-08-20 08:26:57

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 70% of U.S. households consume bagged/packaged salads. Considering the hectic pace of the average American's daily routine, reliance on the convenience and variety offered by bagged salads and other types of ready-to-eat vegetables and fruit will be a key factor spurring the U.S. market for these products from $5.5 billion in 2013 to $7 billion by 2018, according to Branded Packaged Produce and Salads: U.S. Market Trends, a recent...

2014-08-20 08:21:47

NEWTON, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced a new feature for its smartphone app and mobile website that allows travelers to easily reserve a ride with Uber to restaurants, attractions and hotels in more than 40 cities worldwide. TripAdvisor is one of the first sites to integrate Uber functionality into its mobile experience by using the new Uber API. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO...

2014-08-20 08:21:43

Research shows convenience is the #1 factor in choosing ground transportation for three out of four TripCase users SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase from Sabre announced today its integration with the new Uber API in its mobile travel management application. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Beginning today, TripCase users can seamlessly request an Uber ride and receive a special discount pricing through the TripCase app. Based on...

2014-08-20 08:21:17

NADI, Fiji, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Managing Director and CEO of Fiji Airways, Stefan Pichler, is the new Chair of Tourism Fiji, the organization that presides over the fortunes of the local industry and markets the country as a holiday destination. Pichler's appointment - for a term of three years - was announced by the Attorney General and Minister for Tourism, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, who said it signaled an exciting new era for the tourism industry and the Fijian economy as...

2014-08-20 08:21:00

Beach Ford stocks the 2014 Ford Flex in Myrtle Beach, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Families searching for a new SUV that can give them seating for up to seven passengers and the cargo space for all of the items that come along with them are choosing the new 2014 Ford Flex as their next SUV. Beach Ford, a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based Ford dealership is looking to attract the attention of drivers and families searching for a larger, stylish and...

2014-08-20 04:22:19

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the giraffe Restaurant chain embarks on a major expansion programme across the UK, Aloha restaurant point of sale software from NFS Technology Group has been selected to deliver a great customer experience, whilst helping to streamline operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/702671 ) giraffe Restaurants was founded in Hampstead in 1998 by Juliette Joffe and her husband Russel. Today, the chain...

2014-08-19 23:14:49

Grace Bikes USA has announced that several Grace electric bikes will be on display at Interbike 2014 in Las Vegas. NV. September 10 through 12th at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Grace Electric Bikes are renowned in the industry for their style and design as well as for their efficiency and superior performance. Renowned for their German engineering, Grace electric bikes are now available in the United States, Canada and Mexico through a growing...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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