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2014-04-17 14:26:40

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity. "It used to be the thinking that the heavier you were the better your bones would be because the bones were supporting more weight," said Jasminka Ilich-Ernst, the Hazel Stiebeling Professor of Nutrition at Florida State. "But, that's only true to a certain extent." The syndrome, outlined in the May issue of...

2014-04-17 12:29:14

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuBar, a leader in beverage management systems, and the Culinary Institute of America are pleased to partner to bring AccuBar's iWineLists technology to another of the institute's restaurants. American Bounty, a unique farm-to-table restaurant on the CIA campus in Hyde Park, NY, will display its first-class list of primarily American wines on iPad tablets running the iWineLists technology. With iWineLists, American Bounty diners...

2014-04-17 12:28:55

Bell handpicks literary gems associated with Ireland, sure to uplift the spirit MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- J. Craig Bell's new book, A Year in Eire - Inspirations from the Emerald Isle ($35.99, paperback, 9781628715750; $9.99, e-book, 9781628719680) serves to fulfill a unique mission of using the rich history of Ireland to build richer, spiritual lives. It is a daily devotional to assist anyone through the vicissitudes of life. Jim Bell introduces readers...

2014-04-17 12:26:24

WASHINGTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In 1749, a teenaged surveyor "laid off a town" on the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The 17 year old was working for Lord Fairfax, then Proprietor of much of The Olde Dominion. The village he surveyed has not changed all that much in the ensuing 255 years. But even with an official population of only 134 citizens, the tiny little town in the hills has a whole lot to brag about. For the teenager's...

2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....

2014-04-17 12:23:52

CITGO Teams Up with Local Marketer to Sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina-based CITGO Marketer Nisbet Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series. The series features mountain bike races for all age and skill groups on Wednesday nights from April through August in the greater Charlotte area, bringing the community together to encourage healthy, active lifestyles...

2014-04-17 12:21:49

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BFGoodrich(®) Tires, in collaboration with United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA) and Blue Ribbon Coalition, today announced the winners of the 2014 Outstanding Trails program. Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the trails selected for this year's program are: -- Pole Line Trail, Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area, Pennsylvania -- Mineral Basin Trail, American Fork Canyon, Utah -- Billings...

2014-04-17 12:21:45

- All-new HR-V will launch this winter with sleek and expressive styling NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda will continue to expand its lineup of small cars aimed at the next generation of buyers with the launch of the 2015 Fit subcompact car (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit) and the all-new compact SUV, the Honda HR-V (http://automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) that will come to market this winter. Together the Fit and HR-V will represent a significant growth opportunity...

2014-04-17 08:31:36

Using Ultrasonic Waves HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Funktional Beverages, Inc. has designed a can that turns its Purple soda line from liquid into a gas cloud that you can inhlale. The flavors of the all Purple sodas are sucked through a straw and fill the mouth with the flavor and the nose with aroma of the drink. The drink is available in Grape, Cola, Berry, Lemon-Lime and Green Apple. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75755) The soda clouds...

2014-04-17 08:31:23

Sabre's data insights enable travel companies to customize travel experiences SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre (NASDAQ: SABR), a global technology company serving the travel industry, today launched three data-driven travel solutions - Customer Experience Manager, Guest Connect Upsell and TripCase Corporate - to help travel companies design and offer a more personalized shopping and travel experience for travelers....


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Table Mountain Pine, Pinus pungens
2014-04-18 07:52:15

Table mountain pine (Pinus pungens) is native to the Appalachian Mountains located in the United States. This pine also goes by the name of hickory pine, prickly pine, or mountain pine. The Table mountain pine grows best in dry conditions with soils that are made up of clay, loam, or sand, and is found scattered throughout the rocky slopes from Georgia to Pennsylvania. This pine grows best in higher elevations from 984 feet to 5780 feet with the bigger trees growing in the southern areas of...

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

Haleakalā
2014-04-09 16:28:16

Haleakalā, also known as the East Maui Volcano, is a possibly active shield volcano that is located in Hawaii and actually comprises 75 percent of the island of Maui. Its name means house of the sun in the Hawaiian language and local legend says that the crater was the home of the demigod Māui’s grandmother, who helped him to force the sun to move slowly over the course of the day in order to prolong it. This volcano reaches an elevation of 3,055 feet and it holds steep slopes and a few...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

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