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2014-10-20 16:21:18

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto now carries 2015 Ford Expedition in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new 2015 Ford Expedition has been added to the inventory of a Dallas, Texas Ford dealership. Mac Haik Ford DeSoto now carries the new Expedition and wants to help prepare shoppers by offering a full review of the impressive full-size SUV to its customers. The information provided will help shoppers learn more about the 2015 Ford Expedition and the 2015 Ford...

2014-10-20 16:20:33

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines has extended its "Crazy Fares" to Europe from Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, 2014. The travel dates have been changed for travel from Nov. 2, 2014 to Jan. 3 through March 22, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The fare sale represents a savings of nearly 30 percent off the normal non-refundable economy class fare. The sale includes more great fares to Poland and other Eastern European...

2014-10-20 12:32:41

Architects and designers can enter to win a trip to Spain. MIAMI, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Association (ASCER), is now accepting entries for the 2015 "Passport to Creativity" contest. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152829 The contest gives architects and interior designers an opportunity to enter to win a free trip to...

2014-10-20 12:32:34

ASLA Media Advisory WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Annual Meeting and EXPO of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is expected to draw more than 5,000 attendees, and will feature almost 500 exhibitors. The theme is "Resilience." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90161LOGO-b Keynotes by environmental justice activist Robert D. Bullard, and a panel on landscape architecture on TV featuring veteran hosts, producers and...

2014-10-20 12:27:06

BRIGHTON and HOVE, England, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AmpliFitness director Orsolya Kovacs explains how a near death experience in Brighton led her to launch a groundbreaking new fitness tool in Hove: "It was back in 2012 on the 29th June. I was walking to work in Kemptown when a lorry driver reversed into a lamp post. The lamp post broke in half and crashed down on my head, breaking my backbone in the process. "I spent six months in bed and was struggling...

2014-10-20 08:39:12

Concur CEO Steve Singh and Uber Executive Matt Wyndowe to Keynote at Growing Developer Conference; New Travel Apps Pitch for $100K from The Perfect Trip Fund Awards BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR), the world's leading provider of spend management solutions and services, and TripIt, the award-winning travel itinerary service, will host The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014 on October 30, 2014, at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. At The Perfect Trip...

2014-10-20 08:37:59

American Travelers Gravitating to Warm Weather Destinations During 2014 Holidays BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking data from Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* U.S. domestic seat capacity is expected to be up over three million seats during the busiest travel...

2014-10-20 08:28:13

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surfacing late fall, new restaurant Hudson at Waterway East has appointed award-winning hospitality brand specialists The Gab Group as agency of record. Inspired by its Intracoastal location in downtown Delray Beach, this trendy yet sophisticated eatery will feature urban comfort food and a modern beverage program. Through strategic public relations and brand development, The Gab Group will showcase Hudson--opened by partners Sam...

2014-10-20 08:28:03

WhatGym is a Silver sponsor/exhibitor at the Club Industry Show in Chicago NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WhatGym, a New Jersey-based startup, today launched a new mobile-digital tool designed to help fitness studios and gym owners attract new members and increase revenues and profits. WhatGym's team will unveil its beta-version mobile-digital tool at the Club Industry Show in Chicago, October 22-24th (Booth 629). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152802 For...

2014-10-20 08:26:59

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TGIB Marketing, Inc., parent company to Rock Bottom Golf (RockBottomGolf.com), just announced a new endorsement deal with pro golfer, John Daly. This is the company's first big endorsement deal, and they are very excited about where it will go. Over the years, RockBottomGolf.com has grown into one of the Internet's largest golf retailers. They bring the best deals in the industry to cost-conscious golfers from all over the globe. Loyal...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

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...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.