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2014-10-30 12:26:03

--The Trust and Believe® Life Enthusiast Offers Further Personal Engagement and Motivation to Dig Deep in 2015-- NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 22(nd) and Saturday May 23(rd), 2015, Shauntervention, a two-day fitness experience led by popular fitness celebrity, Shaun T (creator of INSANITY®, T25® and Hip Hop Abs®), will be held in Toronto, Canada. In addition to an exhilarating workout experience, Shauntervention will include a VIP dinner (at an...

2014-10-30 12:25:16

Aramark rolls out Tribute Sandwich Series in honor of the hometown team's heritage and fans, just in time for National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2014, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the exclusive food and beverage partner for five NBA and six NHL teams, is rolling out a new lineup of ten tasty sandwiches, paying tribute to each team's heritage and fans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155325...

2014-10-30 12:23:38

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Ohio & Erie Canalway Corridor to assist with publishing the organization's Towpath Companion, an award-winning guidebook for hikers and bicyclists along the 101-mile trail. "The Towpath Trail and its many attractions are a prominent part of life in our Northeast Ohio service areas," said Dee Lowery, president of the FirstEnergy Foundation. "This guidebook is a vital resource with...

2014-10-30 12:22:09

Three new itineraries, voyage featuring Northern Lights, four maiden ports and 17 overnight calls highlight offers SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking to explore the history, culture and famous sights of Europe in 2015 have more options than ever before with eight Holland America Line ships offering sailings ranging from seven to 50 days. The 62 unique cruises highlight three new itineraries, four maiden calls and overnight visits to 21 of the continent's most...

2014-10-30 08:44:12

Food Fans and Gamers Play to Earn Points Redeemable at the Restaurant PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Resulting from a dedication to providing innovative and playful food and beverage programs, Denver-based Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) launches "Kitchen Rush," a mobile video game to engage fans of its popular Portland concept, Departure; a pan-Asian restaurant helmed by current Top Chef contestant, Gregory Gourdet....

2014-10-30 08:39:41

Interior design for wellbeing is based around the concept of making a living space safe and accessible as well as comfortable. This applies to people of all kinds, but for the elderly, infirm and disabled it is particularly important to live as normally, independently and happily as possible in your own home. Not everyone has the chance of completely redesigning a home to take increasing age and infirmity into account. The good news, however, is that you don’t need to do this. You can...

2014-10-30 08:37:23

A new trial-priced sampler of FiberLove bars aims to help people banish low-fiber diets and discover the health benefits of fiber NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What's creepier than any ghost, ghoul, or unkempt demonic youth capable of spinning her head 360 degrees? The nightmare of a life without enough fiber! People who eat low amounts of fiber suffer a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and constipation. This Halloween, to help fiber-deprived people...

2014-10-30 08:31:24

To be held at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, December 2, 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's The Special Event 2015, the premier tradeshow and conference for event professionals, has announced the next installment in its series of SPIN mini-events that take place throughout the year in high profile event venues around the world. The Spin on Weddings: Forecast 2015 will be held at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, December 2, 2014. The Chicago Spin event gives...

2014-10-30 08:30:58

Filled with art galleries and surf shops, Morro Bay shines a light on cultural bonds in this active fishing village MORRO BAY, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago displayed the Cows on Parade Art Exhibit, artists in San Francisco left their painted heart sculptures all over town. Now, in the seaside village of Morro Bay, surfboards take center stage for charity at the inaugural Morro Bay Surfboard Art Festival. Visitors and locals alike will be able to get up close and...

2014-10-30 04:20:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Travel & Leisure and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service. Coming up in...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

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...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.