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2014-07-24 23:02:14

ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer in New York is now offering 73% off on its exquisite 14K gold white and brown diamond cross pendant. New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer in New York is now offering 73% off on its exquisite 14K gold white and brown diamond cross pendant. The stunning diamond cross pendant showcases 0.86 carats of genuine diamonds. This cross pendant was...

2014-07-24 23:01:09

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii's only Forbes five-star resort, announces the completion this month of its $3 million renovation of the famed Maile suite and the introduction of the new Lokelani presidential/residential three-bedroom suite, just in time to welcome summer guests vacationing to this luxury resort in Maui. Suite Guests will enjoy Double Round-trip Uber Black Car Service. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the...

2014-07-24 23:00:48

The 20th Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children is proud to announce Paul Yaffe, founder of Bagger Nation, will be the Grand Marshal this year. All funds raised will benefit Camp Boggy Creek, serving children with serious illnesses and their families. Eustis, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The 20th Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children is proud to announce Paul Yaffe, founder of Bagger Nation, will be the Grand Marshal this year. This weekend event, presented by Hamlin & Associates, JM...

2014-07-24 20:24:02

The first-ever on-the-go and convenient solution that repairs all flat bicycle tires in less than 60 seconds, eliminating the need to remove the tire and wheel HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- patchnride(TM) releases its innovative solution to quickly, easily and permanently repair all flat bicycle tires. Featuring patent-pending technology, patchnride works by inserting a patch and adhesive into the tire, repairing it from within. Providing a quick repair for...

2014-07-24 16:24:35

CLEVELAND, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels, a hotel brand recognized around the world for encouraging guests and travelers to Live Life to Discover®, is thrilled to announce plans to transform Renaissance Cleveland Hotel into the go-to place for exclusive entertainment during the upcoming Gay Games that will be hosted in the city Aug. 9 - 15. "This is an exciting time for the city of Cleveland and a unique opportunity for our hotel to celebrate in a very big way,"...

2014-07-24 12:32:27

LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading slot and systems manufacturer Aristocrat has launched an nLive(TM) virtual casino solution for Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment. This latest launch adds to Aristocrat's footprint of free play sites, which is the largest in North America. The Desert Diamond nLive site is the first for a casino using a competitive casino management system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130043 Players at Desert Diamond Casinos'...

2014-07-24 12:31:27

CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A picture is worth a thousand words and memories are a beautiful way to hold on to our very best memories. To share "Your Memories" and most inspiring journeys, The Ritz-Carlton invites savvy travelers across the globe to tell your story on RitzCarlton.com - #RCMemories. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130063 'Your Memories' displays photos of captured moments as they are shared by guests on Twitter and Instagram...

2014-07-24 12:27:46

- High-intensity Interval Fitness Franchise Plans Opening in California This September - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced that a new studio will be coming to Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Thousand Oaks studio will be located in Paseo Market Place in the Westlake Village community. There are nine Orangetheory Fitness studios currently open in California with several in...

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 - according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery on the weight of children in the same household. Leveraging Geisinger's advanced...

2014-07-24 12:25:54

Luxury Small Group, Private and Tailor-Made Custom Safaris KEENE, N.H., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alexander+Roberts (formerly General Tours World Traveler) has announced the publication of a 68-page Africa safari catalog for 2015-2016. "We've been sharing Africa with our travelers for 40 years," notes company president Robert Drumm, "and with exponential growth over the past few years, it was time for us to expand our offerings and publish a catalog devoted to Africa."...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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