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2014-08-28 04:21:06

A Look-Back on the Evolution of a True Americana Theme Park GURNEE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America is excited to announce a celebration of 40 Seasons of Thrills in 2015. Initially built with a $50 million dollar investment, thousands of workers and enumerable details, Great America embodied the country's bicentennial with classic Americana-themed territories when it opened in 1976. Today, it is one of the largest theme parks in the country. Guests are invited to...

2014-08-27 23:16:26

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend is Loaded With Local Wine, Fresh Fare and Lots of Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual Harvest Stompede event is a fabulous time to visit the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of grapevines cover the countryside, providing a magnificent backdrop to wine tasting fun in a weekend event that takes place September 6 and 7, 2014. Kicking off the festivities is an optional race through the vineyards at 9:00...

2014-08-27 23:16:08

Carol Fenster, a pioneering expert in gluten-free cooking, offers a new cookbook—100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)—that makes it easier to quickly prepare gluten-free meals. Denver, Co (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Carol Fenster, a pioneering expert in gluten-free cooking, offers a new cookbook—100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)—that makes it easier to quickly prepare gluten-free meals. Fenster believes that cooking...

2014-08-27 23:15:59

The Medicated Bars include: Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, Zinc, Tolnaftate / Sulfur and Coal Tar. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dermatologists visited the Ermis Labs booth with great excitement to see and feel the new medicated bars. They were very happy to see the bars come back into dermatology. The bars include a 2% Pyrithione Zinc Seborrheic Dermatitis & Dandruff Treatment Bar, a 2% Salicylic Acne Treatment Exfoliating Cleansing Bar, a 1% Tolnaftate / 9% Sulfur...

2014-08-27 23:14:26

Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana is hosting Hydrangea Days August 29 - 31. August 30 will be a day filled with seminars discussing varieties, uses, and care of hydrangeas and make-it take-it workshops during which customers can fashion a wreath or a small tree using dried hydrangea blooms. Monticello, Indiana (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Saturday, August 30, will be a red-letter day at Norway Gardens. It is the centerpiece day of a 3-day promotion -- Hydrangea Days. All three days of the...

2014-08-27 23:14:12

In an August 22 radio interview, Booth shares surprising advice on using solitude and introspection to become more courageous. On the Kim Power Stilson Show, she talks about her years of solo travel and her National Geographic book, Only Pack What You Can Carry. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Janice Holly Booth didn’t choose to travel alone; she did so by necessity when no-one would join her on an adventure outing to southern Utah where she’d decided to try...

2014-08-27 23:12:56

YogaVibes adds online yoga classes with Rhode Island's best yoga studio: All That Matters Yoga and Holistic Health Center. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 YogaVibes, a top distributor of online yoga videos, is excited to introduce a variety of yoga classes online from Rhode Island's best yoga studio: All That Matters Yoga and Holistic Health Center. From Restorative styles to Vinyasa Flow, including Prana Vinyasa Flow classes from senior teacher, Coral Brown, YogaVibes...

2014-08-27 23:12:42

Time to Play Golf successfully launches its first-ever golf outing. Washington Crossing, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Time to Play Golf, a fast-growing golf social network, successfully launched its first-ever golf event! With 80-degree temperatures and only partially clouded skies, the day proved perfect for the Time To Play Golf (TTPGolf) Inaugural Outing. Around 50 golfers showed up to duel it out at the August 4th event, staged at the beautiful Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes, New...

2014-08-27 23:12:28

Independent L.A.-area publisher Bitingduck Press will be joining Marie Veronique at the Solano Stroll, September 14th, to promote The Yoga Facelift and WebBytez e-book sales technology. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Marie-Veronique skin care has a new look, a new store, and an upcoming line of products for sun protection and acne treatment. Located at the top of Solano Avenue in Berkeley, the store will open September 7th and will take part in the September 14th Solano stroll...

2014-08-27 23:09:14

Indianapolis DirectBuy now offers additional types of savings by offering DirectBuy Travel and discounted family membership. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 DirectBuy of Indianapolis has long been the leader in savings for home remodeling, furniture, appliances, flooring, kitchen cabinets and so many other items for the home. The newest addition to the Indianapolis DirectBuy Savings is DirectBuy Travel. So, whether the vision of paradise includes secluded sandy beaches,...


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Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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