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2014-07-21 16:29:29

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix continues its North American Expansion with its 85(th) Store Opening in Mount Kisco (Westchester County), NY. Keeping with the company-wide commitment to excellence, uBreakiFix Mount Kisco is proud to offer the industry's highest quality electronic repair services, which are backed by a nationwide warranty. "We couldn't think of a better place to launch the first of many uBreakiFix locations in Westchester County, than the...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...

2014-07-21 16:24:53

British Readers Assured London Bridge is Definitely Not Falling Down LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who have a problem with British tabloid media. After the U.K.'s The Sun ran a false June 16 story claiming the city's iconic London Bridge could be "bulldozed" to make room for drug tourism, the Convention & Visitors Bureau sprang into action. As a result, the newspaper ran a page two correction on July 21. It...

2014-07-21 16:24:15

New pet books with forewords by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert to be previewed COS COB, Conn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Soup for the Soul®, the world's favorite and most recognized storyteller, is proud to make their premiere appearance at SuperZoo, a leading industry trade show in the pet business, in Las Vegas this July 22-24, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Inspired by years of reading and publishing stories about the unique...

2014-07-21 16:23:40

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge Takes Place Thursday, August 14 and Is Open to the Public HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), the United States and top-ranked Brazil Beach Soccer Teams will square off in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge on Thursday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/CL68967LOGO-a...

2014-07-21 16:20:31

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Limited Edition [http://www.virginlimitededition.com ], Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of award-winning retreats is offering a special complimentary night stay to celebrate the opening of the beautiful Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa from 1st of September 2014. Discover the delights of Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard with a free night when you book to stay for a minimum of...

2014-07-21 12:31:04

Points earned through game can be redeemed as tickets in-store DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuck E. Cheese's fans have a new reason to be stoked about America's favorite mouse! Skate Universe, an app that lets gamers help Chuck E. hop, duck and dodge obstacles at various skate parks, is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices. By playing the game, kids can win tickets and redeem them in-store. "Skate Universe is just one piece of a long-term strategy to bring...

2014-07-21 09:36:54

Harvard University Researchers study cheese to unlock secrets of how microbial communities form Go ahead and call Rachel Dutton's research cheesy if you must. As far as she's concerned, it's anything but an insult. A Bauer Fellow at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' Center for Systems Biology, Dutton and her lab study cheese – or more precisely – the bacteria and fungi that live on cheese, in an effort to better understand how microbial communities form. After studying 137...

2014-07-21 08:27:58

MUNICH, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eGym, the German-based connected fitness company, received a $15M financing led by Highland Capital Partners Europe with participation from existing investors Bayern Kapital and High-Tech Grunderfonds. The new round of funding will accelerate growth initiatives including international expansion and innovative product development. By establishing a deep integration of hardware, software, and services, eGym is revolutionizing the $50b gym market....

2014-07-21 08:26:22

BETHESDA, Md., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - social sharing of images is the new norm. It is the lens through which people see things today and how they share experiences with friends and family. SpringHill Suites by Marriott believes that art is everywhere - on the side of a building, in a glass and on a plate. As travelers hit the road this summer, the brand known for its modern style and design is challenging Americans to take time to stop, look...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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