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2014-10-22 16:20:50

Legendary roots shine through as full-size light-duty truck arrives in Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a Texas-sized job, it can often be difficult to find a truck that is up to the task at hand. Or, at least it used to be. Now that the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 has arrived at Robbins Chevy, located north of Houston in Humble, Texas, area drivers can tackle jobs of all sizes with three outstanding powertrains and class-leading towing capability....

2014-10-22 08:33:22

Annual Scholarship Awarded to Independent Pharmacist Who Embodies Roentsch's Innovative and Sharing Nature HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charlene Vernak, RPh, of Vernak Farms Pharmacy in Skaneateles, New York, recently was awarded the George Roentsch Scholarship by the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA). Vernak received the award in Houston during PCCA's International Seminar, held October 8-10, 2014. The scholarship is awarded annually to an...

2014-10-22 08:23:43

HOUSTON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology innovator supports advancement and research conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to improve process safety management performance and minimize losses Petrotechnics [http://www.petrotechnics.com ], the leading provider of operational performance and predictive risk management solutions, announced an alliance with Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety...

2014-10-22 08:23:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recapture Solutions, LLC ("Recapture") is pleased to announce it has acquired Flex Leasing Power & Service ("FLPS"). FLPS leases 250kw and 333kW Flex Turbines(TM) for remote well-site power generation to the North American oil and gas industry. Over the past two years, FLPS has developed a reputation for providing remote power in the harshest and most challenging environments with exceptional up-time and service quality. FLPS' fleet of...

2014-10-21 23:08:27

Houston area company, Intellicure, recognized as a recipient at the annual Inc. 5000 award gala. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Inc. Magazine has announced Intellicure, Inc., the leading wound care electronic medical record company, as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. The annual listing of Inc. 5000 represents the most comprehensive look at the nation’s most successful independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio,...

2014-10-21 23:02:50

The new Vascular Center will be more convenient, more efficient and offer the latest technology. Humble, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Humble Cardiology Associates, one of Houston’s most premier heart and vascular centers, announced the opening of their new state-of-the-art Northeast Houston Vein and Vascular Center. The new center will feature the most cutting-edge, minimally-invasive technology and techniques in the treatment of venous disease and leg pain, which includes the medical...

2014-10-21 12:27:58

Complimentary Evening Events to Feature Film Screenings, Networking and Panel Discussions ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced that it is hosting a series of free networking and thought leadership events in conjunction with screenings of The Decade of Discovery(TM), a 10(th) Mountain Films documentary directed by Joe Looby. The tour began yesterday in Prague and will include stops in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Houston, San Francisco, and New...

2014-10-21 12:23:51

The Company joins Consumer Energy Alliance to honor top students HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a proud sponsor of the recent Energy Day Festival, Just Energy was pleased to present a financial award in support of the Science Engineering Fair of Houston(SEFH). Presented by Mohsin Khoja, Senior VP and Regional General Manager at Just Energy, along with other company representatives (pictured), the award went to top-placing students for their achievements in the Energy...

2014-10-21 12:21:49

CINCINNATI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In support of Hunger Action Month, Fast Park, an offsite airport parking company with 17 facilities in 13 markets, collected 10,083 pounds of food and donated more than $10,000 to local food banks. This is the seventh year in a row Fast Park has participated in Hunger Action Month facilitated by Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153328 Collections...

2014-10-21 08:25:44

HOUSTON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research undergone by PEX Network, 66.6% of energy companies report that process excellence has been deployed in more than one business unit in order to improve efficiency and profits. The challenge is now how oil and gas operators can leverage process excellence across the whole organisation and link it to business strategy. Copies of the research report are fully downloadable from http://bit.ly/OPEXIndustryReport...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.