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2014-08-20 16:20:27

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is now connecting Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service, a move that's expected to significantly strengthen the economic and cultural ties that already exist between two leading players within the oil and gas industry. Houston Mayor Annise Parker will be celebrating the arrival of SAS on August 22 by utilizing the new air service herself, flying to the Scandinavian region in...

2014-08-20 12:24:12

Courtroom veterans Mark Lanier, Rick Meadow in The Best Lawyers in America HOUSTON and NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier and firm attorney Richard "Rick" Meadow once again are being recognized as two of the country's top lawyers in the annual listing of The Best Lawyers in America. The 2015 edition marks the 10(th) year Mr. Lanier has been listed among the nation's best based on his work in commercial litigation and plaintiffs' mass tort...

2014-08-19 23:06:27

Dr. Paul Vitenas’ unveils his new med-spa, Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique, through the launch of innovative website. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 This fall, Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery will open the doors to its world-class med-spa, Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique. To kick off the Beauty Boutique’s much anticipated opening, founder Dr. Paul Vitenas has revealed the spa’s new website, http://www.mirrormirrorhouston.com. Created using innovative web design, Mirror Mirror’s site...

2014-08-19 23:04:49

HexaGroup earns the Kentico Developer Certification to offer Houston clients the best in web development services. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 HexaGroup is pleased to announce that it has earned the recognition of Certified Partner from Kentico Software, a worldwide leader in integrated marketing solutions. As one of 28 Kentico Solution Partners in Texas, HexaGroup guarantees that the best in Web CMS and marketing methods is provided to their clients. The Web CMS giant’s...

2014-08-19 12:29:18

CEO and Working Mom Creates Non-Groggy Sleep Solution HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturallyU, LLC today announced the launch of Napz, a new, all natural, short-term sleep aid. Napz is available without a prescription on the company's website, www.napz.com as well as Amazon.com. The product was created out of necessity. Napz CEO and mother of two, Brandi Maxwell was having trouble with sleeplessness due to her hectic schedule. She needed a non-habit forming solution that...

2014-08-19 12:23:27

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced today that Marvin J. Migura, Executive Vice President, will have a group meeting with institutional investors at the Morgan Stanley Summer Houston Energy Summit in Houston, TX on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. There will be no formal conference presentation or handout. Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas...

2014-08-19 12:21:11

Houston-area dealership welcomes 2015 models of Versa sedan and Versa Note hatchback HUMBLE, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In its mission to provide stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles to drivers in the Houston area, one local auto dealership's latest offerings now have shoppers seeing double. Robbins Nissan, located in the community of Humble, Texas, has recently seen the debuts of both the 2015 Nissan Versa sedan and the 2015 Nissan Versa Note hatchback, two models...

2014-08-19 08:24:12

Decision support system reduces environmental impact, construction costs, and development time of facility siting HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Informatics Inc. today unveiled Version 2.4 of its Geomancy Decision Engine. Geomancy is a decision support system highly-tuned for the needs of unconventional oil and gas and utilized for planning and siting of well pads, well laterals, access roads, and pipeline gathering systems based on multi-disciplinary factors....

2014-08-18 23:03:06

PREDICTif’s new headquarters location in Houston, Texas will support continued expansion and increase customer support. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 PREDICTif Solutions, a Houston-based technology consulting firm, today announces the relocation of its Houston headquarters. The new location will not only allow room for growth for the expanding company, but will also increase the support PREDICTif is able to offer its wide range of customers by broadening the company’s resources...

2014-08-18 23:01:09

The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery’s Dr. Newall was recently recognized as a Top Doctor for Brazilian Butt Lift by RealSelf.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery’s Dr. German Newall was recently awarded Top Doctor Status for Brazilian Butt Lift by RealSelf.com, a site that lists reviews of more than 250 cosmetic treatments and more than 12,000 board-certified doctors. RealSelf’s Top Doctor Status is awarded to a select group of...


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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

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.