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2014-07-31 16:22:33

Powerful Lithium-Ion Battery Technology Provides Safe, Reliable Energy for Military, Law Enforcement, Emergency, and Fire/Rescue Field Operations HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rugged, lightweight, 12V/100Ah portable power system, by power systems innovator Southwest Electronic Energy Group (SWE), is breaking new ground in higher capacity and compact-convenient energy for wherever standard power sources are unavailable. POW-R Tote®, originally employed by law...

2014-07-31 12:29:45

Firm Elevates National Practice Amid Change, Consolidation in Healthcare Industry HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's headquarters today announces Eric Johnson has been promoted to the newly created position of executive managing director of the firm's national healthcare platform. Based in the firm's Houston office, Johnson will execute innovative strategies and develop best practices for the national platform to enhance service for Transwestern's expanding base of...

2014-07-30 12:32:20

New Website & Blog For Saxe & McQuain Launches HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CBRE's First Vice President Kevin Saxe and Vice President Jerrod McQuain recently announced the debut of their website and blog. The site was launched with the intent of fostering a two-way flow of information between the brokers and customers in the commercial real estate market. In a statement Kevin Saxe divulged his anticipations for the site, stating, "Jerrod and I are excited to unveil...

2014-07-30 12:28:31

- Band's First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Kicks Off on July 17, 2015 in Las Vegas and Includes Stops in 30 Cities Across The U.S. and Canada - LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop punk sensations 5 Seconds of Summer announced today their massive 2015 Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour in support of their Billboard chart-topping, self-titled debut album. The band's first-ever North American headlining tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation and...

2014-07-30 08:39:22

Alert Logic first to deliver IDS and log management capabilities to Google cloud customers HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced availability of Alert Logic Log Manager and Alert Logic Threat Manager for Google Cloud Platform. With these product releases, the company will deliver network and system security for workloads running on Google's public cloud - the same cloud infrastructure that...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:02:08

With more than 4,500 oil and gas professionals and 400 exhibitors set to converge at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford conference, this year’s exhibition is poised to break records for the fifth straight year. The event takes place September 15-17 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 With more than 4,500 oil and gas professionals and 400 exhibitors set to converge at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford conference, this year’s exhibition is...

2014-07-29 20:21:54

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP (the "Partnership"), a Westlake company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11,250,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership at $24.00 per common unit. The Partnership has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,687,500 common units. The common units are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...

2014-07-29 16:22:18

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Energy Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: EVEP) today announced a cash distribution attributable to the second quarter of 2014 of $0.773 per unit for all of its outstanding units. The distribution will be payable on August 14, 2014, to unit holders of record at the close of business on August 8, 2014. EV Energy Partners, L.P. is a Houston based master limited partnership engaged in acquiring, producing and developing oil and natural gas properties....

2014-07-29 12:31:33

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Houston's Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Lopez Negrete Communications' own Juan Alanis. A senior account supervisor for Lopez Negrete, Alanis was listed among the city's top 50 influencers for his role at the premier full-service agency. Lopez Negrete Communications is the nation's largest independent, Hispanic- owned-and-operated, full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Prior...


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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
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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