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2014-07-23 16:22:11

Taking advantage of the current Daikin Comfort Cash Rebate can instantly save homeowners up to $1,200. HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners who experience a central air conditioner breakdown during the hottest summer months often suspected their unit was on its last legs. A noisy system, higher energy bills and air that feels less cool than usual are good indicators a problem exists. Homeowners who ignore the warning signs hoping to put off a big purchase should know...

2014-07-23 08:37:49

Crest Capital Ventures Sees Bright Future Ahead for SmartZip's Industry Leading Predictive Marketing Solution PLEASANTON, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartZip Analytics, Inc. (www.smartzip.com), the leader in SaaS-based predictive marketing technology, today announced that it has secured $12M in a Series B financing round. The round was led by Crest Capital Ventures of Houston, TX, with participation from existing investors Claremont Creek Ventures and Intel Capital. The...

2014-07-23 08:34:08

Storage company Proguard Self Storage is now offering wine storage in a facility located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. Wine Storage by Proguard has variable sized units that are climate controlled and protected by alarm systems. The facility is designed to protect valuable wine collections HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proguard Self Storage now offers a wine storage facility at its Museum District location. The units are armed with alarm systems to protect...

2014-07-23 08:26:04

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced final payment for its previously announced 36,787 net acre acquisition in Iron County, Utah, will be paid on August 3, 2014. Upon completion, this will satisfy the total agreed purchase price with a final payment of $100,000. (The subsequent additional 18,690 net acre agreement signed on May 6, 2014 has a final payment due on October 8(th) 2014). In November...

2014-07-23 08:25:34

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroNational, owner, manager and developer of Houston's Memorial City, announced today the completion and grand opening of a unique concept in a collaborative and sustainable office of the future. The Treehouse - a two-story, 14,700-square-foot structure located at 963 Bunker Hill in Memorial City - is home to all of Memorial City's development activities including master planning, architecture, construction and interior design. The Treehouse...

2014-07-23 08:21:29

Houston-area dealership features popular electric vehicle Nissan LEAF HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent weeks, positive press has become a matter of course for the Nissan LEAF. America's top-selling electric vehicle has delivered on its early promise by evolving into a thoroughly modern and practical EV, rewarding Houston-area drivers with benefits both obvious--no gas stations or oil changes quickly come to mind--and subtle. Now, Nissan has unveiled its...

2014-07-23 08:21:14

Redesigned full-size SUV now available in the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Chevrolet was trending toward subtlety, someone forgot to tell the designers of the new Suburban. Fully redesigned for the upcoming model year, the 2015 Chevy Suburban represents a proud tradition of power and innovation, delivering both qualities in abundance. And now, Houston-area drivers can experience these virtues firsthand, as the 2015 Chevy Suburban makes its debut...

2014-07-22 16:28:34

Houston Real Estate Company Meets Demand of Hot Market HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sudhoff Companies, Houston's rising full service real estate firm concentrating on land acquisition and new construction for single family, mid-rise, high-rise, loft, townhome, and branded community developments, today announces unprecedented growth and five new entities within their company to meet the demands of the industry - Land Services, Builder Services, Development Services,...

2014-07-22 16:27:26

Expo to Also Feature Assistive Tech, Adaptive Vehicles, CEU Training, Sports, Dancing and Latest Products for People with Disabilities HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the upcoming 25(th) anniversary of the historic passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA25), the long-anticipated ADA Legacy Tour will kick off at Abilities Expo Houston on July 25, 2014 at NRG Center (formerly Reliant Center), Hall E. Media will arrive between 11:00 and 11:15 am for the...

2014-07-22 16:25:51

Residents of Pasadena TX deserve a higher standard of customer service and Mammoth Plumbing has set the industry standard. Find out what Houston residents have enjoyed for years, a pleasant and satisfying plumbing repair experience. Mammoth Plumbing recently announced that they are expanding their service area to include Pasadena. PASADENA, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For more than 25 years, Mammoth Plumbing has been there for customers in the Pasadena, Texas, area, and they...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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