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2014-08-29 08:20:25

HOUSTON, TX, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$48 million of heavy equipment and trucks during an unreserved public auction at the Company's permanent auction site in Houston, Texas on August 27 & 28, 2014. More than 3,900 registered bidders competed for 3,900+ heavy equipment items and trucks, including 150+ hydraulic excavators, 130+ truck tractors, 50+ bulldozers, a large...

2014-08-28 23:17:46

Medical brace wholesaler to provide discounts and perks for retail customers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MMAR Medical is pleased to announce their Customer Membership Program. The program is a chance for regular customers to enjoy several perks and benefits when shopping with MMAR Medical without the need for a wholesale license. It’s a great choice for independent athletes, high school athletics coaches, semi-professional athletic programs and others who regularly purchase...

2014-08-28 23:08:25

The much-anticipated aesthetic practice is set to inject new life into Houston’s beauty scene. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 After more than two years of designing and construction, Dr. Paul Vitenas is excited to announce the opening of Houston’s Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique. The first of its kind in any city, Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique offers premium aesthetic services in a stunning, state-of-the-art building. Situated on the corner of Richmond and Drexel near Highland...

2014-08-28 23:03:17

LiquidFrameworks, a leading mobile field operations management solutions company specializing in Oil and Gas and Industrial/Environmental Services is proud to announce the expansion of their product suite to include FX Customer Self-Service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 LiquidFrameworks announced today that it has expanded its product suite to include FX Customer Self-Service. FX Customer Self-Service is a branded space for FieldFX users to offer to their customers and partners,...

2014-08-28 16:25:41

Event to Explore the Impact of Changing Demographics on the U.S. Economy HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As U.S. demographics continue to shift over the next several years, so that there is no longer a majority race, National Journal will travel to Houston, TX, deemed the country's most diverse city*, for a forum on how this shift will impact local economies across the country. On September 3, The Honorable Bill White, Former Mayor of the City of Houston and Senior...

2014-08-28 12:29:18

Food desensitization trial could mean new hope for children with peanut allergies HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For children with food allergies, a trace amount of a substance can trigger deadly anaphylaxis within minutes of ingestion - the fear of which can be life altering for many families. To give hope to these patients and their families, researchers at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are embarking on a landmark peanut immunotherapy...

2014-08-28 08:28:09

Company Also Earns ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012 Quality Certification HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMIT Corporation announced today that it has received CE-Mark for its HypothermX(®) Intravenous Fluid and Blood Warming Devices with sterile fluid paths, allowing for sales expansion into the European and other OUS markets. EMIT Corporation also announced that it has been awarded ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012 quality certification from SGS United Kingdom Ltd,...

2014-08-27 23:14:35

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling adds OHSAS compliance to its repertoire and becomes the first E-recycler in Houston to achieve the newest R2 standard. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As of August 2014, R.A.K.I. is a proud holder of the newest R2 standard as well as OHSAS 18001.The commitment to secure, safe, and green disposal of electronic hardware is the core function of a certified E-recycler and apparently R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling is an industry leader in the Houston area. The R2...

2014-08-27 23:14:15

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a serious condition among women that is often misdiagnosed. Houston’s Amerejuve PCOS Awareness 5k Fun Run and Walk on Sept. 21 will support women with PCOS and educate the general public, and all are invited to attend. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) affects an estimated 1 in 10 women and puts them at risk for a number of health disorders and medical conditions. However, it is not widely known or well understood even...

2014-08-27 16:22:25

HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRC), a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, announced today that the Company will present at Barclays CEO Energy - Power Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Vince Volpe, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Company's presentation...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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