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2014-02-27 23:38:05

Lifenetics Inc. announces today the launch of a new chain of health and wellness centers, specifically designed for the baby-boomer population and featuring a comprehensive program of health, fitness and anti-aging services. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Lifenetics Inc. announces today the launch of a new chain of health and wellness centers, specifically designed for the baby-boomer population and featuring a comprehensive program of health, fitness and anti-aging services....

2014-02-21 23:01:49

New Quest on Popular Virtual World for Kids Solves Mystery of Vanishing Island Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A quest shrouded in dark secrets and mystery, “Monster Carnival,” arrived – finally – on Poptropica today with the Island’s Early Access launch for Poptropica Members. Non-Members will have access to a limited demo of “Monster Carnival” before its full public launch on March 20, 2014. Ever since the Island first appeared on the Poptropica Island map in 2008...

2014-02-19 16:21:24

Preservation Board Approves $30 Million Investment in Saving Farmland for 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 2,359 additional acres on 26 farms in 13 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program. The board preserved farms in Berks, Butler, Chester, Crawford, Cumberland, Erie, Juniata, Lancaster, Lycoming, Northampton, Perry, Union and York counties....

2014-02-18 16:20:44

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to be lucky to enjoy a St. Patrick's Day celebration. Grab your green sweater and "Kiss Me I'm Irish" button and head to these festive events, compiled by the travel experts at The GO Group, LLC, the nation's largest ground transportation company. On Monday, March 17 New York City will host the country's largest and oldest parade. Now in its 253(rd) year, the parade is led by soldiers of the Irish 165(th) Infantry and includes...

2014-02-18 08:24:10

Award Winning Country-Rock Songstress Announces Partnership to Write and Perform Anthem for NPCA in Honor of the National Parks Centennial WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving an overwhelming response from her National 2013/2014 "MAGIC" Tour Kick-off Concert and selling out dozens of shows across America including Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia, award-winning songstress Doreen Taylor has been honorably chosen to collaborate with the nation's leading...

2014-02-18 04:20:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, LED and smart streetlights are helping to establish smart cities and represent a critical layer of the emerging 'Internet of Things.' With rapid urbanization and the rise of global megacities, energy efficiency is becoming critical in public lighting infrastructure. By 2025, cities and municipalities are projected to save $11.3bn (more than 86,000 GWh) per year from efficient LED and smart streetlights. Investment in this...

2014-02-15 04:20:28

DUBLIN, February 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t8qjs5/asiapacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Buildings Sector: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t8qjs5/asiapacific ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This study provides insights into key mega trends for the buildings...

2014-02-14 16:22:22

Comprehensive test helps save growers money on unneeded fertilization while evaluating soil health. MT. VERNON, Maine, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, labs can test soil health more accurately with a new Soil Health Nutrient Toolbox from Woods End Laboratories in Mt. Vernon, Maine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140214/CG65929LOGO "Years of research have led to this new way of testing soil," Woods End Founder William Brinton, Ph.D., said. "Three labs are offering the...

2014-02-12 23:27:17

Ayla (aylabeauty.com) will be the first online retailer to carry Sciote, a natural skin care brand from Colorado. Sciote’s anti-aging body care features locally sourced, non-toxic and natural botanical ingredients. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 To keep skin hydrated through the dry winter, Ayla (aylabeauty.com), an online natural skin care boutique and San Francisco-based micro-shop, is introducing a line of natural anti-aging body care products from Sciote. Pronounced...

2014-02-05 23:25:35

How to Live Long and Look Good with Advice for Your Entire Body Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Stay out of the sun. These UV rays cause premature wrinkles, as well as skin cancer. If you go outdoors, you should wear sunscreen as well as a hat and long sleeve shirts and long skirts or pants. The sun is most harsh at mid-day, so try to stand in the shade as much as possible. For skin care, moisturizers are very important. For the face, Retin A cream has been shown to...


Latest Human geography Reference Libraries

Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

Hill Farming
2013-08-05 10:40:24

Hill farming is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers do not have access to winter fodder for the cattle; therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the highlands of Scotland. The harsh...

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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 'karpos', fruit.
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