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2014-04-15 12:28:26

Grammy Award-Winning Singer to Perform Saturday, Sept. 13 as Part of His Cambio de Piel Tour 2014 LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The AXIS Powered by Monster will kick off its first Mexican Independence Day weekend celebration with a special performance by multi-Grammy Award-winning and top-selling salsa artist of all time, Marc Anthony. As part of his Cambio de Piel Tour 2014, Anthony will perform inside the newly-renovated theater at Planet Hollywood Resort &...

2014-04-15 12:27:01

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare early-career photos of Muhammad Ali, curated from a collection of more than 3,000 historical images of Ali in training and spending time with his family, are being made available to consumers for the first time by USA TODAY Sports in conjunction with the launch of The USA TODAY Sports store (www.fanphotos.com/usatoday), a new e-commerce destination for digital reprints and images from the archives of USA TODAY Sports....

2014-04-15 12:26:30

Talk Show Diva Returns to Hometown for Spring Fashion Shoot ASBURY PARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wendy Williams rarely does anything half way. So it's no surprise that she has taken over the April "Personal Space" issue of EDGE Magazine. The syndicated talk show host took EDGE Fashion Director Nadine Raphael on a tour of Asbury Park for a Spring photo shoot. Williams posed for the magazine cover and six interior pages at classic shore venues--and also sat down...

2014-04-15 12:26:21

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy Fuel LLC announced today that happyfuel.me has been honored for best social media mobile app in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award winners, is comprised of web...

2014-04-15 08:29:44

Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection up 48 Percent in Cats; Lyme Disease up 21 Percent in Dogs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health(TM) 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme...

2014-04-15 08:26:00

Vince Vance & the Valiants to do the twist into a historic world record on May 31 TYLER, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remember, "The Twist," that "can't get it out of your head" song by Chubby Checker that had everyone dancing like crazy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73171 Come on, baby, let's do the twistCome on, baby, let's do the twistTake me by my little hand and go like thisYeah, twist, baby, babyTwist, ooh yeah, just like thisCome on, little...

2014-04-15 08:25:21

Serving the Needs of Working Dogs Everywhere MONROVIA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A leading designer and manufacturer of high quality travel accessories for dog lovers, H2O4K9 Inc. is looking for your help to launch: The 'K9 UNIT', a rugged, insulated version of their Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle & Bowl combination, specially designed for working dogs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/MN03941 The K9 Unit was inspired by a call from a...

2014-04-15 08:23:25

Skajaquoda launches Kickstarter campaign to fund its latest product. CLARKFIELD, Minn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skajaquoda just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new product Trinity. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skajaquoda/trinity-the-portable-wind-turbine-power-station?ref=live Trinity is a portable wind turbine that charges any USB device like your smart phone or tablet. Photo- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73142Photo-...

2014-04-14 23:12:51

Ticket Down has slashed pricing on tickets for the upcoming Paul McCartney concert at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation discount code PAUL-MCCARTNEY-2014 for extra savings off their already low discounted prices. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable and safe source of cheap Paul McCartney Tickets at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. One of the biggest names...

2014-04-14 23:11:39

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year Trophy during the Florida State spring game on April 12, 2014. CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith was on hand to present the award at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was presented with the 2013 College Football Performance Awards National...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

False Potto, Pseudopotto martini
2014-04-10 15:04:58

The false potto (Pseudopotto martini) is a primate that is thought to occur in Equatorial Africa. It is the only species classified within the genus Pseudopotto and has been studied using only the skeletal remains of two specimens. These were previously classified with the potto (Perodicticus potto) but were found to have enough distinctions to be classified as a species, although some argue that it could actually part of the West African potto species. Currently, the false potto is listed...

Eagle Owl
2014-02-20 08:46:46

The Owlman is a cryptid from Mawnan, Cornwell, similar to the Mothman of North America. The first reported sighting was on April 17, 1976 by two young sisters as they were walking through the woods near the Mawnan church. They claimed to have seen a large winged creature hovering above the church. The father would not allow his daughters to be interviewed but did supply a drawing made by the 12-year-old daughter. A second sighting was reported on July 3,1976, by a 14-year-old girl who...

Mole Salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum
2014-02-06 08:52:19

The Mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and may also be referred to as the tadpole salamander. Commonly found in eastern and central United States, the Mole Salamander ranges from Florida to Texas, Illinois to Kentucky and Virginia. The Mole salamander inhabits damp areas that are generally close to a water source. Commonly found under logs or moist leaves the Mole salamander dwells in forested and sandy pine habitats. The Mole salamander will...

Poor Man's Cycad, Encephalartos villosus
2014-01-31 08:20:50

Encephalartos villosus is a South African cycad, or Palm-like plant. Commonly named, poor man's cycad. The species is a member of the Zamiaceae family. It’s a common cycad between the East London vicinity and the northern border of Swaziland. The plants can be found growing several hundred miles inland. Very little of the plant is visible. E. villosus has a largely underground trunk. This has led it to be improperly categorized as a dwarf species. The crown of the plant is made up of...

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