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2014-07-30 23:10:03

The Green Girl documentary chronicles the amazing story of Susan Oliver, one of the most prolific actresses of the 1960's, an original member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and a record-setting female aviator. The long-awaited film makes its DVD debut at the 2014 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention and may also be purchased via the movie’s website. Las Vegas, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Baby Boomers will remember Susan Oliver as one of the most important...

2014-07-30 23:05:51

All Female Entrepreneurs, Executives and Employees Worldwide Are Eligible to Be Nominated; Entry Deadline August 27, 2014 (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business have issued the call for entries for its 11th annual competition. Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women. This year the Stevie Awards for Women in Business will honor women in more than 80 categories including, among others, Entrepreneur...

2014-07-30 23:04:43

Riverside Research, a leading technical advisor in the development and application of full-spectrum Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, is honored to announce the election of Mr. Jeffrey K. Harris to its Board of Trustees. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Riverside Research, a leading technical advisor in the development and application of full-spectrum Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, is honored to announce the election...

2014-07-30 23:00:20

Licensed Counselor Diane Weatherford Leads Park Cities Pet Sitter’s July Staff meetings to Reinforce the Principles of Effective Communication in the Workplace. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has instituted company-wide staff meetings this month to reinforce best practices when communicating with fellow staff members and customers. Ms. White chose to institute the meetings when she realized how much more complicated communicating...

2014-07-30 20:24:19

Honorees receive award during CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions today announced it was named to the 2014 CIO 100, which is developed by IDG's CIO Magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT)....

2014-07-30 20:22:59

Women are increasingly seeking plastic surgery to enhance the shape of their breasts and buttocks. LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who are having trouble attaining their superstar dream body through diet and exercise alone are increasingly turning to plastic surgery to get the results they want. Beverly Hills Physicians is a Los Angeles medical group that provides popular cosmetic surgery procedures including breast augmentation, buttock enhancements, and...

2014-07-30 16:27:23

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Made-In-Hollywood Honors, the three year old program in which Los Angeles City Councilmen for the Hollywood area, Tom LaBonge and Mitch O'Farrell, pay tribute to locally-made film or TV shows nominated for either Emmy or Oscar awards in all production categories, will add to its list of sponsors two of the most engaged organizations working for the return of film-making to the historic film capital. The California Film Commission, which...

2014-07-30 12:33:49

Awards are selected by leading press and analysts and are announced at the 2015 International CES on Wed, Jan. 7, 2015 in South Hall Room S228 at 11:30 am SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Intelligence (www.compassintelligence.com), a market analytics and consulting firm specializing in mobile and wireless, today announced that nominations are open for the 2015 Compass Intelligence Awards, which includes the Mobility Awards, the A-List in M2M awards and Bamboo...

2014-07-30 12:27:04

In the news release, Speed Painter's Fame & Fortune Explodes in a Matter of Seconds; Howard Stern Stunned, issued 30-Jul-2014 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the source should be Flashback Photography rather than Robert Channing as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Speed Painter's Fame & Fortune Explodes in a Matter of Seconds; Howard Stern Stunned ROME, N.Y., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Stern shocks...

2014-07-30 12:26:58

Dick & Noelle Wolf, Bob Iger & Willow Bay and Sidney & Katia Toledano to serve as co-chairs as world-renowned fashion and beauty brand, Dior, becomes the presenting sponsor for three upcoming PGF-USA galas, among other integral functions NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 8(th )will mark a milestone in the Foundation's history, returning to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly three decades. Gala Co-Chairs, Honorary Consul...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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