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2014-08-30 23:00:38

TTMM by Albert Salamon wins Golden A' Design Award in Interface and Interaction Design Category Como, Italy (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 A' Design Award and Competition is pleased to announce that the work TTMM by Albert Salamon wins Golden A' Design Award in Interface and Interaction Design Category. Insights on TTMM Albert Salamon, the lead designer of the awarded work TTMM said “TTMM presents a watchface apps collection, designed for smartwatches with black and white...

2014-08-30 16:20:48

- Salt Lake Comic Con to give more than 2,000 Saturday tickets away to Utah school kids that make Utah a better place to live and play - SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) and ABC 4 want to celebrate the heroes in Utah's schools and have created a League of Heroes to recognize these heroes for a chance to win Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for their entire school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87193 "Salt Lake Comic Con...

2014-08-29 23:10:37

Brook Forest Voices (BFV), audiobook producers and publishers, received two Bronze awards as well as one Merit award at the 2014 Annual Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY Awards. This was the third consecutive year BFV has received recognition from CIPA at the EVVY Awards Banquet. Evergreen, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Brook Forest Voices (BFV) audiobook producer and publishers received two Bronze awards and a Merit award at the 2014 Annual Colorado Independent...

2014-08-29 23:09:46

Hair restoration client shares unbelievable physical and emotional transformation. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month and there is no better time for men and women concerned with thinning hair and balding to take action. As National Hair Loss Awareness Month comes to a close, North America's largest provider of all proven hair restoration solutions, Hair Club, encourages those noticing hair loss to explore their options. Hair Club offers several...

2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-29 23:09:39

Sports Conflict Institute Founder, Joshua Gordon, interviews Gary Namie, Research Director of the Workplace Bullying Institute about bullying in sports. Namie clears up a number of issues regarding bullying, including its definition, the line between toughening up a player and bullying a player, and why bullying has been accepted by many sports organizations in the past. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 What is bullying and why does it matter in sports? Dr. Gary Namie defines bullying...

2014-08-29 23:07:55

Already preassembled for the ultimate convenience to birding hobbyists, the Breakaway resists not only squirrels, but even the harshest weather elements and common outdoor issues, such as rust, yellowing and breakage. Lititz, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Perky-Pet® is proud to introduce the new Perky-Pet® Premium Squirrel-Be-Gone® Breakaway Wild Bird Feeder. This innovative bird feeder will keep squirrels from raiding the seed while allowing birds to eat to their heart’s...

2014-08-29 23:07:53

Star2Star Communications today announced that the company has received the Internet Telephony Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, today announced that the company has received the Internet Telephony Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented each year by Internet Telephony Magazine to honor products and...

2014-08-29 23:07:43

The Pet Concierge’s Indiegogo campaign reached a $3,000.00 milestone in the quest to raise $5,000.00 for its pet education and awareness center. Oakland, Calfi. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Pet Concierge’s Indiegogo campaign reached a $3,000.00 milestone in the quest to raise $5,000.00 for its pet education and awareness center. The Indiegogo campaign was launched earlier this year to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization is...

2014-08-29 23:07:03

Diet Doc’s fat burning diet plans help patients nationwide lose weight safely and rapidly at a fraction of the cost of celebrity diets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce and Angelina Jolie are only among a small portion of perfect-bodied beauties that have inspired dieters all over the United States, to find the best fat burning foods and diet plans to help them quickly shed excess fat. And, recent inspiration has come from the articles and photographs...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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