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2014-04-17 23:04:50

Ticket Down announces that Marc Anthony will headline at the following locations in 2014: Allstate Arena Rosemont/Chicago IL, El Paso County Coliseum in El Paso TX, Toyota Center in Houston TX, AT&T Center in San Antonio TX, American Airlines Arena in Miami FL, Amway Center in Orlando FL, Patroit Center in Fairfax VA, Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista/San Diego CA, Jobing.com Arena in Glendale/Phoenix AZ, Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo TX, Concord Pavilion in Concord/Oakland CA,...

2014-04-17 23:03:56

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 semifinalists in Los Angeles are announced. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 EY today announced that David Allerby, Ryan Iwamoto, and Tyner Brenneman-Slay, Co-founders of 24Hr HomeCare, are semifinalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to...

2014-04-17 16:25:46

-Salt Lake Comic Con's Hero's Day is a day for citizens to honor all of the heroes among them in their community- SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April 17(th) is now Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's Day in Utah. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert made it official by signing the Salt Lake Comic Con Hero's Day Proclamation to kick off the Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience (FanX) (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131114/LA17439LOGO Salt Lake...

2014-04-17 16:25:24

Event to Celebrate Comedy Legend Don Rickles' Groundbreaking Career Tapes on Tuesday, May 6 at New York's Legendary Apollo Theater and Premieres Wednesday, May 28 on Spike TV NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" will feature luminaries from the world of comedy, television...

2014-04-17 16:24:49

HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SSD Fair Marketing, a Houston-based multi-functional web marketing company that specializes in search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, social media marketing, local maps optimization, and reputation management, has launched a "Salute Our Veterans" contest that will award one United States Veteran a prize of $5,000. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/75983) The "Salute Our Veterans" contest was announced...

2014-04-17 16:21:53

Vintage Car Auction Expected to Generate More than $10 Million in Sales MONTGOMERY, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A showcase of more than 100 of the world's most unique automobiles, some valued in excess of $5,000,000, will be on display and auctioned at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa as Concours d'Elegance of Texas, one of the nation's biggest and most prestigious classic car weekends, returns May 2 - 4. The collection of rare motorcars will be auctioned on Saturday,...

2014-04-17 12:30:54

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica(BGCSM) is hosting a Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament & party April 24 at the Lexus Santa Monica showroom as part of its 70(th) Anniversary celebration. More than 200 guests are expected including celebrities, VIPs, trend-setting young professionals and "Silicon Beach" entrepreneurs. Funds raised at this Texas Hold'em celebrity tournament produced by Traci Szymanski will go towards...

2014-04-17 12:27:30

Award is Second for PA Woman-Owned Firm GLEN MILLS, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Ardian Group Inc. is proud to be the recipient of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Small Business Achievement Award. Ardian Group, Inc. is a minority, woman-owned business recognized for leadership and innovation in project and technology solutions for credentialing, data security and access control. The Award was presented to Maria Shelton, CEO of Ardian...

2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....

2014-04-17 12:22:40

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the BMW i3 was declared the 2014 World Car Design of the Year. "On behalf of the BMW design team, we are delighted that the BMW i3 has received the World Car Design of the Year award," said Dr. Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW. "Our designers created a car that, through its design and use of...


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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