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2014-10-22 23:10:53

Featured in the NY Times, People, Vanity Fair, Cosmo, Elle and on Good Morning America and The View, Jen Selter is focused on inspiring others to positively change their lives. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Social Media star and fitness advocate Jen Selter has partnered with Premier Management Group (PMG) to help manage her career, build corporate affiliations and secure relationships that will add value to her fast-growing social media empire. Selter is at the forefront...

2014-10-22 23:08:43

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an excellent online supplier of funeral products, has announced its new range of urns. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an excellent online supplier of funeral products, has announced its new range of urns. All the new items are brand new and useful; they are now offered at deeply discounted prices, up to 35% off. MillionaireCasket.com has been producing various types of urns for many years.The company is a funeral products...

2014-10-22 23:04:35

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. announces the 2015 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Contest, a nationwide recognition for students 19 or younger with learning disabilities (LD) or ADHD. The $1,000 award will be made to a student who demonstrates talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field. Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. announces the 2015 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Contest, a...

2014-10-22 23:03:58

Protect pets from unsafe tricks ‘n’ treats during the haunted holiday. NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and toxic treats can be frightening and dangerous for household pets. To help pet owners avoid the real-life nightmare of a vet visit during the witching hour, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released a list of the top five threats to...

2014-10-22 23:02:24

Michael Steuer, of MidSouth Pain Treatment Center, thanks Connie Fincher for 13 years of service. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Last month marked the 13th anniversary of Dr. Michael Steuer’s working with Connie Fincher, the data entry billing staff member at MidSouth Pain Treatment Center. When Michael Steuer opened his practice in 1999, he began working with a staff of two, and one of those staff members was himelf! The other was a billing clerk who knew Connie well, and when Michael...

2014-10-22 23:01:50

The Chula Vista Animal Care Facility (CVACF) opened a new multi-purpose structure this week called The Cottage. This latest accomplishment for the CVACF is another step in an ongoing $1 million campaign to help enhance housing, care and adoption rates for animals at the facility CVACF.org. Chula Vista, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Chula Vista Animal Care Facility(CVACF) opened a new multi-purpose structure this week called The Cottage. The 1,079 square-foot building is the latest...

2014-10-22 23:01:32

Are Children Getting More Access to Porn Now? A NoBullying Article Released Today http://nobullying.com/watching-porn/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Ironically, Pornography is one of the highest grossing industries worldwide. For an industry to be so highly grossing, it means it has numerous consumers who just can’t get enough. But where do children factor in when it comes to the Porn Industry? Are Children getting more access to porn then ever? NoBullying investigates in an...

2014-10-22 20:22:32

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball bench boss Tim Frick who today became the first Paralympic coach ever to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Induction Celebrations were presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. As head coach of the Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team from 1990 to 2009, Frick, of Pender Island,...

2014-10-22 20:22:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CementBloc won gold in two categories at this year's PM360 Trailblazer Awards, held at the Gotham Hall in Manhattan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153818 The CementBloc's first win of the evening came for the Ignited We Stand launch campaign for Abraxane from Celgene. That win was followed by another gold for the digital sales aid for Giazo from Salix Pharmaceuticals. The CementBloc was also a finalist in three other...

2014-10-22 16:26:56

The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar to be Released Oct. 29 at THR.com, with previews available Oct. 22; Airing Nov. 1 on PBS SoCal and Nov. 2 on WNET THIRTEEN in New York City LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter announced the latest in its Emmy-Award winning roundtable series, The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar featuring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Nolan in an intimate, revealing sit-down...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Adenanthos macropodianus
2014-10-14 11:59:16

Adenanthos macropodianus is a shrub species. The plant may also be referred to as the Gland Flower or the Kangaroo Island gland flower. A. macropodianus belongs to the Proteaceae family. This species can be found only on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Adenanthos macropodianus was listed as a variety of A. sericeus for over 100 years until finally in 1970 the plant was given its own species classification. Adenanthos macropodianus grows upright reaching approximately 3 feet in height....

Orothamnus
2014-10-13 13:26:23

Orothamnus is a genus of shrub plant. The genus may also be referred to as the Marsh Rose. Orothamnus belongs to the Proteaceae family and its name stems from the Greek words: Oros, meaning mountain and thamnos, meaning bush. An Orothamnus plant can be found growing naturally in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The species will grow in the mountain ranges of the Kogelberg and Kleinrivier Mountains of Hottentots-Holland. On the mountainsides these shrubs prefer peaty swamps and...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

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