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2014-09-15 12:30:54

Winners in ABA's Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Logix, a provider of BPM solutions for rapid workflow app development, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Technology Innovation of the Year category at the 12(th) Annual American Business Awards. Held in San Francisco, the Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process. The...

2014-09-15 12:28:14

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTY, Inc., ("NBTY") a manufacturer and distributor of some of the most trusted brands in the vitamin and nutritional supplement industry, received two Gold level national awards at a ceremony hosted by the Golden Bridge Awards. NBTY took home the gold award for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Employee Communications Campaign of the Year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140102/NY39542LOGO NBTY's award...

2014-09-15 12:25:57

Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary OSHWEKEN, ON, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation is truly honoured to be celebrating our Tenth Annual Gala this year. Over the past decade the Foundation has dedicated itself to providing resources to First Nations all across Canada, providing grants and assistance to individuals and communities in four funding sectors: Arts and Culture, Health, Sports and Recreation, and Education....

2014-09-15 12:25:08

*Album marks first in a new partnership with new label home* NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings today announced that iconic singer-songwriter and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Yusuf / Cat Stevens has joined the label's storied musical family. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145592 To kick off this exciting new chapter in Yusuf's career, Legacy Recordings will release his first new studio album in five years, entitled Tell 'Em I'm...

2014-09-15 12:24:16

Global cross-channel marketing platform receives 2014 People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products and bronze Stevie® for Best New CRM product NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insights and targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing, was presented with a People's Choice Stevie(®) Award for Favorite New Products and a bronze Stevie® Award at The 12(th) Annual American Business...

2014-09-15 12:24:08

Top executives to be honored at Chicago United's annual Bridge Awards Gala CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, Chicago United will honor Robert L. Parkinson, Jr., chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. and Jonas Prising, chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup as its 2014 Bridge Awards recipients. The award is given to companies that demonstrate and model a holistic approach to advancing corporate diversity and inclusion. The executives will accept the...

2014-09-15 12:23:59

Journey to crown 2014's American Hero Dog culminates September 27 at VIP gala in Beverly Hills; National broadcast October 30 on Hallmark Channel WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just a few weeks to go until the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM), American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, is revealing the roster of talent to appear at the star-studded Hollywood event. Co-hosted by football...

2014-09-15 12:23:03

LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 15 September, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 1,100,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2376.07 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,940,272,729 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries...

2014-09-15 12:22:22

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) said today the U.S. Patent Office has issued the company a patent that covers the WIND e20® vertical axis wind turbine. The patent for invention number 8,823,199 is for a fluid driven turbine that uses a rotor which rotates at an axis transverse to the fluid flow. "The WIND e20® is the face of distributed wind power in the future," said Bryan Zaplitny, president and CEO of CGE. Wind-powered electrical...

2014-09-15 08:35:52

E2 Planning and Response Recognized for Best New Product in Supply Chain Management FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Supply Chain Management Solution category in The 11th Annual International Business Awards. The...


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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...

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...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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