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2014-04-16 23:00:20

Jump for Cystic Fibrosis June 14-15th and Help Claire’s Place Foundation Win $1,000,000 for Children Living with Cystic Fibrosis Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Claire’s Place Foundation, a non-profit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis, has been selected to compete in a new reality television show for non-profits, entitled “Dare Me For Charity.” The reality competition show allows nonprofits and their supporters to work...

2014-04-16 20:22:41

Beverly Hills Physicians believes that beauty inspirations can flesh out a patient's desires, but lookalike surgery can cross the line LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liposuction to replicate Ryan Gosling's six-pack. A tummy tuck and arm lift to emulate Michelle Obama's toned physique. A Pamela Anderson-inspired breast augmentation; Beverly Hills Physicians, leading medical network of plastic surgeons in California, has seen it all. On the one hand, the tendency to want...

2014-04-16 16:29:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Professional Journalists today announced the recipients of the 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Awards, recognizing NBC Bay Area with three awards, the most any local television station has won in recent history. The station was honored for its coverage of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport last July along with an expose of the local district attorney's pay practices and feature reporting as...

2014-04-16 16:26:51

In association with the Friends of Jaclyn charity, Upper Deck created a special "Star Rookie" card for this brave pediatric brain cancer patient. CARLSBAD, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn charity to shine a light on some of the incredible children who have been the inspiration for collegiate teams throughout the nation by creating trading cards of them with their respective teams. Upper Deck is excited to announce the...

2014-04-16 16:26:07

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), the leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that King's first quarter 2014 financial results will be released before market open on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. King will host a conference call to discuss its results at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time the same day. Listeners may access the live conference call via a dial-in number or audio webcast. Conference call details...

2014-04-16 12:30:30

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in their pets. Unfortunately, there is no treatment for heartworms in cats, and the treatment for infected dogs is...

2014-04-16 12:25:57

American Composer To Be Commemorated with 11 CD Soundtrack Collection NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony/Legacy Recordings will celebrate American composer Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 - June 14, 1994) with a variety of collectible commemorative titles to be released throughout 2014. The new official Henry Mancini website (www.HenryMancini.com) will launch on April 16, 2014, the composer's 90th birthday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060130/LEGACYLOGO The...

2014-04-16 12:24:02

Brandywine Realty Trust Earns Award for Protecting the Environment through Superior Energy Efficiency RADNOR, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Company as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire portfolio. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program, Brandywine Realty Trust has improved...

2014-04-16 11:38:44

A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness, according to new research published in The Lancet. It is the first time that researchers have tested the diagnostic accuracy of functional brain imaging techniques in clinical practice. "Our findings suggest that PET imaging can reveal cognitive processes that aren't...

2014-04-16 08:34:28

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2 months, Lisa lost 35 pounds on the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse. The 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, developed by Nutritionist and Weight Loss Expert JJ Smith, is an easy-to-follow plan that will jump-start your weight loss, increase your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health. With each beverage comprised of supernutrients from leafy greens and fruits, green smoothies are filling, healthy and a joy to drink....


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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