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2014-09-18 08:35:17

NetDirector has been chosen by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum for their innovative data and document exchange solutions TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDirector has secured their place as one of three finalists for the Excellence in Service award by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum. The winners will be announced at this year's awards gala on November 21(st) at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. The other two Excellence in Service finalists are Peak10 and CareerSource. Photo -...

2014-09-18 08:35:03

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category at The 12th Annual American Business Awards on September 12th. This represents Interactions' third Stevie award in 3 years with others in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/146971 "We're honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards for the innovation we've spearheaded in the customer...

2014-09-18 00:20:55

Premier Event in the Recovery Industry, Polo in the Palisades LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Promises Foundation hosts the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades fundraiser, benefiting Miriam's House, a transitional living home for low-income women and their children. The fundraiser will be held on September 27, 2014 at Will Rogers Historic State Park. This year we will be honoring the amazing work of five community heroes including: Richard Rogg the founder of...

2014-09-17 23:16:14

Shane Michaels releases a review of Dog Food Secrets, a guide that exposes the poisonous ingredients in commercial dog food and presents a better homemade option Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Dog Food Secrets, a guide compiled by Andrew Lewis that shows dog owners the true poisonous ingredients in most commercial dog food but presents a better alternative for homemade dog food recipes has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “For most...

2014-09-17 23:16:13

Publicist Provides Work-Life Balance Workshops To Employer Groups And One-On-One Motivational Coaching Sessions For Individuals All Over The Country. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Marybeth Cale, owner of Cale Communications, a public relations firm located ninety miles north of Manhattan in the small village of Rhinebeck, New York, has announced the launch of a new arm to the business. Cale, a mompreneur, has expanded the business to incorporate a new scope of services designed...

2014-09-17 23:16:08

Vacutec’s High Pressure Smoke Machine (WV711) is recipient of MOTOR Magazine’s 2014 Top 20 Tools Award. Designed for turbo engines, it features STAR EnviroTech’s patent pending Smart Pressure™ digital microprocessor technology to produce the densest smoke at any pressure and contaminant-free UltraTraceUV® dye to find high-pressure leaks that smoke alone can’t find... Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Vacutec’s High Pressure Smoke Machine (WV711) is recipient...

2014-09-17 23:13:29

Funerals Your Way launches new unique online pricing - making it easy for families to make arrangements, explore options and save money. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 At "Funerals Your Way", we strive to provide families with easy and convenient funeral options. With the launch of our unique online cremation pricing, families select exactly what they desire in cremation options and obtain a price quote instantly. Online pricing allows families to select various...

2014-09-17 23:12:27

Non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports' September 18-20 Adventure Team Challenge New York includes 22 developmentally-disabled athletes joining experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in the Catskill Mountains. Harris, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This September 18-20, 22 participating developmentally-disabled athletes will join together with experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual...

2014-09-17 23:10:52

Therapy Pets Unlimited, Inc. (TPU) is growing beyond Maryland with pet evaluators now in 46 states. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Therapy Pets Unlimited (TPU) is expanding their reach across the country. “The past two weeks have been amazing,” says Vicki Rummel, Executive Director. “We have grown to over 400 evaluators in 46 states, and we’re still growing! We’re looking for more evaluators in the Midwest and South Dakota and...

2014-09-17 23:09:36

Company Honored for Eliminating Long Lines and Wait Times Through the Use of a Mobile Queue PASADENA, Calif. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 QLess, the company behind the leading mobile technology that eliminates physical lines, today announced that it took home the Gold Stevie® Award for Best Computer Services Company at the 2014 American Business Awards℠ for the second year in a row, as well as a 2014 International Business Awards℠ Sliver Stevie win in the Best Computer Services...


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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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