Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 8:28 EDT

Latest Human Interest Stories

2014-04-15 23:12:29

onTRAC Earns Prestigious Education Industry Recognition Washington. DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Interactive Achievement, today announced that the onTRAC Assessment Management System (AMS) was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Student Assessment Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-04-15 23:11:22

Sanctri announced a new resource for the grieving. Dear Dianne is an online advice column that takes questions from people dealing with issues around death, and answers them with the expertise of grief specialist Dianne Gray. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Sanctri announced a new resource for the grieving. Dear Dianne is an online advice column that takes questions from people dealing with issues around death, and answers them with the expertise of grief specialist Dianne Gray....

2014-04-15 23:09:42

Recognizing Natural Stride joint supplement for dogs as a quality product line with high growth potential, Southeast Pet has teamed up with Natural Solutions for Life in an agreement that will bring Natural Stride joint supplement for dogs to hundreds of retail establishments specializing in quality pet food and supplies across the southeastern United States. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Keeping in line with the company’s growth strategy, Natural Solutions for Life has entered a distribution...

2014-04-15 23:08:58

MonaVie recognized as top trademark registrant for Utah in 2013 Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 MonaVie received top honors at the 2014 Utah Genius Awards for their innovation in trademark earlier this month at the Little America Hotel. Bateman IP Law Group and KSL presented the award to MonaVie Vice President of Communications Brian Gill. Utah Genius serves to honor and recognize the people, companies and cities that contribute to the state’s growth with patents and...

2014-04-15 23:06:29

On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that spoke about an event coming to the Charleston, SC area. The event pays tribute to Earth Day and nature conservation activists in the area. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by On Purpose Adventure founder Ben Jammin Toy for an episode that reflected the importance of nature conservation and proper environmental actions. The episode holds greater...

2014-04-15 23:04:56

The WildSelections.com website, designed and developed by Geary LSF, receives Honoree designation for Web / Corporate Social Responsibility in the 2014 Webby Awards. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the Webby Awards, in their 18th year, is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. With over 12,000 entries in more than 100 categories from 60 countries, the Webbys represent the...

2014-04-15 23:02:56

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is proud to announce funding for a unique and unprecedented study evaluating methods to reduce the number of dogs surrendered to animal shelters and rescue groups. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is proud to announce funding for a unique and unprecedented study evaluating methods to reduce the number of dogs surrendered to animal shelters and rescue groups. CHF has provided a research grant to Dr. Clive...

2014-04-15 23:01:27

The Ramsey Keller Memorial's Second Annual Run for Heaven's Sake Kicks off May 18th in Billings With a Goal of Doubling Dollars Raised to Pay for Infant Funerals in Montana. The Goal is to Have Zero Montana Families Writing a Check for Their Child's Funeral. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The average cost of an infant funeral in Montana is $1500.00 and last year, the Ramsey Keller Memorial did not turn away a single family in need. The memorial paid in full for 28...

2014-04-15 16:28:18

40 States and the U.S. Senate proclaim awareness for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, a little known birth defect that strikes hundreds of babies each year in the United States. RALEIGH, N.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the first small event on April 19th, a parade in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2011, the organization's efforts have grown exponentially with other charity members of the Alliance of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Organizations (ACDHO). On April 7, 2014, once...


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...

More Articles (3126 articles) »