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2014-10-16 23:12:39

NewFilmmakers LA Film Festival located at the AT&T Center in Downtown Los Angeles will highlight eight short films and a feature length film during its October 25th, 2014 event. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 This past weekend NewFilmmakers LA hosted its annual On Location Film Fest Event which showcased 19 different films ranging from short narratives to documentaries to music videos. Each film highlighted the diverse beauty and culture of Los Angeles. Actor and comedian Parvesh Cheena (A...

2014-10-16 23:09:26

Technology marketing company CEO also selected as finalist for Female Entrepreneur of the Year. Reston, Va (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Gabriel Marketing Group (GMG), the industry’s leading technology marketing agency for disruptive companies, today announced that it was selected as a finalist for the 11th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in the Company of the Year category, while CEO and Founder Leah Nurik has also been named a finalist for Female Entrepreneur of the Year, both...

2014-10-16 23:07:13

Trophies2Go Launches New Website – Videos and Blog Take Aim at Meaning Behind Awards Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Trophies2Go, a multi-channel awards retailer, re-launched their website, providing a state-of-the-art user experience for their customers. Through the creation of videos from live recognition events and through the Trophies2Go blog, Trophies2Go defends participation trophies, especially when given with heartfelt meaning. Jeff Anderson,...

2014-10-16 23:06:08

Geary LSF has been nominated for Agency of the Year at the 2014 Brand Diego Awards presented by premier San Diego advertising organization, SDX. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Nominations for the 2014 Brand Diego Awards, presented by SDX, have recently been announced. Humbly accepting two nominations, including a nomination for Agency of the Year, is international digital advertising agency, Geary LSF. As an organization positioned at the intersection of advertising, digital and...

2014-10-16 16:32:12

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief executive Officer, Chris Overholt, joined the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), in a ceremony on Parliament Hill to proclaim 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada. The Year of Sport is a proactive pan-Canadian initiative implemented to celebrate sport in Canada and the role it plays in enhancing the lives of...

2014-10-16 16:22:25

LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 16 October, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 1,060,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2069.51 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,920,002,093 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-10-16 12:29:23

Little evidence of transmission to humans WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association and the world's top veterinary experts are asking pet owners across the country to exercise caution but not to panic following reports of the Ebola virus in animals such as Bentley, the King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with the disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101108/DC97343LOGO "It is important to be vigilant if...

2014-10-16 12:29:21

Halloween Meand Danger for Pets -- 5 tips to keep pets safe CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Treats, costumes, decorations and parties all present potential hazards for pet owners. October may be the start of a long and prosperous season for retailers, but it's the beginning of a dangerous time for pets. According to the team at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (www.ChicagoPetEmergency.com), the stretch of holidays from Halloween through New Year's Eve is a...

2014-10-16 12:27:49

Everyday Heroes Asked to Submit Stories of Inspiration and Strength in Celebration of Olympian and War Hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini's Legacy UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures today announced the launch of the #IAmUnbroken campaign, an NBCUniversal-wide initiative that celebrates and inspires unbroken spirits from across the world and invites those from all walks of life to share their stories of triumph over adversity. The campaign leads up...

2014-10-16 12:27:27

New packaging means no more RUFF choices in the pet food aisle BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing Fido's dinner shouldn't be "ruff." Natural pet care maker "I and love and you" launched new packaging designs with improved color-coding and iconography so pet parents can quickly find the right food. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152590 Packaging now features the new "I and love and you" logo design to enable stronger brand recognition alongside...


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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  • A unit of saved energy.
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