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2014-04-11 00:21:59

GREENWOOD, S.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson and Perkins exclusive annual plant combinations are without a doubt the easiest and most economical way to bring amazing color and texture to your porch, patio, deck, or garden! These exclusive assortments are truly living compositions developed in conjunction with the country's premiere landscape designers to take the guesswork out of patio container growing. You will receive the precise amount of plants for the ideal mix of...

2014-04-10 23:02:13

Renowned sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, wins highly coveted “Pre-Workout of the Year” award for its explosive pre-workout, C4 Extreme, at the NASKORSPORTS Supplement Awards ceremony. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Premier sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, took home “Pre-Workout of the Year” at the 2014 NASKORSPORTS Supplement Awards ceremony for its explosive pre-workout supplement, C4 Extreme. NASKORSPORTS presented the award on April 5, 2014, during the FIBO POWER Expo...

2014-04-10 23:01:08

Reality TV star Mark Long joins host Forbes Riley on the set of her exciting talk show. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Host Forbes Riley is taking original Road Rules reality star, Mark Long, on a slight detour from his cross-country promotional campaign of his latest product, Pocket Protein, to appear on her new talk show, Forbes Living. Known for his many roles on MTV and as host of numerous shows, including E! Entertainment's That Morning Show, TVGN's Countdown...

2014-04-10 16:24:56

OMAHA, Neb., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that Valmont's Coatings Division was honored with two Awards for Excellence in Hot Dip Galvanizing. The Valmont Coatings Division was also awarded the American Galvanizing Association's (AGA) "Most Distinguished" honor for the San Diego Central Library...

2014-04-10 16:23:15

Star Trainer Makes Fitness History Live on NBC's TODAY NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, Michelle Bridges, Australia's most celebrated fitness guru and star of Biggest Loser: Australia, broke the Guinness World Record for "Largest Exercise Ball Class" live on NBC's TODAY. A total of 353 New Yorkers eagerly gathered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza as Bridges led a 30-minute outdoor exercise in celebration of the April 8(th) launch of her new book, Total Body...

2014-04-10 16:23:10

Rodney Dangerfield's New Website Gets Ultimate Respect By Webby Awards LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "If it weren't for pickpockets, I'd have no sex life at all." - Rodney Dangerfield. Iconic comedian Rodney Dangerfield is finally getting some well-deserved respect. Rodney is one of five nominees whose website is competing for the prestigious international Webby Award in the Celebrity/Fan category. He will have to duke it out against such notables as Beyonce, Jay Z,...

2014-04-10 16:22:44

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 20(th) anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/LA03005 The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12. Celebrity Fight Night attracts generous...

2014-04-10 16:22:19

Special effects legend Douglas Trumbull presents premiere of UFOTOG at Cinerama, along with dozens of science fiction classics and attendance of celebrity guests SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul G. Allen's iconic Seattle Cinerama Theater announces its second annual Science Fiction Festival, running from May 1-12, with 12 days of special programming. The festival will be highlighted by the world premiere of Douglas Trumbull's short film, UFOTOG, along with screening of...

2014-04-10 12:27:39

Launches Research Campaign To End Premature Birth HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes unveiled a new exhibit commissioned to tell the story of its history and that of its founder - FDR - today at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y. Created to celebrate the March of Dimes 75(th) Anniversary in 2013, the exhibit includes an interactive touch screen that highlights FDR's personal struggles with polio,...

2014-04-10 12:27:11

America's largest lupus walk program takes place at South Street Seaport on Saturday, May 3 NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will host its 2014 annual Walk To End Lupus Now(TM)( )event in New York City on Saturday, May 3 at the South Street Seaport. The largest lupus walk program in the country, Walk to End Lupus Now events are held in more than 60 cities, bringing together community members--lupus patients, friends, families,...


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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