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2014-08-19 08:26:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Popular Problems, his thrilling new studio album, Leonard Cohen gets down into the avenues of our dreams and sets a new tone and speed of hope and despair, grief and joy. Cohen here is an astonished lover rocking to the human condition as "the soul unfolds in the chambers of its longing." His legendary basso resonates as never before with a presence and urgency that arises from the very depths of the heart. The clarity and strength of these nine...

2014-08-19 08:25:44

Best Web Site Redesign, Best Editorial, Best Visual Storytelling ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that EXHIBITOR magazine earned six national awards from the prestigious American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Given annually, the awards recognize superior editorial, online, and design excellence in the publishing industry. National...

2014-08-18 23:10:01

A New Book Helps People How to Know Who They Are and Lead a Happy and Healthy Life (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 A new book, titled ‘Created for Wholeness – the science, religion and astrology of knowing yourself and living in harmony' offers solutions to help someone know who they are (self-identity) and achieve a life of wholeness. Wholeness is being healthy, at ease, complete, well-balanced, in abundance with creation, self-harmonized, emotionally stable and self-controlled. One of...

2014-08-18 23:09:46

Clean Earth, Inc. ranks among the best waste companies in North America according to Waste 360™. Hatboro, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Clean Earth, Inc. a leader in recycling contaminated soils, dredge, and drill cuttings, announced today the company ranks # 22 on the Waste 100 List of 2014 according to the Waste 360™ publication. New to this list as of 2014, Clean Earth, Inc. impressively ranks among the top 25. Earlier this year Clean Earth ranked # 13 on New Jersey’s Top...

2014-08-18 23:09:17

Aquaponics 4 You PDF, penned by John Fay, is a newly updated gardening book that uncovers to users new methods for building an aquaponics system. The review of Aquaponics 4 You PDF that was just posted by Vkool.com reveals if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 According to the Aquaponics 4 You PDF review posted by Vkool.com, this is a newly updated aquaponics guide that covers a series of new tips and techniques to build an aquaponics system. Inside this book,...

2014-08-18 23:07:53

Inaugural DMV Run For The Warriors® to Honor Veterans and Military Families Lorton, VA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Registration is now open for the Inaugural DMV Run For The Warriors® 5K and 1-Mile Race to be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The event will take place at Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton, Virginia, strategically located between Ft. Belvoir and Marine Corps Base Quantico. All proceeds from the race will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit...

2014-08-18 23:06:18

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 6th Annual New Media Film Festival Honoring Stories Worth Telling June 9 & 10th 2015 in Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES! The 6th Annual New Media Film Festival Honoring Stories Worth Telling June 9 & 10th 2015 in Los Angeles, CA http://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com New Media Film Festival highlights New Technology, Financing & Monetization, the Convergence of Media, and where Traditional Media meets New Media “Worth...

2014-08-18 23:02:36

Now, it's possible to view X-rays through an app! Streetsboro, OH. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Dr. Scott Leffler has taken the Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro to the next, advanced, and digital level through various new technologies involving X-rays. Dr. Leffler has recently applied a new $48,000 system into his veterinary practice making the X-ray process faster, more cost-efficient, and easier to access. X-raying the animal on the Innovet by Centura X-ray Radiation is the first...

2014-08-18 23:02:11

SPHERE Corporation’s “The Capsule” pioneers electronic lifestyle decoration through fusing electronics, technology and art. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 SPHERE Corporation, a lifestyle design team, is currently in the investment phase for its newest design, “The Capsule." This designer aquarium display has already been awarded a Guinness World Record for “The World’s First Wireless Induction Powered Aquatic Toy." The aquarium is maintenance-free, lifestyle...

2014-08-18 23:01:09

The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery’s Dr. Newall was recently recognized as a Top Doctor for Brazilian Butt Lift by RealSelf.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery’s Dr. German Newall was recently awarded Top Doctor Status for Brazilian Butt Lift by RealSelf.com, a site that lists reviews of more than 250 cosmetic treatments and more than 12,000 board-certified doctors. RealSelf’s Top Doctor Status is awarded to a select group of...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

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...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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