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2014-04-24 23:17:26

Hiconn Electronics, the reliable computer peripheral manufacturer, has released its new collection of 4-Ports USB 3.0 Hubs. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Hiconn Electronics, the reliable computer peripheral manufacturer, has released its new collection of 4-Ports USB 3.0 Hubs. The senior spokesman for the company says that all these high end accessories are now on sale at the company’s online shop. Customers from all over the world can enjoy the big discounts, up to 28% off. Hiconn Electronics...

2014-04-24 23:13:59

Debra Jensen, a freshman at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, is the winner of the second Build U. scholarship from Buildium LLC, a property management software company based in Boston. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Debra Jensen, a freshman at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, is the winner of the second Build U. scholarship from Buildium LLC, a property management software company based in Boston. Jensen, who is double majoring in Interactive Media Studies...

2014-04-23 16:26:33

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum (PHMC) today joins with the historic preservation community across the country in recognizing the George Nakashima Woodworker Complex located in New Hope, Bucks County, as a National Landmark as designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Internationally-renowned furniture designer and woodworker George Nakashima is recognized as one of America's most eminent furniture designer...

2014-04-22 23:06:41

Event to Encourage STEM Education in 4th Through 8th Grade Classrooms Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 K’NEX Education®, America’s STEM Building Solution, is pleased to announce a new competition for Pennsylvania students in grades 4-8. The 2014 STEM Design Challenge will be hosted by Harrisburg University on May 2nd and is sponsored by three outstanding Pennsylvania organizations: K’NEX, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Allegheny Intermediate Unit (IU3). The STEM Design...

2014-04-22 12:26:22

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronai & Ronai, LLP, the attorneys representing Marc Schiller, the real-life victim who was falsely depicted in the motion picture "Pain & Gain," filed a lawsuit on Mr. Schiller's behalf today in The United States District Court, Southern District of New York, against Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg, and others, for defamation of character and violation of his right to privacy. In the movie "Pain & Gain,"...

2014-04-21 23:07:46

Leading insurance brokerage, Hub International Limited, will be hosting a complimentary webinar on the evolution of voluntary benefits with Health Care Reform on Wednesday, April 30th at 2:00 pm EST. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, is presenting a webinar entitled “Health Care Reform Update: Are Voluntary Benefits Changing to Necessary Benefits?” The webinar will discuss how a voluntary benefits package offers...

2014-04-21 08:22:14

High-performance, industry-lauded transformers, AC reactors and DC inductors are suited for the world's most extreme conditions for global energy and mining companies TRENTON, N.J., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Magnetics, Inc. (PMI) recently celebrated its 45th anniversary as the recognized leader in design and manufacturing of the industry's highest-performance and most reliable custom transformers, AC reactors and DC inductors. "Power Magnetics has just completed its latest...

2014-04-20 23:01:01

Obama Says Eight Million Enrolled in ACA Marketplace Coverage Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 online health benefits solution, published new information on the eight million that enrolled in the ACA marketplace coverage. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Obama administration announced Thursday that eight million Americans enrolled in coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health insurance marketplaces. Another three million...

2014-04-19 23:02:40

Jeffrey Chappell’s internationally bestselling book Answers from Silence provides answers to life’s “big” questions and offers guidance for achieving enlightenment. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Concert pianist, jazz musician, academician and all-around musical genius, Jeffrey Chappell has published a new book charting the path he took to discover what he calls his Enlightened Self. The purpose of Answers from Silence, he says, is to encourage others to make the same...

2014-04-15 12:30:27

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a shocking note by Justina Pelletier, she reveals in her own handwriting for the first time the reality of her treatment under Massachusetts DCF. In the note, she reveals that in DCF custody "they hurt me all the time and push me all the time." She also goes on to say, "and more." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73235 This note paints a shocking picture of Justina Pelletier's mistreatment under Massachusetts DCF and...


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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