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2014-03-28 23:25:42

Black Rolex watches are taking the world by storm with its interesting twist on the classic timepiece. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Since the beginning of the year, Certified Timepieces has seen a large surge in sales for the Black PVD Rolex watches. According to a Certified Timepieces spokesperson, “The probable reason for our buyers’ high demand for black PVD Rolex watches has to do with the fact that they want to break free from the norm and own something...

2014-03-28 23:03:49

The 4 Big ACA Changes Impacting Small Employers Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the impact of the ACA on small employers. According to Zane Benefits’ website, much of the public discussion about the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or "ObamaCare") has been around the increasing cost and complexity of the law. However, what everyone isn't talking about (but should be) is that the ACA...

2014-03-28 08:26:30

United States President Barack Obama: "I'm proud to announce today that the United States will participate in the Expo. And together with our partners, we're going to put together an outstanding USA pavilion that showcases American innovation to improve agriculture and nutrition and the health of people around the globe." ROME, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With President Barack Obama's announcement of the U.S. presence at Milan Expo 2015 in Rome yesterday, the Friends of the U.S....

2014-03-28 08:26:12

BOSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past several months, the Pelletiers have met face-to-face with Justina once weekly in supervised visits of no more than one hour. Now, Massachusetts DCF is denying the Pelletiers visitation with Justina in another blatant act of vindictive punishment. This new act demonstrates DCF's unwillingness to reunite the family and exposes the agency's lack of interest in the welfare of Justina or the Pelletier family. Instead, DCF is...

2014-03-25 20:22:19

BOSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ruling today, Judge Johnston refused to grant custody to the Pelletier family and instead sentenced her to remain in the custody of Massachusetts DCF, the agency which has prevented Justina from receiving medical care at Tufts Medical Center. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, spokesperson for the Pelletier family and organizer of the Free Justina Coalition, stated: "It is a complete outrage that Massachusetts DCF has prevented Justina from...

2014-03-25 20:21:51

Jay-Lo Fitness of Olive Branch, MS has been honored with a recognition by DeSoto Times Tribune in its selection of "DeSoto's Best Of 2013." OLIVE BRANCH, Miss., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the February, 2014 issue of DeSoto Times Tribune published by The DeSoto Times-Tribune. Jay-Lo Fitness was selected for the following honor: "DeSoto's Best Of 2013" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90551 A spokesperson...

2014-03-25 08:31:16

Police Dogs Equipped with Temperature Monitoring System to Prevent Heat Related Deaths. ST. PAUL, Minn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law enforcement and military dogs (K9s) face unavoidable, life-threatening situations every day. While on the job, many experience heat related incidents such as heat stroke, often leading to death. To prevent unnecessary K9 deaths, law enforcement units from Massachusetts, Arizona and Texas have invested in a wireless monitoring system that...

2014-03-24 23:03:09

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage requirement. Advocates for Youth notes that the stakes in this case are high, particularly for young people and our fundamental human rights in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage requirement in the cases Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...

2014-03-24 16:25:01

Four Years Since the Enactment of Obamacare, Hardworking Families Across the Country Now Suffer ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday marked the four year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as 'Obamacare.' In the four years since the legislation was implemented, the damage wrought on American families due to setbacks, failures and shortcomings of the law is extensive. Obamacare effectively eliminates health care freedom; the...

2014-03-23 23:01:24

After four years, the ACA still remains unpopular. Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online health benefits solution, published new information on the unpopularity of the ACA, after four years. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) approaches this week, the law remains more unpopular with the public than not. However, most opponents of the law would rather see elected officials try and...


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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