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2014-02-05 20:25:02

CBGB Festival Present Activists For Amnesty International To Share Stories of a Different Russia, Just Days Before Sochi Winter Games NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's attention turns to Sochi, Russia, and the start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, two of Russia's most well-known and outspoken advocates are in Brooklyn, telling of a very different Russia than the one portrayed by Vladimir Putin. (Photo:...

2014-01-31 23:28:16

Look no further for ideas for Mardi Gras parties. Glowsource.com has all the glow party supplies needed to enhance and light up a glow-themed Mardi Gras party. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is a special day that occurs in the Catholic religious calendar right before the beginning of Lent. Lent is traditionally a time of sacrifice and repentance in preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter, and Mardi Gras is the last opportunity...

2014-01-31 16:20:21

Boasting one hundred pages of rich photography and exclusive feature stories, Mascot Magazine puts the Concours d'Elegance experience into the hands of any collectible automobile fan. With Issue Number One featuring rare Duesenbergs, a 1933 Packard Super 8 Sport Phaeton, a 1947 Delahaye 135M, the 1953 Hudson Italia prototype and the 1957 Rolls-Royce EX 44/Hooper, Mascot Magazine brings collectible cars to life like no other publication. ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-01-30 08:32:09

ADP's Solutions Tailored for Businesses of All Sizes Help to Simplify Benefits Administration for Client Companies, Their Employees, and Dependents ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP(®), a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced that its products enabled more than 15 million employees and their dependents to enroll in U.S. health benefit plans for 2014. "Whether you're a small business offering health benefits for the...

2014-01-30 04:22:38

BEIRUT, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDM Cyberia Web [http://idmweb.net ] - a web design and development agency based in Lebanon - has built up a large portfolio of clients, which includes the leading obesity center in the Middle East. The COCP Obesity and Weight Control Center was facing some difficult challenges: it wanted to gain more clients, improve the user experience on the website and consolidate its position as an expert in the field of obesity and weight...

2014-01-29 23:30:19

The video is presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Make God Bleed” Music Video by Big Sty. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. The video is directed by George "Jig" Louden and shot by Hugh Burruss. Big Sty is a rapper from Richmond, VA representing the DMV area. Always focused on the progress of Hip Hop culture, Big...

2014-01-29 08:29:47

More Healthcare Electronic Payment Processing Will Streamline Process CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The healthcare industry has been slow to adopt electronic payment processes, despite significant benefits including streamlined processes, lower operating costs and increased security. That's about to change, according to KeyBank healthcare bankers working with healthcare providers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/CL54368-INFO) Universal operating rules that stem...

2014-01-28 23:32:08

India Network started offering counseling services to the Asian Indian community diaspora in an effort to bring awareness to the ObamaCare program, and its suitability for newly arriving immigrants, H1 workers, R Religious Visa holders, and Students. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 India Network Foundation, a sponsor of award winning health insurance plans for visitors with or without pre-existing medical conditions for more than two decades, now offers new health insurance...

2014-01-27 16:24:03

The Discovery of King Tut Brings One of Archaeology's Seminal Events to Life in North America for the First Time ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Exhibitions, Inc. ("Premier Exhibitions") (Nasdaq: PRXI), a leading presenter of museum quality touring exhibitions, announced today that it will bring The Discovery of King Tut, an exhibition that recreates one of the greatest discoveries of the 20(th) century, to North America for the first time. The partnership with Semmel...

2014-01-23 23:03:41

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference, BiblioLabs® announces the signing of over 370 additional publishers to its BiblioBoard platform in the last quarter of 2013. This expands BiblioBoard’s digital content by over 125,000 recently published eBooks in addition to tens of thousands of thematically curated photos, documents, sounds, videos and other ephemera already offered by the award-winning platform. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...


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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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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