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2014-06-16 16:23:12

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining painting instruction with a wine bar, Muse Paintbar is now open for guests at the company's first Rhode Island location at 117 North Main Street, Providence. A relaxing oasis for artists and non-artists of all ages and skill levels, Muse Paintbar is place for friends to learn, laugh, relax and celebrate life's milestones with skilled painting instructors in an inviting space. Muse Paintbar is open to the public and to private...

2014-06-16 12:27:29

New Video Series for Police and Dog Encounters Honored in Employee Communications and Training Categories AMENIA, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Telly Awards has named the National Canine Research Council and Safe Humane as a winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards, Employee Communications and Training categories, for their piece titled "Police & Dog Encounters Video Training Series." With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an...

2014-06-13 08:22:47

"Transmedia 2.0" guides media professionals on tapping into the interactive, immersive approach to build rock-solid brands DUBLIN, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuno Bernardo, award-winning and EMMY-nominated writer producer from beActive Entertainment, launches a new Book about Transmedia Storytelling and how his approach can help producers to create strong Entertainment brands and valuable Intellectual Property. "Transmedia 2.0" is the follow up to the 2011 bestseller "The...

Sony Shines At E3, While Analysts Predict End To Consoles: Exclusive
2014-06-12 13:22:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) once again took the City of Los Angeles by storm as the video game industry showed off the upcoming titles that will keep gamers enthralled in the coming months – and in some cases, years. Sony and Microsoft approached the show differently, and, as redOrbit reports, each attempted to outdo the other in their respective bombastic press conferences. In the end, analysts said there was a clear...

2014-06-11 23:06:29

Five ACA Facts All Startups Need to Know Park City, UT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a primer on the Affordable Care Act for startups. According to Zane Benefits’ blog post, many startups are confused about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and how it impacts their small business. For example, a recent survey found that 52% of small business startups are unsure of their requirements under the ACA. What do startups need to...

2014-06-11 12:29:08

Sodexo throws thousands off its health insurance plan; workers, with UNITE HERE members, bring concerns to Congress and the IRS after company cites the Affordable Care Act as reason for dropped coverage. WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of employees of Sodexo, a giant, foreign-owned corporate food service provider, are protesting a loophole in the Affordable Care Act today outside the U.S. Capitol. The workers, joined by members of the hospitality union...

2014-06-10 23:13:25

Six new members added to both Regional Offices. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NES Financial is pleased to announce that the company is experiencing strong growth in its 1031 exchange business in recent quarters. To continue to provide world-class service to its clients, the company has added six new Client Services experts to their San Jose and Boston Offices. A 1031 exchange is a way for businesses or individuals who want to sell property and also buy similar property to avoid...

2014-06-10 20:24:13

DESOTO, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeSoto Independent School District (ISD), TX is an urban district in South Dallas in which nearly 70% of students are economically disadvantaged. Yet a recent study commissioned by DeSoto ISD shows that students who studied online using Penda Learning scored significantly higher in Math and Science STAAR assessments than students who did not use the program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116722 -- 11% more students that...

2014-06-10 16:30:13

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., has acquired Industrial Security Service Corp. (ISSC) based in Houston, Texas. ISSC ranks high among local security companies, operating in a wide range of vertical business market segments in the greater Houston area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081103/LAMFNS01LOGO "This deal was...

2014-06-10 12:31:46

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Distribution Market for Connectorshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/electrical_components/world_distribution_market_connectors.html The 2014 edition of The World Distribution Market for Connectors is a comprehensive nine-chapter, 297-page report providing an in-depth analysis of the distribution market for connectors through the POP and POS channels. POP and POS sales...


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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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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