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2014-05-13 23:14:46

Silicon Valley Company’s leading suite of EB-5 solutions helps developers looking to incorporate low cost EB-5 capital into CRE projects. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 NES Financial will be exhibiting at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) RECon convention from May 18-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NES Financial provides commercial real estate professionals with the experience, expertise, and technology to make complex financial processes easy, by tailoring highly...

2014-05-13 23:11:40

Golf author, commentator and founder of Ultimate Golf Advantage, Alex Davidson, today releases a new interview on the 2014 Players Championship, looking at Martin Kaymer’s return to the spotlight. In the new interview Mr. Davidson discusses Furyk’s agonizing second runner-up position in as many weeks and highlights the key takeaways from the tournament - the interview is available in full at...

2014-05-13 00:21:33

LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first round of employer mandates required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) set to begin in 2015, a new survey finds that employers appear more informed about their companies' options for providing health insurance than employers interviewed last year.* In a 2013 benchmark study, only 37 percent of employers reported being very informed about their companies' options for providing health insurance; in the 2014 study, 69 percent report being...

2014-05-12 16:26:52

FREE OR REDUCED ADMISSION AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS AT ART MUSEUMS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 18, the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) member museums across the United States, Canada, and Mexico will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, and other initiatives as part of AAMD's fifth annual Art Museum Day. This year, 178 AAMD member museums across North America will celebrate Art Museum Day, marking the highest...

2014-05-07 12:30:39

Product innovations and enhancements are announced as leading benefits software provider hosts technology, healthcare, benefits and HR professionals in Charleston, S.C. CHARLESTON, S.C., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act continues to impact the employee benefits landscape, and employers are now evaluating strategies that embrace benefits for the whole workforce, Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) President and CEO Shawn Jenkins said today in the Keynote Address for...

2014-05-06 08:43:15

Research Reveals Huge Opportunity, With Only 2% of Industry Pros Already Using Private Exchanges as Solution for Employee Benefits ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers, today announced the results of its first annual Private Healthcare Exchange Survey, which found that 60 percent of senior level benefit decision makers feel the cost of healthcare will rise as a direct result...

2014-05-05 12:28:14

BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The family of Justina Pelletier will hold a news conference in front of the Statehouse on Beacon Street directly following their meeting with HHS Secretary Polanowicz regarding the DCF reunification plan to return Justina to her home. Fifteen-year-old Connecticut resident Justina Pelletier has been held in Massachusetts DCF custody for over a year based on a medical dispute between doctors. The case highlights the abusive authority that...

2014-05-05 08:31:19

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2014-05-01 23:00:49

Rent one, two, and three bedroom apartments in a pet-friendly community. Enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, lighted tennis courts, and a relaxing swimming pool at Lexingtons at Madison. Madison, AL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Situated in a quiet and secluded residential neighborhood among beautifully landscaped grounds are a number of newly renovated one, two, and three bedroom apartments in seven convenient floor plans to accommodate any number of residents. Each of our units features ceiling...

2014-05-01 08:45:46

First Dedicated Video Workouts App for PS3® System Brings Unmatched Fitness Variety for Everyone NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DailyBurn®, the leading provider of first-class streaming video workout programs, today released the first dedicated video workouts app for the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system. Through the new fitness app, PS3 users across the U.S. and Canada will have access to DailyBurn's HD-quality on-demand workout programs led by...

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
  • 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.'