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2014-07-21 23:02:47

CBBC's Affordable Care Act Survey asked employers how the new healthcare reform affected their business decisions. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Receiving hundreds of responses, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting LLC (“CBBC”) is pleased to announce the results from its 2014 Affordable Care Act Survey (“ACA Survey”). Evaluating how the ACA is impacting employers and their business decisions, the survey was issued in May 2014. Questions covered topics such as hiring practices, cost...

2014-07-16 23:09:54

Rapper Gives Details on Bonds that are Hard to Let Go of but Very Complex in Nature Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Complicated” Music Video by St. Basil. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. This is a single from St Basil's latest project M.O.M. Memoirs of Michael. "Complicated" is classic hip hop song that brings back the lost art of storytelling...

2014-07-16 20:22:17

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It would take 10.5 million units of the first ever hard-drive and area in excess of 2200 football fields to store the data generated this World Cup. The FIFA World Cup has been as much an IT spectacle as a sports extravaganza, rocketing far past the Sochi Winter Olympics and Superbowls XLVIII, the other major sporting events this year. 12 world cup stadia spun a whopping 376 Billion social media posts worth in data. Photo -...

2014-07-16 12:29:14

Food security, safety and sustainability at the heart of innovative USA Pavilion MILAN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Let the building begin," proclaimed U.S. Ambassador to Italy John Phillips today, and with that, the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 broke ground. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/697317-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/697317-b ) The USA Pavilion marks a new magnet, within Expo 2015, for...

2014-07-11 12:25:35

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record August 27, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Don James, Vulcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated "This new quarterly dividend represents the second increase this year and...

2014-07-09 23:13:30

Mancuso Media, LLC was awarded a 2014 Bronze Telly Award for their Famous Faces campaign for the Better Business Bureau. Mancuso Media, LLC was chosen from over 12,000 entries. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Telly Awards has named Mancuso Media, LLC as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Famous Faces.” With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous different countries, this is truly an esteemed honor. Mancuso Media, LLC's...

2014-07-08 23:07:18

Zane Benefits Announces Health Reform’s Effects on Defined Contribution Park City, UT (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a primer on the opportunities the ACA has created in regards to defined contribution plans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is making sweeping changes to health insurance, including how small and medium sized business owners purchase health insurance for themselves, their family, and their employees. To adapt,...

2014-07-07 23:08:06

The independent authority on web services, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has named PhD Labs as the top UX design agency for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 bestwebdesignagencies.com, the independent authority on web solutions, has named PhD Labs the best GUI design company for July 2014. Each month the independent research team at bestwebdesignagencies.com examines thousands of agencies to establish which agencies produce the most strong solutions. The recommendations are updated on a...

2014-07-07 23:06:14

On June 23, 2014, UnitedHealthcare was sued by a new provider class-action in its overpayment recoupment and offset for alleged ERISA violation and fraud. ERISAclaim.com demystifies. Hanover Park, Illinois (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 On June 23, 2014, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) was sued by a new provider class-action in its overpayment recoupment and offset practice for alleged ERISA violations and fiduciary fraud. The new ERISA class-action suit filed in a federal court in Minnesota alleges that...

2014-07-07 08:25:20

LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piece of the Past, Inc., an Autographs Industry leader for over 30 years, has sold one of, if not the most significant piece of Old West American history. The only fully documented Jesse James gun to ever be in private hands has been purchased by a private collector from Piece of the Past's extensive client base. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124638 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124637 The Colt...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.