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2014-09-17 08:24:45

The addition of leading UK live-events AV provider grows GES' client offerings across the UK, Europe and the Middle East LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, announced the acquisition of Blitz Communications, a leading audio visual (AV) services provider for the live events industry in the United Kingdom (UK) and continental Europe. Blitz Communications has offices in London and Manchester, U.K. and...

2014-09-17 08:21:42

CAMPBELL, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renovo Motors, Inc., makers of a high-performance, all-electric supercar, today announced the closing of its recent round of funding led by venture capital firm True Ventures. Renovo Motors introduced the world to the Renovo Coupe in August with the launch of its production prototype at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concourse d'Elegance. Founded in 2010 with the mission to build the world's most exciting vehicles, Renovo has operated in stealth...

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2014-09-17 05:39:38

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online San Francisco-based online customer rating and review website Yelp has agreed to pay the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the sum of $450,000 for illegally collecting the personal information of youngsters under the age of 13 without proper consent. According to VentureBeat’s Richard Byrne Reilly, Yelp violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting the names, email addresses and other identifying...

2014-09-17 04:21:06

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with entertainment and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service. Coming up in 2014...

language and speech development
2014-09-17 04:17:09

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two separate, recently published studies are shedding new light on how humans developed the ability to produce and understand speech, and what factors contribute to the development of language during infancy. In the first study, researchers from MIT and several European universities report that the human version of a gene known as Foxp2 makes it easier to transform new experiences into routine procedures, and that engineering mice to...

2014-09-16 20:26:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iMobie Inc. (http://www.imobie.com/), an innovative software company, today announced AnyTrans 4 to give best support on iOS 8. It introduces a set of breakthrough features that are tailored for managing music, photos, messages, notes, and all iOS 8 content. Meanwhile, the Apple devices' content syncing performance has been boosted up - about 3 times faster than regular iTunes syncs. "Inspired by iOS 8, AnyTrans gives users the most...

2014-09-16 20:24:51

fypio - the Smart & Fun Way to Your Perfect Home - Allows Homebuyers to Curate, Connect and Share Dream Homes and Modernize the Buying Experience SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What are your dream home "must haves?" A sleek modern kitchen? A sparkling pool where you can sip handcrafted cocktails poolside? Skipping distance to stellar schools? fypio, a new lifestyle app for residential real estate, is positioned to change the home buying experience in San Diego and help you...

2014-09-16 16:28:02

Footage includes the video "Take Me Home," and 4 vignettes that feature curated scenes from the magical summer festival ROTHBURY, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Electric Forest released a five-part video series reliving some of the sights, sounds and memories created during the summer music, camping and arts festival in the scenic woods of Rothbury, Michigan last June 26-29, 2014. A playlist featuring the newly released videos can be found here: http://bit.ly/1o0VUBC...

2014-09-16 16:25:24

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Name shareholders Donald E. Godwin and Marilea Lewis, along with 10 additional attorneys from the Dallas and Houston offices of the trial and appellate law firm Godwin Lewis PC, are being honored on the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list of the state's top attorneys. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146447 "Our firm is home to a great number of truly outstanding attorneys who could have easily joined the 12 of us on this list," says Mr....

2014-09-16 16:25:22

Pet Lovers can enter Justin Silver's #DogsDreamLife Video Contest Now! NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known dog trainer and host of Dogs in the City, Justin Silver has authored The Language of Dogs, on sale September 23(rd) for $24.99 from Gallery Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster). With practical steps and his characteristic humor, the book shares Justin's unique training methods and advice on how to "speak dog." Along with the book release is an opportunity...


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Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

Afrikaner Sheep
2014-09-16 09:18:15

The Afrikaner sheep, also known as the cape fat tail, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to South Africa. It is one of the oldest sheep breeds in that area and is a descendant of sheep brought from the Khoikhoin people in the Middle East. There are two types of this breed, known as the Namaqua Afrikaner and the Ronderib Afrikaner, and it is thought that the Ronderib type was the first type of sheep to be introduced into Australia. The Afrikaner sheep is a hardy breed and is known...

Ranitomeya Amazonica
2014-09-11 11:50:10

Ranitomeya Amazonica is a poison dart frog belonging to the genus Ranitomeya. It was initially described by Rainer Schulte in 1999 as Dendrobates Amazonicus when he separated it from Dendrobates ventrimaculatus. The validity of the species is still being discussed between scientists. According to Schulte, this frog is 16 to 19 millimeters long with smooth black skin. The torso is laterally striped orange or red while the legs and the arms have a mesh of blue, grey, or green on black. There...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.