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2014-09-18 20:21:08

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Housewares product-design company simplehuman will join local environmental group Heal the Bay at the world's largest single-day volunteer event--the 29th annual Coastal Cleanup Day--Saturday, Sept. 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147154 Heal the Bay, a non-profit group dedicated to improving the quality and cleanliness of Southern California's coastal waters, is hosting more than 50 cleanup sites along the...

2014-09-18 20:20:40

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of East Sacramento is offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box portable moving and storage pods to residents of California who have been evacuated or need to move their belongings away from threatening fires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and storage, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also can...

2014-09-18 16:30:36

Celebrating 10 Years as the Leading Robotics Conference BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robots will invade Boston October 15-17 during RoboBusiness, the leading business development event for the global robotics market. Celebrating its 10(th) year, RoboBusiness 2014 will bring together 1200 CEOs, CTOs, CSOs, Investment Partners and VPs of Business Development from over twenty-two different countries to network, meet experts and develop relationships with senior-level executives, as...

2014-09-18 16:30:27

Driven by her passion for knowledge, Jackson-Matthews set out to finish the educational journey she started many years ago SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheryl Jackson-Matthews was tired of regretting her unfinished college education. In 2008, she enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree program. One month after completing her bachelor's degree, Jackson-Matthews was back at Ashford, where she earned her MBA in 2011. For her...

2014-09-18 16:30:18

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today the release of a brand-new version of TravelHawk Pro, the world-leading portable live LTE troubleshooting tool. TravelHawk Pro is a portable live network troubleshooting tool for next-generation mobile networks. The revamped TravelHawk Pro can now capture up to 30 Gbit/s data without dropping any packets. It offers end-to-end user-plane and control-plane data analytics at a rate of over 10 million...

2014-09-18 16:30:00

Wellness API Gives Developers Access To Emotional Discovery And Tracking Functions Using Voice-Powered Emotion Sensors TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Verbal, the world's Emotions Analytics leader, today announced a new cloud-based Wellness API tailored to developers of wellness and fitness solutions to create emotionally-aware apps, devices and services. Simply using the human voice, the Beyond Wellness API turns a smartphone, microphone-equipped wearable device or...

2014-09-18 16:28:13

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eprida Technologies*, a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology ATDC (Advanced Technology Development Center**), is building a manufacturing and distribution facility in Georgia for its rapidly growing subsidiary, H2forLife LLC. Eprida Technologies has signed export distribution and investment agreements with strategic partners from the U.S. and China to fund this expansion. The company has also signed an agreement with Design...

2014-09-18 16:26:21

The popular ebook, How To Gain Wealth With Just One Word, now has an audiobook and an extended edition coming soon. NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- http://www.amazon.com/How-Gain-Wealth-Just-Word-ebook/dp/B00FTUFPHO Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147061 On most days, it is #1 in Kindle Short Reads/Self Help on Amazon.com as well as on Amazon international sites, Gene Geter's ebook, How To Gain Wealth With Just One Word has been helping people...

2014-09-18 16:26:01

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Country Music Hall of Famer, multi-award-winning songwriter/singer, consummate entertainer and acclaimed actor Kenny Rogers sits down with veteran newsman Dan Rather for an in depth interview where he discusses his legendary five-plus decade career on AXS TV's THE BIG INTERVIEW, Tuesday, September 23 at 8pE/5pP. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73907 In the hour-long interview, filmed on stage at Nashville's Country Music Hall...

2014-09-18 16:25:12

Slow Money unveils BEETCOIN, publishes rabble-rousing "Commons nth" pamphlet, announces National Gathering in Louisville, KY Nov. 10-12 BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Money, a small NGO making a big difference in just a few short years, today announced a new program, BEETCOIN, and a fifth National Gathering, this time in Louisville, KY, November 10-12, 2014. The Gathering offers inspiration and networking with conscious investors, entrepreneurs, and...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'