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2014-09-30 12:35:07

Offers Students Grades 6-12 a Behind the Scenes Look Into World of Advanced Manufacturing SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014, with an interactive virtual field trip. The Manufacture Your Future LIVE Virtual Field Trip will...

2014-09-30 12:34:48

Bintray Fully Automates Software Release & Distribution for Open Source & Enterprise Developers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JFrog, a software build and distribution company, announced today the launch of Bintray Premium, the commercial version of its wildly popular software distribution platform--previously available only for open source software. JFrog is the only vendor to offer an end-to-end solution, all the way from Dev to end users, to manage the complete software...

2014-09-30 12:32:03

Focusing on the creativity, innovation and modern technology of this important industry CARROLLTON, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As FASTSIGNS(®) prepares to celebrate 30 years in business, Manufacturing Day has special meaning for the visual communications brand. In 1985 FASTSIGNS began with roots in manufacturing by providing next-day vinyl graphics and today not only continues to manufacture a wide array of signs and visual graphics, but also counts thousands of companies...

2014-09-30 12:31:56

International Window Film Association Notes Workers In Windowless Offices Have Trouble Sleeping WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA) notes that a recent controlled study of office workers found that the amount of daylight exposure they received had an important impact on their overall health and sleep patterns. The study concluded that office workers in windowless environments reported limitations due to physical problems and...

2014-09-30 12:30:28

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rural health care providers are signing up to meet with Solix, Inc. at the Hospital Information Technology Conference & Exhibition (HITCON14) in Dallas October 9-10 to learn more about a federal program that was designed to help accelerate the adoption of state-of-the-art technology for hospitals, clinics and other institutions serving less-populated areas. Attendees meeting with Solix for these complimentary consultations will...

2014-09-30 12:30:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recently released report, "Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California," produced with support from the Blue Shield of California Foundation, details how California can achieve the goals of lowering costs and improving health by tailoring care to the specific needs of patients. Too often, people with the greatest health and mental health needs experience fragmented systems that leave gaps in their care and don't respond...

2014-09-30 12:29:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Madness Chocolate will donate a portion of sales from their Luscious Truffle Collection during the month of October to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF) NBCF's mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149306 "We are proud to support NBCF," explains Lynn Gonsior, President of Pure...

2014-09-30 12:28:08

Partnership Seeks to Create a New Standard in Mobile Innovation ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fellowes Brands has announced the acquisition of Optrix, Inc., a California-based innovator in the fast-moving action-sports photography category. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149351 Optrix, Inc. was created in 2010 when founder John Willenborg, an avid motocross racer, was without his action-sports camera before an event. He quickly improvised and secured...

2014-09-30 12:27:54

Special "GO PINK!" edition airing on October 1st will empower women with information on game changing advances in early tumor detection and post-treatment; GE Healthcare shares how women should be aware of the need for different tests for different breasts, especially when considering breast density POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to show its support, the award-winning show The Balancing Act® is dedicating a special...

2014-09-30 12:27:52

TheStreet.com, MainStreet and The Deal Articles and Videos Reach MSN's Growing Audience NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) announced that it will continue as a content provider for the new MSN Preview experience, Microsoft Corp.'s information and entertainment network. The new MSN is comprehensive and broad, bringing content from some of the most well-respected and influential media sources together in one place. The new MSN will showcase...


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English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

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,...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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