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2014-09-18 12:33:56

Developers build highly personalized apps at DataWeek's Hackathon, making Traitify the most popular API at this year's event. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Developers now have access to Traitify's personality API through an online portal announced today at API World. The online resource allows developers to integrate personality assessments and rich psychological data into applications and websites in just minutes to create more human experiences. Due to the...

2014-09-18 12:33:53

Big Data Working Group Issues Comprehensive Report to Aid Understanding and Decision Making in Big Data Technology SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSA Congress 2014 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Big Data Working Group today released the Big Data Taxonomy Report, a new guidance report that aims to help decision makers understand and navigate the myriad choices within the big data designation, including data domains, compute and storage...

2014-09-18 12:32:02

CLEVELAND, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has been acknowledged as one of Northeast Ohio's best workplaces for top talent in 2014. The annual NorthCoast 99 Award program carefully evaluates and selects organizations based on their ability to attract, retain and motivate top performers. Applied(®) has received this distinction 14 times since the award was founded in 1999. "We are very excited and humbled that ERC has recognized us again as...

2014-09-18 12:27:54

Raw confessions -- no lessons CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Failure:Lab, an international movement showcasing personal stories of failure, is coming to Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 2. The one-of-a-kind format features a diverse blend of storytelling and music. By sharing stories globally of individual vulnerability, Failure:Lab is working to eliminate the fear, stigma, and isolation around failure while removing roadblocks to communication, innovation and community. "Don't let the name...

2014-09-18 12:27:47

Recruit iconic Team Fortress 2 characters and play all new hilarious missions SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to make your enemies, "cry some more," on the battlefield, Commander! To celebrate the worldwide release of Battle Nations on Steam, Z2 has teamed up with Valve, the creators of the critically acclaimed first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, to bring Team Fortress 2 characters and all new missions to Battle Nations, an award-winning, humorous, turn-based,...

2014-09-18 12:27:03

The most comprehensive app in the industry transforms the exhibitor experience LAS VEGAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, announced it has launched its mobile app for Expresso, GES' premier online management tool for exhibitors. The Expresso mobile app is the most comprehensive app in the industry, allowing exhibitors to manage their exhibit experience from wherever they happen to be. "We spent a lot of...

2014-09-18 12:26:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the successful wrap-up of the inaugural NFV and the Data Center conference (www.lightreading.com/nfv) and Women in Telecom breakfast series, which took place September 16 in Santa Clara, CA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/SF67580LOGO-a "This year's event provided a comprehensive view of the market and technical...

2014-09-18 12:26:28

Brokaw's Honest Writing Invites Women to Find 'Heart Medicine' in the Bible ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- September 17, 2014, Rochester, NY-- Greta Brokaw's new book, Heart Medicine: Devotions for Imperfect Women Based on the Perfect Truth of God's Word, ($14.99, paperback, 9781498408066; $7.99, e-book, Amazon, Barnes & Noble) asserts that the Bible "has a prescription for every condition of the human heart." Photo -...

2014-09-18 12:25:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Income levels and poverty rates were not statistically different for most states from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, the nation's most comprehensive data source on American households. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146816-INFO The state and local income and poverty statistics in the American Community Survey and the local-level health insurance...

2014-09-18 12:23:20

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent years have witnessed the emergence of climate change and energy policy as major topics of debate in the political arena. A 2014 survey of energy professionals conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shows that while experts are divided on President Obama's "All of the Above" energy strategy with 48% of them responding that they are unsure about the plan, the President's plan to boost domestic energy production,...


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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
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.