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2014-10-21 12:28:24

The Investigative Series Also Features 'Underground Sounds' on November 25, and the Two-Hour Special Examining the Shameful Side of International Adoption in 'Unwanted In America' on December 2 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV closes out the 2014 season with premieres of three brand new episodes of the award-winning investigative journalism series Dan Rather Presents, airing Tuesdays at 8pE from November 18 through December 2. With his trademark candor, Rather...

2014-10-21 12:28:14

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PFNY, LLC, the largest franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire based Franchisor who pioneered the high-value/low cost fitness experience, is excited to announce the Grand Opening of their new White Plains location on Wednesday, October 22 at 250 Main Street. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153334LOGO "We are so pleased to open this location for our members," says James Innocenti, COO of the PFNY franchise....

2014-10-21 12:27:41

-- 14M People's Anger Turns to Joy, Real Hoverboard Arrives Oct. 2015 -- LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of Silicon Valley's most remarkable (and eagerly anticipated) feats of innovation, a small but passionate team has resolved the issues surrounding hover technology by using Magnetic Field Architecture (MFA(TM)) to transmit electromagnetic energy more efficiently than ever before possible. As proof of concept, the company -- Arx Pax -- has created a working...

2014-10-21 12:27:19

SpectiCast to Present a Special Anniversary Screening of the Adaptation of James Jones' Classic Novel in Select Cinemas on December 7th LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its successful release in cinemas earlier this month, SpectiCast Entertainment has partnered with Omniverse Vision to present Tim Rice's prolific version of "From Here to Eternity." In remembrance of the Pearl Harbor attacks, special screenings will take place on Sunday, December 7(th) in...

2014-10-21 12:25:19

CHINO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic Products Mfg. (PPM) today unveiled a thicker new Premium Plastic in Sign Holders and Poster Holders. To coincide with the release, PPM also announced that this .098 thick material will be made available to customers for the same price as older, thinner styles...including flimsier competitor models. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152853 "Out with the old, in with the new," said Plastic Products President...

2014-10-21 12:22:27

OASIS cockpit secures connectivity of vehicle networks VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new connected cockpit concept for vehicles developed by Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), designed to securely connect all aspects of the car to the driver and Cloud computing, will be featured during Electronica 2014 in Munich, Nov. 11-14, at the Visteon booth (343 in Hall A6). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO The number of consumers wirelessly...

2014-10-21 12:22:23

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute has released its latest peer-reviewed study that evaluates public bikesharing in North America as a follow-up to a 2012 study. Public Bikesharing in North America During a Period of Rapid Expansion: Understanding Business Models, Industry Trends & User Impacts reviews the change in travel behavior shown by members of...

2014-10-21 12:21:27

Webinar Will Detail the Growing Passenger and Compliance Pressures Driving Ingredient-Labeling Changes and How Tagging Technology Can Ease the Resulting Operational and Business Burden CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eGate Solutions, a leading provider of service planning and fulfillment solutions for the travel industry, today announced a free webinar titled, "Tag, You're It: Bringing the Simplicity of Tagging to Onboard Catering Services." The webinar, targeted toward those...

nanolobes
2014-10-21 02:30:22

Provided by Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes. They look like little hot air balloons that are rising from the surface," said Olga Shalev, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering who worked on the project. Both the nanolobes' shape and the way they're made have promising applications,...

artificial protocells
2014-10-21 02:30:09

Provided by the University of Southern Denmark How did life originate? And can scientists create life? These questions not only occupy the minds of scientists interested in the origin of life, but also researchers working with technology of the future. If we can create artificial living systems, we may not only understand the origin of life - we can also revolutionize the future of technology. Protocells are the simplest, most primitive living systems, you can think of. The oldest...


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