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2014-09-29 12:32:09

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), one of the largest clean energy companies in North America and parent company of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), today announced that it has been named one of the nation's best companies for diversity practices by HispanicBusiness, Inc. for the fifth consecutive year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "We're extremely honored to be named to this prestigious list for the...

2014-09-29 12:31:43

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit organizations in Broward, Glades, Hendry, Martin, Okeechobee and Palm Beach counties in Florida of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for working capital losses caused by severe storms, heavy rainfall, strong winds and flooding from Jan. 9 - 10, 2014. The...

2014-09-29 12:31:37

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrassCraftManufacturing, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, has added 11 new how-to and promotional product videos, easily accessible online at http://www.brasscraft.com/video.aspx and on the BrassCraft YouTube Channel at youtube.com/brasscraft. BrassCraft's brand, Cobra, has also added three new videos. Available at home centers and hardware stores, the Cobra product line is designed for ease of use by "Do It Yourself"...

2014-09-29 12:29:37

Executive shift allows more focus on lobbying and building relationships with regulators, state agencies, and investors SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of certified child-resistant packaging, accessories and consulting services for the medical and recreational marijuana industry, announced that company co-founder Nick Kovacevich has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Kovacevich, who co-founded the company in...

2014-09-29 12:27:04

The Paris Vacation Apartment Guide: Rent with Confidence -- Learn Where to Stay Without Getting Overwhelmed, Ripped-Off or Scammed! ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Paris Vacation Apartment Guide: Rent with Confidence - Learn Where to Stay Without Getting Overwhelmed, Ripped-Off or Scammed! Robyn Webb, has written 17 cookbooks, sold nearly a million, travelled the world... and wrote this first of its kind ebook, The Paris Vacation Apartment Guide:...

2014-09-29 12:27:00

Gravity4 is the world's first high-frequency marketing platform built to disrupt the software industry. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravity4(TM) announces the completion and integration of five acquisitions in the first 70 days since launching on July 17, 2014. In addition to the rapid organic growth of the technology, these acquisitions complete the vision of creating the World's first High Frequency Marketing OS. This move marks the first full-suite of digital marketing...

2014-09-29 12:26:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital advertising technology company, Magnetic (www.magnetic.com), announced today the addition of Justin Squezello as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Squezello, the former CFO at About.com, brings more than 15 years of experience in strategic financial planning, data analysis and ad technology to this new leadership role. "Justin played a vital role in IAC's acquisition of About.com, where he was charged with the company's financial...

2014-09-29 12:26:06

Customers Get Access to Award-Winning High Speed Internet and TV Services WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hanover County residents now have a new choice for their high speed Internet and television services. AT&T* is launching U-verse(® )High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T U-verse Voice in the area. The new services are part of AT&T's Project Velocity IP (VIP), which significantly expands and enhances AT&T's IP and mobile data...

2014-09-29 12:25:29

ALBUM OPENER "SKULLS" REVEALED TODAY SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royksopp will release their fifth and final album, The Inevitable End on November 11(th) via Cherrytree Records/Interscope. The Inevitable End is Royksopp's most personal album to date and their second album release in the space of six months, following their critically acclaimed mini album Do It Again with fellow Scandinavian legend Robyn. "With 'The Inevitable End' we've moved into a...

2014-09-29 12:21:40

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) plans to release Third Quarter Earnings on October 20, 2014. Management will also conduct a conference call on this date at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The public may access the call on the Company's website, www.genpt.com, by clicking "Investor Services", or by dialing 877-331-5106. The conference ID is 12374803. If you are unable to participate during the call, a replay of the call will be available on the...


Latest Internet Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Striped Sun Star, Solaster stimpson
2013-11-14 12:36:02

The striped sun star (Solaster stimpson), also known as the sun sea star among many other names, is a species of starfish that is classified within the Solasteridae family. It can be found in many areas including the western coasts of the United States and the waters around Japan. This species prefers a habitat within sub tidal areas with rocky terrain, at depths of up to 2,001 feet. It is large, reaching an average diameter of 19.6 inches, with eight to twelve long arms. It can vary in color...

Gray Petaltail, Tachopteryx thoreyi
2013-07-30 13:21:52

The gray petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi), also known as Thorey's grayback, is a species of dragonfly that is native to the United States. Its range includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas, among other states. It can be found in a number of habitats including woodlands, deciduous forests, and highlands. This species is almost uniformly gray in color, with black markings occurring along the abdomen, and it reaches an average length of 3.1 inches....

Neurothemis terminate
2013-07-17 10:43:20

Neurothemis terminate is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from Japan and Peninsular Malaysia to the Lesser Sundas in Indonesia and includes the Philippines and Palau. It can be near marshes, lakes, and rice fields, being most common near in man-made environments rather than developed forest habitats.  In areas where these habitats are in good condition, population numbers are stable. Neurothemis terminate is not known to have any major threats and...

Isoperla carbonaria
2013-07-10 15:37:19

Isoperla carbonaria is a species of stonefly that can be found In Italy, France, and Switzerland. It prefers to reside near streams in mountainous regions, at elevations between 0–1,150 feet above sea level. Immature individuals reside in cold waters while adults are terrestrial fliers. It reaches a body length between .3 and .5 inches, which is its distinguishing trait, and is typically yellowish in color. Larvae are known to consume Chironomidae, which can be found under...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'