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2014-09-17 16:22:05

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-09-17 12:32:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on social network sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. More than 60 percent of teens in the United States have at least one social media account, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. And while being online is a good way to keep in touch with friends, it's...

2014-09-17 12:32:01

The Network for Technology Professionals Makes it Easier to Earn Free Membership SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts Exchange, the world's leading network for technology professionals, announced an upgrade to its points system today, making it easier for active contributors to receive free Premium Membership access. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146621 Premium Membership on Experts Exchange gives technology professionals unlimited access...

2014-09-17 12:31:49

Impressive Click will offer pro-bono website design services for a local business with a website so outdated, it's scary NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Halloween, Impressive Click, an award-winning website design firm, announced its search for local businesses with websites deemed so outdated, it's scary! The winner of the "Site Fright" contest will receive a pro-bono website makeover and a full year of hosting from Impressive Click. "A website is an...

2014-09-17 12:31:22

New Site is Focused on State of the Art, Virtualized IP Networks; Elizabeth Miller Coyne Joins Light Reading as Editor NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today introduced The New IP community site (www.thenewip.net). Targeted to the telecom ecosystem, as well as large enterprise businesses, The New IP community is focused on helping IP architects build and monetize...

2014-09-17 12:31:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest free live webinar from Verizon's small business team on Sept. 24 will feature Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC's "Today Show" and an award-winning personal finance journalist. She will share strategies for helping small-business owners better manage their money and ensure financial success. Chatzky is also the AARP's personal finance ambassador, the host of "Money Matters with Jean Chatzky" on RLTV, a longtime magazine...

2014-09-17 12:30:52

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coriant, a global supplier of dynamic metro-to-core transport solutions, today announced the Company has successfully demonstrated multi-vendor interoperability during a global, multi-carrier test event designed to advance the development, implementation and openness of Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions. Participating in multiple carrier labs as part of the Optical Internetworking Forum's (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation's...

2014-09-17 12:29:04

West Coast's Premier Beauty Event Welcomes Power Players from Drybar, Bumble & bumble, Smashbox, Dermalogica and more - October 1 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazur Group, L.A.'s premier executive search firm specializing in the beauty industry, will present BEAUTY BIZ ROUNDTABLE 11 (BBR11), on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:15-9:00 PM at Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica Hotel. This sold-out event will feature executives from the West Coast's fast growing beauty...

2014-09-17 12:27:52

Gradian Recognized for Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity NEW YORK and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gradian Health Systems has been named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2014, one of 10 global innovators recognized for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change. The Tech Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum of Innovation, and presented by Applied Materials, Inc., selected Gradian as one of two laureates in the Nokia...

2014-09-17 12:25:37

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Host; Evening Honors Lisa Paulsen and the Entertainment Industry Foundation LOS ANGELES, Sept.17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA) presents its 24th Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of "As You Like It," September 22, 2014 at the Freud Playhouse, UCLA Campus. This year's event will honor the Entertainment Industry Foundation and its President and CEO, Lisa Paulsen for their continued dedication to bringing about...


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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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