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2014-04-17 16:21:21

Videos show the distraction to the brain from cell phone conversations while driving ITASCA, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced the winners of its Hands-free is not risk-free video contest as part of its Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign. A recent NSC poll found 8 out of 10 drivers mistakenly believe hands-free devices are safer than handheld. For this reason, NSC called on aspiring filmmakers to create short videos to debunk...

2014-04-17 16:21:19

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Safelite AutoGlass(®) will make a $300,000 donation to Afrika Tikkun, a charitable organization that develops new generations of productive citizens in South African communities devastated by AIDS and HIV. Once again, employees helped raise a large part of the money ($225,000) during the 5th Annual Safelite Challenge. The Safelite AutoGlass Foundation will donate an additional $75,000 for a total of $300,000. Over the last...

2014-04-17 16:20:37

Receives Circle of Excellence Award MARION, N.C., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Johnson Camping Center is proud to announce that they have been awarded the Circle of Excellence award by Winnebago Industries for 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110222/CL52532LOGO The Circle of Excellence award is given to select dealers throughout the country who have earned the highest rankings in customer satisfaction as it relates to the customers' sales and service experience...

2014-04-17 12:30:56

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists & Fleas, Williamsburg, Brooklyn's pioneering weekend market for independent artists, designers and vintage collectors, recently announced plans to open in the LA Arts District this May 17 & 18. Artists & Fleas LA will showcase a wide range of local talent in fashion, design, art, vintage, music and food. "Over the past 10 years, we've found that there's a strong bi-coastal energy and many of our long-time Brooklyn-based...

2014-04-17 12:30:17

The #LastSelfie Campaign Calls on People to Act Using Social Media NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Grey Group ad agencies, 41?29! in Turkey and Uncle Grey in Denmark, have launched a new campaign to raise awareness about endangered and threatened species. The species in focus are tigers, rhinos, orangutans, pandas and polar bears, which could become threatened as the icecaps in the Arctic melt at a high speed. In order to reach young...

2014-04-17 12:29:23

The producers of Viewpoints Industry TV make a major donation to a local charitable organization. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Viewpoints Industry are proud to announce they made a major donation to First Priority of South Florida. The non-profit organization is a group which gives middle and high school children the opportunity to gather and share their faith. As leaders in the community, the award-winning producers of the South...

2014-04-17 12:28:55

Bell handpicks literary gems associated with Ireland, sure to uplift the spirit MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- J. Craig Bell's new book, A Year in Eire - Inspirations from the Emerald Isle ($35.99, paperback, 9781628715750; $9.99, e-book, 9781628719680) serves to fulfill a unique mission of using the rich history of Ireland to build richer, spiritual lives. It is a daily devotional to assist anyone through the vicissitudes of life. Jim Bell introduces readers...

2014-04-17 12:28:54

Freeman pens thoughtful notes that share her victories as an overcomer MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Laurie Freeman's new book, Tenacious Hope: Help From My Healing Journey To Yours ($12.99, paperback, 9781628399929; $21.99, hardcover, 9781628399936; $6.99, e-book, 9781628399943) answers practical, every day questions that affect women with severe health issues. The author writes in a conversational tone, and lets her readers know that they are not alone....

2014-04-17 12:26:53

NBATICKETS.COM, THE ONLY OFFICIAL TICKET MARKETPLACE OF THE NBA, PROVIDES FANS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE, CONVENIENT AND SECURE ONLINE TICKETING DESTINATION LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA fans are gearing up for the postseason, and NBATickets.com, the official ticket marketplace of the National Basketball Association, is ready to help fans find and buy tickets to the hottest matchups, even when the game is sold out....

2014-04-17 12:26:13

Dr. Darner trumps popular opinion with truth from the Word of God MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have you ever wondered about what Heaven would be like? Dr. Tom Darner's new book, What Is Heaven Really Like? Forget the Myths, the Old Wives Tales and Manmade Dogma ($15.49, paperback, 9781628714906; $7.99, e-book, 9781628714913) aims to dispel the many misconceptions that the average person holds about Heaven. The central theme of the book is to guide the reader...


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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...

Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

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