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2014-09-15 16:30:56

Major donation from Google fulfills 388 classroom requests for 295 teachers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Ed Murray announced today that Google has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As a result of Google's $338,542 donation, 295 teachers will receive materials for their 36,000 students - ranging from paper,...

2014-09-15 08:22:31

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported more details on the Giant King Grass bioenergy project being pursued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa. Below is an article by Chantelle Kotze in the Mining Weekly, which is available at http://www.miningweekly.com/article/r47-million-bio-energy-project-under-development-by-harmony-2014-08-22. "Gold miner Harmony Gold is implementing a R47-million bioenergy pilot-scale project...

2014-09-10 08:27:34

A Film That is Changing Our Country, One State at a Time SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Chelsea's Light Foundation, in conjunction with the San Diego Film Festival, announced a Pre-Festival screening of "Chelsea's Light: A Brother's Journey" on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The film chronicles the journey of Tyler King and his quest to stop crimes against children and the predators who commit them. Tyler is the brother of Chelsea King, who was raped and...

2014-09-09 12:35:39

KING OF CONDOS SPECIALISES IN THE SALE OF LUXURY HIGH RISE CONDOS IN THE U.S. INCLUDING LAS VEGAS, MIAMI, AND HAWAII HONOLULU, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingofcondos.net, one of the fastest growing real estate web sites in the country (Ranked #30,035 In U.S. by Alexa.com), has launched its luxury condo directory in Hawaii featuring the latest information on both new and existing luxury high rise condos for sale on the Island of Oahu....

2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-08 08:21:32

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR), an aviation business intelligence, Big Data, software and solutions company, announced two new strategic hires for its airport and airline markets, Bob Junge and Howie King. Bob was most recently Deputy General Manager of John F. Kennedy International Airport and Howie was most recently Senior Program Manager and Business Management at Saab Sensis Corporation. Mr. Junge joins the company as Vice...

2014-09-03 23:12:16

Full day conference at Microsoft headquarters on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9am EST New York, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The highly anticipated “Customer is King” Conference, originally scheduled for September in Microsoft elegant New York headquarters, will occur on November 4th, 2014. The official event, presented by popular media company SarderTV, includes several speakers with a range of experience in retail, human resources, entrepreneurship, management, investment and...

2014-09-02 23:08:28

Popular co-author and speaker to join customer-facing full day conference on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The highly anticipated “Customer is King” Conference, originally scheduled for September, will occur on November 4th, 2014. The official event, presented by popular media company SarderTV, will present over 8 speakers with a range of experience in retail, human resources, entrepreneurship and the management, investment and training fields. Savio S. Chan,...

2014-09-02 08:25:58

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Restaurants in Toronto's Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (TOED BIA) are rolling out the red carpet for this year's 39(th) Annual Toronto International Film Festival. A new Festival Street initiative has 14 participating restaurants on King St., between John and Peter extending their patios into the street as part of the film-themed outdoor fair. The District's portion of King Street expanding along the block fondly referred to as...

2014-08-28 12:27:08

LONDON and NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that Hope Cochran, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 8:10am PDT / 11:10am EDT. To access the live audio webcast of the presentation, please visit...


Latest King Reference Libraries

King Sago, Cycas revoluta
2014-01-30 08:11:54

Cycas revoluta is a species of seed producing, cycad plant. The species may also be referred to as King sago, Sago cycad or the Japanese sago palm. The plant originated in southern Japan. It is used in the production of sago, a cooking starch or can be displayed as a decorative plant. C. revoluta gets its name from the Latin word meaning “curled back”, referring to its leaves. Its leaves are shiny and dark green in coloration. The C. revoluta species have trunks that measures...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Lake Van Monster
2013-09-17 13:16:12

The Lake Van Monster is a legendary creature said to inhabit Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. The first reported sighting was in 1995. However, in a article from April 29, 1889, in the newspaper Saadet, a report tells of a man who was dragged into the water by a creature while he was doing wudu. After this report the Turkish Government sent a scientific survey group to the lake but no evidence was found of a creature. An ancient engraving is said to be within a church on one of the four islands...

Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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