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2014-09-25 23:08:58

With the King Fire only 35% contained, people are turning to MoveYourMountain.org to raise money for those who have lost everything. Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 MoveYourMountain.org is the latest crowdfunding organization to respond to the devastation currently being caused by the California fires, especially the King Fire burning close to their main headquarters in Reno, NV. The fire has crossed into Placer County, CA and burned into the Tahoe National Forest north of the...

2014-09-24 23:06:30

The full day conference to include top speakers on how to create a customer-centric business New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 A Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management (CRM) expert will provide a presentation on CRM systems at the upcoming SarderTV conference Learning from the Best's Customer is King conference. The conference which will be held November 4, 2014 at Microsoft's New York City headquarters in Times Square also includes entrepreneurs and...

2014-09-24 12:22:21

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire Car West Auto Body, a multi-shop operator in Northern California. Car West currently operates six locations, with a seventh location opening soon. A leader in the Northern California market,...

2014-09-22 20:20:38

Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show Is Oct. 10-11 in Randleman, N.C. CORTLAND, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of NASCAR legend Richard "The King" Petty won't want to miss the Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show presented by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Oct. 10-11, 2014 in Level Cross, Randleman, N.C. This year's event kicks off with an invitation-only cookout at Petty's home, Reverie Place, on Friday, Oct. 10. Petty will sign autographs during the car show at...

2014-09-22 12:21:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has acquired Marco's Collision Centers, a multi-shop operator in California. Founded by Marco Maimone in 1972, Marco's Collision Centers established a reputation for superior customer service among its California consumers. The...

2014-09-22 08:22:41

WALNUT, Calif., September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, met with potential Giant King Grass customers in Hawaii. Dr. Kukkonen also attended the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit held in Honolulu September 15-17, where he gave an invited presentation at a special conference track on Agricultural Innovation. On March 17, 2014, VIASPACE announced that Giant King Grass was released from the mandatory one-year quarantine on...

2014-09-19 23:02:41

Ringling College of Art and Design today announces plans to build a 30,000 + square foot professional post-production facility and soundstage on land comprising almost a complete city block in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design today announced plans to build an approximately 30,000 square foot professional Soundstage and commercial post-production complex in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota,...

2014-09-18 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. issued the following fact sheet today: Fact Sheet: Condemning Extremism and Combating Terrorism Public Statements by Senior Saudi Officials and Religious Scholars As the birthplace of Islam and the home of the Two Holy Mosques, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia rejects extremists and terrorists who aim to subvert the Islamic faith. Saudi officials and religious scholars have long been vocal...

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2014-09-18 05:20:09

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online King Richard III of England died after suffering multiple blows from weapons, UK researchers have found. Modern forensic analysis of the king’s 500 year old remains, which were discovered under a parking lot in 2012, has identified where the fatal blows probably landed, and what kinds of weapons were likely to have delivered them. Richard died at the Battle of Bosworth Field on Aug 22, 1485, after receiving 11 wounds to his skeleton...

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,...


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