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2014-06-04 00:20:45

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Business Press is proud to announce the winners of the 60(th) anniversary Kenneth R. Wilson Awards for Canadian business-to-business magazine publishing. From nearly 550 submissions nationwide, the KRW Award judges nominated 174 submissions from 69 different B2B publications. Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards were presented in 22 written, visual, digital and special categories during this evening's gala at the Grand Banking Hall at...

2014-06-03 16:23:10

Film Reunites Director Nicholas Hytner and Writer Alan Bennett, Team Behind The Madness of King George and The History Boys CULVER CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has joined with BBC Films to greenlight The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and critical West End hit, based on his own bestselling memoir. Dame Maggie Smith, the star of the Downton Abbey phenomenon, will reprise one of her most-loved stage roles...

2014-06-03 12:23:32

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King) announced today it has finalized the acquisition of Sterling Collision Centers. As one of the largest and fastest growing multi-shop operators in the country, Service King now operates 175 locations across 20 states. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93788 The acquisition supports Service King's robust growth strategy and further strengthens its position as the premier...

2014-06-02 08:32:48

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Potato Flour Industry market intelligence study to its store. The global and China potato flour industry report provides basic information on potato flour including its definition, classification, application and industry chain structure as well as industry overview. Potato flour production and sales by manufacturers, by technology as well as by regions /...

New 3D Model Of King Richard III's Spine Shows Prominent Scoliosis
2014-05-30 09:12:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s been 21 months since an unmarked grave under a car park in Leicester, England revealed the remains of the Last Plantagenet King, Richard III, and since then a wealth of evidence has come to light about the short-lived king and his untimely demise. The most recent findings of Richard’s remains, which were hastily buried without shroud or coffin, reveals that his spine shows strong evidence of scoliosis. Richard III was...

2014-05-29 23:03:08

Newport Aquarium announced Thursday two king penguin chicks hatched inside the Kroger Penguin Palooza exhibit over the weekend. Newport, KY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Newport Aquarium announced Thursday two king penguin chicks hatched inside the Kroger Penguin Palooza exhibit over the weekend. The two chicks, which are not of relation, simultaneously began to pip Friday evening before fully hatching Saturday morning. The newborns shared an April 4 egg-laying date. Each chick weighed...

2014-05-29 16:26:48

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) announced today that C. Richter (Rick) King, PhD, has been named Director of Research & Development (R&D). MVI drives the development of safe and effective vaccines to combat malaria. Malaria still kills more than 600,000 people worldwide, and half the world's population remains at risk of contracting the disease. Dr. King is an accomplished scientist with more than 25 years of...

2014-05-28 23:00:38

King's Pawn is proud to announce the launch of the new custom designed website at: http://www.KingsPawnOnline.com. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The custom new website is a strategic part of the King's Pawn’s mission to consistently meet client needs by providing a website that offers ease in navigation, enhanced content organization that integrates search engine optimization, interactive communication functionality, and state-of-the-art web technologies. The custom website includes the...

2014-05-28 12:26:38

LONDON, May 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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Technology Conference in San Francisco, California, USA. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 8:30am PDT / 11:30am EDT. To access the live audio webcast of the presentation, please visit...

2014-05-28 08:22:54

CEO to Speak at "Platts Private Power in Central America" Conference WALNUT, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Energia Reino Verde (English translation "Green Kingdom Energy"), the company that will own and operate the 12 MW biomass power plant to be co-located with a 2,100 acre Giant King Grass (GKG) plantation in Nicaragua has signed a contract on May 23(rd) with PELICAN SA of Managua, Nicaragua to conduct a formal feasibility...


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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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