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2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UCANR). The objectives of the research are to: -- Compare the growth of Giant King Grass using subsurface drip irrigation with flood (furrow) irrigation -- Compare individual node and whole stalk planting methods -- Evaluate yields when cut...

2014-07-09 16:29:57

MONROE, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) today announced the promotion of Daniel King to President of the company's Retail Segment. King has served as Vice President of La-Z-Boy's Retail operations since July of 2011. In his new role as President, King will be responsible for all facets of the company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores, including sales, store operations, training and merchandising functions. Today the company owns 101...

2014-07-08 16:23:36

Joyce King Thomas Named Chairman of McCann's Global MasterCard Unit NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that Devika Bulchandani has been promoted to President of McCann XBC (EXTRABOLD CONDENSED). She succeeds Joyce King Thomas, who has been named Chairman, McCann XBC. McCann XBC, formed in 2012, is an agency dedicated to MasterCard that works alongside additional McCann Worldgroup companies such as MRM//McCann and Interpublic agencies such as...

2014-07-08 08:31:27

Avellino Lab USA's Genetic Test Makes LASIK Safer for the 350,000 Patients Who Undergo the Procedure Each Year RENTON, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King LASIK, a leading-edge, full service eye care facility with seven Pacific Northwest locations, today announced its partnership with Avellino Lab USA, developer of the only commercially available genetic test worldwide for Granular Corneal Dystrophy (GCD), a disease that can eventually lead to complete loss of vision. King...

2014-06-30 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, was an invited speaker at the 17(th) Annual Platts Private Power in Central America Conference held June 12-13, 2014 in Panama City, Panama. The conference covered fossil fuel and renewable electricity projects in the region, and the Nicaragua Energia Reino Verde project was presented as a case study. Kukkonen's presentation, titled "12 MW Biomass Power Plant with...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

2014-06-24 08:23:19

WALNUT, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen traveled to Nicaragua and Panama to: -- meet with Nicaraguan business partners -- visit the plantation where Giant King Grass has been growing since 2012 -- meet with the team conducting the formal power plant feasibility study -- interview potential EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractors that would build the power plant --...

2014-06-23 20:20:57

NEW LINE CELEBRATES MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIES OF BELOVED SOUNDTRACKS BURBANK, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Launching the line on June 24(th) is The Lion King 2-disc set, coinciding with the film and soundtrack's 20(th) anniversary. Photo -...

2014-06-20 23:08:37

The Star King Movie - a new sci-fi adventure about King Akhenaton and Nefertiti brings extra-terrestrials and Ancient Egypt into the spotlight. Los Angeles (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Starseed Films, owned and operated by Metaphysical filmmaker and activist Michael Perlin, has one goal: educate people from around the world about the The Great Pharaoh Akhenaton who tried to enlighten the people of Egypt during the cradle of civilization. Sadly, he was ridiculed and bastardized for...

Man With Hair-Loss Disease Gets New Growth Using Arthritis Drug
2014-06-19 15:21:48

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors at Yale University administered treatment for a non curable disease (alopecia universalis) in a 25-year-old man that left him without any hair. After the treatment, the man grew a full head of hair, eyebrows, eyelashes, armpit, facial and other hair on various parts of his body. His disease had not been previously treated and this was the first reported case with successful results. “The results are exactly what we...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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