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2014-08-21 20:20:24

The newly renovated Fremont Street has made Las Vegas more crowded than ever, but savvy tourists can enjoy the dazzle without the stress in a vehicle from State Van Rental LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, Las Vegas has been known to millions as perhaps the single best destination in the world for non-stop fun and entertainment. Recently, though, the city's been experiencing a renaissance that has made it more popular than ever. These days, the refurbished,...

2014-08-20 08:31:42

Innovators partner to bring powerful insights on total guest spend into pricing decisions SAN FRANCISCO and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino hotel and resort profit optimization software provider, Duetto, today announced the integration of Duetto GameChanger with Konami Gaming, Inc. Konami is the leading innovator of slot machines and gaming enterprise management systems for the global gaming market and is the Las Vegas-based subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE:...

2014-08-19 23:09:33

Anonymous social networking app Anomo announced today its partnership with Vegas.com, the leading travel sales and reservations site dedicated to all things Vegas. The collaboration will allow Vegas.com to promote real-time events via Anomo’s mobile platform to facilitate exciting encounters between Anomo users seeking to connect with each other while in Las Vegas. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Anonymous social networking app Anomo announced today its partnership with...

2014-08-19 23:01:09

Event also includes discussions on infused products, responsible business practices, and federal policy Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host the 2nd Annual Southwest CannaBusiness Symposium on Saturday, August 23, from 9:45am to 6:30pm at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Featuring keynotes by U.S. Representative Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) and State Senator Tick Segerblom (D-Las Vegas), the event will also include...

2014-08-19 16:27:44

Finalists win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in a head-to-head arcade battle SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's and Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, are upping the competition around the new remixed arcade games "Hashteroids" and "Centipup." Fans across the country are invited to fight for gaming supremacy and enter in the "Arcade Battle Royale" for the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to compete...

2014-08-18 23:01:38

Parkulture co-founder Jared “JJ” Woods, who earned the top time in the regional finals, will now face one of the toughest obstacle courses known to man in Las Vegas along with competitors from all five regions. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parkulture co-founder, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing in the Las Vegas finals of NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will...

2014-08-18 08:25:20

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Battle of the Strands" is the World Cup of Beauty -- the world's most extreme hair, makeup and wardrobe competition. On Oct. 6, 2014 at 5 p.m. PST, 16 winning salon teams from around the globe will converge in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino's LIGHT Nightclub to compete in all areas of beauty, using breakthrough techniques and the hottest consumer trends. This final "Battle" is sure to push the boundaries of hair, makeup,...

2014-08-18 08:21:33

Introductory fares as low as $59 one way* MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Test your luck at the slots and then head to the slopes with new seasonal service operated by Alaska Airlines between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California. Alaska's nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays between Jan. 15 and April 6, 2015, giving locals and visitors alike plenty of opportunities to experience "Sin City" and ski fresh powder...

2014-08-15 12:24:27

Winners will be announced Wednesday, September 10 at Super Mobility Week WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® today announced the finalists for its three award programs taking place at Super Mobility Week, the Emerging Technology (or E-Tech), Hot for the Holidays and the MobITs Awards. Super Mobility Week will take place September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas....

2014-08-15 12:24:16

Leading Mobility Events Recognize Innovation in the Wireless Infrastructure and 4G Industries SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit, both produced by UBM Tech, today released three finalists for the events' awards programs, recognizing sponsors and exhibitors who have made significant contributions to the wireless technology industry. 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit are co-located at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, September 9-11 at the...


Latest LAS VEGAS Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:52:15

Symbol: THVA Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SIVA4 Sisymbrium vaseyi S. Watson ex B.L. Rob. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-18 04:42:05

Symbol: CRIN15 Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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