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2014-06-03 23:03:09

Tina Figueroa Draws on Fortune 500 Expertise to Transform Acclaimed Spa into an Urban Temple Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 As the new CEO of Le Petite Retreat Day Spa in Larchmont Village, Tina Figueroa hopes to use her background as a global Fortune 500 and technology start-up executive to transform the award-winning day spa into the go-to spot for rejuvenation and relaxation in Los Angeles. In her 15 years as an HR executive for a series of global firms and tech...

2014-06-03 16:26:57

Technology Industry Maven Brings Marketing, Consumer and B2B Expertise to Board NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized websites for professional communities, announced Carol Carpenter, Chief Marketing Officer of ClearSlide, Inc., has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. "We are very excited to have Carol join our Board and contribute her extensive marketing expertise and deep passion for technology,"...

2014-06-03 12:34:01

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular structures that...

2014-06-03 12:30:41

Country Music Fans and Bowling Enthusiasts Will Have Their Chance to Bowl Live Inside AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X at the CMA Music Festival ARLINGTON, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoBowling.com is teaming up with Brunswick Bowling and XBowling to bring the sport of bowling to the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville from June 5 to June 8. With a partnership between Country Music Association (CMA) and Sports Challenge Network, LLC (SCN), bowling lanes will be set up inside the...

mit self folding robots
2014-05-31 05:06:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Inspired by origami, engineers at MIT have developed 3D printable robotic components capable of self-assembly when heated to certain temperatures. Two research papers presented at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong this week described the latest evolution in the on-going pursuit of printable robots. The first paper identifies a system that can take digital specifications of a 3D shape and...

2014-05-30 12:24:39

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warrior Dash, the world's largest obstacle race series held on the most rugged terrain around the globe, today announced a partnership with PEAR Sports (www.pearsports.com) as the latest business among an elite roster of brands that leverage PEAR's advanced heart rate-based training program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92715 With the growing popularity of obstacle races such as Warrior Dash proper training has become a...

2014-05-29 23:06:47

Luxury hot tub manufacturer introduces McKinley™ and Ramona™ spa models to industry Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Sundance Spas, the leading manufacturer of luxury hot tubs, is pleased to announce the launch of the McKinley™ and Ramona™ spa models, of the popular 680™ Series. With seating for up to seven adults and 44 hydro-therapeutic massage jets, the McKinley is the ideal spa for families or large groups. The McKinley features an enhanced water filtration system,...

2014-05-29 23:00:35

The Ultimate Bowling Guide penned by Eric Miller is a new book that covers basic bowling techniques, exercises, tips and advice on how to become a professional bowler. A full Ultimate Bowling Guide review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Ultimate Bowling Guide is a new book for those people who want to learn how to become a professional bowler. The book includes 5 chapters such as:     Chapter 1: Bowling...

2014-05-29 20:22:16

HARTFORD, Conn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Swing by Swing Golf. The acquisition gives the upstart golf lifestyle and entertainment network the top-ranked free golf GPS app on both iOS and Android mobile platforms as well as an engaged audience of over 2 million users. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92454 "We are excited to add Swing by Swing and its top-notch management team to the Back9...

2014-05-28 23:13:58

Shoot2Score Hoops is offering parents an active & healthy alternative for summer break. Shoot2Score Hoops (S2S) is hosting its annual Summer Break Basketball Camps at Christian Bible Church (June 9th- August 14th)– 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Shoot2Score Hoops, a non-profit organization created to give back to the Houston-area youth and community, plans on turning nearly 500 local youth into premiere basketball players, and even better people beginning June...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'