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2014-06-10 08:27:31

Opens its Doors Across All 262 Locations for Free to the Public, While Attempting a New Record for the "Most People Bowling Simultaneously" NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie theaters, restaurants and clubs are taking a back seat as consumers trade in mundane Saturday nights for a "striking" night out. Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, is bringing back Saturday Night Bowling in epic fashion by opening its doors for free bowling at all...

2014-06-10 08:26:46

LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball picks, is proud to announce Byrd, the leading baseball handicapper in baseball betting, hitting 96% winners with 3 unit picks. "In the last 2 baseball seasons our experts have hit over 63% winners. However, one expert has consistently blew out the competition," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Byrd is the best handicapper on our site, and his baseball picks have proven it over...

gamers buck old sterotypes
2014-06-07 05:50:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 80s or 90s, the term “gamer” might have conjured up images of potato chip-munching loners who spent their summer days wearing sweatpants and sitting in their parents’ basement – but a new study from the live-streaming platform Twitch has found today’s gamer doesn’t fit that stereotype. According to the survey-based study, today’s gamers – defined as someone who has played a digital game in the past 60 days –...

2014-06-05 20:22:08

Game-changing wearable technology brings automatic shot tracking abilities to recreational and tournament golfers SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability to improve your game whether during a weekend outing with friends or while participating in a club tournament just got easier. GAME GOLF, a wearable device that tracks and displays a golfer's round of golf announced today the product has been officially approved by the U.S.' governing body for golf and is "Allowable...

2014-06-05 12:37:29

Verifiably Fair Bitcoin Betting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- bitbook.ie announced today that its parimutuel Bitcoin sports book is now open to the public at https://bitbook.ie. The site comes out of the April 25th Boost Bitcoin Hackathon competition in San Mateo, California, in which it won a 1 BTC prize. bitbook.ie was built in response to serious issues with existing Bitcoin sports betting sites. Those sites were vulnerable to having...

2014-06-05 08:25:36

Golfers will receive McLean instruction during a 7-night Mediterranean cruise aboard Celebrity Equinox, with special bonus for the first 50 players to book MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim McLean, founder and president of the #1 golf schools in the world, and cruise event specialist Landry & Kling are proud to announce they have partnered to plan and operate a series of exclusive golf cruise programs - McLean at Sea - beginning in 2015. McLean and his team of world-class...

2014-06-04 12:34:41

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Social Club, a travel club and social network, has launched a solution to the high cost of travel. The company introduced a clever idea combining a travel club, an online social network, and a program where members earn travel credits for referring new friends to the club. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93971 The center of Envy Social Club is its travel-themed online social network. Members can interact via messaging,...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.