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2011-12-14 08:00:00

Olen Cosmetics Corporation is excited to announce that its latest brand product, Baby Butz cream, has been invited to be a part of the "Boom Boom Room", Gifting Suite for the Stars at the Golden Globe Awards. East St. Paul, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 The Biggest Stars from Television and Movies come together at The Boom Boom Room's Pre Golden Globe, Baby and Big Kid Villa; this event is the hottest ticket in town during the award season. The Boom Boom Room is a Gifting Suite...

2011-12-14 22:00:00

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study reveals that 3 out of 4 U.S HIV/AIDS patients struggle to maintain a proper medication regime to treat their disease because of the high cost of drugs. CanadaDrugs.com, the largest international mail-order pharmacy provider is offering price relief to these high costs. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Canada Drugs.com, the largest international mail-order pharmacy provider is offering price relief on many first line therapy...

2011-10-04 14:00:00

âœRecognition is at the core of Avallaâs business . . .â HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 With todayâs workplace increasingly focused on productivity and the bottom line, the need for people to be recognized for their efforts may be greater than ever. âœAt Avalla, recognition is the core of our business,â says president and founder Pamela C. Dean. âœThere is a...

2011-10-04 10:20:28

The stroke rate among Manitoba Metis is nearly 25 percent higher than for other Manitobans, according to a study by the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. The higher stroke rate is driven by a 53 percent higher smoking rate, 34 percent higher rate of diabetes, and 13 percent higher rate of high blood pressure among Metis aged 40 years and older, compared to all other Manitobans. High blood pressure, smoking and...

Not All Males Want Chiseled Bodies
2011-09-26 10:07:34

   Concordia, University of Manitoba study finds not all males aspire to have chiseled bodies idealized by popular culture Male bodies are increasingly objectified by mass media. Consider Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino, a cast member of MTV's Jersey Shore reality show, who garnered fame by flashing his chiseled abs before cameras. Such objectification should send young men running to gyms or fretting before mirrors, right? Not quite. A new study from Concordia...


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Canadian Rustic Pony
2014-04-11 12:09:23

The Canadian Rustic Pony originated in Canada mainly in the Saskatchewan and Manitoba provinces. Dr. Peter Neufeld from Manitoba developed the breed by cross breeding Heck horses from the Atlanta Zoo in Atlanta, Georgia with a Welsh pony and Arabian horse cross. The Canadian Rustic Pony Association was formed on January 23, 1989 under the Canadian Federal Animal Pedigree Act, Bill C-67.  Prior to this, Canadian Rustic Ponies were registered through a United States registry since 1978....

Nintendo DS
2013-03-05 04:17:55

Image Caption: Original Nintendo DS "Fat" in Blue. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Nintendo DS is a hand held game console with dual screens developed by Nintendo and released on November 21, 2004 in North America. On December 2, 2004 it became available in Japan, February 24, 2005 in Australia, and March 11, 2005 in Europe. On March 2, 2006, Nintendo released the Nintendo DS Lite, it was redesigned slimmer and lighter with a brighter screen. On November 1, 2008 the Nintendo DSi was...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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