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2014-09-03 12:31:28

My Fresh Page Project to award $20,000 towards doing good in communities nationwide CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Y wants members of the community to share innovative ideas to make their neighborhoods better as part of its third annual My Fresh Page Project. The Y understands that small ideas can have a big impact and will award a total of $20,000 to fund 10 ideas that impact communities. Giving back and providing support to neighbors is a vital part of the Y's commitment to...

2014-09-03 12:28:33

Puerto Rico Municipios Added for First Time WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of the 16.6 million people who lived in a different county one year before, 7.3 million were employed and 1.3 million were unemployed, according to new migration statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. A little over 5 percent of the U.S. population lived in a different county one year earlier. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142573 The County-to-County Migration Flows...

2014-09-03 12:27:08

- SAVING HOPE is back in CTV's hit Thursday night lineup, bookended by returning favourite GREY'S ANATOMY and Shonda Rhimes' addictive new legal thriller HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER - - Season 3 features returning stars Erica Durance, Michael Shanks, and Daniel Gillies, as well as new cast members Mac Fyfe (M.V.P.) and Danso Gordon (American History X), and previously announced Stacey Farber (DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION) - - New digital companion series SAVING HOPE: PSYCHIC HEALING...

2014-09-03 12:24:55

Company thought leaders to address strategies for preparing content for new markets, as well as streamlining bilingual employee engagement in translation projects NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartling today announced that company thought leaders will present at Content Marketing World 2014, which will take place September 8-11 in Cleveland. Content Marketing World is the world's largest content marketing event, helping companies develop and implement a content marketing plan that...

2014-09-03 12:23:09

Exhibit Opens Today at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson today announced it is a global sponsor of the new exhibition "Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places," which opens today at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Marking 50 years since the passage of the Wilderness Act - one of America's most successful and enduring pieces of conservation...

2014-09-03 08:42:04

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: ShoreTel is participating in the Cloud Partners conference 2014. The company's growing cloud partner program will be showcased, and ShoreTel Sky solutions will be featured, including the new ShoreTel Sky Dialer. The ShoreTel Sky Dialer solutions enable click-to-dial from browsers and other applications on the user desktop to increase productivity. Supported...

2014-09-03 08:29:04

On International Literacy Day, Save The Children Will Team Up With Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner And Other Celebrities To Host A Word-a-thon In Support Of Early Learning For All WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Save the Children will join forces with actor and artist ambassador Jennifer Garner and other stars to host a day-long virtual word-a-thon and bring attention to the poverty-induced early learning gap. The event is part of...

2014-09-03 08:27:35

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the many country fans who have been waiting for the chance to get their hands on popular rebel fashion apparel, Country Rebel Clothing Co. is now giving weekly discounts on their popular design shirts, now available through their online shop at CountryRebel.com. This popular new clothing and entertainment brand is also making headway not only for its original t-shirt options, but for its country music video blog as well. Fans now...

2014-09-03 08:25:04

HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) will host its Fall 2014 North American Update on Nov. 20, 2014, in New York. The presentation will be webcast on the company's website, www.apachecorp.com, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO About Apache Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Canada, Egypt, the United Kingdom and...

2014-09-02 23:09:44

The harmonica is back in style, and new uses are being developed for harmonicas in healthcare. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 “Harmonicas have been formally used in pulmonary rehabilitation for about a decade, primarily to help people with COPD or asthma. At this point in time, there are three developed systems,” says Dana Keller, PhD, co-inventor of the Pulmonica. “Although the approaches substantively differ, the goals are much the same – improved health with the...


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2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....

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2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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2010-12-03 22:41:28

A memory card or flash card is used for storing digital information through electronic flash memory. These memory cards are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, and video game consoles. They are compact, recordable, and they retain data without power. PC Cards were among the first commercial memory card formats to come out in the 1990s but are now relegated to industrial applications and for connecting I/O devices such as modems. A number of other memory...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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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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