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2010-11-12 14:07:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned Franklin Mint has secured the remaining quantity of the 1-ounce Taj Mahal Gold Coin for sale to the public. With only 1,000 pieces ever minted in the world, The Franklin Mint expects this limited reserve to sell-out quickly. The 1-ounce Taj Mahal Gold Coin is minted in .999 pure gold and measures 37mm in diameter. The obverse features a beautiful sculpted image of The Taj Mahal with the initials "RF" standing for the Republic of...

2010-11-12 08:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the world-renowned Franklin Mint will unveil a rare and unprecedented work of artistry - the Taj Mahal Gold Coin - at their new Manhattan showroom (8 West 40th Street, 14th Fl.). Minted and designed by the world-renowned Monnaie de Paris, only 29 of these coins will ever be produced. Officially to be issued on November 17, 2010, the Taj Mahal Gold Coin is not only the first and only French coin comprised of over 2 lbs. of solid gold, but it...

2010-06-10 17:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thumbtack (www.thumbtack.com) announced the closing of a $1.2 million round of financing today. The financing comes from a prominent group of angel investors including: Scott & Cyan Banister (PayPal & Zivity ), Joshua Schachter (Delicious), Jason Calacanis (WebBlogs & Mahalo), Mark Britto (Amazon), Scott Faber (Ingenio), Mark Goines (Intuit & Mint), Auren Hoffman (RapLeaf), Ariel Poler (l/PRO & Topica), Ali & Hadi Partovi...

2010-05-24 12:30:00

CINCINNATI, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentos, the chewy mint known for its optimistic take on life and signature "thumbs up" gesture, has launched a Facebook community for fans who prefer their mints with a little art and music. Mentos Mints has long provided inspiration for music, video and art created by fans of the brand, with little involvement from Mentos maker Perfetti Van Melle. For instance, the Mentos spirit and theme song has found its way into creations as diverse as an episode...

2010-03-10 16:32:00

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NerdWallet, a site that helps you find the best credit card, launched this week with 5 times as many search results as other sites. Access to a larger search universe often drives savings for users: the company estimates over 75% of the site's beta users found a better credit card than the one they already have, saving them an average of $200 per year. The following tables show how key metrics stack up against 3 well-regarded sites: Low APR...

2010-02-25 07:58:52

Find out if the climate of the southern U.S. will support growing peppermint, which is used for essential oil, peppermint dry leaves, and the fresh herb market. Peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.) essential oil is a major aromatic agent used extensively in chewing gum, toothpaste, mouth washes, pharmaceuticals, and confectionary and aromatherapy products. Commercial production of peppermint essential oil is concentrated in the northwestern United States, where long days and cooler nights...

2009-10-29 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mint Leasing, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLES) ("Mint Leasing" and "the Company), which provides innovative leasing services to customers of franchised automobile dealers throughout the United States, today announced that on or around October 27, 2009, the Company entered into a Modification, Renewal and Extension Agreement and an Amended and Restated Loan Agreement (collectively the "Renewal") in connection with its line of credit facility...

2009-08-03 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mint Leasing, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLES) ("Mint", "the Company), which provides innovative leasing services to customers of franchised automobile dealers throughout the United States, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Moody National Bank that will provide the Company with a $10 million credit facility for the expansion of its vehicle leasing business. "We are very pleased to announce this banking relationship with...

2009-07-02 06:54:00

Metromint Gives Consumers Six Ways to Chill Out This Summer SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide cooling trend is forecasted to arrive today in the form of Metromint (www.metromint.com), the all-natural mintwater that combines pure water and real mint. Metromint provides a cooling sensation in every sip and is the perfect refreshment to beat the summer heat. Metromint provides these tips for staying hydrated during the hot summer months: Adults should drink at least 64...

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2009-06-24 11:30:39

TAU researchers brew a cup to fight bad breath We all know why Starbucks puts boxes of breath mints close to the cash register. Your morning latte can create a startling aroma in your mouth, strong enough to startle your co-workers too. But intriguing new research from Tel Aviv University by renowned breath specialist Prof. Mel Rosenberg of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine finds that a coffee extract can inhibit the bacteria that lead to bad breath. New laboratory tests have shown that the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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