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2014-07-25 23:02:35

Three Stevens Institute of Technology professors in Hoboken, NJ are ensuring protective measures for storms are done the right way, as they are receiving $700,000 in funding to study the impact coastal manmade adaptations will have on the water quality in Jamaica Bay, NY. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 $700,000 Designated as Part of Funding Awarded to Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay For most people, Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call that something needs to be done to...

2014-07-25 08:22:55

CARLSTADT, N.J., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that the Company will participate at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference, to be held August 11-14, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jinpan's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 13th from 8:00 a.m. ET to 8:30 a.m. ET. Management is also available to meet with...

2014-07-24 23:02:29

Facebook sweeps for a week’s stay in Lavallette shore house in its final days Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Horizon BCBSNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes, which will give one lucky family a rent-free week in a beautiful Lavallette shore house, is accepting entries only until August 3, 2014. Don’t miss your chance to win a week’s vacation at the Jersey shore. The sweepstakes is open to all New Jersey residents, 25 or older.* Residents can enter by...

2014-07-24 16:33:02

HOLMDEL, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communications services connecting consumers and businesses through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced that it has elected Naveen Chopra to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Chopra brings deep financial and accounting experience in technology companies, as well as seasoned corporate strategy and development experience to the Vonage Board. Mr. Chopra is...

2014-07-24 16:23:35

WHIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH), a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity, announced today that it has scheduled its Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results Conference Call for Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Analysts, investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to management's discussion of Fiscal 2014...

2014-07-24 12:28:00

NJHA's 'Gainsharing' Pilot Achieves $113 Million in Healthcare Savings PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians to work together to provide more efficient, high-quality care, according to a profile from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (available at...

2014-07-24 12:27:48

Latest findings confirm natural pine bark extract significantly improves inner-ear-related ailments suffered by more than 50 million Americans including vertigo, hearing loss and unsteady gait HOBOKEN, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the June issue of the Minerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-all), a natural antioxidant plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves inner-ear blood flow, making it a...

2014-07-24 12:23:34

Caesars Entertainment Plans to Widely Expand Vehicle Station Network Across the Country, Encouraging a Future of Green Transportation LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relax and recharge has a new meaning for visitors at Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) resorts. While guests enjoy their stay, they can now conveniently plug in and charge their electric vehicles thanks to new EV charging stations at 13 Caesars' resorts and casinos....

2014-07-24 08:43:23

New Flagship Models Provide Improved Organizational Features for Busy Families ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading home appliance manufacturer LG Electronics has expanded its family of 4-Door French-Door refrigerators with three new models that incorporate the innovative new CustomChill(TM) drawer, providing customizable storage with either extra refrigerator or soft freezer space. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d LG's newest 4-Door...

2014-07-24 08:31:56

The Shared Investigator Platform, Built as an Industry Utility, Will Help Accelerate the Development of New Medicines TEANECK, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has been selected by TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a non-profit organization with membership representation from 19 major pharmaceutical companies, to develop a first-of-its-kind, subscription-based platform that will transform the way clinical sites collaborate with...


Latest New Jersey Reference Libraries

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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