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2014-09-03 12:37:04

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While smartwatches--computerized watches that perform many of the same tasks as smartphones-- have barely hit the retail market, research shows there is robust interest among Millennials in purchasing a smartwatch, according to Multi-sponsor Surveys, Inc. Almost four in ten (36%) Millennials express some interest in buying a smartwatch in the next 12 months and over one in ten (13%) express strong interest. Interest drops successively...

2014-09-03 12:25:09

Reference-Class R1 Series and Premium-Class C700 Series Expected to Arrive in US in 2015 NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced the return of the iconic 'Technics' audio brand at the 2014 IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited Show in Berlin, Germany. The first new Technics Hi-fi products in six years will debut in Europe in December expanding to other regions across the globe, including the US market, in 2015. The announcement was made by Michiko Ogawa, director...

2014-09-03 12:22:01

- BMW brand sales up 11.0 percent - Best August Ever WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported August sales of 32,220 vehicles, an increase of 5.5 percent from the 30,546 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 5.4 percent on sales of 245,974 in the first eight months of 2014 compared to 233,326 in the same period in 2013. BMW Brand Sales - Best...

2014-09-03 08:30:12

End zone boards are highest resolution SMD video displays in league, can display 4K content; Panasonic installs more than 24,000 total square feet of HD LED video boards, bringing fans even closer to the players, coaches and fantastic finishes NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Eagles fans will experience the intensity and excitement of the National Football League like never before - up close and personal - with state-of-the-art, high-definition LED video...

2014-09-03 04:21:17

The disc manufacturer brings back its popular Grassroots Giveaway, with a $7,000 grand prize filled with music gear and services from Oasis CD, Frankford Wayne(TM) Mastering, CD Baby, Taylor Guitars, Deering Banjo, Groove3, Namba Gear and more. DELAIR, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading independent music manufacturer, Oasis Disc Manufacturing, announced today the return of their Grassroots Giveaway sweepstakes. The Grand Prize of the Grassroots Giveaway features over...

2014-09-02 12:33:41

Upcoming Webinar, Moderated by Mr. HIStalk, to Feature Meaningful Use Stage 2 Industry Experts to Discuss Core Measures Related to the Successful Handling of Transitions of Care FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion(TM), an experienced health information service provider (HISP), today announced the company will be hosting a webinar titled "Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) Veterans Speak Out: Implementing Direct Secure Messaging for Success." Presented by HIStalk and...

2014-09-02 12:26:14

1,100 participants completed the 5K walk/run on the Atlantic City Boardwalk to benefit Autism New Jersey ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1,100 enthusiastic runners turned out on the Atlantic City boardwalk on Saturday, August 23, to participate in the first annual "Boardwalk Run" 5K hosted by Chickie's and Pete's, the Philadelphia-area sports bar and restaurant chain. The race started and ended at the Chickie's and Pete's restaurant located at the Tropicana Casino...

2014-09-02 08:32:49

Eco Red ShieldTM Advance Framing Lumber Now Available at 112 Retail Locations in the Northeast VISTA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the Company has reached an important milestone, as reported in an 8-K filed on February 10, 2014, Eco Red Shield "Advanced Framing Lumber" is now available in a select 107 The Home Depot retail locations throughout the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia Metro areas; along with 4...

2014-09-01 23:03:58

This event is part of the 2014 Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) Awareness Campaign NEREG is holding in New York and New Jersey to promote education and visibility for this critical health condition. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES), also known as non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) is a psychological disorder that can have devastating effects on those who develop it. These seizures look very much like epileptic seizures however,...

2014-09-01 23:03:25

Harmon Meadow Run For The Warriors Invites All to Run/Walk in Honor of Military Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Harmon Meadow Run For The Warriors® 5K and 1-Mile Race to be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014. The event will be held at The Plaza Court Yard at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus, New Jersey. All proceeds from the race will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self,...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'