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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 08:26:10

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Tobacco companies have abandoned their legal challenge to New York City's innovative new law prohibiting tobacco discounting schemes, as they chose not to appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the law. The deadline for the tobacco companies to appeal was July 18. It is a...

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...

2014-07-24 08:29:42

Thomson Reuters patent information solution, which includes Derwent World Patents Index, outranks established and recent entrant competitors ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Innovation, the leading IP intelligence and collaboration platform from the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's premiere provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, was designated the top patent research and analysis solution...

2014-07-23 23:24:31

New York City Facial Plastic Surgeon Sam Rizk, MD, FACS, Sees An Increase in Requests for Revision Surgery New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The demand for revision surgeries is at an all time high, according to some surgeons whose waiting rooms are filled with patients who seek out their special expertise and aesthetic judgment. As the number of people electing to have plastic surgery continues to rise across the country, and the number of doctors electing to do cosmetic procedures is...

2014-07-23 23:16:19

Zoos and Aquariums Set to Receive More than $200,000 in Awards Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced the recipients of 30 “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium” grants. Supported through a special gift from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, these competitive grants, selected through a rigorous review by a panel of industry experts, are being presented to accredited zoos and aquariums to encourage family...

2014-07-23 23:06:49

Last Call for Nominations; Top 10 Finalists to Compete for Global Title in Live Judging Event at DavidBartonGym Rosemont, Ill. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Today, Life Fitness, a global leader in fitness equipment manufacturing, announces that one of DavidBartonGym’s New York City locations will serve as the global stage for the Personal Trainers to Watch live competition, where the world’s top personal trainer will be selected. The event, to be held on Oct. 17, will bring together the...

2014-07-23 23:04:24

Search Marketing Expo (SMX) East 2014, world’s largest search engine marketing conference and expo, is scheduled to be held in the New York City from September 30 to October 2, 2014. PageTraffic Buzz will be covering the event and sharing the updates live with its readers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The countdown has begun for one of the most awaited search engine marketing conferences of the year, Search Marketing Expo (SMX) East. PageTraffic Buzz is the media partner of the...

2014-07-23 12:28:17

With the same prices as in-store, and deliveries in just 20-40 minutes, Drizly is revolutionizing how Denverites buy beer, wine and liquor BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drizly, the premier smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery, today announced expansion to its fifth major American city, as it unveiled service in Denver, Colo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87903 The Mile High City joins Boston, New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as the cities...

2014-07-23 08:37:54

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the latest New York City survey by YouGov Omnibus, 45% of those who have heard of Airbnb agree that "Airbnb is great for New York City." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129619 While Airbnb has been fighting multiple battles in the courtroom, it has also been running an aggressive PR and marketing campaign with the tagline "New Yorkers agree: Airbnb is great for NYC." YouGov Omnibus surveyed 500 New York City...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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