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2014-09-22 23:00:23

“Preserving our Past…Protecting our Future” New Rallying Cry of the Israel Tennis Centers New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 On the eve of the Jewish New Year 5775, the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation announced the launch of a special fund to aid Israeli families adversely impacted by the recent crisis in Gaza. The conflict has left many parents in a perilous economic situation as greater shares of their household budgets have been diverted to pay for the war effort and other...

2014-09-22 23:00:21

The gap between high- and low-income groups is the widest it has been in 100 years, and the share of U.S. consumers who identify with the middle class has never been lower. Like other retail sectors, the restaurant industry is feeling the effects of this cultural and economic phenomenon, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The gap between high- and low-income groups is the widest it has been in 100 years, and the share of U.S....

2014-09-22 23:00:08

New York Academy of Sciences and Youth Innovation Platform Rocket21 Announce a New Science Competition at the United Nations. With a Goal of Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders and Innovators, Scientists will Connect with Middle and High School Students on Rocket21. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 On September 22, 2014 at the United Nations, the New York Academy of Sciences and Rocket21 announced “Dream Big H20,” a series of activities and competitions to immerse middle and high...

2014-09-22 20:24:51

Telstra Invests in eSignature and Digital Transaction Management Company, DocuSign SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pen and paper could become tools of the past for Telstra customers with the announcement of a strategic investment in leading eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM) provider, DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143283 Telstra will leverage the DocuSign platform internally to accelerate manual, paper-based...

2014-09-22 20:24:45

MONROE, La., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qwest Corporation, agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.875% Notes due 2054. Qwest also granted the underwriters of this offering an option to acquire up to an additional $75 million principal amount of these notes to cover any over-allotments. The closing of this offering is expected to occur on September 29, 2014, subject to customary...

2014-09-22 20:24:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced it has agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "The sale generates good value for our shareholders and brings more focus to...

2014-09-22 20:23:59

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ("Sigma-Aldrich" or "the Company") (NasdaqGS: SIAL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to German drug company Merck. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120409/MM84375LOGO Click here to learn more about the investigation:...

2014-09-22 20:23:57

Top Beverly Hills physician Dr. J provides insight into scientifically proven benefits of plastic surgery LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past several years, plastic surgery procedures have continued to rise in popularity throughout the United States. Though the increasing popularity of plastic surgery may be new, the idea of establishing a more positive relationship with one's body is not. Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad (known affectionately to his patients and...

2014-09-22 20:23:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From New York to Seattle and Tampa up to Montreal, women are urging the men in their lives to get a simple blood test as part of the #SamadiChallenge. Created as a way to promote the importance of prostate health, the #SamadiChallenge is the brainchild of Dr. David B. Samadi, chief of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. The challenge has gone viral over Facebook. http://youtu.be/jWr4zKdCpYg "I asked women to have a man in their...

2014-09-22 20:23:52

Michele Kent Provides Perspective on Long-Term Care at Panel NJ Spotlight Conference PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This month, LeadingAge New Jersey's President and CEO Michele Kent presented at the NJ Spotlight Conference entitled "The Future of Long-Term Care in New Jersey." Kent was a featured panelist on the topic of "Future of Nursing Homes & Palliative Care." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147555 "Thanks to the many...


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Black Percher, Diplacodes lefebvrii
2013-08-01 12:23:20

The black percher (Diplacodes lefebvrii) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Eurasia, Europe, and Africa. It holds a large range that includes Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iran, Madagascar, Pakistan, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, Turkey, and Zambia, among many other areas. This species can be found near almost all temporary and permanent freshwater sources. It is abundant throughout its range, but its total population number is unknown. The species...

White-lined Skimmer, Orthetrum caffrum
2013-07-30 15:07:44

The white-lined skimmer (Orthetrum caffrum), also known as the two-striped skimmer, is a dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from southern Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia, among many other areas. It prefers to reside near freshwater sources like slow-moving rivers, marshes, swamps, and pools. The total population number and trend of the white-lined skimmer is unknown. The...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Yellow-tipped Tigertail, Choristhemis flavoterminata
2013-07-30 13:52:06

The yellow-tipped tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) is species of dragonfly that is native to Queensland, Australia. This species prefers to reside in warm, moist habitats near bodies of water like rivers. The yellow-tipped tigertail reaches an average body length of 1.8 inches and holds a long, thin abdomen. The end of the body holds a bright yellow spot and the wings are light brown in color with a brown spot. Larvae are described as slightly hairy and are light brown or gray in...

Orange-winged Dropwing, Trithemis kirbyi
2013-07-30 12:10:41

The orange-winged dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Its range includes Angola, Botswana, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Yemen, among many other areas. This species can be described as opportunistic, inhabiting all types of freshwater areas like pools, streams, brooks, rivers, and swimming pools. Because of this, it can be found...

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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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