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2015-03-27 23:01:06

The Tarrant Regional Water Districtis recognized for its rehabilitation work on the Eagle Mountain Spillway Dam, for which Hayward Baker Inc.

2015-03-26 12:26:23

Fans Can Now Battle their Way through the Most Epic FINAL FANTASY Moments SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DeNA and Square Enix (OTC: SQNXF) today announced the highly-anticipated

2015-03-26 12:24:14

Company announces commercial availability in North America of evercycle for food containers with 100 percent recycled content ATLANTA, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 08:42:16

64 percent of organizations name regulatory compliance, information security standards as the top reason for securing data in the cloud SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As companies

2015-03-26 04:21:08

DALLAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America epoxy resin market research provides an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts on the basis

2015-03-24 23:08:06

A privately held global supply chain software provider, ORTEC, today announced year-over-year revenue growth of 111%, thanks to new business wins in core markets of North America and Europe and

2015-03-24 20:24:18

Credit Card Dominates Online Payment Landscape in North America LONDON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Online and mobile payments worldwide are forecasted to top three trillion Euros

2015-03-24 16:27:17

DETROIT, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The president of North America's largest association of development executives for nonprofit health care institutions is warning members

2015-03-24 16:23:06

HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- C&J Energy Services, Inc. ("C&J") and Nabors Industries Ltd.

2015-03-24 08:43:49

-- Australian software innovator Intelledox, hires former Thunderhead VP Sales, Rodney Frye as President, North America CANBERRA, Australia, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global digitalization


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.