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2015-04-16 20:20:16

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V)

2015-04-16 16:22:47

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - MET Fine Printers (MET) today announced its plans to expand its operations through an arrangement with Rhino Print Solutions (Rhino), enabling customers

2015-04-16 12:24:55

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Refining Industry Outlook in North America to 2019 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating

2015-04-16 08:24:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America drilling waste management market report defines and segments the waste management in drilling market

2015-04-15 23:10:04

Advanced Energy Capital (“AEC”) is now an approved Market Partner of the Con Edison Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Program and will now provide flexible and affordable financing

2015-04-15 20:20:34

DUBLIN, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8zgp2h/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Analysis

2015-04-15 16:28:03

LONDON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Global Animal Health Market Outlook to 2018 - Increasing Meat Consumption to Spur Demand for Animal

2015-04-15 16:27:52

Tickets On-Sale Thursday, April 16th at 12PM PDT LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Insomniac is proud to announce the first ever Bassrush Tour, featuring acclaimed electronic

2015-04-15 16:20:51

HOUSTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand has today announced it will expand its North American presence by opening a fifth gateway this December.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.