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2015-04-21 16:21:30

CN to match up to $300,000 to fund Pediatric Intensive Care Unit expansion NEW ORLEANS, LA, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Ochsner Hospital for Children announced that

2015-04-21 12:42:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America visible light communication technology market report defines and segments the concerned market for visible

2015-04-21 12:32:25

Over 5.6 million comics to be given away for free to fans BALTIMORE, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday May 2(nd), over two thousand three hundred comic book shops across North

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LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America minerals (nutraceuticals) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-21 12:25:52

LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America gas chromatography market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-21 12:25:31

Multiple drill -ready targets; outstanding exploration upside; potential to rapidly delineate gold resources Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding:

2015-04-21 12:22:59

MEMPHIS, TN, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN, North America's Railroad, announced a $100,000 gift to support FedExFamilyHouse, a home-away-from-home for families traveling to Le Bonheur Children's

2015-04-21 08:26:54

- 20% decline in revenue compared to the first quarter of 2014 attributed to unfavorable market conditions. HOUSTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:

2015-04-21 08:26:26

CLEVELAND, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First Quarter 2015 Key Metric Highlights Sales decreased 4% to $658 million, up 4% excluding unfavorable foreign

2015-04-21 08:22:13

Europe likely to hold the second-highest market share by late 2015 LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global electric vehicles market has made huge progress, with more than 55 models


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
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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