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2015-05-06 00:20:16

LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.

2015-05-05 23:10:25

Global Contact Services of Salisbury, NC placed First in the Top 100 Call Center competiton for 2015 from BenchmarkPortal.

2015-05-05 20:20:22

Recognizing bus services with top safety and security programs in North America FORT WORTH, Texas, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

2015-05-05 16:31:25

Mylan Remains Committed to the Compelling, Legally-Binding Commitment to Acquire Perrigo to Generate Significant Value for Shareholders and All Other Stakeholders POTTERS BAR, England and PITTSBURGH,

2015-05-05 16:28:54

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North America Bio-fertilizer Market, By Type (Nitrogen Fixing Bio-fertilizers, Phosphate Solubilizing Bio-fertilizers, Potash Mobilizing Bio-fertilizers),

2015-05-05 16:28:47

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North America Sodium Reducing Agent Market: By Type (Amino Acids, Mineral Salts, Yeast Extracts, Others), By Application (Dairy & Frozen Foods, Bakery

2015-05-05 16:28:43

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Vitamins (Nutraceuticals) Market by Application (Functional Food, Functional Beverages, Dietary Supplement, Animal Nutrition, and Personal Care) North America

2015-05-05 16:27:38

LONDON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American urea fertilizers market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.8% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-05-05 16:27:16

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The galley equipment market research report includes a detailed study of the galley equipment in marine and aviation industry.

2015-05-05 16:20:48

TORONTO, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2015.


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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).