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2011-01-05 10:15:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported that retail e-commerce spending for the entire November - December 2010 holiday season reached $32.6 billion, marking a 12-percent increase versus last year and an all-time record for the season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) 2010 Holiday Season vs. 2009 Holiday Season* --------------------------------------------...

2010-12-01 00:41:02

Same store sales volume and same store order volume Chicago, IL (Vocus) November 30, 2010 Performics (http://www.performics.com), the performance marketing expert inside Zenith Media, part of Publicis Groupe, today released paid search holiday retail data through Cyber Monday, documenting substantial sales growth from paid search among actively managed campaigns. The data represents clients within Performics' Holiday Retail Group and signals big returns for the busiest online shopping day...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Liquidation Channel provides a budget-friendly holiday shopping alternative done from the comfort of home and is kicking off its Thanksgiving Weekend Event with daily shopping specials on fine quality jewelry beginning Thanksgiving Day and extending through Monday, November 29th. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Liquidation Channel provides a budget-friendly holiday shopping alternative done from the comfort of home and is kicking off its Thanksgiving Weekend Event with daily shopping...

2010-11-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of smokers will quit this Thursday, November 18th, with the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. But many will relapse by Christmas and will need to quit several times before quitting for good. The Monday Campaigns, a nonprofit initiative backed by leading public health schools, says Smokeout quitters can stay on track by using Monday as the day to recommit and re-quit if they relapse. "The magic of Mondays has...

2010-11-11 13:32:00

VISTA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioFilm, Inc. maker of top-selling Astroglide Personal Lubricants that enhance intimate activities, today announced their campaign in support of Movember, an international movement to raise awareness and funds for cancers affecting men. Movember engages men to grow moustaches during the month of November, getting friends and family to donate to their efforts. At the end of the month, Astroglide will award the Astroglide Team member who raises...

2010-11-02 10:18:00

STERLING, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, Wahl, a leading manufacturer of grooming products, traveled coast to coast to educate guys on facial hair maintenance and provide free facial hair trims on the Let It Grow Tour. Along the way, for every trim performed $1 was donated to Movember and its beneficiary sponsors, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG. To continue supporting Movember, Wahl will donate an additional $10 to the cause for every Special Edition Wahl...

2010-11-02 00:00:36

Pacific Shaving Company to give away prizes and plant trees in support of Movember and prostate cancer awareness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 In support of Movember, the moustache-friendly fundraiser for cancers that affect men, Pacific Shaving Company will give a newly "Ëœstached participant one of its complete gift packs containing all-natural and eco-friendly products for a supremely smooth and comfortable shave. To be eligible for the prize, Movember supports...

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2010-10-27 08:12:39

This month, Comet Hartley 2 has put on a good show for backyard astronomers. The comet's vivid green atmosphere and auburn tail of dust look great through small telescopes, and NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI probe is about to return even more dramatic pictures when it flies past the comet's nucleus on Nov. 4th. Another kind of show might be in the offing as well. Could this comet produce a meteor shower? "Probably not," says Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, "but the other night...

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2010-07-22 10:15:00

Summer means fireworks, and here's how to see some of Nature's best displays. Start with a few comets streaking around the solar system, leaving behind dusty trails of gas, ice, rocks and dust. Then find a comfortable nighttime seat on planet Earth as it passes through these dusty comet trails. Finally, sit back and enjoy the show as bits of leftover comet burn up in our atmosphere, creating the celestial displays that we call meteor showers. On Thursday, July 22, astronomer Bill Cooke from...

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2010-06-06 06:10:00

Astronomers say they have solved the long-standing mystery over exactly what famed poet Walt Whitman saw streaking through the sky 150 years ago. The researchers discovered that the "strange huge meteor-procession" mentioned in Whitman's noted collection "Leaves of Grass" refers to a rare procession of earth-grazing meteors that occurred in 1860. "Meteor processions are so rare most people have never heard of them," said Texas State University physics professor Donald Olson. "There was one...