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2014-05-29 00:22:18

NTI Among the 1st Software Companies to Join Acer's BYOC Alliance Program IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTI participated in Acer's BYOC Premiere Press Conference held in Taipei today, and formally announced its joining of Acer's BYOC Alliance. Acer is developing a platform by which Acer provides private cloud services to consumers and businesses. These services are known under Acer's "Build Your Own Cloud" (or BYOC) brand. BYOC enables users to enjoy all of their...

2014-05-27 23:03:17

John F. Queenan named Managing Partner of Iseman Cunningham Riester & Hyde, LLP Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 John F. Queenan has been named managing partner of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP, a law firm with offices in Albany and Poughkeepsie, New York. The firm represents clients in health care, corporate, engineering, insurance, financial and retail industries, and nonprofit organizations. As managing partner of the 22-lawyer firm, Queenan will continue to...

2014-05-15 20:25:47

Rhombus Power's product independently verified by NIST to meet ANSI standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhombus Power Inc.'s first product, Mercury, is a networked, scalable, digital, highly accurate, easy to use neutron detector. Mercury can be readily used by homeland security, defense, and intelligence communities to detect contraband nuclear weapons and materials. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has independently verified that...

2014-05-02 16:22:13

TEMPE, Ariz., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Tier Energy LP (NYSE: NTI) announced today that David L. Lamp has been appointed as a member of Northern Tier Energy GP LLC's Board of Directors. Mr. Lamp was hired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Tier Energy GP, LLC, the general partner of Northern Tier Energy LP, and Northern Tier Energy, LLC, in March 2014. Mr. Lamp also serves as the Chairman of the Board of the American Fuel & Petrochemical...

2014-04-23 23:06:22

Maine career school launches ‘Paperless Initiative Project.’ Scarborough, Maine (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In support of Earth Day on April 22, Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) has converted its admissions process and student files to paperless. The school began the conversion in the spring of 2013 to reduce its carbon footprint, improve efficiency and compliance, and reduce costs. NTI is committed to eliminating almost all paper in its Admissions and Student Records departments with...

2014-04-09 16:26:59

ARLINGTON, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endgame, Inc., a leading venture-backed provider of security intelligence and analytics solutions that give enterprises real-time visibility and actionable insight across their digital domains, today announced that former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. James Miller has joined its Advisory Board. Advisory Board members lend their vision and expertise to Endgame's leadership as the company develops solutions that address a...

2014-03-28 23:01:47

National VOAD's Board of Directors announces that the organization's President, CEO steps down. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters’ Board of Directors today announced the resignation of Daniel L. Stoecker from the position of President and CEO of the organization for family and personal reasons. John Robinson – Chairman of the Board of Directors – said, "We wish Dan the best in his future endeavors and thank...

2014-02-26 16:25:20

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Public Communications, an award-winning public relations and public affairs consulting firm based in Tucson, Arizona, announced today its engagement by Veria Living, the leading international media company devoted to showcasing wellness programming and related content. Russell Public will mount a strategic public relations initiative to promote the Veria Living television network's brand across a spectrum of organizations in the...

2014-01-28 12:22:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team led by a George Washington University (GW) researcher will receive up to $14.6 million over five years from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an approach to rapidly identify the root of biological and chemical threats. The researchers are tasked with reducing to 30 days a process that can sometimes take years or even decades. If they are successful, the approach could bolster national security...

2014-01-23 16:20:21

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its national Board of Directors, elevated incumbent members to new leadership positions on the Board, and retired four Board members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Assistance is...


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A cactus (plural, cacti or cactuses) is a type of succulent plant belonging to the dicotyledonous flowering plant family, Cactaceae. The Cactaceae has (depending upon the authority) between 24 and 220 genera, with around 90 genera being the most widely accepted count, and with anywhere from 1,500 to 1,800 species. Cacti are recognized natives of the Americas, mostly in desert areas. Some are also rainforest epiphytes, growing on tree branches where, despite the high rainfall, water drains off...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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