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2013-02-26 23:03:51

Virtual Badge Cell Phone Software Generates Revenue, Productivity, and Safety West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Forty percent of small businesses without a recovery plan fail after a major disaster strikes. With small businesses accounting for over 50% of local jobs, when small businesses fail, communities suffer. Few studies have looked at the risks to small businesses from natural disasters combined with how to more efficiently and quickly speed recovery to small businesses by...

2013-01-30 23:01:30

A new study, endorsed by U.S. faculty, establishes that palm creases can predict a range of the number of times an individual will most likely marry. Dr. Raj Paode´s book, The Scientific Truth about Relationship Lines on the Palm: Get the Facts on their Role in the Number of Times You Marry, presents a simplified version of the research. Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Most people believe that the palm lines are irrelevant and palmistry or palm reading don't merit any...

Human Hands Evolved For Fighting And Punching
2012-12-20 10:48:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The human hand is unique in the animal kingdom. As we evolved from apes, it was one of the most distinctive features that truly distinguished us from our closest living relatives. But while we know our hands can allow us to do many things, such as play music, make art, and easily grasp and manipulate tools, they have actually evolved for a vastly different reason, according to new research. That research, conducted by the...

2012-12-09 05:02:24

New to market, Vers 1Q and 2Q speakers, set in wood cabinets, provide rich, wireless audio connection to nearly all smart phones, laptops and tablet devices on the market. Great gift idea for the holidays. Saxonville, MA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Vers Inc announces its newest Q line, mobile, wood housed, Bluetooth, speakers that fit in the palm of your hand. The Vers 1Q offers a single 2” full range speaker. The Vers 2Q, 1Q´s big brother, delivers stereo sound anywhere you need...

2012-07-18 23:02:38

Users of Android smartphones and tablets now have access to the thousands of useful and popular mobile applications that are compatible with Palm OS® devices. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 StyleTap Inc. today announced the release of StyleTap Platform for Android, which allows over 30,000 applications originally written for Palm OS® to run on Android smartphone and tablet devices. “We have found that many users and businesses have made very large investments in...

2012-04-14 23:03:47

Palm Partners in sponsorship with Harrigan Foundation host and present their 2nd Annual Success Revolution Event. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Palm Partners, The Harrigan Foundation and Revolutionary Growth will host their 2nd Annual Success Revolution Event on April 21st, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lifestyle coaches Dug McGuirk and Heidi Bilonick will lead the workshops on “State Management” and “Neuro Linguistic Programming” (NLP) to help attendees...

2012-04-14 23:00:23

MyInfo911 has developed emergency ID cards and products geared to providing added peace of mind to pedestrians involved in accidents. MyInfo911 ID products utilize the Quick Response (QR) Code, allowing first responders virtually instant access to the victim's complete medical history. Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 MyInfo911 decided early on that pedestrians were a group that could greatly benefit from its state of the art emergency ID card and related products. Few would argue the...

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Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

2009-04-23 11:27:51

The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a commonly grown houseplant in temperate latitudes. The plant is often referred to as the a palm, although it is not truly a palm. In order to successfully cultivate this plant, winter minimum temperatures must remain above 50°F, and rise to temperatures of around 86°F in summer. States of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and San Luis Potosí in Mexico make a native home to the Ponytail Palm. The Ponytail Palm thrives best in full sun to slight...

2009-02-28 22:56:54

The Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata) also known as Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, and Macaw Palm, is a species of palm native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is found from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its habitat is a wide variety of climates and situations. It is the only species in the genus Acrocomia. The Grugru Palm grows to between 49 and 66 feet tall. The trunk is up to 20 inches in diameter. It is characterized by many...

2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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