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2010-09-10 15:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment announced that California writer and photographer Chris Epting was awarded the grand prize in the Adventure with Julie competition that closed August 31, 2010. Chris was chosen by a panel of judges from five finalists, identified by popular vote. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100910/NE62314 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100910/NE62314 ) Chris entered the...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning designer Richard Chai has created an exclusive, limited-edition collection for Original Penguin, the classic American lifestyle brand. "Richard Chai for Original Penguin" will debut as a teaser Spring 2011 collection at the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, with a full collection available for Fall 2011. The line is inspired by iconic Original Penguin pieces re-envisioned by Chai in his signature style of elegant tailoring...

2010-08-04 14:13:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is overeating at a friend's backyard barbeque or splurging on too many new clothes for an upcoming vacation, certain summer activities can equate to excess clutter, chaos and accumulation - both literally and figuratively. On a woman's journey to living The Little Black Dress Way and loving her life, these types of excesses serve as a distraction to living a simpler, uncluttered, easier way of life. Taking their inspiration from the little...

2010-07-23 13:10:00

WATERBURY, Vt., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment launched a travel contest that invited North Americans to share their passion for the environment. The prize is a $45,000 icebreaker expedition for two to Antarctica accompanied by SeaWorld Animal Ambassador, Julie Scardina. Nearly 140 people have posted why they should adventure with Julie. More than 6,500 people have shown their support by voting for their favorite entrant. Anyone...

2010-07-19 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Group (USA), one of the leading U.S. consumer book publishers, and Starz, LLC, launched today the Amplified Edition of Ken Follett's international bestselling novel "The Pillars of the Earth." The Amplified Edition of "The Pillars of the Earth" showcases striking video clips, beautiful art and original music from the upcoming, critically acclaimed Starz Originals 8-hour epic television event based on the book. (Photo:...

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2010-07-12 09:20:00

Courtship calls tell penguin females how fat a male is and what kind of father he'll be How does a female penguin choose a mate? Courtship calls help females decide which males are likely to be devoted dads, says a study in the journal Behaviour. Antarctic penguins come on land for just a few short months each summer to breed and raise their chicks. Raising a family in the coldest place on earth is no small feat. Adelie penguins pull it off by tag-team parenting, the researchers explained....

2010-06-23 12:28:00

SEATTLE, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Windows has made a major donation by providing over 70 windows for new Habitat for Humanity housing projects in the Seattle area. The donation makes it possible for Habitat for Humanity to provide affordable housing opportunities for seven new households at High Point (West Seattle) and Rainier Vista (Rainier Valley). Habitat's unique model of home ownership is highly successful in assisting low and very low-income households in purchasing a home....

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2010-06-23 09:30:04

The evolution of bird bills is related to climate according to latest research by the University of Melbourne, Australia and Brock University, Canada. By examining bill sizes of a diverse range of bird species around the world, researchers have found that birds with larger bills tend to be found in hot environments, whilst birds in colder environments have evolved smaller bills. The study led by Dr Matt Symonds of the Department of Zoology at the University of Melbourne and Dr Glenn...

2010-06-02 07:59:00

LONDON, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Candy, developer of the popular children's online game, Moshi Monsters, today announced its first major licensing deal with Penguin Group to publish a series of books based on the Moshi Monsters property. The online game allows children around the world to adopt their own free pet monster, play games, customize their homes, explore the virtual world and solve educational puzzles. More than 20 million players have registered to-date at...

2010-05-26 16:21:00

SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Windows has been awarded the 2010 Guildmaster with Highest Distinction award from GuildQuality for exceptional customer service. The Guildmaster Awards celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting and real estate professions. Once a year, GuildQuality bestows upon a handful of its members an award for exemplary quality and customer service. Award winners all have a lengthy track record of exceptional customer feedback....


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2006-02-23 12:15:07

At 30 inches (75 centimeters), the flightless Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis) was the largest of the auks. It was hunted for food, as well as for down for mattresses, from at least the 8th century. It is classified as the only species in the genus Pinguinus. It was also known as "garefowl", from the Old Norse geirfugl, or "penguin". Before hunted to extinction, the Great Auk could be found in great numbers on islands off eastern Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Ireland and Great Britain....

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2006-02-17 17:13:48

The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest of all penguins and is the only penguin that breeds at the height of winter in Antarctica. Emperor Penguins eat mainly crustaceans (such as krill) but will also occasionally indulge in small fish and squid. In the wild, Emperor Penguins typically live for 20 years, but some records indicate a maximum lifespan of around 40 years. (The Emperor Penguin should not be confused with the King Penguin or the Royal Penguin.) Behaviors...

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