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2011-05-01 00:09:04

According to a lastminute.com survey over one-third (36 per cent) of people in Ireland have gone on a diet prior to their beach holiday and half of those don't do it sensibly "“ 49 per cent leave it to the eleventh hour, embarking on a crash diet to shed the pounds. (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Panicking about getting bikini-fit already? Worrying about unveiling acres of white flesh for your sun holiday? You're not alone. According to a lastminute.com survey over one-third (36%) of people...

2011-04-14 12:49:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Cents, an educational organization specializing in hands-on learning announced today that it has launched a Times Square billboard to decry the school drop-out rate and link the fight to save our schools with its Penny Harvest program. The entire design work for the ad was created pro-bono by Definition 6, a unified marketing agency. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-02-09 12:38:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Confused about your gold value? Join the crowd. Consumers report the primary obstacle in selling unwanted gold jewelry is confusion about their gold's true worth. It appears the lack of knowledge about the weight of their gold and unfamiliar terms like "pennyweights (dwt)," "grams" and "troy ounces," intimidates many potential gold sellers. A recent telephone survey conducted by internet gold buyer, GoldFellow.com, revealed a telling...

2010-12-13 11:55:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A few months ago, Houston-based U.S. Zinc adopted the international "Zinc Saves Kids" initiative, which helps provide vital supplements to undernourished children in developing countries who suffer from zinc deficiency-related health problems. Now, the company's internal "Zinc Saves Kids" fundraising campaign has caught the eye of its business partners. After meeting with U.S. Zinc regarding the program, the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has...

2010-08-23 09:00:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A disillusioned but determined survivor of 20 years in a yoga ashram has landed on the "Inc. 500" list of America's fasting-growing private companies. Michael Penny, founder of an organic mattress manufacturing company in central Virginia, is profiled in Inc. magazine's September issue. Penny's company, Savvy Rest Organic Mattresses, ranks 450th in the new "Inc. 500" list of America's fasting-growing private companies. Savvy Rest organic...

2010-08-11 08:15:00

26m lb of Zinc Produced at a Total Cash Cost(1) of $0.05/lb payable zinc VANCOUVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Farallon Mining Ltd. ("Farallon" or the "Company") (TSX:FAN) announces its financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2010. Currency amounts are stated in United States Dollars, unless otherwise noted. This news release should be read in conjunction with the Company's financial statements and MD&A which are available on SEDAR and the Company's...

2010-07-27 13:12:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers report the primary obstacle in selling unwanted gold jewelry is confusion about their gold's true value. Lack of knowledge about the weight of their gold and strange terms like "pennyweights (dwt)," "grams" and "troy ounces," confuse and intimidate many potential gold sellers. In a telephone survey of 600 potential customers who had signed up to do business with GoldFellow® but never sent their gold, 78% of the...

2010-05-13 17:46:00

VANCOUVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the three months ended March 31, 2010. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis, available at www.tasekomines.com and filed on www.sedar.com. Except where otherwise noted, all currency amounts are stated in Canadian dollars. For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, the Company reports an...

2009-08-05 07:05:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The penny stocks market is an extremely active one. Penny stocks can move as much as 100% in just a few minutes, and such a move is not uncommon. Therefore, the best way to ensure that you as an active penny stock trader are aware of all the best penny stock opportunities is to be a part of a very active penny stock chat community. Such a community exists at http://www.thehotpennystocks.com -- which recently hit a members online total of over 600...

2009-07-29 07:15:00

LONDON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Words from a stranger gave Niaomi Nitisha the inspiration for Copperbottle.com (http://copperbottle.com), an online social experiment on altruism. Nitisha had completed a diploma in fashion retail in 2008, but the global economic downturn had her selling assorted items on eBay to get by. One day, while she was standing in a supermarket queue with only three items, the woman behind her suggested that Nitisha ask to move ahead of the people in front of her, all...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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