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2014-10-17 23:02:04

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Houston headquarters volunteered to support the Houston Food Bank yesterday, sorting, inspecting, and repackaging food donations to feed those most in need in Southeast Texas communities. The partnership reflects Omega Protein’s commitment to serving its communities, and is helping to eliminate record rates of child food insecurity in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Thursday marked an important day of service for employees at...

2014-10-17 23:00:24

October is National Window Covering Safety Month, making this month all about keeping children safe and protected. And it all starts with window covering safety. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 In 2014 alone, seven children have already died from window covering cord accidents. Every child is precious, and Select Blinds is doing more than just complying with modern safety standards, ensuring that every child is safe in their own homes. With the help of Select Blinds, consumers...

2014-10-16 23:10:04

Step-by-step cooking app, SideChef is making it even easier for cooks in the kitchen with a new 1.3 version featuring 33 “how-to” videos along with user interface advancements and improved search function for easier navigation and discovery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Step-by-step cooking app, SideChef is making it even easier for cooks in the kitchen with a new 1.3 version featuring 33 “how-to” videos along with user interface advancements and improved search...

2014-10-16 16:35:27

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blinds and Shades in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-15 23:12:49

Keeping nutrition as a priority can be tough for busy families. Resources from Journeyworks provide guidance on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks while saving time and money. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Studies are increasingly linking late-life health concerns, such as heart disease and diabetes, with the eating habits developed in a person's younger years. Unfortunately, childhood obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate. The cost of high-quality...

2014-10-15 23:09:53

First Ever Menstrual Cup Campaign on Kickstarter Stockholm/San Jose (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Swedish brand Intimina has launched its funding project for the world’s first collapsible menstrual cup – Lily Cup Compact – on crowd funding website Kickstarter, to take on the pad and tampon industry. A US woman will, in her lifetime, use and dispose of 12,000 pads or tampons, and the menstrual product waste created by US women each year averages 270,000 tons: that’s equivalent to the...

2014-10-15 12:28:21

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice and 2013 ACADEMY AWARD® Best Actress Nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis, Launch Book at Children's Museum of Manhattan PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital(®) and Quvenzhane Wallis, pet lover and star of the upcoming musical film, "Annie," announce a new chapter together with the release of a children's book titled, "My Very, Very Busy Day!" The book is written to entertain and educate children by focusing on what it...

2014-10-15 08:30:08

Washington company BioMed DB Design sets new standard with customized Sunshine Pillows. FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NFL players in the frontline of one of the world's most bruising contact sports need all the support they can get. For them, injuries to the head, shoulders and neck are all too common--so anything that provides relief and comfort scores big. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/151972 That's why, when they're on the road,...

2014-10-14 23:12:53

The Webinar focuses on how the continual advancements of modern mass spectrometry have enabled anti-doping laboratories to significantly expand the drug coverage for both human and equine athletes, and will broadcast live October 16, 2014 Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Thermo Scientific announces a new educational webinar, “Comprehensive Anti-doping Detection using the Q Exactive Orbitrap MS for Equine Urine Analysis,” featuring Dr. Scott D Stanley, PhD, Professor at...

2014-10-14 16:24:59

KIWI magazine announces National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2014 to celebrate what's great about school lunch and encourage parents and schools to work together to make it even better NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI magazine invites parents to celebrate what's great about school lunch and learn how to work with schools to make it even better. National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day takes place on October 15, 2014, during National School Lunch Week, and is supported...


Latest Personal life Reference Libraries

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

Xenia_coral
2012-04-03 16:38:22

Xenia is a genus of soft marine coral that resembles a mushroom. It has “arms” that extend out from the top and end in many-fingered “hands.” It uses these “hands” to push water away from the colony in a constant, grabbing motion. This is a unique characteristic feature only seen in Xenia members. The first theory of this feature was it allowed the coral to catch food, such as plankton, but it is now believed it is used for respiration. This is a popular coral used in...

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2007-05-21 07:48:59

The Orbicular batfish (Platax orbicularis) is a popular aquarium fish endemic to tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its body is almost disc-shaped, and very thin; the tail, about 20% of the body length, is fan-shaped and taller than it is long. Males can grow to up to 19.69 in (50 cm) in length, though aquarium specimens are generally much shorter. In the wild, the Orbicular Batfish is found in brackish or marine waters, usually around reefs, at depths from 16.4 to 98.43 ft...

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2007-04-10 16:20:04

The Celestial Pearl Danio, Celestichthys margaritatus, often referred to in the aquarium trade as Galaxy rasbora or Microrasbora. It has so far been found only in a very small area east of Inle Lake at an altitude of over 3280.84 ft (1000 m). The fish lives in relatively cool, alkaline water. Discovered in 2006 the species quickly appeared in the aquarium trade where its small size and bright colors made it an instant hit. It is the only species in the genus Celestichthys. Conservation...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.