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Construction To Begin On New NASA Mars Lander
2014-05-20 03:04:12

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on a new Mars lander, after it completed a successful Mission Critical Design Review on Friday. NASA's Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission will pierce beneath the Martian surface to study its interior. The mission will investigate how Earth-like planets formed and developed their layered inner structure of core,...

2014-05-20 00:20:32

PHOENIX, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Ways Bed Bugs Are Bad for Your HealthWhen most people hear the words "bed bugs," they start to squirm a little and think, do I feel something crawling on me? And then the imaginary itching starts. We won't lie to you: There's nothing pretty about bed bugs. But with the increased news coverage they've received of late in Phoenix, we thought we might shed a little light on why you should be worried, above and beyond the creepiness...

2014-05-19 20:20:09

Lockheed Martin-Built Lander to Study Interior of Mars DENVER, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The team preparing NASA's next Mars lander mission gained a green light today to begin building the spacecraft, which will study how Earthlike planets form. Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will now begin building the InSight spacecraft. The InSight mission will launch from California in March 2016 and touch down on Mars six months later. The stationary lander's robotic arm will then deploy...

2014-05-19 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on a new Mars lander after it completed a successful Mission Critical Design Review on Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission will pierce beneath the Martian surface to study its interior. The mission will investigate how...

2014-05-15 23:01:04

To celebrate the successful completion from the GreenFaith environmental leadership program, Phoenix based Creative Living Fellowship is hosting a GREEN EXPO on Saturday, May 24th, featuring over 30 “eco-friendly” vendors, entertainers, musicians, kids activities, raffles and much more. This will be an exciting, educational and uplifting event for the whole family. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 “Green Expo” Takes Place Saturday, May 24th, 2014 - 9am to 3pm. 6530 N. 7th Street...

2014-05-15 16:28:44

Money to fund school programs to fight childhood obesity PHOENIX, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona recently awarded five Arizona teachers a $5,000 grant for each of their schools to fund health-related programs in Arizona. The five grants were awarded based on the winners' exceptional execution of the 2014 Walk On! Challenge. The Walk On! Challenge is a free month-long health and fitness challenge held each year in February. It is available to schools...

2014-05-15 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA ranked high in the J.D. Power 2014 Social Media Benchmark Study: Government, released Thursday. In the two focus areas measured, servicing and marking engagement, J.D. Power reports, "Among the government agencies included in the study, only the National Aeronautics and Space Administration performs particularly well in both types of social interactions." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Increasingly,...

2014-05-15 12:42:13

Program sponsored locally by Goodwill of Central Arizona; $15,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits PHOENIX, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for Arizona's third annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program through 5 p.m. on May 19. Sponsored locally by Goodwill of Central Arizona, the program is accepting nominations at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for environmental volunteers in Metro...

2014-05-14 23:14:43

During the month of May, the Shade Gallery, in the monOrchid complex is exhibiting original abstract artwork by 2 local female artists. The show is entitled "Contrast", in recognition of the artists' differing approach to abstraction. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Many believed and even declared the death of abstraction nearly 40 years ago, but artists like Bela Fidel prove that it is alive and flourishing. “Contrast” is a juxtaposition of the abstract work of Bela...

2014-05-14 23:12:27

Complete Auto Loans, one of the nation’s most popular auto loan providers, is now offering auto loans in Phoenix, AZ for consumers with bad or no credit. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Due to increasing demand for auto loans in the Phoenix, Arizona region, Complete Auto Loans (CAL) has announced that they are extending their popular auto loan network to the Grand Canyon State. Auto financiers have negotiated extensively with CAL and agreed to provide guaranteed approval for auto loans regardless...


Latest Phoenix Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 13:15:51

Symbol: PHSY3 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Phoenix L. – date...

2012-06-14 13:15:53

Symbol: PHRO6 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Phoenix L. – date...

2012-06-14 13:15:54

Symbol: PHRE Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 13:15:55

Symbol: PHLO13 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Phoenix L. – date...

2012-06-14 13:15:56

Symbol: PHDA4 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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