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2014-09-03 16:30:06

George D. Felder of Pittsburgh, PA has been honored with a recognition by Pittsburgh Magazine in its selection of "Pittsburgh's Top Dentists 2014." PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the August, 2014 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine published by WQED Pittsburgh. George D. Felder was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142572 "Pittsburgh's Top Dentists 2014" George D. Felder...

2014-09-03 16:29:33

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pediatric Hair Solutions, a medically owned and operated head lice treatment company announced today that they are launching their first mobile head lice treatment center in the Youngstown-Pittsburgh metro area. The goal of the new mobile facility is to raise the standard of care for the treatment of head lice by bringing the treatment directly to clients - be it a school, workplace, or even a client's own home. Plans to develop...

2014-09-03 16:27:45

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The musical icons of the past 60 years were not created overnight. Instead, many factors -- from stage personas and outspoken political views to success in movies and television as well as timing -- went into making legends. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO In the new book "Rock Star: The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen," Carnegie Mellon University's David R. Shumway investigates the rock star...

2014-09-03 12:25:37

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundred Acres Manor Haunted Attraction named "Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House" by Haunt World Magazine and featured on The Travel Channel as "One of America's Scariest Haunted Attractions" returns on September 12th. With six separate attractions spanning a walking path over 1 mile, Hundred Acres Manor leaves it's patrons face to face with some of their deepest fears becoming their realities....

2014-09-02 16:26:56

DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private investment firm based in Dallas, Texas, today announced the acquisition of Versatex Building Products, LLC (f/k/a Wolfpac Technologies, Inc). Founded in 2003, Versatex is a Pittsburgh-based provider of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142114 Versatex will continue to operate...

2014-09-02 16:25:56

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of reducing customer confusion about its members' access to UPMC facilities and doctors, Highmark Inc.'s final transition plan today was posted on the Pennsylvania Insurance Department website and will be implemented immediately by Highmark. The plan clearly spells out Highmark's provider network and member protections in place when UPMC terminates many of its contracts with Highmark on December 31, 2014. The plan also provides insight...

2014-09-02 12:33:38

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $5.6 million grant through the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS), a federal program that aims to strengthen the workforce charged with protecting the nation's critical information infrastructure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO The SFS program has funded full-tuition scholarships and stipends for graduate students in...

2014-08-30 23:02:41

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Temp Alarm, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 "My niece developed a nighttime fever, and I could not sleep knowing that, at any moment, her fever might get worse," said an inventor from Montgomery, Ala. "In order to keep me well aware of how she was doing, I developed this monitoring system." He developed the TEMP ALARM to continuously monitor a child's temperature. The unit...

2014-08-30 23:02:21

One of America's largest invention submission companies, InventHelp is submitting the Pillow Cradle to companies for their possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 "My wife suffered neck, back and spine injuries as the result of a car accident," said one of two inventors from Bethel, Alaska. "The whiplash contributed to constant muscle strain in her shoulder and neck area. She tried other pillows to little avail. The pillow we invented reduced pain and...

2014-08-29 23:06:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Robotic Repositioning System, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 "I have had many hospital stays, including five back surgeries and four neck surgeries, as well as many other surgeries in my lifetime, as I am a burn patient," said an inventor from Richmond, Texas. "During my stays, I was unable to move freely in order to prevent pneumonia, bedsores, stiffness and many other ailments....


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2012-06-18 04:57:13

Symbol: CRPO11 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusporrectaAshe distribution:USA(IL, PA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

Tyrannosaurus
2012-03-21 21:47:44

Tyrannosaurus, meaning “tyrant lizard,” was a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (68 to 65 million years ago). It was among the last non-avian dinosaurs to exist prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event. Perhaps the most famous Tyrannosaurus species, T. rex, was named in 1905 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, president of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Teeth belonging to Tyrannosaurus were first discovered in 1874 by A. Lakes near Golden...

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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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