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2014-07-16 23:02:13

DentistSave.com Launches Affordable Dental Plans in Ohio for Consumers, Businesses, Human Resources, and Groups. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 DentistSave.com, a national provider of cost-effective money-saving dental plans, has launched in the state of Ohio to give Ohio residents and consumers access to quality, affordable dental care services at reduced rates. DentistSave.com has rapidly become a leading destination for Ohio consumers looking to save money on their dental...

2014-07-16 12:27:07

The country's largest wartime veterans organization is responding to the needs of veterans and family members affected by the VA wait-time scandal INDIANAPOLIS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving (SWS) Task Force, created in 2003 to conduct annual evaluations of health-care quality at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and other facilities. What: A Veterans Crisis Command Center, where the SWS team and...

2014-07-16 12:24:58

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday in Brazil the leaders of BRICS countries launched the New Development Bank (NDB). London-based investor Andrey Yakunin [http://www.andreyyakunin.com ] of VIY Management [http://www.viym.ru/en ] welcomed this new institution, as an acknowledgement of the rebalancing of the global economy in recent years. In the current climate, the combined foreign exchange reserve of the BRICS means they have the economic weight to stand apart...

2014-07-16 12:24:43

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matthew Crouch, Vice President of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, issued the following statement calling on believers across the world to pray for peace in Israel and Gaza: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC98465LOGO "As violence and conflict continue to escalate across Israel, we believe that the body of Christ has a responsibility to pray for the peace of this land that is so dear to the heart of God. "Since our...

2014-07-16 08:24:38

Most comprehensive guide to products and services including mortgage lending, mobile/online banking and cybersecurity NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUTimes.com, the independent voice of the credit union community and website for Credit Union Times magazine, a Summit Professional Networks publication, announced the launch of its new digital Marketplace Directory - a searchable, online source for products and services benefitting the credit union community....

2014-07-16 04:20:32

Radar Digital Processor upgrades boost Patriot radar capabilities LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $235.5 million contract for Radar Digital Processor (RDP) kits to upgrade the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for the US and two partner nations. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., this full rate production contract for the US will deliver significant benefits to the...

2014-07-15 23:11:52

Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur said. With dental implant costs as much as $20,000 per jaw, financing is a key benefit that top dentists offer, Dr. Receveur said. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Most dentists do not want cost to stand between a patient and the functioning, healthy smile of his or her dreams, Louisville dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur...

2014-07-15 23:00:38

Gravis Marketing conducted an automated phone survey. The telephone surveys focused on the upcoming elections. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 This past week Gravis Marketing has released two new surveys that look at the political landscapes of Arkansas and Arizona at the current time. Gravis Marketing surveyed 987 registered voters who are likely to vote in Arkansas and its survey has a margin of error of ±3%. Gravis Marketing currently shows in its Arkansas poll...

2014-07-15 16:29:53

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), or ITFA, originally introduced by Reps. Robert Goodlatte (R-Virginia) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). The House measure is similar to the legislation introduced in the Senate (S. 1431) by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and John Thune (R-South Dakota). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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