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2014-08-26 16:20:53

Luxury vehicles don't have to break the bank FIFE, Wash., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It is a commonly held belief in the automotive world that the people who aren't willing to spend a lot of money on a car will be stuck driving a low-end budget vehicle. However, many Washington residents are finding out that it is possible to have a nice high-end luxury car without spending a ton of money. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139596) I-5 Motors is a used...

2014-08-26 12:28:00

Premiums Are Higher but Overall Costs Lower When Out-of-Pocket Costs Included SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Using publicly released 2015 rate filings in 9 states, HealthPocket analyzed health plan costs for five common specialty drugs. Specialty drugs have been a growing concern for consumers given their high costs and shortage of generic alternatives. They treat complex medical conditions, can cost thousands per prescription, and are used for a broad...

2014-08-26 12:22:56

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 26 August, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 102,847 "A" Shares at a price of 2398.17 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,942,743,022 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-08-26 12:21:31

Consumers excited about upgrades to 2015 Scion FR-S NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the Scion FR-S sports car coupe was first introduced in the 2013 model year as an affordable sports car with great styling and performance, it instantly became one of the most popular new cars in the Scion lineup. This vehicle was able to grow a massive fan base in just a few short years and a Naperville Illinois Scion dealership has already spoken to many customers about...

2014-08-26 08:22:50

Information on the brand new truck, as well as a comparison of another truck against competitors RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sir Walter Chevrolet has been around for a long time, serving the people of Raleigh, North Carolina in all of their automobile needs. And recently they've taken another step forward in assisting those people in the greater triangle area, by jumping onto the internet with a brand new website and blog. They've begun to incorporate...

2014-08-26 08:22:48

New 2015 Escalade upgrades are stirring up customer excitement in Wisconsin SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade has been available for a few months already and came out to rave reviews. However, Cadillac saw an opportunity to make this already great SUV even better for 2015. It announced many new additional upgrades that will be added to all of the new 2015 Escalade models. Manufacturers will also be adding an all-new top-tier...

2014-08-26 08:21:22

Edmonton drivers are really excited for new Jeep models EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After Jeep manufacturers announced they would be rebranding their vehicles and releasing a completely new model for the 2015 model year, an Edmonton dealership has noticed an increase in Jeep awareness and interest. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139272 More and more customers are coming in to Great West Chrysler, according to dealership staff,...

2014-08-26 08:20:46

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is proud to announce the addition of Major General Mark A. Barrett, USAF (Ret.) as Executive Vice President to serve as the number two senior staff executive under President Craig McKinley. As Executive Vice President, General Barrett will serve as the principal deputy professional staff member to the President and will act as the Association's senior staff liaison with Boards, Committees and Councils as well...

2014-08-26 04:20:22

Selected for technology advances developed at MIT that dramatically reduce energy consumption of mobile base stations and smartphones CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eta Devices, Inc. today announced that it has been named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum (WEF) for its groundbreaking technology that dramatically reduces the energy consumption of mobile base stations and smartphones. The company joins a thriving community of previous WEF Technology Pioneers...

2014-08-25 20:20:53

BERLIN, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major interview with the influential German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, AJC Executive Director David Harris presents his perspectives on Germany's international role. "Germany today is the undisputed leader of Europe, and also one of the leading powers on a global scale," says Harris. The interview appeared in Monday's edition of the paper. In the interview, Harris also discusses the Middle East. "For Germany, there is a...


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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'