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2009-09-15 13:21:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext (www.yext.com), a New York City based local advertising company, was 1 of 50 selected out of over 1,000 applicants to launch at the TechCrunch50 conference in San Francisco. The TechCrunch50 conference showcases the most innovative early-stage technology companies. In a tough economy, Yext has amassed nearly 20,000 local advertising customers, is growing very quickly, and has grown up right in Manhattan. "When we founded the company, lots of people...

2009-08-31 11:32:45

A Swedish study published in one of the latest issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics discloses new relationships between stress at work and development of rheumatoid arthritis.  Psychosocial work stress, in terms of high psychological demands, low decision latitude or the combination of these stressors (job strain), is associated with an increased risk of several diseases (e.g. cardiovascular disease), but it has not been studied in relation to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However,...

2009-08-19 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SOMEWHERE ELSE is the dream project of Killian Mansfield, a 16-year-old ukulele wiz from Woodstock, NY who has an advanced and rare form of cancer. Recorded in a window of time between a long hospitalization last winter and entering hospice care this spring, SOMEWHERE ELSE is an eclectic and uplifting labor of love. The album includes original songs and eclectic covers performed by Killian on "uke" with critically acclaimed singers and...

2009-07-29 08:01:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New Way RA(TM), a new online talk show hosted by award-winning journalist and anchor of Inside Edition, Deborah Norville, premieres today at www.NewWayRA.com. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/newwayra/39200/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090729/NY53545 ) New Way RA offers practical advice and information for adults living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Deborah Norville and expert guests...

2009-02-02 04:30:00

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ABoz Handcrafted Bass and Guitars, a high-end luthier shop based in New Brunswick, NJ, has named Utopia Communications, Inc., Red Bank, NJ, as their public relations agency of record. "We are delighted to add ABoz to our growing portfolio of clients," remarked President and CEO Ann Subervi. "Music is one of life's great gifts, and ABoz makes a unique product that will make the music industry sit up and take notice." ABoz chose Utopia to assist in...

2008-08-30 21:00:17

By Jeff Miers Unquestionably, summer 2008 will be remembered as a time when very few significant artists released new albums. With the notable exceptions of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson and My Morning Jacket, most of the summer's finest music was being heard at festivals and inside concert halls, not in living rooms or at the gym on an iPod. It was beginning to seem that with the retail music industry being what it is, no one was going to bother releasing full-length albums anymore....

2008-08-18 18:00:29

Guitarist Wayne Kramer, 60, of MC5 played at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. He'll be in Denver on the same bill as Rage Against The Machine. He spoke to the Rocky about hearing the band's controversial show at the 2000 Los Angeles DNC: That was a pretty surreal moment for me. Rage Against The Machine opened their set with Kick Out The Jams, a song I wrote with the MC5. You can't anticipate moments like that. I saw the LAPD forming up. They looked like cyborgs from a...

2008-06-24 12:02:17

By de Seny, Dominique Fillet, Marianne; Ribbens, Clio; Maree, Raphael; Meuwis, Marie-Alice; Lutteri, Laurence; Chapelle, Jean-Paul; Wehenkel, Louis; Louis, Edouard; Merville, Marie-Paule; Malaise, Michel BACKGROUND: SELDI-TOF mass spectrometry (MS) is a high- throughput proteomic approach with potential for identifying novel forms of serum biomarkers of arthritis. METHODS: We used SELDI-TOF MS to analyze serum samples from patients with various forms of inflammatory arthritis. Several...

2006-03-14 13:05:22

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two former members of the defunct new wave rock band the Cars have refueled the group, installing singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren in the driver's seat and will hit the road as the New Cars, they announced on Tuesday. The new model, featuring Cars lead guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, will be accompanied on tour by fellow classic pop refugees Blondie, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday. Absent...

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2005-03-20 10:30:00

NASA -- What do Stonehenge, Mayan pyramids, and a spacecraft a million miles away have in common? They're linked by a human need to explore and understand the Sun, moon, planets, and stars. This year's Sun-Earth Day on March 20 focuses on "Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge" and falls on the vernal equinox when day and night are the same length. Appropriately, NASA and the Exploratorium in San Francisco are focusing on ancient peoples and their fascination with the Sun, which played a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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