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2014-07-29 16:24:10

US-Champion Rider Kent Farrington, Dressage Olympian Ashley Holzer, Members of the NYPD Mounted Unit, Kids from the Police Athletic League (PAL), Donald J. Trump and Mark Bellissimo Announce Details of Four-Day Outdoor Equestrian Competition At Press Conference at Tavern on the Green NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYPD Horse Torch and its officer from the NYPD Mounted Unit joined Kent Farrington, #1-Ranked US Rider; Four-Time Canadian Dressage Olympian Ashley Holzer; Susan...

2014-07-29 12:33:32

Proprietary algorithms give subscribers insights that optimize their fantasy football drafts SOUTH LYON, Mich., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fantasy Pot Odds is pleased to announce the launch of its "Draft Card Cheat Sheet," which makes drafting an elite fantasy football team incredibly simple, yet devastatingly effective. Fantasy Pot Odds relies on a proven quantitative, analytical approach that seamlessly customizes draft cards to help subscribers produce the most effective results...

2014-07-28 23:09:24

Playground Creates Outdoor Fun for Community at Old Buckingham Station at Midlothian Village (VA) with APCPLAY© (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Building a sense of neighborhood and outdoor fun into condensed residential housing is important. Where personal outdoor space is not possible, building a park or playground that encourages everyone to enjoy fun and exercise outside is important. That’s why Old Buckingham Station at Midlothian Village has invested in quality commercial playground...

2014-07-25 23:06:03

Rocktape provides world’s strongest kinesiology tape to athletes at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games. Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 RockTape, the world’s strongest brand of kinesiology tape, is proud to announce that it will be an official sponsor of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit® Games, an annual fitness competition created and operated by CrossFit, Inc. where elite athletes compete for the title of Fittest on Earth™ and a piece of a US $1.7 million purse. The CrossFit...

2014-07-25 23:03:46

Casey Danford’s Training Mask adds Brian MacKenzie, an experienced thought leader in hypoxic training to endorse the benefits of simulating training at altitude Cadillac, MI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Training Mask LLC, is proud to announce the signing of coach Brian MacKenzie to an endorsement agreement to promote the mask and its’ benefits worldwide. He has studied altitude and hypoxic training for over 10 years, and ran over 30 ultra marathons including Western States 100 and is a...

2014-07-25 23:02:20

Miami stuntman and Parkour and Freerunning instructor seeks redemption on the course Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parkulture is proud to announce that one of its co-founders, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing on NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will premiere on local affiliates this coming Monday, July 28th at 9PM and will rerun on the new Esquire Network on...

2014-07-25 23:00:41

Recently, XC Spa has announced a special offer on all its outdoor spas; it wants to popularize its new items in the international market. (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Recently, XC Spa has announced a special offer on all its outdoor spas; it wants to popularize its new items in the international market. It is an experienced supplier that offers many kinds of swimming products. The company hopes to expand its market share by offering high quality products and launching big promotions. “We are...

2014-07-24 23:12:14

All Hands Fire Equipment Shares Tip Sheet About Pool Safety Neptune City, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 All Hands Fire Equipment, a NJ company offering fire and safety equipment as well as training, shares tips for keeping swimming pools safer this summer. 10 Drownings Occur Every Day US drowning statistics are startling. With the CDC reporting that 10 people drown every day and that it’s the fifth on the list of leading causes of unintentional injury deaths (source: CDC), pool safety is...

2014-07-24 23:00:44

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is one of 20 contenders vying for the top 10 spots, and is the only nominee from Texas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is...

2014-07-24 12:25:05

MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This November, a premier cycling experience promises to turn the tough into Titans, combining one of the most ambitious cycling challenges in the nation with a course that winds through one of National Geographic's "Destinations of a Lifetime." The ROAD TITANS 300+ CYCLING CHALLENGE in South Carolina's Oconee County will offer participants - elite professionals and amateur enthusiasts alike - an opportunity to contest the limits of their endurance...


Latest Recreation Reference Libraries

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

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2009-01-17 17:55:07

The Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciata) is a species of freshwater fish that is found across North and Central America (from Mexico south to the Honduras). Its common name is likened to that of the famous 1920s boxer Jack Dempsey, because of its strong facial features and aggressive nature. It is found in slow-moving waters, such as areas that are swampy, weedy, murky, and/or warm. It is common in sand-bottom canals, drainage ditches, and rivers. This species has been introduced to Australia,...

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2007-04-10 15:54:54

The Pearl Danio (Danio albolineatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Sumatra, Burma, and Thailand, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 2.6 in (6.5 cm) and lives for around 5 years. The fish has a pink body and two light yellow/white stripes. It has an iridescent look. The fish has two pair of barbels. In the wild, the Pearl Danio is found in along the surface of small,...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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