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2014-09-16 08:24:24

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University recently turned to aquarium innovator and leader SeaQuatic Aquariums when they needed a durable hydrodynamic tank for research testing. SeaQuatic Aquariums delivered this impressive and durable custom aquarium tank to Embry Riddle in 4 different sections and assembled it onsite. SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaQuatic Aquariums has built a tremendous reputation for its ability to create and install custom aquariums of a range of...

2014-09-15 12:29:30

Homeowner discovers easy-to-use digital tools for designing a dream living space VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed launched its second webisode in the 2013 Living Spaces(®) Facebook(®) Home Makeover Video Contest featuring the Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio. In this webisode, the family is empowered by CertainTeed's digital design and color tools, allowing them to take a more active role in designing their home's exterior makeover. Using the...

2014-09-15 12:25:57

Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary OSHWEKEN, ON, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation is truly honoured to be celebrating our Tenth Annual Gala this year. Over the past decade the Foundation has dedicated itself to providing resources to First Nations all across Canada, providing grants and assistance to individuals and communities in four funding sectors: Arts and Culture, Health, Sports and Recreation, and Education....

2014-09-14 23:00:52

Foreign competition will likely continue to offer cheaper goods of similar quality and input prices are projected to remain near their current highs and price-based competition from cheaper imports will only intensify. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Air Gun & Airsoft Gun Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 The Air Gun and Airsoft Gun Manufacturing industry mirrors...

2014-09-12 23:06:41

Bicycle Accident Attorneys Sean Murphy and Jason Waechter are spreading the word today about a bicycle recall by Orbea. Over 700 Avant road bikes (and framesets) are being recalled because the front forks can crack, potentially putting riders at risk for a fall or injury. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Bicycle Accident Attorneys Sean Murphy and Jason Waechter, of bicycleaccidentlawyersusa.com, want to help spread the word to cyclists about a potential safety issue with Orbea’s...

2014-09-12 23:06:15

LED grow room and grow box manufacturer, SuperCloset, has begun to include the KIND LED K5 series in their turnkey hydroponic grow cabinets and hydroponics grow rooms. LED grow lights are becoming more prevalent as the light of choice for the hobby and commercial grower alike. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 LED grow room and grow box manufacturer, SuperCloset, has begun to include the KIND LED K5 series in their turnkey hydroponic grow cabinets and hydroponics grow rooms. LED...

2014-09-11 23:12:36

The ShedQuarters, Inc. has been a leader in the central Illinois professionally installed back yard storage building market for nine years. Delving in to the do-it-yourself market with their development of a panelized wood storage shed kit creates a nationwide reach to home owners strapped with clutter and in need of organization. East Peoria, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The ShedQuarters, Inc., an East Peoria, IL company, recently introduced to the U.S. market a newly developed...

2014-09-11 23:02:07

South Florida Marble Restoration Company Contributes to Remarkable Charity and Admirable Cause PLANTATION, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Classic Marble Restoration, Inc. (CMR), a family-owned marble restoration company in South Florida, has donated to the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) organization to assist with research and aid those in need. As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has substantially reached millions of people from all over the world, awareness for this damaging disease has...

2014-09-10 23:10:11

Two Time World CrossFit Champion re-signs with Zamst, a High Performance Sports Bracing/Support Equipment Manufacturer. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports protective equipment, announced today a renewal of the current endorsement deal with Annie Thorisdottir, a two time World CrossFit Champion and the only woman to win back to back titles in 2011 and 2012. “Annie is a world class athlete, and we are proud to have her continue her...

2014-09-10 16:24:31

Treasure Hunt Offers Residents & Visitors Chance To Win $40,000+ In Prizes ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HarrahsCasino.com, the premier destination for online gaming, today announced the industry's first promotional collaboration involving land-based and online gaming operations in New Jersey. Beginning September 10 and running through September 30, HarrahsCasino.com will be hosting the Treasure Hunt, where anyone of legal gaming age and a resident or visitor of...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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