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2014-10-21 12:30:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Friends of the State Museum will host a modern-day treasure hunt for adults, allowing them to see museum pieces rarely on display. The event is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. The ticketed event is held in conjunction with Harrisburg's "Third in the Burg." The partnership of galleries and businesses celebrates local artists and their work on the third Friday of each month. "This...

2014-10-20 08:35:03

An Interview with the CEO of BIOTOP, the Inventor of Natural Pools DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today there are a number of people who declare that they have been the first to build a natural pool. Mr. "Natural Pool" himself, the Austrian Peter Petrich, could care less about who on online encyclopedias claims to be the inventor of this natural alternative to conventional swimming pools. He knows that in the last 30 years almost all of these people were his "students" -...

2014-10-18 12:20:51

Congolese Dance Company Recognized for Using Culture as a Tool for Development in Post-Conflict Regions BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Curry Stone Foundation has named Studios Kabako (Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo) as the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner. The Congolese performance and theater studio, founded by Faustin Linyekula in 2001, was created to address social memory, fear, and hope in the aftermath of civil war. Through its cultural programs and...

2014-10-17 23:03:43

Centaur® horse fence provides decades of worry-free fence ownership with no painting, cribbing, board replacement or serious fence injuries. Invest in an asset, not a liability. Muscle Shoals, AL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Centaur® celebrates 27 years of equine protection. Established in 1987, Centaur® is the originator of reinforced flexible rail equine fencing. Centaur® has a full line of reinforced flexible rail, both electric and non-electric, and coated single wire...

2014-10-16 12:22:01

Compact, scalable solution reduces board space by 73 percent, controls up to 96 high-brightness LEDs in innovative headlamps DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first fully integrated high-brightness LED matrix manager IC for adaptive automotive headlight systems. The TPS92661-Q1 is a compact, scalable solution that enables automobile manufacturers to create innovative LED headlamps that vary beam patterns and intensity...

2014-10-14 12:31:56

Company becomes one-stop shop for custom outdoor living solutions MONROE, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, will highlight its new deck lighting and baluster options for Clubhouse® Decking products at DeckExpo 2014, creating a one-stop source for decking and railing solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130218/NE61839LOGO "Deck lighting is...

2014-10-13 16:22:36

NELSONVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Boots, a division of Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKY), continues to deliver industry-leading outdoor footwear and apparel with the launch of its fall 2014 collections. The Rocky Athletic Mobility Game Changer has already earned praise as an outstanding advancement in outdoor footwear from Outdoor Life magazine, which named the Game Changer its Editor's Choice among knee-high boots....

2014-10-13 08:28:17

DUBAI, UAE, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Agriculture, MENA region's largest owners and operators of hydroponic farming facilities has successfully implemented a viable and cost- effective solution to meet our quality food needs by farming vegetables and herbs indoors all year round by using modern hydroponic gardening systems that take advantage of artificial light and growing nutrients. Hydroponic systems...

2014-10-11 23:04:12

The cataloged antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28th, at 11 a.m. Eastern time, in Fontaine’s spacious gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the event will be wonderful turn-of-the-century examples from Tiffany Studios in New York, rare antique lamps and lighting by the most coveted names in the field and outstanding 19th century period furniture. PITTSFIELD, Mass (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 A monumental 14-piece figural carved oak dining...

2014-10-09 12:20:41

The portable electric unicycle V3 is about to release in late October HONG KONG, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INMOTION will showcase the agile and portable self balancing vehicle R1EX and electric unicycle V3 at Global Sources Electronics & Components Fair beginning from 11th to 14th October, 2014 in Hong Kong. Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140903/0861406327 INMOTION R1EX is the most popular personal transporter last year - the lightest self-balancing vehicle...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.