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2014-08-31 23:00:56

2014 best hiking boots review award winners announced by OutdoorGearLab in their recently updated review. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 OutdoorGearLab, a reputable outdoor gear review website specializing in side-by-side comparison reviews, has published an updated version of their popular and informative best hiking boot review. Fifteen top of the line products were tested while hiking, fastpacking, scrambling and even downhill running while weathering a lighting storm, in the mountains,...

2014-08-30 23:03:41

Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. The Wingman is a new American-made inflation vest designed to exceed the...

2014-08-29 23:09:50

Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale, North Carolina, chose American Parks Company to help them design and build a playground that children would enjoy. McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 To give children an engaging playground to explore is to give the gift of good health and wellness, social and cognitive learning. Parks and playgrounds help to build a positive community environment for fun, fitness, and friendship. Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale, North Carolina, chose...

2014-08-29 23:07:55

Already preassembled for the ultimate convenience to birding hobbyists, the Breakaway resists not only squirrels, but even the harshest weather elements and common outdoor issues, such as rust, yellowing and breakage. Lititz, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Perky-Pet® is proud to introduce the new Perky-Pet® Premium Squirrel-Be-Gone® Breakaway Wild Bird Feeder. This innovative bird feeder will keep squirrels from raiding the seed while allowing birds to eat to their heart’s...

2014-08-29 16:22:42

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn't dream of missing the singular event of the beach season - Helen Woodward Animal Center's 9(th) Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, held at Dog Beach in Del Mar, presented by Blue Buffalo. This year, in addition to the "hang twenty" competition, local surFURs from gromMUTTs to PAW-fessionals will cheer from the sidelines as Stand Up Paddleboarding Pups lead their...

2014-08-29 12:24:05

Fitness Expert Says Athletes of All Ages Are Overtraining DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas fitness expert Bobby Whisnand urges coaches, trainers and parents to be cautious and not over train young athletes preparing for the upcoming football season. Bobby Whisnand, fitness expert for the Dallas division of the American Heart Association, Cooper Clinic Certified Personal Trainer, and ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness Therapy and Sports Nutrition is the founder and...

2014-08-29 08:23:42

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention all riders and anyone who wants to get in shape! Blast Fitness (formerly known as Work Out World) is now offering FREE Spinning® classes to all Platinum members. Blast Fitness is an Official Spinning® Studio and will offer daily classes, led by Certified Instructors. Spinning® has become one of the nation's most popular exercise programs - combining HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), resistance training, and...

2014-08-26 08:28:22

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, the Jose Iturbi Foundation is a proud sponsor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and is pleased to support this year's John Williams: Maestro of the Movies Concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30, at 8 PM. Williams, the incomparable film composer, returns to conduct many of his most beloved movie hits, including music from Star Wars, and to pay tribute to some of the...

2014-08-26 00:21:20

SINGAPORE, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarama is the leading biennial international ornamental fish, aquatic plants, invertebrates and accessories trade exhibition in the world (www.aquarama.com.sg). Throughout its history stretching back to 1989, it has attracted exhibitors, trade and public visitors from all corners of the globe. The 14th edition -- scheduled to run from 28-31 May 2015 in its traditional home of Singapore, will be no different -- with one important exception....

2014-08-22 23:08:27

Creating a Playground to Fit at First Baptist Church, Pittsburg, Texas with APCPLAY© (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 What happens when you can’t find the exact playground your community needs? You ask for a little help and some modification to get the right fit! That was the case with a recent project for First Baptist Church in Pittsburg, Texas. The Church planned to create a new commercial playground structure to encourage healthy, outdoor play for children aged 2-5 years but set their...


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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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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