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2014-10-30 23:07:54

The addition of K-Feeders® allows Perky-Pet® to continue to offer bird enthusiasts a wider variety of high quality seed feeders. Lititz, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Perky-Pet®, a recognized leader in wild bird feeding, has re-introduced the classic K-Feeders® wild bird feeders. Available online only, at birdfeeders.com, these three unique K-Feeders® will evoke nostalgia and class in any bird lover’s backyard. “I’m very excited about the addition of the...

2014-10-30 08:35:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPRI, the leading manufacturer and distributor of exercise products, announced today its extension into fitness media with its new Ignite by SPRI at-home workout series. Capitalizing on the high-intensity interval training (HIIT) craze (currently the No.1 fitness trend), the new fitness programs feature intense workouts designed by two high-profile trainers - "The Biggest Loser" Season 11's Brett Hoebel and celebrity personal trainer Ashley Borden. A...

2014-10-29 23:15:41

Solidifying their position as a leading provider of practical storage sheds solutions; Storage Sheds Outlet now announces the arrival of a new collection of metal sheds. Ponderay, ID (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Solidifying their position as a leading provider of practical storage sheds solutions; Storage Sheds Outlet now announces the arrival of a new collection of metal sheds. The company provides strong, durable and functional metal sheds that are an utter necessity for commercial and...

2014-10-29 23:09:59

Football, basketball and baseball facilities will be equipped with completely wireless scoreboards. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County (AL) has chosen Colorado Time Systems to be the sole provider of scoreboards for their schools and recreational fields. Football, basketball and baseball facilities throughout the county will be installing or upgrading to 2.4GHz integrated wireless scoreboards from Colorado Time Systems as early as...

2014-10-29 08:36:29

WILMINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TimberTech, a world leader in alternative decking and railing, follows up on the huge success of its Legacy Collection, introduced in early 2014, with a new, warm gray color called Ashwood. The subtle, earthy and aged look of Ashwood mimics the look of hand-hewn lumber with a richness that makes it nearly indistinguishable from tropical hardwoods. With the addition of Ashwood, Earthwood Evolution's Legacy Collection now includes four...

2014-10-28 12:28:51

For The Fan Who Has Everything But Time ScoreStreak Helps NBA & NFL Fantasy Sports Fans Choose Their Favorite Athletes In Seconds To Compete For Cash And Big Prizes SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your work deadline has become a weekend project and you have to coach the kids' soccer game on Saturday. On top of that, your partner wants the garden replanted with fall seeds and flowers. So now, your Sunday fantasy football plans have become, well, a fantasy....

2014-10-24 16:23:48

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Homeless World Cup (HWC) is a network of 70 international partner organizations that use football to improve the lives of homeless people throughout the world. The annual international tournament uses the power of football to energize homeless people so they can change their own lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154261 The HWC 11(th) edition 2014 is currently being played in the heart of Santiago de Chile, from...

2014-10-23 23:04:42

New Attachment Allows Unrestricted Natural Human Movement on Cable Exercise Machines Feeport, New York (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Trak Fitness LLC, a leader in ergonomically advanced fitness equipment, is pleased to announce the release of the new TrakBar Pro-X, the most functionally versatile and ergonomically advanced attachment for cable fitness equipment. The TrakBar Pro-X is the first and only cable attachment that tracks perfectly with the user’s natural movements. The handles on...

2014-10-23 16:26:15

Kathy Hopinkah Hannan Becomes First Native American to Serve as Highest Ranking Volunteer of Girl Scout Movement NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Kathy Hopinkah Hannan to serve as National Board President of the iconic Girl Scouts of the USA. Hannan was formally selected to the position on October 18(th), following a vote of the delegates to the Girl Scouts' triennial National Council Session/53(rd)...

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...


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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.