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2014-06-24 12:25:04

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer provides outdoor entertaining products to host the ultimate Fourth of July party LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Independence Day approaching, Americans are preparing to dawn their red, white and blue summer gear, fire up the grill and make memories with family and friends. To help host the all-American party, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet offers the essentials for outdoor entertaining....

2014-06-23 23:11:54

How To Get Bigger Forearms And Wrists Fast At Home, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers a wide range of healthy diet tips, and forearm and wrist exercises for men. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 How To Get Bigger Forearms And Wrists Fast At Home, a new report written by Kim Tran on the site Vkool.com shows a wide range of tips, exercises, and diet plans that can help men get bigger forearms and wrists fast at home. In the first part of this report, people will discover 5...

2014-06-23 12:26:30

From Bears to Bugs, to Getting Lost - and Found! OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - With this winter's Snowmageddon finally behind us, summer is here and camping is a great way for families, friends and the adventurous to get outdoors and enjoy the summer heat. From hiking, to swimming, to sitting around the campfire, camping should be enjoyed to the fullest. Scouts Canada wants to make sure Canadians stay safe while experiencing the great outdoors. Young or old, novice or...

2014-06-23 08:31:43

Golf-Themed Entertainment Complex Replaces and Expands Outdoor Areas SCRANTON, Pa., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Topgolf in Allen, TX, near Dallas, is a golf-themed facility that combines competition with entertainment, as well as event venues and two bars serving a variety of food and beverages. Based on a driving range with micro-chipped balls, which instantly score each shot's accuracy and distance when they hit targets in the outfield, the UK-based entertainment chain has...

2014-06-23 08:25:38

SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as "America's Toughest Trainer," famed celebrity fitness expert, author and speaker, Jillian Michaels, will lead more than 600 attendees through her latest interval training, metabolism-blasting fitness program, BODYSHRED(TM), at the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention, August 13-17, 2014, in Anaheim. Michaels will join several other industry leaders, including Diana Nyad, Tony Horton, Louis Van Amstel, Todd Durkin and Tara Stiles as...

2014-06-21 23:04:02

Expanding its Ecosystem to Support a Growing List of Portfolio Companies Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 TreeHouse Health, an innovation center and launchpad for emerging healthcare companies, today announced it has formed partnerships with four professional services firms to further its mission of helping emerging companies gain customers and grow their businesses by providing support in the form of expertise, investment, space, networks, and professional services. The initial...

2014-06-19 23:08:26

Urban Cyclists are turning to online bike shops this summer for wider selections of urban city bikes, lower prices and are enjoying the shopping experience without having to haggle with a salesperson. Sites like Bikesdirect.com are fully stocked for 2014 and are making it so easy to buy online with geometry and height charts for each bike, free shipping and no sales tax; internet savvy urban cyclists say their purchase was a no brainer. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Urban Cyclists are...

2014-06-19 23:00:39

Gowrie Group, the largest marine insurance agency, announces a new multi-year sponsorship extension with US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Chubb Insurance. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Gowrie Group, the largest marine insurance agency, announces a new multi-year sponsorship extension with US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Chubb Insurance. Carter Gowrie, Gowrie Group’s CEO, shared, “We are proud of our long-term relationship with US Sailing and...

2014-06-19 16:24:53

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) honored Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its licensing agency, The Wildflower Group, at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 17, at the industry's primary annual event, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas. GSUSA and The Wildflower Group won "Best Corporate Brand Program" for an array of licensed products resulting in more than $100 million...

2014-06-18 23:06:35

A financial leader for technology and software companies, DiFelice brings his expertise to the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, content development and edtech services. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Six Red Marbles today announced that David DiFelice has been hired as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer. “David has a long track record of successfully leading the financial function of technology-focused companies,” said Bob Fogel, CEO of Six Red...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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