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2014-05-21 16:21:07

LANSING, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tour de Troit was presented with the prestigious Community Support for Bicycling Award by the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) today in Lansing during 2014 Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day. "We are so thrilled to be recognized by this statewide organization for our localized advocacy efforts," said Kelli Kavanaugh, Co-Director, Tour de Troit. "It's really important for us to be 'more than a bike ride' by helping to grow cycling in...

2014-05-20 23:07:37

Clients from 193 countries get ready for swimsuit season by achieving their fitness goals anywhere, anytime. Blacksburg, Va. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Fitnet, the first-ever mobile fitness training app to use a webcam to score clients on human-led workout sessions, reveals it has helped clients from 193 countries and all 50 states get beach body ready by burning more than 2 million calories collectively. Using advanced computer vision technology, the app connects clients with personal trainers...

2014-05-20 12:29:24

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer provides activities for kids during the summer months LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, 58 percent of the respondents said that their children do not attend summer camp when school lets out. With the majority of kids staying home this summer, it's important to provide activities to keep them active and engaged when away from the classroom....

2014-05-20 08:38:34

Pyramyd Air, the world's largest internet airgun retailer, is being recognized by Crosman, the number one American manufacturer of air gun and air gun accessories, as their Internet Retailer of the Year for 2013. SOLON, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pyramyd Air is announced as the recipient of Crosman's Internet Retailer of the Year award for 2013. Both Crosman and Pyramyd Air share the same industry goal, delivering high-quality products for the maximum enjoyment of...

2014-05-19 08:22:17

DENVER, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 15, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...

2014-05-18 23:03:02

Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer designed by Kyle Leon is a new bodybuilding program for men who want to learn how to gain lean muscle and lose weight at the same time. A full Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer is a new bodybuilding program for men who want to learn how to gain at least 10 pounds of lean muscle and get ripped fast, naturally and safely. This program consists...

2014-05-16 23:07:43

WowBobble.com is a leading brand of interesting figurines. Recently, the company has announced its bobbleheads cake topper promotion. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 WowBobble.com is a leading brand of interesting figurines. Recently, the company has announced its bobbleheads cake topper promotion. That is to say, all the firm’s newly released bobbleheads cake toppers are now offered at discounted prices, from 10 to 30 percent off. The big sale will not be valid forever; it will come to an end on...

2014-05-15 23:15:08

Pots of annuals make a stunning addition to a patio or landscape. Norway Gardens has great tips for planting pots of blooming annuals that will stay lovely all summer. Monticello Indiana (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Customers at Norway Gardens are seeing many new varieties of vegetative annuals grown in the greenhouses there. Each summer Norway Gardens growers go to Michigan to visit several of the wholesale growers that breed these new garden stars. They choose from their trip their favorite...

2014-05-15 23:05:00

0% Financing for Up to 36 Months On Select D1 Models Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Dimension One Spas dealers across the country will be hosting the largest savings event of the year—The Memorial Day Savings Event beginning May 16th through June 2nd. During this time, customers can enjoy 0% financing for up to 36* months on select hot tub models. See your local dealer for all details. Customers can apply early for the Wells Fargo Outdoor Solutions program which offers many options...

2014-05-15 23:02:43

Operation Warrior Golf Provides Free Professional Golf Swing Instruction to Wounded Service Members Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 When Caddy For A Cure Founder Russ Holden stood on the range at the Valero Texas Open while coaching and caddying for Masters Champion Bernhard Langer, it was an ‘aha’ moment for him. Tournament organizers had arranged for several wounded warriors to be taken down the range to watch the best golfers in the world like Langer hit balls, and to...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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