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2014-02-26 12:27:09

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TimberTech, a world leader in alternative decking and railing, is the first manufacturer to bring the popular hand-scraped look of indoor wood flooring to the outdoors. TimberTech's Earthwood Evolutions' line of capped composite decking now includes the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains, to evoke the days of hand-hewn wood. The timeless style of the Legacy Collection can take your deck from...

2014-02-25 23:31:10

Made in America with American grillers in mind, Primo’s signature ceramic grills and accessories bring the grilling experience to new levels of innovation. West Caldwell, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Primo line features four grills - the extra-large Oval 400, large Oval 300, junior Oval 200, and the exclusive Oval 400 Jack Daniel’s grill - all constructed from Primo’s own high-quality SuperCeramics material. Each grill features an extensive collection of accessories, and...

2014-02-25 12:27:51

TopTenReviews.com selects brand as the "#1 online fitness service", beating well-known brands like Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FitOrbit, founded by Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld, today announced that it was chosen by TopTenReviews.com - the trusted source for online recommendations - as the single best online fitness service available. FitOrbit delivers a seamless and personal web and mobile end-to-end experience - with a certified...

2014-02-25 08:27:04

Scouts completed more than 17 million hours of service to local communities in 2013 IRVING, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, nine youth delegates from across the United States are representing the Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., to present the organization's annual Report to the Nation to top U.S. officials. The report is designated in the BSA's congressional charter and highlights the organization's achievements in 2013. The delegates were selected from among...

2014-02-25 08:21:26

Polar vortex means big business for seasonal travel as warm-weather campgrounds offer wider range of amenities, accommodations RESTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snow in 49 of the 50 states is good news for the Sunbelt. Campgrounds in southern California, Texas, Florida and Arizona are seeing a boom in occupancy for December - March with travelers seeking a respite from this winter's ravaging snow and plummeting temperatures. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association...

2014-02-24 23:27:59

The Critical Bench Program created by Mike Westerdal is a new program that teaches people how to gain the incredible strength and pack on solid muscles. An overview on the website Vinaf.com tells readers whether or not the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Critical Bench Program is the latest program developed by Mike Westerdal, who promises to teach people how to gain lean muscle mass quickly and easily. In the program, users will discover exercises for...

2014-02-24 23:22:04

Launch of innovative sand-filled neoprene rope offers space saving alternative to battle rope training. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Hyperwear is excited to introduce its latest innovation in functional fitness equipment with the unveiling of the SandRope battle rope as a better alternative for training with heavy fitness ropes in fitness studios, boot camps, health clubs and the home. The SandRope is a neoprene tube filled with sand that is ten feet long and comes in two...

2014-02-24 23:04:45

Put your Mall Walking exercise plan on a payday when you combine it with a Jancyn Mystery Shop. San Jose California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 As bitterly cold temperatures and snowdrifts the size of minivans descend upon many parts of the country, the motivation to adhere to your New Year’s fitness goals may be waning day by day. While you began the first of the year with every intention of breaking a sweat and ramping up your cardio before swimsuit season hits, many people find that...

2014-02-24 23:00:24

Shane Michaels releases a review of Insanity by Shaun T, a breakthrough workout program that produces a year’s worth of results in just 60 days. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Insanity, a 60-day body transformation workout created by fitness expert Shaun T. based on max interval training has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. Check out the Insanity Workout results here. “Shaun T.’s Insanity workout was the start of the accelerated...

2014-02-24 12:24:07

New Online Tools Offer Workouts Based on Sport-Specific Goals ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face today officially launched a digital training platform in tandem with its new Mountain Athletics training apparel and footwear collection. The Mountain Athletics Collection, which is now available at retail stores and www.thenorthface.com, offers the durability and full range of motion necessary for intense functional training exercises. The Mountain Athletics Training...


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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