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2014-05-05 08:34:59

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PayMeOn, Inc. (ticker symbol: PAYM) On April 24, 2014, PayMeOn announced that it had entered into a letter of intent to acquire REI Marketing, LLC, a business dedicated to brand marketing and management, and the exclusive owner and operator of 1-800-SELL-NOW. REI is led by CEO, Kent Clothier, a nationally recognized entrepreneur, speaker, mentor, and business coach. PayMeOn will issue 3,600,000 restricted common shares in exchange...

2014-05-05 08:25:50

TV, digital ad campaign touts benefits of swimming for kids COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten industry partners, including USA Swimming, are collaborating on a summer-long campaign called SwimToday, led by five-time Olympian and 12-time medalist, Dara Torres. Launching today, the lighthearted campaign proclaims swimming as "the funnest sport there is" and showcases its many benefits in an effort to bring more kids who know how to swim into the sport of...

2014-05-02 23:04:33

Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children five and under and the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. among children under 14. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 British Swim School, a full service, year-round and indoor swim school franchise offering water safety survival and swimming lessons for babies from three months through adult, franchisees Howie and Sarah Berkowitz had the scare of a lifetime when they thought their 18-month old son had...

2014-05-02 08:27:21

Offering both long and short-term rentals, CALLAHEAD allows New York's security guards to focus on the task at hand NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's at the job site, the lumbar yard, or in a parking garage, when a portable guard shed is needed in New York, CALLAHEAD is the only option. With various sizes available, CALLAHEAD's guard booths for rent in NYC provide ample room, upgraded features, and weather-tight construction to ensure safety and comfort for all....

2014-05-01 23:14:17

The National Association of Mortgage Field Services (NAMFS) has compiled a list of recommendations and new approaches to pool maintenance. These recommendations are designed to provide optimal maintenance and safety standards for stagnant pools at default properties. Stow, OH (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 As winter’s polar vortex gives way to the warmer temperatures of spring, many property owners and default asset managers are turning their attention to pool maintenance. The Association of...

2014-05-01 20:25:03

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May is traditionally celebrated much like a holiday across America as the beginning of the summer season. Many children begin summer break, families take their first dip in the backyard swimming pool, and vacations long and short revolve around water. Unfortunately the month of May has historically signaled the beginning of a season of drowning tragedies across the United States. Whether it's the backyard or community pool,...

2014-04-30 23:09:37

With thousands of camp graduates since 2010, Revolution Softball Camps have become the national leader in softball instruction. This year Revolution offers several new locations across the country. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Revolution Softball Camps has published their 2014 summer softball camp schedule. Over the past 5 years, thousands of eager young softball players have attended Revolution Softball Camps to improve and have fun. New locations this summer include softball...

2014-04-30 16:33:00

Global dance-fitness leader implements Lectra's tech solutions to manage apparel product growth ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials--fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials--is pleased to announce that Zumba is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to manage its active wear line. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82583 Founded in 2001, Zumba is the...

2014-04-30 16:21:36

PEWAUKEE, Wis., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is finally here and with that, comes the start of riding season. As cyclists dust off their bikes for the first ride of the season, they should be sure to grab all of their gear - including a good quality bike lock. Bicycle theft is an unfortunate occurrence and an increasing trend these past few years, and cyclists from California are no exception. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73238 According to the latest FBI Uniform...

2014-04-30 12:27:20

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Daughters International, LLC, announces the launch of Global Girl(TM) line of dolls, a collection of ethnically diverse dolls and companion books that provide young girls with a window into modern day cultures through play and reading. With its mission, "to inspire and teach girls about cultures from around the world, open girls' minds to the diverse world in which they live, and spark a natural curiosity about their peers in other countries...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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