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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...

2014-04-30 12:21:16

AKRON, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of its new 2014 Power Wagon, Ram Trucks says it has developed the most off-road-capable pickup on the market. To balance the need for on-road civility and off-road performance, Ram chose to equip the Power Wagon with Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac® tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Built to master the most rigorous off-road trails, the 2014 Ram Power Wagon is based on the Ram 2500 Heavy Duty 4x4 Crew...

2014-04-30 08:27:09

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 7th May this year's Badminton Horse Trials begin, an event in which riders and their horses take part in three phases of the competition including cross country, dressage and show jumping. The event begins on Wednesday 7th May with the first inspection, followed by two days of dressage, a cross country test and finishing on the final day with the jumping test. The first inspection involves all horses being...

2014-04-29 23:03:41

With more than 2,500 camp graduates since 2006, International Squash Academy has become the top squash camp company in the United States. The 2014 schedule includes summer camp sessions throughout the country for boys and girls ages 10-18 of all ability levels. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The summer squash camp leader,International Squash Academy, has published their 2014 summer squash camp schedule. Hundreds of squash players attend these camps annually to get better, make...


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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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