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2014-07-11 12:25:38

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Electric Rope Shovel Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Electric Rope Shovel Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global electric rope shovel industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-07-08 23:15:28

Brazilian big wave surfer Maya Gabeira has joined Spinlister as a professional athlete ambassador Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Spinlister, the world leader of peer-to-peer bicycle rentals, announced today that Brazilian big wave surfer Maya Gabeira has joined Spinlister as a professional athlete ambassador to help build their new stand up paddle board (SUP) and surfboard category. Gabeira has won an ESPY award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete and the XXL Big Wave Award four...

2014-07-07 23:07:07

Modelbuildings.org Features a Huge Selection of over 60 Downloadable Scale Buildings Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Modelbuildings.org, a website that features over five dozen downloadable model railroad buildings, has just announced that they are now offering a free giveaway of the popular little General Store model. Model railroads enthusiasts can visit the site at any time and quickly and easily download the realistic-looking little building that will look right at home in any...

2014-07-07 12:32:16

Offers 99¢ Kids Meals for in July to Celebrate Summer Learning LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer camps are in full gear across the country, fostering outdoor learning and new bonds between young friends. Fazoli's is celebrating the summer camp experience with a special offer. Every Saturday in July, parents presenting a Summer Camp Selfie (a picture) of their child at camp either alone or with friends, can purchase a Kids Meal for just 99¢. Parents...

2014-07-07 08:29:36

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You were born barefoot... My story with barefooting goes back to 25th March 1975. No, I wasn't some radical hippy back then - in fact, it was coincidentally both the start of my barefoot journey AND the day I was born. Later, when I had developed the powers of speech, I asked my mother "Were you, too, born barefoot?" And, as it turns out, she was. Further investigation established that my grandparents and great-grandparents alike...

2014-07-03 08:22:52

Bowlmor AMF Awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for 'The Most People Bowling Simultaneously in Multiple Venues' NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over movie theaters and dance clubs, bowling has officially reclaimed its stake as America's favorite Saturday night activity. On Saturday, June 21(st), 2014, Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, threw the largest bowling party in American history. Party go-ers from across 262 AMF, Bowlmor and...

2014-07-02 23:12:08

In honor of Independence Day, Filtersfast.com will pick up the shipping fees for all website orders of $50.00 or more July 4 through July 7, 2014. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In celebration of Independence Day Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air and water filters, is offering customers another free shipping deal. This is to thank loyal customers by giving them one more reason to celebrate. All purchases on FiltersFast.com, of $50.00 or more, will be eligible to...

2014-07-02 23:11:14

EcoTech Marine launches new LED light for smaller reef tanks, the Radion XR15wPro. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 EcoTech Marine launches new LED light for smaller tanks, the Radion XR15wPro. EcoTech Marine is proud to announce its newest member of the Radion LED lighting line, the Radion XR15wPro. Available soon at your local fish store or favorite online retailer, this Radion XR15wPro is ideal for smaller or shallow reef tanks (80 gallons or less) and for hobbyists who want to...

2014-07-01 23:04:33

There is no place on Earth better fit for celebrating the evening of July 4th than the Hollywood Bowl in Southern California, and fans can still find last minute affordable tickets to the live show and accompanying fireworks display today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Steve Martin will be joining the Steep Canyon Rangers for an epic live performance at the slightly-slanted venue known for its iconic half-dome backdrop that popular bands from all genres have performed...

2014-07-01 12:26:07

New Locations include Alpharetta, Georgia and Princeton, New Jersey SEATTLE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI will set up camp in two new locations next spring. The national outdoor retailer will open in Princeton, New Jersey and extend its presence in Atlanta with a store in Alpharetta, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO In Princeton, the 23,500 square foot store will be located at Mercer Mall. Positioned at Mansell Crossing at the northwest corner...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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