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2014-04-15 23:06:06

Non-Profit Program Focuses On Inspiring and Mentoring Kids Through Sports New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Up2Us (up2us.org), a national not-for-profit organization leading the movement to promote sports as the solution to the critical challenges facing America’s youth, announced today the launch of its Ambassador Program and the signing of World Champion Rock Climber, Sasha DiGiulian, as its first Ambassador. Up2Us’ Ambassador Program offers professional athletes and coaches the...

2014-04-13 23:02:31

PcPools announces year-over-year increase in 2014 for organic rankings in key swimming pool supplies categories across major search engines. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 PcPools, one of America’s leading direct marketers of above ground pools and pool supplies for residential and commercial consumers, is celebrating a successful campaign to increase its website homepage, department, and product page organic rankings. Using a proprietary monitoring program that covers a select...

2014-04-11 23:03:08

There are many things homeowners can do during spring clean up of lawns and gardens that can prevent pests inside. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Finally! The weather is beautiful in the St. Louis area and homeowners can get the gardening gloves on and head outside to tackle the lawn and garden work. Some property owners don’t know that the outside of a home can be greatly impacted by what may be lurking in the front or back yard. Ensuring that yards, gardens, and decks/patios...

2014-04-10 23:29:21

One of the nation’s leading master personal trainers and fitness program developers has released what he calls “the blueprint” to becoming super fit quickly and easily while avoiding major injuries caused by popular home fitness programs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 If you’re over the age of 35 and have undergone a 90-day or 60-day P90x and Insanity program, chances are that your joints have been damaged and your body hurts like crazy, according to research conducted by Web...

2014-04-10 23:29:14

Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers is working with Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, on an innovative new program to promote commercial beekeeping as an alternative source of income for small-scale coffee farmers. The program was launched under Root Link, a three-year initiative designed to strengthen the financial management of smallholder producer organizations, and is now being expanded under the program’s region-wide Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative....

2014-04-10 23:25:01

Surftech and the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships announce a long term partnership supporting this historic event. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Surftech is honored to announce its long term partnership with the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships. Surftech, a leading surfboard, stand up paddleboard and paddleboard manufacturer, will be the official board sponsor of the 2014 Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships. Collaborations such as this, with...

2014-04-10 23:00:45

More and more people regard a swim spa is a great investment in health and wellness. Today, XC Spa announces its new swim spa pools. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 More and more people regard a swim spa is a great investment in health and wellness, and that is why the China based Spa product manufacturer XC Spa is full of energy everyday to produce high quality products for its customers worldwide. Today, XC Spa announces its new swim spa pools. (http://www.xcspa.com/swim-spa/) The new swim spa...

2014-04-10 20:20:07

Indiana's Melton Leads Co-Anglers ROGERS, Ark., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After winning the Walmart FLW Tour event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir just two weeks ago, Chevy pro Bryan Thrift picked up right where he left off and brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 pounds, 2 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac. Link to photo of leader Chevy pro Bryan Thrift The Shelby, N.C., native now holds a slim 13-ounce...

2014-04-10 12:26:22

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheraton Sand Key Resort, located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, has brought beach tennis Pro, Steven Cutler (Coach Rhino) as the Pool and Beach Activities Director to coordinate activities and provide resort guests with beach tennis lessons. Coach Rhino is a United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) certified Tennis Professional that was introduced to the sport of beach tennis in 2005. At the age of 57, Coach Rhino...

2014-04-09 23:28:42

To compliment the thriving choreography segment of the business, DanceCheerMove will be offering a wider variety of specialized cheerleading clinics including stunt, tumbling, cheer and chant, and collegiate clinics. As of March, the Savannah, GA-based cheerleading company has already signed four private schools, one high school, and one all-star squad to long-term tumbling and stunt contracts. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Cheerleading has become one of the fastest growing sports...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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