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2014-05-15 23:02:43

Operation Warrior Golf Provides Free Professional Golf Swing Instruction to Wounded Service Members Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 When Caddy For A Cure Founder Russ Holden stood on the range at the Valero Texas Open while coaching and caddying for Masters Champion Bernhard Langer, it was an ‘aha’ moment for him. Tournament organizers had arranged for several wounded warriors to be taken down the range to watch the best golfers in the world like Langer hit balls, and to...

2014-05-15 23:01:31

Director and coach at Australia’s leading exercise studios, Inner Strength Pilates & Barre, Tamara Gollan, this week released a new exercise video aimed at toning the outer thighs and butt area. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Called Karate Kick, the exercise is available to view on YouTube under the title Adelaide Barre Leg Exercise. Although under normal circumstances the exercise would be performed in a Barre studio with equipment, it can be performed at home using a kitchen bench or even...

2014-05-15 12:28:53

State-of-the-art facility offering an array of amenities: Now in Round Rock, TX Grand Opening Event to follow this weekend. IRVINE, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness is pleased to announce that its new club in Round Rock, a 38,000 square foot club located at 16600 N RM 620 Rd., officially opened for workouts on March 27th, 2014. A grand opening party is scheduled for this Saturday, May 17th( )with complimentary snacks and entertainment for the whole family. The Round Rock club...

2014-05-14 23:17:24

CuteBobble.com is a professional provider of funny figurines. Recently, the company has released its new collection of handmade bobbleheads. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 CuteBobble.com is a professional provider of funny figurines. Recently, the company has released its new collection of handmade bobbleheads. According to the company’s chief executive officer, these bobbleheads are specially made for the global customers. It is worthy to mention that the company also provides bobblehead cake...

2014-05-14 23:12:38

BikerKiss.com set up a special column on its forum to remind its members that May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Accidents happen every day. You might think that sounds pretty far from you, when in fact, it doesn't, especially when you're a constant motorcycle rider. Take a look at this statistic: Deaths caused by motorcycle crashes increased 50 percent in 2012 and more than 13 percent in 2013. And we're not even talking about...

2014-05-14 23:11:18

Sprint Conditioning reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to help people burn 1,004 calories in 21 minutes through ‘bodyweight’ exercises. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Sprint Conditioning is an enticing system that not only promises to help people burn 200 calories in just over 2 minutes, but also claims to help them stop feeling hungry all the time, and makes them feel full instead. This has caught the...

2014-05-14 16:25:51

CHICAGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planetary Pinball Supply ("PPS"), Chicago Gaming Company ("CGC") and Stern Pinball, Inc. ("SPI"), today announced a specialty manufacturing arrangement pursuant to which SPI will make its manufacturing facility available to PPS and CGC to assemble their remake of the Medieval Madness ("MMR") pinball game. CGC, which has a long-standing business relationship with SPI, will assemble the game for PPS in SPI's factory using SPI's factory labor and...

2014-05-13 23:03:42

Gold's Gym Hanover, in conjunction with nearly 70 other Gold's Gym locations, is participating in a check-in and win contest. Health club members have the opportunity to win an unforgettable trip to Hawaii. Haonver, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 This spring, Gold’s Gym Hanover, an independently owned and operated franchise, along with Gold's Gym fitness centers from 13 other states, are running a one of a kind contest on Facebook for gym members. Gym goers who work out at Gold’s...

2014-05-13 23:02:32

Global public health organization NSF International urges pool owners to follow these five steps to prevent drowning and injury. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 View video: Five Steps to a Safer Pool and Spa This Summer Last year, more than 200 children ages 1-14 drowned in a swimming pool or spa, and three out of four were under the age of 5.(1) To prevent injuries at your pool or spa this summer, follow these five simple tips from public health organization NSF International. You can...

2014-05-13 23:01:26

In observance of National Water Safety Month the YMCA of Greater Charlotte reinforces the importance of water safety and swim lessons during peak months for water recreation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 This May the YMCA of Greater Charlotte celebrates National Water Safety Month by reinforcing the importance of water safety and learning to swim. A historical nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y has been a leading provider of...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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