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2014-07-15 08:25:20

LAS VEGAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website baseball picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics from their sports handicapping website. "Using an average of $100-$200 each pick, our baseball picks have profited $33,000 in the first half of the 2014 baseball season," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. Unlike other handicapping services with dubious claims to accuracy, The Best Bet on Sports (http://www.thebestbetonsports.com)...

2014-07-14 23:02:57

Specialty Shop Will Upgrade Lighting with Energy Grant Funded by the Maryland Energy Administration Williamsport, Md. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Wetsuit Wearhouse Inc., based in Williamsport, Md., is pleased to announce that it is one of twenty-three recipients to receive an energy efficiency grant through the EmPOWER Maryland Commercial & Industrial Grant Program. “I was surprised and honored to have been selected,” said Chris Moleskie, President and CEO of Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc....

2014-07-14 12:22:39

Repel Pro Teaches Youth Attendees Bass Fishing SANTA ANNA, Texas, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The statement about the youth being the future of any activity has been repeated in many different forms. But, when it comes to hunting and fishing activities, that statement could not mean more. As the youth of today are presented with more options for leisure activities, integrating them into the outdoors becomes even more critical; for them and the future of outdoor...

2014-07-14 08:24:06

Les Mills SMARTBAR(TM) Now Available Direct to Consumers and Fitness Professionals SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Form, fatigue and repetition; It's the trifecta of weight training success according to fitness experts and the barbell and dumbbells are the tools of the trade. Les Mills, the fitness company who created the world's original and most popular weight class BODYPUMP(®), makes its revolutionary SMARTBAR(TM) weight system available directly to consumers and...

2014-07-11 23:08:03

Cool Fun Under the Texas Sun: Godley Elementary School Purchases Shade Structure from APCPLAY© (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Even the hot Texas sun won’t keep kids from having fun outdoors at Godley Elementary School. The school had previously invested in a playground structure to augment their existing playground equipment from APCPLAY, but recently asked for an innovative solution to help protect children from excessive UV exposure. Godley Elementary School chose a Rectangular Shade...

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...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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