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2014-08-14 23:00:51

Holganix announces root competition to discover the healthiest roots in three industry segments. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Holganix, a manufacturer of 100% organic, bionutritional turf and plant products, has announced that the “Holganix Roots for You!” competition is back for a second year. The goal is to unearth the healthiest turf roots in America. The competition is divided into three industry segments including Lawn Care, Golf and Sports Turf. The winner of each...

2014-08-14 16:23:39

Discounted License Available HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families and kids can now add a Mentored Youth Fishing Day as their preferred way to close out the summer season on the traditional Labor Day holiday. Building on the excitement of the year's first mentored youth fishing day on May 10, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) last month announced that it would hold a second special fishing day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 Panfish Enhancement lakes....

2014-08-13 04:21:41

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cage 4 All Challenge Coming Soon Renowned British actor and philanthropist, Colin Salmon (Die Another Day, Resident Evil), has been welcomed onto the board as Chairman of Cage 4 All [http://cage4all.co.uk ], a Community Interest Company, which promotes diversity through the sport Cage Cricket. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently?
2014-08-12 03:39:20

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Scientists at the Vetmeduni in Vienna have analyzed how horses are affected by the sex of their riders. Various parameters of stress were determined in horses and their riders when they covered an obstacle course. The results were surprising: the level of stress on a horse is independent of whether a man or a woman is in the saddle. Furthermore, the stress responses of male and female riders are essentially the same. The results have been published...

2014-08-12 08:26:18

Leading Scuba Diving Organization Offers Online Resource for Planning Water-Based Adventures RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the world's largest diver training organization, today announced that ScubaEarth®, a one-stop social network for dive and water enthusiasts, has grown to more than 100,000 members. The site has amassed the advice and expert opinions of over 100,000 PADI members and other...

2014-08-11 16:25:15

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Fantasy Leagues today announced the launch of its new pay-to-play fantasy sports platform that allows individuals to enter real money fantasy sports contests to compete against each other in a traditional season long fantasy sports format. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135003 This season long fantasy sports platform complements the suite of Star Fantasy Leagues daily and weekly fantasy sports games, and is available...

2014-08-08 23:03:29

A strategic business and financial planning professional for 20 years, Munjal joins the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, content development and edtech services. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Six Red Marbles today announced that Vipul Munjal is the latest addition to the company’s leadership team, serving as Vice President of Finance. “Vipul’s vast experience in forecasting, analysis and risk management makes him a valuable addition to our team,”...

2014-08-07 23:05:47

New video from the international fitness boot camps explains the science behind the afterburn effect. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 At a time when obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome are at all-time highs, more and more people are hoping to burn unwanted fat as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the majority of people who try to lose fat will fail. A new video from the international Fit Body Boot Camp fitness boot camps explains how their fat-burning program can...

2014-08-07 23:05:05

One of America's leading inventor service companies, InventHelp is submitting the Squat Aid to applicable companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Doing squats helps tone the muscles and promotes physical fitness, but the exercise can be difficult to do properly. "I needed a practical and effective method of doing squats in order to stay in shape, so I conceived of my design," said an inventor from Ronkomkoma, N.Y. He...

2014-08-06 23:07:18

XC Spa, the distinguished spa manufacturer and retailer, has recently launched a promotion for its swim spas. The company’s cheap items are classic favourites in the current market. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 XC Spa, the distinguished spa manufacturer and retailer, has recently launched a promotion for its swim spas. The company’s cheap items are classic favourites in the current market. The deadline of this special offer is August 19, 2014. The high quality spas from XC Spa are...


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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