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2014-09-05 23:02:26

David Belle and Sebastien Foucan announce The Mouvement with the goal to achieve universal awareness, appreciation and engagement for parkour, freerunning. Paris, France and London, UK (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The founders of parkour, freerunning and l’art du déplacement have united to create a new international, member-based non-profit organisation, the Mouvement International du Parkour, Freerunning et l’Art Du Déplacement (known as The Mouvement). The Mouvement will...

2014-09-05 23:01:03

Recently, XC Spa, a popular supplier of swimming products, has announced its new selection of useful swimming pools. In addition, the company has launched a special offer for these brand new products. (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Recently, XC Spa, a popular supplier of swimming products, has announced its new selection of useful swimming pools. In addition, the company has launched a special offer for these brand new products. According to the company’s sales representative, the special...

2014-09-05 08:20:22

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Kosoglow, Owner of Moto-Xpress in Garden Grove, introduces performance motorcycle accessories that provide the finishing touches for any motorcycle with design details that will allow you to build your dream one piece at a time. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143211 The latest product this online superstore offers is a unique Air Suspension Management System which installs in less than forty minutes and...

2014-09-03 23:06:35

After seeing success within professional sports in Europe, 1080Motion launches new functional training and testing system for advanced sports conditioning. AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 1080Motion, the developers of the 1080 Quantum™ system for advanced athletic training and testing, is heading to America. “After years of research and perfecting our Robotic Resistance technology in Europe, we are ready to start offering this technology to professional and university sports...

2014-09-03 08:41:35

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announced today the release of the all-new FARO(®) Laser Line Probe HD. The power of the new high-definition 3D scanner combined with the flexibility of the ( )FARO Edge measuring arm creates the world's most affordable, high performance contact/non-contact portable measurement system on the market - the FARO...

2014-09-03 08:36:34

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanya Tople, a homeowner in Viborg, a small town near Sioux Falls, SD, is planning out her dream deck as the winner of a summer sweepstakes sponsored by AZEK Building Products in conjunction with Real Simple. The "Deck of Inspiration" Grand Prize package includes $10,000 worth of low-maintenance AZEK Deck products for Tanya to have a new deck built, as well as a Real Simple A-Lister package including $3,000 worth of dinnerware, outdoor...

2014-08-31 23:00:56

2014 best hiking boots review award winners announced by OutdoorGearLab in their recently updated review. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 OutdoorGearLab, a reputable outdoor gear review website specializing in side-by-side comparison reviews, has published an updated version of their popular and informative best hiking boot review. Fifteen top of the line products were tested while hiking, fastpacking, scrambling and even downhill running while weathering a lighting storm, in the mountains,...

2014-08-30 23:03:41

Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. The Wingman is a new American-made inflation vest designed to exceed the...

2014-08-29 23:09:50

Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale, North Carolina, chose American Parks Company to help them design and build a playground that children would enjoy. McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 To give children an engaging playground to explore is to give the gift of good health and wellness, social and cognitive learning. Parks and playgrounds help to build a positive community environment for fun, fitness, and friendship. Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale, North Carolina, chose...

2014-08-29 23:07:55

Already preassembled for the ultimate convenience to birding hobbyists, the Breakaway resists not only squirrels, but even the harshest weather elements and common outdoor issues, such as rust, yellowing and breakage. Lititz, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Perky-Pet® is proud to introduce the new Perky-Pet® Premium Squirrel-Be-Gone® Breakaway Wild Bird Feeder. This innovative bird feeder will keep squirrels from raiding the seed while allowing birds to eat to their heart’s...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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