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2014-06-18 12:28:30

Multi-purpose fabric facility hosts a year-round farmers' market and exciting concert venue. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jun 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the Central New York Regional Market Authority contracted with Legacy Building Solutions to build a multi-purpose facility for its year-round farmers' market in Syracuse, N.Y., they knew it would also be able to host other events. That vision has already been established for music fans that know the new building as an exciting concert...

2014-06-17 23:10:56

Out of 40,000 nominations to the National American Advertising Awards, Venveo took home the Silver Addy Award for its advertising work that featured Fiberon’s composite decking. NEW LONDON, NORTH CAROLINA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 To build a composite decking outdoor living space that suits a homeowner’s unique taste takes creativity and ingenuity. The same criteria apply when it comes to advertising the custom-built decks that Fiberon offers. Venveo pulled that effort off flawlessly, as...

2014-06-17 23:09:59

Introducing Whiteboard, a powerfully simple app to manage personal and professional to-dos. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Whiteboard today unveiled its innovative web and mobile-based app aimed at boosting productivity by bridging the gap between tasks at home and work. With its ultra-clean user interface and intuitive paradigms for organizing workflow, Whiteboard empowers users to focus on accomplishing the tasks that matter most in their day. With its flexible and feature-rich team...

2014-06-17 23:01:14

Now that summer is here, Rainbow International® offers these important safety tips to keep in mind while on the beach and enjoying the water. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 June is the perfect time to take a break, hit the beach and enjoy a little summer fun. However, when heading to the beach, it’s important to stay safe. Now that summer is here, Rainbow International® offers these important safety tips to keep in mind while on the beach and enjoying the water. Beach...

2014-06-16 16:23:14

STUNT becomes NYC Public Schools Athletic League sport MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Schools Athletic League for the New York City Department of Education (PSAL) has announced that it plans to introduce the new sport format of cheerleading, "STUNT," for the 2014 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110204/DC42655LOGO A new competitive team sport that was derived from traditional cheerleading, STUNT removes the crowd-leading and focuses...

2014-06-14 23:03:07

RPT played a pivotal role in the newly opened Aquarium Inbursa in Mexico City by manufacturing customized R-Cast® acrylic for several state-of-the-art exhibits. Grand Junction, Colorado (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Visitors are now able to explore a new, state-of-the-art aquarium in Mexico City. Aquarium Inbursa, which opened to the public on June 11, is considered to be one of the world’s most advanced aquariums. The facility earned this recognition in part by housing an astounding 230...

2014-06-13 23:06:19

American Gymnast is excited to announce its new Strength and Fitness concept at http://www.GymnasticsStrength.com, featuring an entire product line for general fitness, weightlifting, gymnastics and bodyweight training. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 American Gymnast is excited to announce its new Strength and Fitness concept at http://www.GymnasticsStrength.com, featuring an entire product line for general fitness, weightlifting, gymnastics and bodyweight training. From it’s...

2014-06-12 23:11:14

Best in Backyards now sells Bull BBQ grill carts, grill accessories and outdoor kitchens that offer the highest quality and greatest value. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Best in Backyards, the experts in outdoor rooms, is partnering with Bull Outdoor Products to bring a new line of outdoor kitchen islands, barbecue grills and grill components to its six superstores in Connecticut and New York. After entering the outdoor kitchen market in 2013--two years after Best in Backyards...

2014-06-11 23:01:22

Those keen on giving the entire body a good workout should certainly consider coming along to Allegro Reformer classes says Inner Strength Pilates director Tamara Gollan. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The former professional dancer, who runs five exercise studios in Adelaide offers Allegro Reformer and Barre classes as well as Pilates. In her latest post titled How to Strengthen the Upper Body and Tone the Arms: Pilates Adelaide Upper Back Exercise she provides an exercise to help with pain in...

2014-06-11 12:26:47

Non-Scouts can sign up now and still attend camp this summer - Registration for 2014 Summer Camp and 2014-2015 Scouting Programs now open OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, camping, hiking, archery and sailing are just some of the outdoor adventures that tens of thousands of youth across Canada will discover this summer with Scouts Canada. Girls and boys ages 5-26 can experience the excitement of summer camp at one of more than 125 Scouts Canada...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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