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2014-08-22 12:24:36

BRISTOL, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Billiards - a world leader in the design and craftsmanship of billiards tables, game room furnishings and billiards equipment - is introducing a new look for a home game room staple. Brunswick's Scorer Foosball table features a walnut-colored wood pattern that will complement a clean and simple room decor or add a classic touch to a more modern setting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140822/138912 "Foosball proves time...

2014-08-20 12:24:15

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has purchased the former Atlantic Crossings Equestrian facility, a premier 36-acre equestrian compound located at 7700 8(th) Street, Vero Beach, just south of the Polo grounds at Pointe West, announced BG Capital Group Board Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134200 Known for its long list of amenities including multi-use arenas, three barns, individual turnout paddocks, clubhouse...

2014-08-19 23:02:11

Only a Few Days Left to Enter Sweepstakes and Take Advantage of Opening Specials Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Title Boxing Club Cool Springs is now open. To celebrate they have launched a Facebook Sweepstakes giving away prizes – including an entire year's membership. Sweepstakes ends this week. To enter visit http://www.facebook.com/titleboxingcoolsprings and click on the “Hit It Hard” Sweepstakes. Once entered, share with friends, and for each one that enters, you will...

2014-08-19 12:21:07

2014 marks twenty-five years providing software engineering, IT solutions, and business process automation excellence. STERLING, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI), a leader in information technology solutions, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business this summer. Founded in June 1989 by business partners Veer Bhartiya and Shyam Salona, today REI employs 500 staff members who develop and manage software and IT infrastructure solutions primarily for U.S....

2014-08-18 23:02:11

SPHERE Corporation’s “The Capsule” pioneers electronic lifestyle decoration through fusing electronics, technology and art. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 SPHERE Corporation, a lifestyle design team, is currently in the investment phase for its newest design, “The Capsule." This designer aquarium display has already been awarded a Guinness World Record for “The World’s First Wireless Induction Powered Aquatic Toy." The aquarium is maintenance-free, lifestyle...

2014-08-18 23:01:38

Parkulture co-founder Jared “JJ” Woods, who earned the top time in the regional finals, will now face one of the toughest obstacle courses known to man in Las Vegas along with competitors from all five regions. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parkulture co-founder, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing in the Las Vegas finals of NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will...

2014-08-18 08:28:54

Tom Holland, Celebrity Trainer and Bowflex® Fitness Advisor, Weighs-in on the Activity Tracker Controversy VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, in the news there has been much discussion on whether activity trackers are to be blamed for people's weight gain. Some who own these bands, say they start using the tracker, and, remarkably, the scale starts moving up instead of down. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136338 This controversy has even been...

2014-08-17 23:00:16

An August 16th Wall Street Journal article highlights the relationship between lifting weights and back problems in pro golfers. Somax Performance Institute designed a safer alternative. Tiburon,CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 An August 16, 2014 full-page column by renowned Wall Street Journal golf writer John Paul Newport cited the concern by tour great Tom Watson that the current rash of golf injuries among the pros may be coming from lifting weights in the gym. Newport described Tiger Woods...

2014-08-16 00:20:51

August 18 - 22nd 2014 DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GO FAST! Sports is proud to announce the 2014 GO FAST! Games in Zakynthos, Greece August 18(th) - 22(nd). The GO FAST! Games are one of the premiere action sports events in the world! It brings together the world's top aerial and action sports athletes for this amazing event! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140816/136713 This serene and relaxing beach vacation spot for some, will be soon become the landing zone...

2014-08-14 23:04:14

Alie brings his versatile leadership expertise in business and operations to the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, content development and edtech services. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Six Red Marbles today announced that Craig Alie joins the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Operations and Strategic Solutions. “Craig has a notable, demonstrated ability to build and grow business while driving organizational change,” said Bob...


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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