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2014-09-19 12:26:41

CertainTeed® Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Contest Video Series Premieres Third Webisode, Beautifully Frames 2013 Winner's Elaborate Garden VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio is now starring in their third webisode of the 2013 CertainTeed® Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Video Contest series. In this newest webisode, the contest-winning family sees their vision realized with a picturesque, low-maintenance...

2014-09-18 23:12:43

Thunder Mountain Elementary Creates a Monkey Maze with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The school days at Thunder are about to get infinitely more fun with the addition of a new commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. Located in School District 51 of Mesa County Valley Colorado, Thunder Mountain Elementary offers a vibrant community of students and educators. Their website offers a number of links for parents to continue to...

2014-09-18 20:21:44

McGraw to Be Featured Speaker at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robin McGraw, lifelong philanthropist, television personality, entrepreneur, and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been named national celebrity spokesperson for Girl Scouts of the USA. The role is one for which McGraw is ideally and uniquely suited: she is a Girl Scout alumna, a former Girl Scout troop leader, and a longtime...

2014-09-18 16:23:54

Cheerleaders and dancers encouraged to lead communities in service projects MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Varsity Spirit kicked off National School Spirit Day, a day created in 2009 to recognize the great efforts of cheerleaders and dancers throughout the country on behalf of their schools and communities. Cheer and dance teams nationwide were encouraged to kick off the day with a pep rally and announcement of their community service projects....

2014-09-18 08:24:35

After three decades of success in Europe, BIOTOP brings innovation, experience and knowledge to the US market DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout its history BIOTOP has remained true to three core principles. Firstly, we want to be the best and most innovative system provider. Secondly, we want to offer our customers sustainable luxury. Thirdly, we only want to grow at a pace that allows us to provide the best service to both our customers and partner companies. The...

2014-09-17 23:02:32

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performs at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for Saltwater Sounds, a special oceanic voyage combining beautiful sights and sounds especially for children. Beginning Saturday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m., children will be allowed to get hands-on in a special Instrument Petting Zoo where they can see, hear, and touch instruments with the help of...

2014-09-16 08:24:24

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University recently turned to aquarium innovator and leader SeaQuatic Aquariums when they needed a durable hydrodynamic tank for research testing. SeaQuatic Aquariums delivered this impressive and durable custom aquarium tank to Embry Riddle in 4 different sections and assembled it onsite. SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaQuatic Aquariums has built a tremendous reputation for its ability to create and install custom aquariums of a range of...

2014-09-15 12:29:30

Homeowner discovers easy-to-use digital tools for designing a dream living space VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed launched its second webisode in the 2013 Living Spaces(®) Facebook(®) Home Makeover Video Contest featuring the Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio. In this webisode, the family is empowered by CertainTeed's digital design and color tools, allowing them to take a more active role in designing their home's exterior makeover. Using the...

2014-09-15 12:25:57

Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary OSHWEKEN, ON, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation is truly honoured to be celebrating our Tenth Annual Gala this year. Over the past decade the Foundation has dedicated itself to providing resources to First Nations all across Canada, providing grants and assistance to individuals and communities in four funding sectors: Arts and Culture, Health, Sports and Recreation, and Education....

2014-09-14 23:00:52

Foreign competition will likely continue to offer cheaper goods of similar quality and input prices are projected to remain near their current highs and price-based competition from cheaper imports will only intensify. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Air Gun & Airsoft Gun Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 The Air Gun and Airsoft Gun Manufacturing industry mirrors...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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