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2014-07-25 23:02:20

Miami stuntman and Parkour and Freerunning instructor seeks redemption on the course Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parkulture is proud to announce that one of its co-founders, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing on NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will premiere on local affiliates this coming Monday, July 28th at 9PM and will rerun on the new Esquire Network on...

2014-07-25 23:00:41

Recently, XC Spa has announced a special offer on all its outdoor spas; it wants to popularize its new items in the international market. (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Recently, XC Spa has announced a special offer on all its outdoor spas; it wants to popularize its new items in the international market. It is an experienced supplier that offers many kinds of swimming products. The company hopes to expand its market share by offering high quality products and launching big promotions. “We are...

2014-07-24 23:12:14

All Hands Fire Equipment Shares Tip Sheet About Pool Safety Neptune City, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 All Hands Fire Equipment, a NJ company offering fire and safety equipment as well as training, shares tips for keeping swimming pools safer this summer. 10 Drownings Occur Every Day US drowning statistics are startling. With the CDC reporting that 10 people drown every day and that it’s the fifth on the list of leading causes of unintentional injury deaths (source: CDC), pool safety is...

2014-07-24 23:00:44

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is one of 20 contenders vying for the top 10 spots, and is the only nominee from Texas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is...

2014-07-24 12:25:05

MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This November, a premier cycling experience promises to turn the tough into Titans, combining one of the most ambitious cycling challenges in the nation with a course that winds through one of National Geographic's "Destinations of a Lifetime." The ROAD TITANS 300+ CYCLING CHALLENGE in South Carolina's Oconee County will offer participants - elite professionals and amateur enthusiasts alike - an opportunity to contest the limits of their endurance...

2014-07-24 08:29:46

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockin' Jump - the Ultimate Trampoline Park brand - headquartered in Pleasanton, CA - is celebrating an exciting new multi unit franchise agreement for the Maryland market. This six (6) unit agreement includes the territories of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Charles County and Howard County, MD. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130070 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130069 After...

2014-07-23 23:30:53

North American Seminars' Responsible CME programs combine premium hands-on training events with studio quality continuing medical education films on wide range of rehab related topics. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 This two-day Live OT PT continuing education course is designed to help medical professionals gain basic knowledge of Pilates theory and principles and be able to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs. The core stabilizing muscles will be reviewed, as well as...

2014-07-23 23:11:38

Zamst, a premium Bracing/Supports brand partners with Area Code Baseball to provide sport specific product, injury prevention and protection knowledge seminars. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports bracing and support equipment, announced today a nationwide sponsorship with Area Code Baseball. With this partnership ZAMST will leverage its extensive product knowledge, and injury prevention expertise to assist Area Code Baseball in supporting its...

2014-07-23 23:05:16

Build and Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys By K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game released in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to introduce...

2014-07-22 08:36:23

DENVER, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eBags.com, the largest online retailer of bags and accessories, announces its top three backpack picks for Back to School. The top three Back to School backpacks are The North Face Surge 2 Laptop Backpack, JanSport Right Pack Laptop Backpack, and High Sierra Fat Boy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/129118 From their beginning in 1999, eBags.com has been the leading online retail store for Back to School bags. Huge selection,...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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