Latest Recreation Stories

2014-06-06 23:03:46

Catering effectively to all kinds of customers requires fast and agile manufacturing. Racer Boxes announces short lead times, reasonable prices and on-time delivery at http://www.racerboxes.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Vancouver boxes and carton manufacturer, Racer Boxes, has recently announced that they now have one of the shortest manufacturing lead times in the industry. With the help of wastage-reduction methods, the company will now be able to make on-time delivery of...

2014-06-05 23:12:59

Pearl’s Premium is now offering a special discount on their unique blend of ultra low maintenance lawn seed. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Every dad takes pride in a great looking lawn, so why not make dad happy this Father’s Day with the gift of premium grass seed from Pearl’s Premium that is sure to give pops the greenest and most drought resistant grass he’s ever had. Something else that all dad’s love? Saving money – with this grass, you save 3⁄4 on your water bill...

2014-06-05 23:09:31

Tulsa Fit Body Boot Camp, an indoor fitness boot camp, is encouraging people to try this intense workout before they commit to it. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 High-intensity interval training has become the latest trend in fitness and is offered in many variations. Tulsa Fit Body Boot Camp model is based on high-intensity interval training, which delivers a very demanding workout in a very short time. The original HIIT workout was created by a Japanese researcher named Tabata and...

2014-06-05 23:00:36

Dealzer updates its product catalog to include over 1,500 new hydroponics supplies. Buyers can now purchase either turnkey grow systems or they can buy hydroponics supplies to build their own hydroponics system. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Dealzer is now offering over 1500 new hydroponics supplies for customers looking to build their own hydroponics grow system. This new addition will allow customers to purchase supplies to create their own grow box or grow tent. Customers will...

2014-06-05 16:31:28

REI wins spot on IT Support Contract Ceiling Valued at $22 Billion STERLING, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI) announced today that the firm has been awarded one of several prime contracts on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract in Functional Category 1, Service Delivery, Unrestricted. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract will provide a full range of...

2014-06-05 16:23:41

WARMINSTER, Penn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W. Atlee Burpee Co. will join celebrity guests to honor American military personnel at the opening ceremony of the 19(th) season of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farmers Market. Burpee, a heritage seed company, will share 2000 sets of its Welcome Home Gardens with veterans and the public attending the event, held at the USDA Headquarters at 12(th) and Independence Ave., S. W. in Washington D.C., Friday, June 6, at...

2014-06-05 12:24:27

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Takes Top Honors for the Third Straight Year in the Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans and generating more than $16,000 for scouting activities. The top recycling troop of the...

2014-06-04 12:21:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, and Ranger Boats, makers of the highest-quality, strongest-performing boats on the water, announced today that Ranger has signed a multiyear extension of its exclusive sponsorship with FLW. FLW and Ranger have enjoyed the longest-running boat sponsor relationship in the sport, with a history that dates back to FLW's formative years in the early 1980s as Operation Bass. Operation Bass...

2014-06-03 23:12:29

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) offers summer safety tips for consumers. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The summer season has finally arrived. The smell of sunscreen lingers in the air, children are free from homework for the next couple of months and the warm weather provides perfect conditions for spending time outdoors with friends and family. June is also Home Safety Month, so the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the largest trade association serving the security...

2014-06-03 12:33:54

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer has large selection of fishing gear and equipment LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, more than 90 million Americans go fishing each year; however, a common saying states, "10 percent of fishermen catch 90 percent of the fish." This summer, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has everything from gear and equipment to professionally led seminars for...

Latest Recreation Reference Libraries

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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