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2014-05-22 12:29:56

While 83% Taking Vacations, Most Still Waiting to Book; Southwest Still a Favorite BOSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airfarewatchdog(TM), the most inclusive source of airfare deals, researched and verified by experts, today released the results of its 2014 Summer Travel Survey. Over 13,000 Airfarewatchdog subscribers responded to the poll, which indicated that most respondents plan to fly for vacation, but that 61% have yet to fully book their trips. Flying High -- 77% of the...

Displaying The American Flag
2014-05-22 08:42:52

From USA.gov There can be confusion and questions about how to properly wear and display the American flag, especially around the summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th when many people want to display a flag. Here is what the law says about using the American flag properly (PDF): - The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water or merchandise. - The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding or drapery. It should never be...

2014-05-22 08:20:35

NEWTON, Mass., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) today announced it has finalized the acquisition of lafourchette, an online restaurant booking platform with a network of more than 12,000 restaurant partners across Europe. The completion of this transaction represents TripAdvisor's first acquisition in the restaurant industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO lafourchette is the leading online and mobile reservation platform...

2014-05-21 12:29:30

May 31 - September 28, 2014 LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the lineup of speakers for their popular Iris Nights lecture series presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound. Country: Portraits of an American Sound uses historical and contemporary photographs to explore how images shape the public identity of country music performers and of the genre itself. Celebrated...

2014-05-21 08:34:30

Certificate of Excellence Celebrates Outstanding Hospitality Businesses Listed on World's Largest Travel Site NEWTON, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the 2014 Certificate of Excellence award recipients. Nearly 58,000 U.S. hospitality businesses have been awarded this year. Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding...

2014-05-20 16:22:19

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate ALBANY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State, on today's State Assembly passage of A.6239B: "Speaker Silver, Assemblyman Dinowitz and the Assembly took a giant step for New Yorkers today by passing legislation to create an independent utility consumer advocate office with the power...

2014-05-15 20:22:52

Anita M. Seth of Norristown, PA has been honored with a recognition by Philadelphia Life in its selection of "2014 Top Family-Law Attorneys." NORRISTOWN, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Philadelphia Life published by American City Business Journals. Anita M. Seth was selected for the following honor: "2014 Top Family-Law Attorneys" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88090 Anita M. Seth...

2014-05-15 16:32:58

Revenue Increases Six-fold Over Prior Year, Debt is Reduced DALLAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVSL Inc. [OTC QX: CVSL] today reported financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014. For the quarter, CVSL's gross revenue was $26.7 million, compared to $4.3 million in the same quarter a year ago, more than a six-fold increase. During the quarter, CVSL also reduced debt and continued to integrate seven micro-enterprise companies into CVSL. Late in the quarter...

2014-05-15 12:30:40

Company Expands Wireless Network Capacity to Accommodate Large Crowds at Charlotte Motor Speedway Events CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As thousands of people converge at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for events this month, AT&T* is boosting network capacity to help its customers have a great wireless experience. The company has deployed two Cell on Wheels (COWs), to accommodate expected increased wireless network demands from high concentrations of smartphone...

2014-05-15 12:24:12

Sponsorship will again feature promotion of 'Call 811 Before You Dig' safety message WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced that a collation of nearly 40 CGA members have partnered to extend the sponsorship of Victor Espinoza, jockey for Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome, for both remaining Triple Crown races - the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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