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2014-03-17 12:25:26

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. The awards, which are presented in conjunction with World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to voluntary consensus standardization and conformity assessment programs and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to their industry, their nation, and the...

2014-03-17 08:27:19

DWELL TURNS 300,000 SF OF THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER INTO A 3-DAY DESIGN LABORATORY LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwell on Design LA, now the largest design event in the U.S., returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center June 20-22, 2014. This unique 3-day event offers continuous content from over 200 top minds in design, dynamic exhibitions by more than 400 exhibitors, and unparalleled educational opportunities. With nearly 300,000 square feet to be transformed into...

2014-03-14 12:25:08

PARIS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM, organiser of MIPTV and MIPFormats, and Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP), today announce the five MIPFormats International Pitch competition finalists who will be invited to Cannes to pitch their projects during the 5(th) edition of MIPFormats (5-6 April 2014), ahead of MIPTV (7-10 April, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France). The MIPFormats International Pitch is the global pitching event for creators and...

2014-03-13 08:31:28

New international multiportal Megadjinn.com offers global users online platform with 9 new global services CHITA, Russia, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian online multiportal Megadjinn has launched its online auction and global trade services for buying and selling goods worldwide. Megadjinn offers 9 global services including auctions, shops, wholesale, representatives, employment, bulletin boards, TV advertising, Internet advertising and press advertising. Besides trading via...

2014-03-13 04:24:26

MEXICO CITY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the availability of Yelp Mexico (http://www.yelp.com.mx). Beginning today, people throughout Mexico are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.mx to share their opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners...

2014-03-12 23:03:52

Eight anti-scalping technologies for any event are introduced by Brown Paper Tickets. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Brown Paper Tickets, the socially conscious vanguard of free online ticketing and event registration, introduces the industry’s first Anti-Scalping Suite for any event. Eight technology tools empower event organizers with everything they need to increase sales, stop scalpers, protect fans and control profits made from the resale of tickets to their events. “Our...

2014-03-12 16:22:24

Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster ALBANY, N.Y., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel: "AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz for taking a major step toward protecting New York's overburdened residential utility ratepayers by including a strong and independent...

2014-03-11 23:26:38

Britannica Digital Learning today announced Britannica Library, the next generation of its comprehensive reference and research service for library users of all ages. The newly designed site is Britannica’s richest library product to date and includes new and continuously revised articles from encyclopedias, journals and periodicals, related multimedia, primary sources, links to useful Web sites and ebooks. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced...

2014-03-11 12:25:34

Tune in to "AARP - Staying Sharp" on QVC March 18 at 6PM EDT for Information on AARP's New Brain Health Membership Option WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is scheduled to appear on QVC(®) to directly sell to viewers a new brain health membership called "Staying Sharp" March 18 at 6PM EDT during the one-hour premiere of "AARP - Staying Sharp." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20070209/NYF043LOGO AARP is evolving to meet the needs of those 50 and over by providing...

2014-03-10 16:28:06

- In total, Bell Media and collaborators win 53 television categories at the Canadian Screen Awards - - ORPHAN BLACK wins another two CSAs last night, bringing the groundbreaking series' award total to 10 - - CTV News' overall award count moves to a remarkable six honours as Lisa LaFlamme wins Best News Anchor, National - - TMN's CALL ME FITZ takes home three CSAs on Sunday - - Overall, films funded by Bell Media Pay TV and Harold Greenberg Fund/Fonds Harold Greenberg...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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