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2011-07-21 11:44:00

CHICAGO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the 15th Annual Chicago Half Marathon and 5k on September 11, 2011 where 20,000 runners will hit the scenic Chicago streets, starting and ending just south of the Museum of Science and Industry in Jackson Park. Runners will enjoy a beautiful half-marathon course along Lake Shore Drive, starting and finishing in Jackson Park, offering scenic views of the iconic Chicago skyline. Runners will experience entertainment along the...

2011-06-01 11:16:00

NEW YORK, LOS ANGLES, LONDON, HONG KONG, SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates, the 2011 Mobile Merit Awards winners and runner ups were announced today. Through nominations the Mobile Merit Awards notes the excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. This year's winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance,...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mopar Ram Runner kit offers performance on par with off-road race trucks Suspension and shocks included in the Mopar Ram Runner kit are superior to the competition Mopar Ram Runner kit boasts aggressive, attractive styling that will also turn heads on the street Ram Truck owners may now transform their truck into a Mopar(R)-powered desert racer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/DE09138 ) Just a little more than...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Investment by Littlejohn Supports Growth Platform for Global Hot Runner Systems Provider Peabody, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Synventive Molding Solutions, a Peabody, MA-based leading designer and manufacturer of hot runner systems and related components for the global injecting molding industry, announced today that it has closed its financial restructuring led by Greenwich, CT-based private equity firm, Littlejohn & Co., LLC. "This is an exciting day for Synventive. Our successful...

2011-04-16 00:00:29

A runner crosses the finish line at the Boston Marathon elated at setting a new personal best. Throughout the race, proper speed and real-time pacing data from satellites helped keep this runner on a very precise pace - not too fast and not too slow, but just right, like Goldilocks. All of this data was delivered to a wrist watch. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 There is no other watch for runners, or cyclists, like this anywhere else in the world because it's the world's first touch screen...

2011-03-02 00:00:25

Runner's World Magazine Singles Out Brooks Sports; Two Lucky Winners Choose From Three Notable Styles of Brooks Running Shoes Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Onlineshoes.com and Brooks Sports are teaming up for a contest to give away two pairs of running shoes. Each winner gets to choose from one of three styles recently distinguished by Runner's World among running-only brands: the Brooks Glycerin® 8, Brooks Adrenalineâ“ž¢ GTS 11 and Brooks Ghost 3. Read...

2010-12-17 09:40:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies picked up top honors, including three network of the year titles, at Campaign's Agency of the Year Awards in Singapore. Omnicom Group agencies swept up six of the eight regional awards. John Zeigler, Chairman and CEO of DDB Group Asia-Pacific, received the coveted Agency Head of the Year award for the region, while Mark Holden, recently promoted to Global Strategy Director of PHD Network, was named Asia-Pacific...

2010-11-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plum Voice (http://www.plumvoice.com/) and New York Road Runners ("NYRR") (http://www.nyrr.org/) proudly announce that they are developing an Interactive Voice Response application ("IVR") that will allow spectators at the 2010 ING New York City Marathon to check a runner's race and medical status over any phone. Family members and friends can use the application to learn if a runner is receiving medical attention without having to contact race...

2010-08-11 07:35:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- James "The Road Runner" Thomas, a well-known runner, quit smoking seven years ago: "I never really smoked much, but I did always enjoy it." Like many, Thomas gave up cigarettes for health reasons and because he knew smoking would hold him back from achieving the success he trained so diligently for as a runner. For many ex-smokers this has been the end of the story, but Thomas actually started smoking again earlier this year: "My brother-in-law showed me...

2010-06-23 01:27:00

LONDON, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- So, the sun is shining, the nights are lighter and there is so much more motivation now to get out there and run. It's free (well mostly) and it has so many advantages that it would be churlish not to give it a go and set yourself a target of running around the block a couple of times... realbuzz.com the healthy active living website has come up with their top 10 beginner goals for first time runners. You need to be SMART when choosing your...


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Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

2012-06-14 11:44:26

Symbol: QUMA6 Group: Dicot Family: Fagaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   QUDR Quercus drummondii Liebm.   QUSTA Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. araniosa Sarg.   QUSTM Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. margarettae (Ashe) Sarg. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.