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2010-07-06 14:24:00

ELLENSBURG, Wash., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- No stranger to publicity, Brenden Adams has been recognized as the world's tallest teenager by the Guinness Book of World Records. He has been a guest on national TV shows like Oprah, discussing his rare medical condition, a chromosome disorder that caused him to grow at an accelerated rate. He has even hung out with NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal. He is a rare young man in more ways than one. Some teenagers dread going to school and attending...

2010-06-22 08:33:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The SCOOTER Store today announced a major milestone, saying it has provided mobility assistance to its 500,000th customer with the delivery of a power wheelchair to Earvin Thompson of Houston, Texas. Ms. Thompson, like others who have received mobility assistance from the nation's leading provider of power mobility equipment, will enjoy more freedom and independence with her power wheelchair. Doug Harrison, Founder, President and CEO of The...

2010-06-04 11:24:00

MOSCOW, Idaho, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Teenagers with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) are inspiring, and Isaac Aragon is no exception. Aragon is a 17-year-old high school student who has not let MD slow him down much. Although he visits Moscow Mountain Sport & Physical Therapy on a regular basis, he has not had the aid of power mobility equipment and has had suffered through some falls. His physical therapist, Joanna Alford MPT, contacted The SCOOTER Store after noticing how limited his...

2010-06-01 15:28:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One minute Annabelle Ward and her young daughter were crossing a street while walking their two dogs. The next, they had shattered legs and pelvises and one of their dogs was dead. A speeding car had struck them all with a horrifying impact, leaving them to put the pieces of their lives back together. In the nearly two years since the accident, Ward has lost her mobility, job, car and home. Although Ward's daughter is almost completely recovered, Ward...

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2010-04-13 15:24:45

Japan's Honda Motor Company announced a new electric scooter on Tuesday that targets domestic business customers like pizza delivery services. A lithium-ion battery and a 50cc petrol engine, which makes no noise and can travel 19 miles on a single charge at up to 18 miles per hour, power the EV-neo. Honda said that the battery could be rapid-charged up to 80 percent of capacity in 20 minutes, while regular power socket charge would take about four hours. The Japanese automaker says the...

2010-03-31 04:56:00

LONDON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer smart, eco-friendly and accessible mobility options for urban transportation. Thanks to a rapidly developing re-charging infrastructure and innovative design, they have the potential to meet consumer demand and pave the way for innovative micro mobility solutions in Europe's developing mega cities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2010-03-24 11:55:00

CHICAGO, Mar. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOBAL MOTOR SERVICES, announces the Scout RIDE, the newest vehicle technology engineered for law enforcement and security applications. On three wheels and 100% battery powered, the RIDE allows an officer the ability to focus on the task at hand without having to worry about balance or vehicle stability. With a unique front and independent rear suspension system in place, body fatigue is dramatically reduced. The RIDE's innovative design and...

2010-02-19 10:01:00

JAMESTOWN, N.D., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- J.A. Carlascio is one of the many veterans who fought for our freedom during World War II. Originally assigned to Italy, he was wounded and became a prisoner of war for two years. He also comes from a family of veterans: his oldest brother was wounded in Italy and his youngest lost his life in the Pacific. But that is not all that makes him noteworthy; he helped establish a veterans' memorial in his hometown. One of only 17 sites in the nation,...

2010-02-15 11:01:00

RIDGECREST, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inyokern resident June Adams once traveled the world with her husband, Jerry; now she struggles with a chronic lung disease. Her condition has limited her mobility to the extent that she is frequently confined to the mobile home she shares with her husband. Then the Dream Foundation heard about Adams. The foundation is the first national wish-granting organization for adults suffering life-threatening illnesses. Jackie Waddill, Programs &...

2010-02-10 05:45:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary coach Mike Ditka assists Global Motor Services, Inc., in promoting their new line-up of electric and armored vehicles at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) convention this weekend in Orlando, FL. Coach Ditka will make an appearance in booth 421 and will be signing autographs in support of his Gridiron Greats charity. As the exclusive distributor for Advanced Power Technologies' (APT) wide range of vehicles, including electric...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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