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2013-01-01 05:02:26

The latest marketing war rages on and it looks like video has killed the content spar for the time being. The newest advertising artillery to emerge out of the battlefield is promotional explainer videos - these are fun, engaging and demonstrative videos that businesses use to get their point across quicker, increase engagement, and boost conversions in the end. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 These short videos are custom designed to express the vision, goals, and its unique selling proposition...

2011-08-09 04:20:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Have you ever wished you could have an elegant new roof like your neighbors? You may have a case of "roof envy." Don't worry, there's an easy -- and surprisingly affordable -- cure. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110809/NY48111 ) Thanks to advanced technologies, polymer roofs have become the "must have" roofing product for homeowners investing in new roofs. Featuring impact-resistant and energy-efficiency qualities, these...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

SEATTLE, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) announced last week that it's chosen Full Slate as its preferred appointment scheduling software. The trade organization will offer special pricing on Full Slate as an exclusive benefit to its more than 77,000 members. Mary Heinz, manager of member benefits for ABMP, said, "We evaluated a lot of online schedulers and chose Full Slate because it's really easy to use, and they provide outstanding...

2010-10-21 11:24:00

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. has been awarded a 10-year contract worth up to $827.8 million for National Airspace System (NAS) support services that will enable the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to accomplish a smooth and successful transition to Next Generation (NextGen), a satellite-based network that will replace the U.S. radar-based air traffic control system. The scope of the SE-2020 support services contract covers advanced systems engineering,...

Latest Slate Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.