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2014-10-15 08:20:36

International Travel Tops Consumer Lifetime "Bucket List" WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalization gives Americans access to information and goods from countries around the world, but with the rising costs of airfare, it's increasingly more difficult for them to experience different cultures first-hand. A new Omnibus national consumer survey conducted by Kelton, a global consumer insights firm, commissioned by Norwegian Air International (NAI), finds that the vast...

2014-10-14 23:15:46

October 15: Global Futurist Jack Uldrich to deliver keynote address at ABB/Thomas & Betts new product launch in Houston, TX. Uldrich will deliver his talk, "Breakthrough: Ten Technological Trends Transforming Tomorrow." Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Following on the heels of a highly successful keynote at the Emerson 2014 Global Users Exchange in Orlando, futurist and trend expert Jack Uldrich will deliver a series of keynotes for ABB/Thomas and Betts new product...

2014-10-14 23:15:44

Kerbi Elsenbroek joins Dermatology Alliance with extensive experience in patient care Coppell, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Dermatology Alliance is proud to announce the appointment of Kerbi Elsenbroek, PA-C MPAS as a Physician Assistant for their new office in Coppell, Texas. Elsenbroek joins Dermatology Alliance with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Texas Christian University and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas. Elsenbroek has...

2014-10-14 23:14:33

The Children’s Environmental Health Network has received an EPA Region VI grant for the expansion of the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program into Texas Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is excited to announce that it has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region VI. With this funding, CEHN plans to expand the national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program into the state of Texas. EHCC...

2014-10-14 23:14:06

Personable Insurance Selects ProcessOne to Improve Overall Customer Payment Experience Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 One, Inc., a provider of software products to Property and Casualty insurers, announced today that Personable General Insurance Agency, Inc., a general agency and specialist program underwriting manager headquartered in San Diego, California, has selected ProcessOne® to manage its payment processing and daily cash reconciliation. Personable was established in...

2014-10-14 23:12:06

RealManage announced today that Mary Arnold, CMCA®, AMS®, has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 RealManage announced today that Mary Arnold, CMCA®, AMS®, has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Mary joined RealManage in 2009 as a Community Association Manager with over 16 years of...

2014-10-14 23:11:22

VAZATA’s new file sharing service enables business users to sync sensitive corporate files between laptops, desktops, smartphones, tablets, and the web. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 VAZATA, a full service cloud infrastructure, managed hosting and colocation provider, introduces vShare, a secure, enterprise-level file sharing service that allows users to sync between PCs and mobile devices. It is delivered via VAZATA’s compliant vStructure IaaS cloud platform residing in its...

2014-10-14 23:11:10

Hands-free device precisely monitors heart rate, respiration rate, oxygen saturation, blood pressure and more, all in real time Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Sensogram Technologies (http://www.sensogram.com), an international research and development company, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign (http://www.sensotrack.com/kickstarter) to raise $250,000 to supplement the manufacturing and refine its breakthrough SensoTRACK product. SensoTRACK is a wearable health...

2014-10-14 23:10:20

Hotze Health & Wellness Center, a world leader in the alternative health care industry, is hosting its first Power and Prevention women’s health event as part of its 2014 education series to be held on October 22, 2014. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Hear from leading experts on natural solutions for breast cancer prevention, hormonal balance and fertility health. A complimentary vitamin deficiency test and consultation will be given away at the event. The details of the...

2014-10-14 23:10:09

Candidacy advancement affirms high caliber of OLLU’s RN-BSN program San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) today announced that their RN-BSN program has achieved candidacy status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) in the process to obtain accreditation. The ACEN is responsible for accrediting nursing education programs. Earning ACEN candidacy is a major milestone in affirming the level of excellence of OLLU’s...


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Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.