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2014-04-01 23:31:00

A Turf Feeding Fertigation System is being added to the irrigation for the golf course at the 2016 Olympics to reduce the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy. This system will create sustainable golf course for the Olympics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The 2016 Olympics in Brazil will be sustainable. Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, will take part by reducing the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy on the golf course being built for the new...

2014-03-05 23:31:11

Following an article posted on Mashable, online marketing company fishbat discusses the athletes that were most talked about on Twitter. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 fishbat, a leading online marketing company, discusses Twitter’s most talked about athletes of the 2014 Winter Olympics. According to a February 24th article posted on Mashable titled “Sochi Social-Media Recap: Top Moments from Facebook, Twitter,” the Olympic judges and tweeters differed in opinion on who should...

2014-02-21 23:23:14

Following an article posted on Mashable, Long Island advertising firm fishbat explains how One Hour Translation is globalizing the world. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island advertising firm, discusses why “One Hour Translation” is translating your tweets for the world to see. According to a February 8th article posted on Mashable titled “Translate Your Olympic Tweets Into 75 Languages,” a company called “One Hour Translation” is offering its...

Sochi Games Influenced By Winter Olympics Of 1932 In Lake Placid
2014-02-18 13:18:59

Michael Bezilla - Penn State Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide insight into more ordinary factors that continue to influence the Olympics, according to a Penn State researcher. "The crashes occurred on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg slide, which was specially built for the games at Lake Placid," said Peter...

2014-02-12 23:23:17

Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine at Dayton Children's Hospital, shares six valuable lessons parents can teach their children by watching The Olympics. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Every four years the world comes together to watch athletes from all over compete in the Winter Olympics. The Olympic Games bring Americans together as they cheer on their favorite athletes and root for Team USA. They’re also a great activity for families to watch together - and offer...

2014-02-12 12:28:42

Brands Benefit from Olympics Broad Audience and Halo of Authenticity BOSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an expected audience of more than three billion viewers worldwide, new research by Arnold Worldwide shows that sponsor brands will benefit from the broad global audience as well as the integrity and authenticity of the Olympic Games brand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/NE64038-INFO ) Arnold Worldwide evaluated the Olympic Games brand value on a proprietary...

2014-02-05 04:20:32

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The loss of entire neighborhoods has become a fact for many host Olympic cities," said Dr. Jeffrey Wimer. Wimer and Dr. Ying Wushanley are both professors of wellness and sport sciences at Millersville University of Pennsylvania and have researched the impact of the Olympics on host cities. "Eminent domain is a frequently evoked legal strategy in the U.S. that has been used by the government to secure property from...

2014-02-03 04:22:20

COLOGNE, Germany, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly-effective unknown doping agents have emerged; cannot be tested A few days before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, WDR research has revealed serious doubts about a credible anti-doping campaign in the Olympics' host country. In the ARD Sports Show (ARD, today, February 2, 2014, 18:00) and the WDR broadcast "Sport Inside" (WDR evening, February 3, 2014, 22:55), WDR reporters cover encounters of a...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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