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2011-12-22 14:00:00

Findings Show Crowd is Largely Employed and that People Sneak Crowdsourcing Tasks in at Work to Supplement Income Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 CrowdControl, a leader in crowdsourcing project manageability and quality control, today released survey findings on Amazon Mechanical Turk workers, profiling for the first time a growing workforce comprising the Labor 3.0 movement. Amazon Mechanical Turk is a marketplace for scalable, on-demand staffing and helps businesses finish...

2010-05-20 06:40:00

TORONTO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow a determined young man on an emotional, physical and spiritual journey from Canada to Turkey and experience the life-changing guidance of his sheikh guide in Deserts and Mountains (published by iUniverse), the philosophical new novel by Yilmaz Alimoglu. Ali, an expatriate Turk living in Canada, frustrated with his business, career and family, turns to his spiritual guide, a sheikh of the shrine he attends. The sheikh suggests that Ali keep a journal...

2010-02-09 08:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Offerpal Media (http://offerpalmedia.com), a leader in virtual currency payment alternatives, today announced "Offerpal Tasks," a new way for consumers to earn virtual currency for use in their favorite online games and social networks by completing simple online tasks through Amazon Mechanical Turk. Sample tasks include rating search results, categorizing web sites or articles, and answering questions. Offerpal Tasks are now available throughout...

2009-04-01 17:57:00

CIGARETTES HAD A STREET VALUE OF OVER $3 MILLION NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald B. Turk, Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) New York office today announced the arrests of two (2) individuals who purchased untaxed cigarettes from ATF while also selling ATF counterfeit New York State/City Tax Stamps. Guang Ming Wang, age 58 and his son, Feishan Wang, age 30, both residents of Queens, were arrested by ATF Agents...

2009-01-08 06:16:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announces the appointment of Ronald B. Turk as the new Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the agency's New York Field Division. Mr. Turk brings a new and fresh vision to fight violent crime in our neighborhoods to make our communities safer. "ATF is the federal government's main agency tasked with combating violent crime and one of our primary goals is to keep firearms out of the hands of...

2008-09-26 00:00:23

FILMS OF THE WEEK RIGHTEOUS KILL (15) Jon Avnet (100 mins) ** STARRING Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Donnie Wahlberg REDBELT(15) David Mamet (99 mins) ** STARRING Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer In the police procedural thriller Righteous Kill, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro play what must be the two oldest homicide cops on the beat in New York City. They've been on the force about 30 years apiece, it transpires, though even that would make them pretty long in the tooth when they...

2008-09-12 09:00:31

By Christy Lemire It's not that the crime thriller Righteous Kill is spectacularly awful. It's just thoroughly mediocre -- a standard police procedural, a long episode of Law & Order, unremarkable but for the pairing of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. But really, shouldn't we expect more from these two, considered among the greatest actors of our time? Well, we might have been justified in having high hopes about 15 years ago, before both stars had morphed into caricatures of...

2008-07-30 03:00:25

Amazon Web Services LLC ("AWS"), a subsidiary of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), today launched a new set of web-based tools for Amazon Mechanical Turk that make it easy for businesses to use Mechanical Turk to outsource work to an on-demand, scalable workforce via a simple graphical interface--in just a few minutes and without writing any code. The new web-based interface guides business users through the process of designing Human Intelligence Tasks (HITs), publishing up to hundreds of...

2006-05-22 16:58:45

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - At 73, country music legend Willie Nelson is still doing headstands and smoking joints in the back of a tour bus at hundreds of concerts and, far from slowing down, he'd like to tour with the Rolling Stones. "They like country music, we get along fine and Keith (Richards) is a good buddy of mine, so that would be good," Nelson said, adding that he's not much of a dancer compared to Stones front man Mick Jagger but he might give it a try. "He...

2006-05-22 14:00:47

Please read in the seventh paragraph ... The long-haired singer of... instead of ...The long-haired author of... . A corrected version follows. By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - At 73, country music legend Willie Nelson is still doing headstands and smoking joints in the back of a tour bus at hundreds of concerts and, far from slowing down, he'd like to tour with the Rolling Stones. "They like country music, we get along fine and Keith (Richards) is a good buddy of mine, so...


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2012-06-15 04:12:36

Symbol: MEIN7 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   CAIN36 Cactus intortus Mill. Distribution: Melocactusintortus(Mill.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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