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Global Warming May Cause Fall Leaf Coloration To Start Later, Last Longer

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change, researchers from Princeton...

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2014-09-23 08:38:46

PHOENIX, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com revealed the latest insider trading research for the US stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), and Sunedison (NYSE:SUNE)....

2014-09-23 08:37:33

Enables instant interest-free installments on existing credit cards, with no credit application or registration NEW YORK, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PayItSimple, a new service that lets consumers simply and easily charge any purchase on their existing credit cards and pay it back in monthly, interest free installments, today announced their official launch in the United States. Credit cards are the preeminent form of payment in today's commercial world, offering...

2014-09-23 08:37:31

U.S. respondents view climate change as a severe threat to mankind, with majority ruling human activity as the primary cause STOCKHOLM, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about climate change, its long-term effects and political counteractive measures are among the key issues addressed by respondents to a Global Challenges Foundation survey to understand public views on climate change, poverty and armed conflicts. U.S. respondents joined those of eight other...

2014-09-23 08:33:43

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its third quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

2014-09-23 08:33:32

Chic and Cordless is In Style Every Season NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), a coalition of major U.S. manufacturers, importers and retailers of window coverings dedicated to educating parents and caregivers to only use cordless window covering products in homes with young children, has partnered with interior design expert and TV personality, Kim Myles. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), corded window...

2014-09-23 08:33:09

Largest U.S. general builder drives efficiency through expanded implementation of Textura payment solution. NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company and Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR) announced today that in the fourth quarter of 2014, Turner will begin rolling out Textura's Construction Payment Management(TM) (CPM) solution company-wide to make the payment management process more efficient for Turner, its contractors and clients....

2014-09-23 08:31:24

NEW YORK CITY, New York, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research (http://www.persistencemarketresearch.com) Released New Market Report on "Global Market Study on Botanical Supplements: Personal Care Segment To Witness Highest Growth by 2020," the global Botanical Supplements market was valued at USD 54.6 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 90.2 million in 2020. Browse the...

2014-09-23 08:30:39

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering the development of opto-acoustic technology as a new tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, announced today it has completed active enrollment of subjects in its U.S.-based PIONEER Pivotal Study of Imagio(®). The study was designed to determine if this technology will provide information to the physician to determine if a woman may avoid negative biopsies. This...

2014-09-23 08:30:25

Medical journey of Arizona boy precedes that of Britain's Ashya King SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While proton therapy recently began in the Czech Republic for British pediatric brain cancer patent Ashya King, another case in the United States draws to a close today with a promising outlook, as a young boy who was given just days to live now looks forward to his first day of kindergarten. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147644 When 5-year-old Logan Green...

2014-09-23 08:30:19

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Remote Medical International (RMI), a leading provider of global medical support services for remote locations, and GW Medical Faculty Associates, Inc. (MFA), a renowned multispecialty group practice affiliated with The George Washington University (GWU), announced a partnership that provides a comprehensive telemedicine solution for companies with employees working in remote areas worldwide. The collaboration between a premier...


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Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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