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2014-10-17 23:01:38

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014, happening on November 2-4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the USA. London, UK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014. The event will take place on November 2-4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States of America. The 13th Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014 is a premium three-day...

2014-10-17 23:01:24

http://www.datasite.com -- Merrill DataSite in partnership with PitchBook presents the 4Q 2014 Private Equity Breakdown report which provides a review of all U.S private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the third quarter of 2014. New York, US (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Register to download the report here: http://bit.ly/1xQAzR6 Merrill DataSite in partnership with PitchBook presents the 4Q 2014 Private Equity Breakdown report which provides a review of all U.S private...

2014-10-17 23:01:19

Chuck Smith accepts new position with athletic sock company Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Swiftwick, a leading U.S. producer of athletic and medical compression socks, is proud to name Chuck Smith as the company’s new president. Smith joined Swiftwick in September 2013 as the chief operating officer prior to his new acting role as president. As COO, Smith contributed to brand growth by putting new operational systems and processes in place to ensure product manufacturing...

2014-10-17 23:00:54

US airports can now lease DeTect’s proven avian radar system to reduce bird-aircraft strikes and improve flight safety. Panama City, Florida (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 DeTect, Inc. (http://www.detect-inc.com) today announced that through a partnership with a major national leasing firm DeTect can offer competitive operating lease and lease-purchase financing to US airports for its MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system that includes the system, delivery, installation,...

2014-10-17 16:25:46

Last Surviving Founding CME Member Recognized with Award Ceremony CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, turned 100 years old today. Celebrating the milestone at CME Group this morning, RJO was recognized as the exchange's last surviving founding member firm with an award ceremony overlooking the agricultural trading floor....

2014-10-17 16:24:59

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that it plans to report its results of operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, on Thursday, November 6, 2014 after the market closes. A conference call to discuss these results is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m., ET, on Friday, November 7, 2014. Those wishing to participate should call 1-877-662-6095. A replay will be available until Friday, November 14, 2014 by dialing 1-855-859-2056...

2014-10-17 16:24:42

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has a newly elected president waiting in the wings to lead the 50,000 strong organization. Dr. Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, is the president-elect and will take the helm as president in June 2015 at the AANP Annual Conference in New Orleans. She has worked as a family nurse practitioner at the family care clinic at Fox Army Health Center, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama for over 11...

2014-10-17 16:21:46

"We'll work together to generate jobs, ensure safety" VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver Energy officials are very pleased to receive labor endorsement and excited to start work with the major construction trade unions in Southwest Washington and Oregon to ensure the proposed $210 million crude oil distribution terminal at the Port of Vancouver USA is safely built and becomes a tremendous energy and economic asset for local communities, the region and the country. "We...

2014-10-17 12:29:49

NGO Alliance warns travel restriction could cripple U.S. response to outbreak WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. NGOs working on global poverty and humanitarian assistance efforts, warned leaders in Congress and the White House this week that flight restrictions could cripple the efforts of American NGOs responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121101/DC04603LOGO In a letter...

2014-10-17 12:25:56

Communist Vietnam's policies and practices were observed to be the major source of destabilization of Southeast Asia, if allowed to stay the current course. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Southeast Asia Conference was recently held in Washington, D.C., featuring diverse, local and international, speakers from Hawaii, Thailand and France as well as Laotians, Khmers, Montagnards and Americans with related expertise and experiences from academic institutions, business...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

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...

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  • 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.