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2014-04-11 23:24:47

Blind-tested Soloists Unable to Tell Stradivarius Violins from New Violins FARMINGDALE, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 D’Addario, the world leader in musical instrument accessories, continues its efforts to nurture the music realm by assisting with important research involving the comparison of new violin makers against antique violins by Stradivari and other renowned, Italian violin makers. This important study ultimately confirms the result of a paper published in 2012 in PNAS...

2014-04-11 23:22:29

OPENonline, an industry leading provider of employment background checks and investigative services, is pleased to announce their achievement in continued accreditation with the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP). OPENonline will continue to be formally recognized as Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) Accredited. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 OPENonline, an industry leading...

2014-04-11 23:22:20

Security company representative Bill Besse, vice president of Consulting & Investigations at U.S. Security Associates (USA), joins real estate developers, property owners, and retail decision-makers for the convention in Cartagena, Colombia. ATLANTA, Georgia (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 This week, real estate and retail industry leaders are flying south for RECon Latin America, hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Security company representative Bill Besse, vice...

2014-04-12 00:21:20

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO PORTABLE TYPEWRITER Profile America -- Saturday, April 12th.( )On this date in 1892, the first U.S. patent for a truly portable typewriter was issued to George C. Blickensderfer of Stamford, Connecticut for a "type writing machine." The machine worked on the principle of a revolving type wheel, a...

2014-04-11 23:04:24

Online Company Provides Trade Lines to Qualified Consumers Looking to Build Credit; Reports Customers’ Laptop Payment Histories to All 3 Major Bureaus Every Month Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 UpgradeUSA, a leading online company focused on helping people build credit through laptop payment plans, announced today that it is launching a program to incent credit repair professionals for referring consumers who initiate a contract for its credit-building laptop payment plan service....

2014-04-11 23:03:58

Acer offers schools in the U.S. the chance to transform their classrooms with immersive tablet technology and explore more SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Acer America announced the 10 finalists in its Acer Extreme Classroom Technology Makeover program, which provides K-12 schools in the U.S. the opportunity to transform a classroom with immersive tablet technology. Tablets enhance the learning experience by making it more hands-on, interactive and engaging as well as encouraging...

2014-04-11 23:02:27

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples today declared the name of Washington’s NFL team and its mascot a “hurtful reminder of past suffering of Native Americans.”* Today’s statement is being lauded by the Oneida Indian Nation, whose representative Ray Halbritter met with the UN Human Rights Committee in January regarding the Washington NFL team and the mascot they feel to be offensive, and by Executive Director of the National Congress of American...

2014-04-11 23:02:09

Although rising consumer demand is expected to keep the industry's remaining manufacturers afloat over the next five years, the sustained appreciation of the dollar will lead to greater import penetration and declining export sales. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Major Household Appliance Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The past five years have seen the rapid decline...

2014-04-11 23:01:51

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Biosimilar And Follow-On Biologics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biosimilar-and-follow-on-biologics-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 There is a rising demand for low cost biological drugs. Commercial and regulatory developments are taking the follow-on biologics market to new...

2014-04-11 16:23:01

NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium dedicated to XBRL reporting in the US, today congratulated the U.S. Senate for its passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, S. 994, a bill mandating the use of structured data standards for the reporting of all government expenditures. The bill was approved by unanimous consent and is slated to move to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. An earlier version of the bill was...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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