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2014-09-11 12:31:05

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) has launched an updated international checkout system which now provides international customers the option to pay with Bitcoin (on January 9, 2014, Overstock became the first major online shopping site to accept the cryptocurrency). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/LA33954LOGO "Bitcoin has been readily adopted in countries outside the United States, yet the opportunities to spend Bitcoin...

2014-09-11 12:27:44

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens in US$ Thousands by the following Segments: -- Laboratory Refrigerators (General Purpose Lab Refrigerator, Explosion Proof Refrigerator, Portable...

2014-09-11 12:27:41

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Microscopes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Microscopes in US$ Million/Thousands by the following Product Segments: Optical Microscopes, Charged Particle Microscopes, and Scanning Probe Microscopes. The report also analyzes the world market by the following End-Use...

2014-09-11 12:27:30

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores Now Open in Five Communities WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the St. Louis metropolitan area in Creve Coeur, Ellisville, O'Fallon, St. Peters and St. Louis (Mehlville). MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States. The St. Louis-area clinics join 15 Missouri-based MinuteClinic...

2014-09-11 12:27:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: -- Anesthesia Syringes -- Angiographic Syringes -- Blood Gas Syringes -- Catheter Syringes --...

2014-09-11 12:27:18

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Ultrasound Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Ultrasound Equipment in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the...

2014-09-11 12:25:34

-- One-hour documentary will premiere during a special night of programming on Discovery Fit & Health; EBOLA: ARE WE NEXT? night airs on Thursday, September 18 from 8-11 PM - SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the worst Ebola virus outbreak in our history continues to spread and leave an unprecedented body count in its path, fear strikes around the globe. With inside access to families devastated by the death of their loved ones and the healthcare workers...

2014-09-11 12:24:43

School system invests in students to help them complete their education and move into creative careers PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools across North America offering programs in design, fashion, media arts and culinary, today announced a new and innovative program to help reduce students' debt, encourage smart borrowing, and improve the affordability of higher education. The Art Grant gives students the opportunity to earn and...

2014-09-11 12:22:37

The addition of six board members with a broad range of skills and expertise will support national and global expansion of the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, which now operates in seven countries. PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cleantech Open (www.cleantechopen.org), the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, has appointed six industry experts to its board of directors to support and direct the organization's accelerating global...

2014-09-11 12:22:35

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Oilfield Chemicals - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Oilfield Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Drilling Fluids, Cementing Chemicals, Production Chemicals, EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) Chemicals, Stimulation Chemicals, and Completion & Workover...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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