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2014-08-31 23:05:10

Connexion Point, a leader in contact centers for Health Care, awarded top ten on Utah Business Magazine’s 2014 Fast 50, a ranking of the state’s fastest growing public and private companies. Salt lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Connexion Point, a leader in contact centers for Health Care, awarded top ten on Utah Business Magazine’s 2014 Fast 50, a ranking of the state’s fastest growing public and private companies. “We are honored be in the top ten in the Utah Business...

2014-08-31 23:02:00

Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-control forms of primary brain tumors in the United States. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Describing the NovoTTFTM system as a “cell division taser device,” Dr. Yaron Moshel explains that the NovoTTF...

2014-08-31 23:01:24

A life insurance quotes tool is now available for public usage in the U.S. through the Quotes Pros website at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Adults in the U.S. who are ready to search for different forms of life insurance coverage can now use the Quotes Pros website as a resource to connect with agencies. The quotes tool added this year can help consumers to find and compare costs for policies at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html....

2014-08-31 23:00:10

After a report from CNN Lets Fly Cheaper explains there are options to maximize comfort and announce the top 5 U.S carriers with the most legroom San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Recently, there have been a few incidents involving physical fights on board some airline’s flights due to passenger displeasure for other passengers reclining seats and invading what little space is available on many of today’s airplanes. Perhaps it’s just a case of grumpy passengers or there is...

2014-08-31 08:20:52

Exhibition Commemorates the 29th Anniversary of the Discovery of the RMS Titanic's Wreck Site ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate 29 years since the discovery of the RMS Titanic's wreck site, on Monday, Sept. 1, visitors are invited to remember, explore and learn about the famous luxury liner inside Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Featuring hundreds of authentic artifacts, dramatic room recreations and hands-on interactive experiences, the exhibition honors the...

2014-08-30 23:01:42

Ticket Down announces that they have reduced pricing for all Labor Day weekend US Tennis Open sessions. Often on Labor Day weekend, well known celebrities will attend the US Open. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic U.S. Open Tennis Championship tickets in NYC. This popular ticket exchange has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code US-OPEN-2014 for all day session, evening session, courtside seats, grandstand seats, general...

2014-08-30 23:00:11

Although operators will continue to face strong international competition, new opportunities in next-generation semiconductors and electronic inputs will encourage operators to invest in product development. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Semiconductor and Circuit Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Semiconductors are a core component of electronic devices and form a vital...

2014-08-30 16:20:48

- Salt Lake Comic Con to give more than 2,000 Saturday tickets away to Utah school kids that make Utah a better place to live and play - SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) and ABC 4 want to celebrate the heroes in Utah's schools and have created a League of Heroes to recognize these heroes for a chance to win Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for their entire school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87193 "Salt Lake Comic Con...

2014-08-29 23:10:27

KeepCalling holds the 885th position in Inc. 5000’s ranking of the fastest growing American companies. The company was also named the 18th most improved enterprise in the telecom field. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the fourth year in a row, KeepCalling has been designated by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US. KeepCalling made it again to the top 1000, ranking #885, with a sales increase of 506% in the last 3 years. The company...

2014-08-29 23:09:10

Top10BestSEOHosting.com today compares many professional Windows web hosting suppliers from the USA and announces that Bluehost, Arvixe, and Hostgator are the best Windows web hosting companies for webmasters. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Top10BestSEOHosting.com today compares many professional Windows web hosting suppliers from the USA and announces that Bluehost (http://www.bluehost.com/track/seohosts), Arvixe, and Hostgator are the best Windows web hosting companies for webmasters who want...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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