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2014-10-22 12:25:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the Manhattan Review team is proud to celebrate 15 years of student-focused and time-efficient GMAT test preparation in New York City and many other cities in the United States. In 1999, Joern Meissner, the company's founder, was a doctoral candidate at Columbia Business School. One day, his MBA students approached him and asked him to help their friends who were seeking admission into business school. Meissner's students had been so...

2014-10-22 12:25:49

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal, TheStreet's (NASDAQ:TST) institutional business, announced the results of their quarterly rankings of the top firms and professionals involved in active bankruptcy cases for the third quarter of 2014. Data collected captures only active restructuring work on ongoing U.S. and Canadian cases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/NY78400LOGO "The favorable interest rate environment continues to subdue the number of in-court...

2014-10-22 12:23:31

The 50 jacket is made entirely from 50 recycled water bottles and entirely in the U.S.A. HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Environmentally-friendly, made in the U.S.A. clothing brand Dirtball is currently funding its latest "green" fashion on Kickstarter. The 50 jacket is the first outerwear jacket to be produced using a closed-loop manufacturing system, meaning that the product can be recycled. Last year, Dirtball ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for it's...

2014-10-22 12:21:48

Study Finds Tickets Purchased on Sunday as Generally Least Expensive ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) announced today that after researching air ticket purchases between January 2013 through July 2014, travelers purchased the least expensive airfares eight weeks in advance of their departure for U.S. domestic routes and 24 weeks in advance of departure for international destinations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110310/MM63033LOGO At...

2014-10-22 12:21:08

ORLANDO, Florida, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems' wholly owned subsidiary in the U.S, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today during the NBAA 2014 exhibition that its new Kollsman Enhanced Vision System - Superior Performance (EVS-SP(TM)) was selected by Gulfstream Aerospace for the new G500 and G600 Aircraft. Notes to Editors: Enhanced Vision System - Superior Performance (EVS-SP(TM)) uses cutting-edge, fully digital high resolution...

2014-10-22 08:38:48

Dozens of global telecom industry leaders, exclusive content, engaging discussions and video audience define first 'State of Subsea' expert event in international venue NEW YORK and BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, an award-winning telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was...

2014-10-22 08:37:33

More than 316,000 to Benefit from Access to Latest Software and Training ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International and 21 Goodwill® agencies across the United States are expanding job and skills training with innovative technology, thanks to a $5.4 million software grant from Microsoft. The grant program, GoodTech, is Microsoft's third investment in the Goodwill enterprise's technology infrastructure....

2014-10-22 08:32:11

EOI announced today that it has received its 13th US patent, reinforcing its position as an innovation leader in spinal expandable devices. OR AKIVA, Israel, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. [http://www.xortho.com ] (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that it has been granted its 13th US patent, adding to its extensive IP family...

2014-10-22 08:31:20

- Third-Quarter Adjusted EPS Above Previous Guidance Range, Including Results From Discontinued Operations Related to Mylan Transaction - ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. -- Diluted EPS, excluding specified items, was $0.62 in the third quarter, representing growth of 12.7 percent, and above the previous guidance range of $0.59 to $0.61. This includes results from the...

2014-10-22 08:30:49

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) generated sales of $1.846 billion during the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, compared to the company's guidance range for the quarter of $1.790 to $1.840 billion. This represents 7 percent operational revenue growth (constant currency basis, excluding divested businesses) and 6 percent revenue growth on a reported basis, all compared to the prior year period. The company achieved adjusted...


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.
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