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2014-04-17 12:23:57

Donation dedicated to the care of 500 trees during California's drought LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the annual global Earth Day celebration set for April 22, 2014, Insomniac has announced it is donating $10,000 to TreePeople--a Los Angeles-based, environmental non-profit organization--to help finance the preservation and care of 500 trees in Southern California. Starting today, April 17(th), fans can go online and sign a voluntary pledge to embrace simple...

2014-04-17 12:23:38

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it has been recognized by IR Magazine for having the best Sustainability Practice across all sectors and best Investor Relations program in the utility sector. IR Magazine's awards are recognized as the leading international awards program honoring excellence and leadership in investor relations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "I'm extremely pleased that IR...

2014-04-17 12:22:43

HAMPTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An HU-25C jet from NASA's Langley Research Center will be in California next month as part of a flight test to assess biofuel and other jet fuel alternatives. News media representatives are invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of that test on Tuesday, May 20, at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's hangar in Palmdale and visit the center's main campus at Edwards Air Force Base....

2014-04-17 12:22:10

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the BMW i3 was declared the 2014 World Green Car. The BMW i3 was chosen from an initial entry list of fourteen new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of three finalists that included the winner as well as the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron and the Volkswagen XL1. "To have the BMW i3 named World Green Car of the Year is a great honor,"...

2014-04-17 12:20:37

- 2015 Infiniti Q70 sedan adds new long wheelbase version with 5.9 inches of added rear seat room, along with revised exterior styling and refined interior appointments NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today announced a slate of new 2015 models during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show, including exclusive versions of Infiniti's two flagship models - Q70 performance luxury sedan and QX80 Limited full-size SUV. In addition to the new QX80...

2014-04-17 09:45:29

Equal to 12 million people nationwide; half of errors potentially harmful, say researchers At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Half of these errors could be potentially harmful, say the authors, who add that their findings should prompt renewed efforts to monitor and curb the numbers of...

2014-04-17 08:32:54

Tableau Helps Not-For-Profit Organization Draw Awareness to Benefits of Data Analysis in Robotics SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of high-school students are proving that the ability to see and understand data is not only important in the business world, but in the world of robotics competitions as well. FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is exposing students in its FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) program to Tableau Software...

2014-04-17 08:32:20

PHOENIX, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. Insiderslab.com released the latest insider trading research for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Micron (NASDAQ:MU), and Weatherford (NYSE:WFT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report by clicking...

2014-04-17 08:31:59

TechAmerica Foundation "Best Of" Award Recognizes Unisys Security Software Suite BLUE BELL, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) has been named a finalist for an American Technology Award (ATA) in cybersecurity for the Unisys Stealth(TM) Solution. The ATAs recognize the most outstanding products in the U.S. technology sector. "We are thrilled that the TechAmerica Foundation has chosen our Stealth product as a finalist for the American Technology...

2014-04-17 08:28:45

- Three-year commitment of up to 20 million units per year of blood clotting medicines to treat hemophilia patients in developing countries BARCELONA, Spain, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, S.A. (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) today announced that it will donate up to 20 million units of coagulation therapies in each of the next three (3) years to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). Grifols has been a proud supporter of the WFH and its noble efforts for nearly a...


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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