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2014-09-30 23:16:46

Online marketplace designed by Bloom Health allows innovative employers to go beyond health care offerings. Eagan, Minn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the creation of their Private Exchange solution, a “benefits hub” for employers with more than 50 employees. The hub goes beyond traditional health care offerings by including dental, life, disability and vision insurance, and a vacation savings account, all in an online...

2014-09-30 23:11:42

Beauty Care Company Moraz Knew It Needed a Special System to Reach U.S. Consumers Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Moraz, an Israel-based company known for developing highly effective and natural skin care solutions, has embraced a new method of international distribution when it decided to enter the United States Market. The system is called The Evolution of Distribution and comes from Nutritional Products International (NPI). “Nutritional Products International is playing a...

2014-09-30 23:10:57

OMICS Group International takes pleasure in extending invitation to the researchers, scientists, scholars, academicians and students across the globe to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Nursing & Healthcare during 17-19, November, 2014 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center, USA, with a theme “Exploring the Possibilities towards Better Healthcare." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Speaking on this occasion, Dr....

2014-09-30 23:10:42

While industry revenue has been negatively affected by low levels of consumer spending, a more lasting threat to the industry has presented itself in the form of increasing health consciousness. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Buffet Restaurants industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Buffet Restaurants industry has declined over the past five years. Following a drop in industry revenue...

2014-09-30 23:09:23

With successful completion of a large contract to build state-of-the-art high-precision custom machine lines utilizing Mitsubishi robots and automation controls, McClellan Automation Systems and Patti Engineering strategically align to collaborate on future projects. Auburn Hills, MI & Bedford, NH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced it will expand its collaboration with McClellan Automation Systems, a company...

2014-09-30 23:07:09

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) announced today that Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson will join USRA as President & CEO, effective October 20. Dr. Isaacson has a distinguished career spanning both industry and the nonprofit sector, and a depth of experience in engaging academia and the broader scientific and technology communities in support of achieving national objectives. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) announced...

2014-09-30 23:07:05

Changing consumer preference and new product development will lift revenue slightly. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Bread Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dynamic health trends, changing consumer tastes and falling demand have hampered growth in the Bread Production industry over the past five years. Popular diets have caused consumers to moderate their consumption of a...

2014-09-30 23:05:35

Sands Technologies, a leading recruiting software firm, today announced the new Job Search function within the company’s new M-Recruit™ Global Job Board. The M-Recruit Lab, currently in BETA release, offers skills-based tests for programmers at no cost to the public and is helping connect college students and unemployed graduates to over 38 million jobs across the U.S. and the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Sands Technologies, experts in statistical data and recruiting...

2014-09-30 23:04:23

In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. United States Virgin Islands (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. This agreement will establish and...

2014-09-30 23:03:46

China’s recent halt on U.S. hay exports illustrates how seriously ingredient testing should be viewed in the food and beverage industry. NutriGold’s product testing goes above and beyond industry standards to ensure quality. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to a September 25, 2014 report by the Capital Press, since July 2014, hay exports from the U.S. to China have been significantly reduced because of GMO contaminations contained in U.S. alfalfa produce. Although the...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

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,...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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