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2014-10-30 08:23:19

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Systems Made Simple, a leading provider of health information technology solutions to the U.S. federal government. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO Subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, the acquisition is expected to close within 30 days. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not material to...

2014-10-30 04:20:43

The leading independent music promoter in the midwest has built a deep roster of domestic and international music festivals that are wildly popular with millennials and are now available for digital presentation through the Bulldog DM partnership LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulldog Digital Media, the world's first digital live streaming agency announced today that effective immediately they will present Prime Social Group's Numberfest, Breakway Festival and the Electro Beach...

2014-10-30 04:20:07

FORLI, Italy, and LEBANON, Tennessee, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Plant is fully operational, first phase of the project (capacity of 50 million pounds) is complete - Second phase will double capacity and add TPE production in 2015 - SO.F.TER. USA offers the American market one of the broadest range of products and services available in the industry while being truly focused on customer's needs SO.F.TER., one of...

2014-10-30 00:20:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) expects to release its financial results for the third quarter 2014 before the market opens on Nov. 13, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b Executive Chairman Merle A. Hinrich and CFO Connie Lai are scheduled to conduct a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Nov. 13, 2014 (9:00 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2014 in Hong Kong) to review these results in more detail. Investors in the United States...

2014-10-29 23:16:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selects DRT Strategies as the prime contractor to provide technical, database, and user experience support to the National ALS Registry. The web registry collects and provides information regarding ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, and facilitates research into the causes of and potential cures for the disease. Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (http://www.drtstrategies.com), a leading...

2014-10-29 23:13:24

Coastal region of Andhra Pradesh, India has been hit with a category 4 hurricane causing widespread damage to infrastructure in three districts, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, and Srikakulam. India Network Foundation will help primary public schools in rural areas to rebuild and recover from the hurricane inflicted damage. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 India Network Foundation, a non-profit organization in the United States today launches Andhra Pradesh (India) HudHud Hurricane...

2014-10-29 23:12:46

It is estimated that 21% of women and 12% of men in the U.S will experience an episode of depression at some point in their lifetime. In light of this, Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some information on how to become better aware of the signs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The World Health Organization categorizes depression as one of the most disabling disorders in the world, affecting roughly one in five women and one in ten men at some point in their lifetime. Depression does not...

2014-10-29 23:12:13

Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. October 28, 2014 Waynesboro, VA: Remote-Learner.net, Inc, Moodle Partner providing Moodle...

2014-10-29 23:10:24

Articulation Agreement Guarantees Admission into Top Caribbean Medical School for Premed Students at Erie, PA University (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, has signed an agreement with the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) for its graduating Premed students, allowing those that meet minimum requirements guaranteed admission to the Caribbean medical school, which prepares future doctors for careers in medicine in the USA and Canada. After...

2014-10-29 23:08:01

Connected M2M Home Appliance Market in the US 2014-2018 research report profiles key players like AlertMe.com Ltd., Apple Inc., AT&T Inc., Comcast Corp., Electrolux Home Products Inc., Honeywell International Inc., LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Browse other vendors at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/312598-connected-m2m-home-appliance-market-in-the-us-2014-2018.html. Dallas, Teaxs (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 A very important trend emerging ion this market is...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

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...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.