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2011-07-30 19:36:00

FORT LEE, N.J., July 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following debt ceiling report to its NIA members: NIA hasn't written about the whole debt ceiling issue over the past few weeks because in our minds it is completely irrelevant. Our elected representatives in Washington along with the mainstream media have been wasting thousands of hours of time and hundreds of millions of dollars debating a topic that has no meaning...

2011-07-06 07:15:00

FORT LEE, N.J., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following inflation update to its NIA members: We are at the very beginning of our nation's most important Presidential election season in history. Historically in all Presidential elections, taxation has always been one of the top issues. The Republicans always call for lower taxes, while the Democrats say we should tax the rich more and cut taxes on the poor and...

2011-06-30 18:16:00

FORT LEE, N.J., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us - today released the following U.S. inflation update to its NIA members: NIA is very disturbed by President Obama's decision to sell off oil from the U.S. emergency oil reserve, in an attempt to drive down oil prices. One week ago it was announced that the U.S. and other oil-consuming nations that are a part of the International Energy Agency (IEA) will begin releasing 60 million barrels...

2011-06-10 00:00:29

Sustainable Beef Book Named James Beard Award Finalist and Food Matters IACP Award Winner Dillon, Montana (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 On June 2, 2011, Deborah Krasner's sustainable beef book Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Beef won the esteemed Food Matters International Association of Culinary Professionals award. Selected from the competitive IACP 2011 Awards Finalists, Good Meat offers readers total guidance on how to find, order and prepare sustainably raised...

2011-06-07 22:18:11

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded studies of mammary gland development in laboratory rats fed blueberries or other foods of interest may aid breast cancer research. In an early study that has paved the way to follow-up experiments, Rosalia C. M. Simmen of the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center (ACNC) in Little Rock, Ark., has determined that several indicators of rat mammary gland health were improved in the offspring (pups) of mothers (dams) that had been fed 5 percent blueberry...

2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office. They both enjoy better than 2-to-1 favorable ratings among those who are familiar enough with them to rate them. The poll also finds that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's positive ratings have improved, but many people...

2011-06-02 00:00:29

Money Museum will be the second stop on the tour of the Original 1911 ABA Key to Routing Numbers directory. Skokie, IL (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 After a two-month appearance in New York's Museum of American Finance, Accuity, based in Skokie, Illinois, is proud to display the original 1911 American Bankers Association's Key to Routing Numbers directory at the Federal Reserve of Chicago's Money Museum. The 100-year-old directory will debut on Tuesday, June 7 with an open-house, at which Hugh...

2011-05-31 21:17:58

Laboratory hamsters that were fed rations spiked with blueberry peels and other blueberry-juice-processing leftovers had better cholesterol health than hamsters whose rations weren't enhanced with blueberries. That's according to a study led by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) chemist Wallace H. Yokoyama. Yokoyama pointed out that further research is needed to confirm whether the effects observed in hamsters hold true for humans. He works at the Western Regional Research Center operated...

2011-05-16 14:43:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of widely publicized changes occurred last fall that allow parents to obtain health care coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and to extend coverage to their sons or daughters until age 26. What's not widely known is another major change that allows individuals who have been denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions to get coverage through HIPIOWA-FED. HIPIOWA-FED is part of a national program created by the...

2011-05-10 12:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) today celebrated the opening of the first hydrogen fueling station in the U.S. fed directly from an active industrial hydrogen pipeline. The station is a collaborative effort between Toyota, Air Products, Shell, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the Department of Energy (DOE). The facility will provide hydrogen for the Toyota fuel cell hybrid demonstration program vehicles as...


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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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2007-04-10 14:01:52

Common goldfish are a type of goldfish with no other modifications from their ancestors other than their color. Most varieties of fancy goldfish were derived from this simple breed. Common goldfish come in a variety of colors including red, orange/gold, white, black and yellow or 'lemon' goldfish. As pets The Common goldfish has become a popular pet around the world. They are hardier than fancier fish, able to live in a variety of conditions ranging from aquariums to outdoor ponds, and...

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2005-09-07 20:33:37

Apocrita is a suborder of insects in the order Hymenoptera. The Apocrita include wasps, bees and ants, and are comprised of many families. They include the most advanced Hymenoptera and are distinguished from the Symphyta by the narrow waist joining two segments of the abdomen. The ovipositor of the female either extends freely or is retracted, and is converted into a sting for both for defense and for paralyzing prey. Larvae are legless, and may feed either inside a host or in a nest....

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2005-06-15 14:56:25

Rodrigues day gecko (Phelsuma edwardnewtoni) is a now extinct diurnal species of geckos. It lived on the island of Rodrigues and typically inhabited forests and dwelt in trees. The Rodrigues day gecko fed on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms Phelsuma edwardnewtoni VINSON & VINSON 1969 Phelsuma newtoni BOULENGER 1884 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - KLUGE 1993 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - RÖSLER 2000: 101 Description This day gecko is now extinct. It was described also as P....

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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