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2014-09-18 16:27:26

TAMARAC, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Gurkha Cigars, makers of the world's finest and most expensive cigars, have partnered with The Eric Trump Foundation to raise money and awareness for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This year, they offered a special private label cigar specifically for the Eric Trump Foundation that sold at auction for $30,000, following the golf tournament and fundraising...

2014-09-18 16:22:35

The mine has made four shipments of concentrate to the smelter & received its first revenue Issued Capital: 194,578,180 LONDON, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) announces receipt of the previously announced US$4 million bridge loan that is part of the production pre-pay facility from Lascaux Resource Capital Fund 1 LP ("Lascaux") (see Fortune News Release dated August 20, 2014)....

2014-09-18 16:22:20

MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today that its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 have been filed on its Form 10-Q Quarterly Report with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A detailed Form 10-Q is available on the company web site. STWS revenues increased to $3,600,779 in the first quarter of 2014 from $541,000 in revenues in the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 566%. Gross...

2014-09-18 16:21:43

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Oil & Gas S. de R.L. de C.V. ("Sierra"), Mexico's first independent exploration and production ("E&P") company, today announces that it has secured equity commitments of US$525 million. Sierra, headquartered in Mexico City, is led by Ivan Sandrea, a highly experienced E&P executive with an extensive track record of leadership in energy organizations including Statoil, BP, OPEC and Energy Intelligence. Mr. Sandrea has...

2014-09-18 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the fourth running of the NASA Centennial Challenge program's Sample Return Robot Challenge, which will take place June 8-13, 2015. The autonomous robot competition, which carries a prize purse of $1.5 million, will be held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has hosted the event since 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Teams must demonstrate a...

2014-09-18 12:34:59

MeezyCube, a customizable charger cover, will be launching a campaign on Kickstarter ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MeezyCube, a customizable, protective cover for Apple MagSafe Adapters, will be launching a campaign on Kickstarter, beginning October 14. The campaign will run for 35 days and have a funding goal of $25,000. The funding will be used to mass-produce MeezyCube in many customizable colors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/146932 Much...

2014-09-18 12:34:24

Drync wine app rewards users with 'Give $20, Get $10' promotion when they invite friends BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drync -- the first free mobile app that allows users to buy nearly any wine by simply snapping a photo of the label--has introduced its new Give 20, Get 10 program, where people can give friends $20 to spend through Drync and receive $10 for wine in return. To learn more about the program or invite friends, please visit the Give 20, Get 10 FAQ here:...

2014-09-18 12:29:16

Contract Funds 3D Breast Cancer, 3D Brain Cancer Micro-Tumor Development GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIYATEC announced today that it has been awarded a $1.975 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Over the course of the two year award, KIYATEC will expand its 3D breast cancer model to address two...

2014-09-18 12:27:19

Industry Talks, Art Exhibitions, Comedy Shows and More at Five-Day NYC Festival: October 8th - October 12th, 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival announces Billy Idol as the keynote speaker during the five-day celebration taking place Wednesday, October 8(th) through Sunday, October 12(th). In addition to an array of concerts and film screenings, music enthusiasts will have the opportunity to attend exclusive industry talks, comedy...

2014-09-18 12:26:31

The Institute of Museums and Library Sciences has awarded funding to The Mütter Museum, La Salle University Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that four museums in his Philadelphia district will receive grant awards totaling $524,485 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Institute--a federal agency...


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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...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'