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2014-03-29 23:02:38

Dental videos created to educate consumers about oral hygiene problems and treatments as well as provide constructive counsel on preventative dental care. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dentist, Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS, of Ogden, Utah, launched an all-new educational dental video series to help his patients become better informed about oral hygiene care. The series consists of 29 educational videos in which Dr. Ellis covers such topics as dentistry education and specialties, dental...

2014-03-27 12:34:23

CEHE Partners with Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go to Test Program in Denver, Colo. and Ogden, Utah OGDEN, Utah, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) has launched a new accredited high school diploma program as part of its Good Neighbor Initiative. Career Online High School (COHS) is available at Stevens-Henager College's Ogden, Utah and CollegeAmerica's Denver, Colo. campuses and is designed for students seeking an...

2014-03-27 08:39:33

TELTOW, Germany and LEHI, Utah, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) and Converus announce that Converus has OEM'ed the SMI Eye Tracker for inclusion in EyeDetect - Converus' patent-pending solution for efficient and reliable detection of deception. Converus CEO cites SMI's RED-oem eye tracker's exceptional data quality as a key reason. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/677766 ) Utah-based deception detection technology...

2014-03-26 23:23:43

Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org explains why the best chance for survival of neonatal kittens born outside is to keep them with their mother, and also shares resources on how to foster baby cats. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Twelve years ago, it seemed like the right thing to do. Janice Dankert found a litter of tiny kittens under her porch and her first response was to scoop them up. “I hadn’t realized that free-roaming female cats -- who haven’t been...

2014-03-26 23:23:12

The only solution that combines quality instruction with access to live, Utah Core Standards-trained tutors that is eligible for purchase from Utah's STEM Action Center. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Think Through Math (TTM), the only solution that combines fully adaptive instruction with access to live, Utah Core Standards-trained tutors, is now eligible for purchase for the 2014-2015 school year. The STEM Action Center and the Utah State Office of Education previously...

2014-03-26 10:50:29

Millions of people worldwide – mostly women – suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) that seriously degrade their health and quality of life. Antibiotics treat individual infections, but preventing recurrent ones largely has been unattainable because of the way bacteria lodge in the inner layers of the bladder and quietly hide from drugs that can kill them. In new studies with mice, however, researchers led by University of Utah microbiologists have shown that when...

2014-03-25 20:21:36

-Companies get a personalized audit scorecard that shows a sampling of its digital tag infrastructure - OREM, Utah, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital marketing technology and analytics quality assurance company, ObservePoint, is offering digital marketers a chance to identify some of their digital marketing blind spots with its free deployment assessment. The tool scans 100 pages on a website and delivers a report with data about the efficiency of a company's digital marketing tag...

2014-03-25 08:28:21

Panel to explore the scientific, culinary, economic and spiritual roles of Salt OGDEN, Utah, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who: Weber State University Department of Visual Arts (http://weber-edu-dova.org/dova/) The Weber State University Department of Visual Arts is committed to developing art and design professionals through educational experiences based on history, theory, and practice. The department strives to help students become creative problem solvers, visually literate,...

2014-03-24 16:25:11

SALT LAKE CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California based Omicia, Inc, to make analyzing a patient's genome as routine as performing a blood test. The center, co-directed by Mark Yandell, Ph.D., and Gabor Marth, D.Sc., was launched this month with $6 million from the University of Utah and the state-funded Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative....

2014-03-24 16:21:35

BONANZA, Utah, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc. ("American Gilsonite", or "AGC"), the world's major supplier of Gilsonite®, announced that it will post financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 to the Company's Intralinks investor site on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Holders of the Corporation's Senior Secured Notes, prospective investors, and members of the financial community that would like access to the Company's...


Latest Utah Reference Libraries

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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