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2011-07-15 00:00:36

Sun Valley Rafting company is taking reservations and is now offering 10% off any family rafting trip booked before August 1. The River Company is going into their 30th year and is celebrating with the best Sun Valley rafting conditions ever. Sun Valley, ID (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 The Sun Valley rafting season is on! After a wet and cold spring the sun is out. Temps outside have finally climbed above 80 degrees and it is time to enjoy spring's bounteous moisture. Sun Valley rafting has not...

2011-06-13 18:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Paige McDuffee of The Woodlands High School (The Woodlands, Texas) as its 2010-11 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year. McDuffee was surprised with the news during a city parade and celebration of the Highlanders softball team's recent Class 5A state championship and a No. 1 national...

2011-04-20 00:00:30

The Green Getaways, Local Food and Travel Expo in Brooklyn is the first of its kind carbon-free event to be held at Skylight One Hanson in Downtown Brooklyn. Attendees can sample all sorts of local and regional specialites from Hudson Valley wine to Vermont cheese to artisan chocolates and maple candies from New York State. The expo will also feature local eco-friendly weekend getaways, packages, agri-tourism day trips, kid's activities and even a 300lb fake milkable cow named "Dutchess."...

2011-03-20 00:01:44

On their most recent podcast, popular Silicon Valley tech bloggers LazyTechGuys discuss the iPad 2 and other new tablets. Silicon Valley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 19, 2011 Popular Silicon Valley tech blog LazyTechGuys (LTG) compared the iPad 2 to the original iPad on their most recent podcast, "Tabletmania." Guest commenter Josh Padilla joins hosts Victor Bognot, Radford Castro and Sean Wilburn to discuss whether it's worth upgrading or not. They say the iPad 2 is twice as fast, 33% thinner,...

2011-02-19 00:00:43

Silicon Valley technology news blog producers LazyTechGuys are currently seeking contributors for on-location coverage of technology conferences and trade shows, product reviews, and company profiles. Silicon Valley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Silicon Valley tech blog LazyTechGuys (LTG) is seeking contributors for on-location coverage of technology conferences and trade shows, product reviews and company profiles for high-tech companies like Adobe, Logitech and...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

LazyTechGuys wrap up live blog coverage of the latest products for the Apple Community just presented at MacWorld. Silicon Valley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 While the MacWorld 2011 technology conference was in full swing at San Francisco's Moscone center in late January, a myriad of products caught the eye of the LazyTechGuys, the Silicon Valley tech blog producers, who were covering the event. Devices such as Smart Tech's SMART Board for teaching vacuum sealed dry cases for the...

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2010-12-06 07:53:36

For years, geologists have argued about the processes that formed steep inner gorges in the broad glacial valleys of the Swiss Alps. The U-shaped valleys were created by slow-moving glaciers that behaved something like road graders, eroding the bedrock over hundreds or thousands of years. When the glaciers receded, rivers carved V-shaped notches, or inner gorges, into the floors of the glacial valleys. But scientists disagreed about whether those notches were erased by subsequent glaciers and...

2010-11-29 09:48:00

ROCHESTER, Mich., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Towing Products, a Revstone Company, announced today the addition of two new facilities to its North American supply chain, including a new warehouse in Dallas, TX and a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. These facilities will join Valley's warehouse and distribution facilities in Columbus, OH and Lodi, CA. It plans to close its current manufacturing facility in Lodi, CA by the end of May. "We are excited to...

2010-11-23 00:01:07

Tech Support for Dummies Personal Technologists Turn Holiday Tears into Holiday Cheer Mill Valley, CA (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 With electronic gifts topping most wish lists this holiday season, millions of consumers are expected to spread the joy with iPads, e-readers, gaming devices, digital cameras and more. This December, the average spend on tech gifts is projected to hit an all-time high of $232.00 per gift giver*. After the initial gadget excitement has passed, the daunting task of...

2010-11-08 10:38:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VAC Mobile Services, a division of Valley Anesthesiology Consultants, has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Valley is one of only 10 office-based anesthesia groups nationwide to receive AAAHC accreditation, and the only office-based anesthesia organization in Arizona currently accredited by AAAHC. Status as an accredited organization means Valley has met nationally recognized standards for the...


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.'