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2014-10-07 08:23:33

New Website Highlights Portland's Leadership as an Urban Innovator WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit--it has long been ahead of the curve on urban design and sustainability, thanks to smart leadership and a willingness to experiment and innovate. The Landscape Architect's Guide to Portland, launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), explains Portland's cutting-edge approach to sustainable urban design....

2014-10-06 23:02:51

ReportsnReports.com adds “UV Coatings Market by Composition (Monomers, Oligomers, Photoinitiators & Others), Type (Wood, Plastic, Paper, Conformal, Display, OPV), End-User (Industrial Coatings, Electronics, Graphic Arts) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 UV curing is a photochemical process in which ultra violet radiations are used to instantly cure coatings. UV coating technology is a highly growing...

2014-10-04 23:00:28

The Asia-Pacific Super Plasticizers Market report defines and segments the super plasticizers market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-super-plasticizers-8387357876.html (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 The Asia-Pacific super plasticizers market is projected to grow from $1,881.4 million in 2013 to $2,541.1 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the Asia-Pacific Super Plasticizers...

2014-10-03 16:23:34

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- OC3 Entertainment, the leader in audio-based facial animation technology, announces the much anticipated launch of FaceFX® 2015, a suite of tools for creating highly realistic lip-synchronization and facial animation data for immersive character-driven 3D games and simulations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141003/150165 Facial animation has always presented a difficult challenge for game developers. Animating a 3D...

2014-10-03 12:21:15

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sika Corporation, leader in the U.S. Auto Glass Replacement (AGR) adhesives industry announces multiple new product introductions to be featured at the 2014 Auto Glass Week in Baltimore, MD. October 7-9. As the Pioneer in Safe-Drive-Away-Time (SDAT) modeling, and as proven through physical crash testing, Sika announces the introduction of two new AGR adhesive products; SikaTack® MACH 30, a cold-applied product published with a 30...

2014-10-02 23:10:38

Introducing the TeamFlex DESK, the newest addition to the company’s growing furniture product line Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 AVTEQ Inc., the largest manufacturer of videoconferencing carts in the A/V furniture industry, announced its newest furniture product: the TeamFlex DESK. The new TeamFlex DESK is designed to be the perfect companion to the company’s popular TeamFlex stackable chair product line. The TeamFlex DESK is a lightweight, mobile solution for classroom,...

2014-10-02 23:08:46

#LikeAGirl Director Lauren Greenfield and executives from Unilever, LeanIn.org, Getty Images, Starcom MediaVest and SheKnows discuss the pro-female advertising movement; New SheKnows survey finds 91% of women believe how women are portrayed in advertising has a direct impact on girls’ self-esteem; SheKnows launches Hatch, a new media literacy and digital storytelling program for kids. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 SheKnows Media, a leading women’s lifestyle media platform with...

2014-10-02 23:07:47

Personal finance expert recommends choosing home improvement projects that provide a high ROI Golden, Colo. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Recent home improvement data* from HomeAdvisor reveals the top kitchen and bath trends for 2014 including what projects homeowners are incorporating into their kitchen and bath renovations. According to the data, the No. 1 bathroom renovation is installing a new shower and the top kitchen renovation is updating the countertops. Updated countertops may...

2014-10-02 23:06:22

Robins & Morton received nine Excellence in Construction awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Alabama. Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Robins & Morton received nine Excellence in Construction awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Alabama. ABC will recognize the following projects at tonight’s banquet held at Sheraton Birmingham Hotel.     HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts,...

2014-10-02 20:21:55

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swarovski celebrates its long-standing relationship with Hollywood and the film industry by supporting the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition Hollywood Costume, opening to the public on October 2(nd), 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/150099 The exhibition, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and sponsored by Swarovski, explores the central role of costume design as an essential tool...


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2008-06-15 14:32:08

Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), was a small passerine bird that inhabited the swamps and lowland forests of the southeast United States. This warbler was a migrant, wintering in Cuba. It is possibly extinct now, and was most likely never common. The last confirmed sighting was in 1988 and before that in 1961 in South Carolina. Destruction of its natural habitat is the most likely cause of its disappearance. It is not officially labeled as extinct because habitat remaining in...

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2007-01-22 16:04:57

The sable (Martes zibellina) is a small mammal. It is closely akin to the martens, living in northern Asia from the Ural Mountains through Siberia and Mongolia to Hokkaidō in Japan. Its range in the wild originally extended through European Russia to Poland and Scandinavia. It has achieved fame for its fur, which is integrated into various clothes fashions. Sables range in color from tan to black, black being the most prized. Sables are diurnal predators, using their sense of smell and...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin