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2014-08-28 16:25:08

U.S. Debut of Marina Abramovic Institute Exercises; Tickets on Sale August 29, 2014 at mai-mana.com JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally acclaimed performance artist Marina Abramovic and Mana Contemporary announce Marina Abramovic Institute at Mana: A 72-Hour Continuous Workshop from October 16-19th, 2014. This groundbreaking event is the U.S. debut of a Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) workshop and will take place at Mana Glass Gallery, a...

2014-08-28 16:24:44

Sam Huston to Redefine How Brands Communicate with Consumers in Newly Created Position NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iProspect, a leading, global digital marketing agency, announced the promotion of Sam Huston to Chief Strategy Officer. Huston has an unmatched ability to invigorate ideas and innovations while remaining true to core business objectives, ensuring iProspect client solutions are right on target. Over the last 14 years, he has garnered a depth of...

2014-08-28 12:31:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Wallpaper Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Wallpaper Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global wallpaper industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The...

2014-08-28 12:26:13

LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancient artefact expected to bring GBP800,000+ in Roma Numismatics' Sept. 28 auction; on display at 20 Hanover Square, Sept. 1-27. A unique and highly important Byzantine gold medallion is expected to fetch GBP800,000+ when it is offered at auction in September by London-based auctioneer Roma Numismatics Ltd. It is among 1,200 superb ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins that are being sold in the firm's autumn auction. The...

2014-08-28 12:21:43

ROOSEVELT, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parabit Systems is to reveal its latest self-service kiosk, the New Aveta, at the Airports Council International - North America (ACS-NA) 2014 annual conference and exhibition next month. The New Aveta from Parabit is the latest in interactive wayfinding and digital signage technology. The New Aveta entertains customers while they interact, and is designed to increase advertising revenue streams for owners through displays and...

2014-08-27 23:12:19

In an effort to better serve customers and consumers too, 1-800-PLUMBING is launching a brand new website. The new site is focused on driving calls to licensees all over the country. Surprise, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Website evolution happens at a very accelerated pace. When companies first realized the need to have a web presence in the mid to late 90's sites were very different than they are now. A website used to be some pages and pictures and more like an electronic...

2014-08-27 23:07:51

The PR15™ Square Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light is a new take on a longtime favorite. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 LED lighting supplier and manufacturer LED Waves is pleased to unveil the PR15 Square Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light: a 13 Watt ceiling fixture comparable to a 60 Watt halogen downlight. The new product is modeled after the PR15 Round Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light, a longtime best seller from LED Waves. The original PR15 fixture gained a devoted following...

2014-08-27 23:00:45

Bedding Mart is opening up their doors to save customers hundreds of dollars on mattresses during their Special Labor Day Weekend Sale. Broken Arrow, OK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 When it comes to the bedroom, most homeowners want to provide their guests a comfortable bed to sleep without breaking the bank in the process. Regardless of whether individuals are in the market for a new foam mattress set for the master bedroom or simply looking for something inexpensive for guests to sleep on,...

2014-08-27 12:35:10

Design star Kim Myles pairs with iconic vacuum brand to explore the intersection of floor care and design GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoover, the iconic floor care brand with a history of progressing the way Americans clean, has launched a new blog on Hoover.com aimed at giving renters and homeowners practical advice and information on floor care and design with plenty of fun mixed in. Named 18 Degrees by Hoover, in reference to the angle of the line that bisects...

2014-08-27 12:32:18

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Waterborne Coatings (Acrylic, Polyester, Alkyd, Epoxy, Polyurethane, PTFE, PVDF, PVDC) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The report covers the global waterborne coatings market and further divides the market on the basis of resin type, application, and region. The market data for these types is given with respect to volume...


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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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'