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2014-06-05 12:26:09

Free access to more than fifty outstanding works and a wealth of information OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) is launching tomorrow a free mobile application highlighting 52 remarkable artworks from its collection of Canadian art. Art lovers will now be able to browse rich, exclusive content right in the palm of their hand, with in-depth descriptions of each work, artists' biographies, video interviews with artists, and much more. Sponsored by...

2014-06-05 08:26:53

ROCHESTER, Minn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual gathering of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI), which will take place July 23-26, 2014, in Rochester, Minnesota, explores tales of cutting-edge medical procedures, newly discovered molecular processes, revealing scientific mysteries, and inspirational journeys to fascinate us. North America's premier conference on scientific and medical visualization will bring together a diverse range of visual media...

2014-06-05 08:26:41

WAALWIJK, the Netherlands, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desso, the global carpet, carpet tiles and sports pitches company is exhibiting at the Neocon world trade fair in Chicago (9-11 June 2014) - one of the largest commercial interiors related events in the United States. Following a recent agreement with The Dixie Group, a leading US carpet company, Desso has stepped up its ability to reach the US market with its wide range of environmentally responsible and popular...

2014-06-05 08:25:38

From shop hops to sales, QuiltingHub's unmatched listings are the most significant innovation for quilters since the quilting machine ORLANDO, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer means vacations and road trips; millions of people will leave their homes and offices behind and explore everything America's highways and byways have to offer. For quilters, that means discovering hidden gems, like out-of-the way shops, little-known museums, and special events. QuiltingHub...

2014-06-05 08:24:16

Co-founder and CEO Jonathan Klein calls on creative leaders to kill the cliche; will present June 17 Young Lions Master Class on how images can move the world LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the global leader in visual communication, Getty Images knows pictures have the power to move the world. But what does that world look like, and how can we widen our visual representation of it to create a better one? At this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Getty Images' international...

2014-06-04 23:15:25

Brands Multimedia is a marketing and communications company in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They are offering 5% off all new projects until September 2014. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Brands is pleased to offer a 5% discount for anyone needing services from a Calgary multimedia company until September 2014. The creative team at Brands Multimedia has been designing, creating & implementing web assets for businesses and corporations for many years. “We believe in making our services...

2014-06-04 23:13:23

A beautiful Quilting and Crafting Retreat nestled in the farm country of northern Iowa - visit us during our Open House on June 14th from 10 am to 4 pm for our outdoor quilt show and trunk show. Lone Rock, IA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Quilted Steeple is a beautiful quilting and crafting location with overnight accommodations for 14, functional workspaces and plenty of charm. The Quilted Steeple provides the perfect working getaway. From parsonage to retreat house, from sanctuary to...

2014-06-04 23:08:34

Recently, Shealia Jewelry, a long-time online retailer of fashion jewelry, has proudly announced its summer sale, offering big discounts on its Pandora compatible charms. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Recently, Shealia Jewelry, a long-time online retailer of fashion jewelry, has proudly announced its summer sale, offering big discounts on its Pandora compatible charms. According to the sales manager of Shealia Jewelry, the promotion is valid until June 30, 2014 only. The jewelry from Shealia...

2014-06-04 23:07:13

The deadline to enter websites, mobile apps or online videos into the 2014 New Media Awards is fast approaching. Enter now at http://www.newmediawards.org. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The deadline to enter websites, mobile applications or online videos into the New Media Institute's 2014 New Media Awards is fast approaching. This web awards competition is open to any individual, business (large or small) or government agency who would like their website, mobile application or...

2014-06-04 23:04:59

Woodman Holdings has executed a Letter of Intent to acquire 5% stake of P2P, LLC., a Nevada corporation in collaboration with Sid Saldanha VP and Director of Wham Inc/R3 Sport LLC. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 P2P, a US Nevada-based corporation, develops and supplies Full-HD Outdoor Weatherproof Advertising and Signage Displays, worldwide. For the $44B Outdoor Digital Signage market, P2P offers All-Outdoor HD Displays (10” ~ 102” in screen size), KIOSKs, Billboards,...


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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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