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2014-06-12 16:24:31

ALYS BEACH, Fla., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach -- the world's first art projection festival located on Scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida's South Walton county -- announces the seven grand prize winners of its 2014 art competition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117569 The awards ceremony took place on Saturday, June 7 during a welcome party hosted by Emerald Coast magazine. In addition to earning the coveted title as a...

2014-06-12 12:27:11

Ketchum and maslansky + partners Launch 'Language of Men' Portfolio to Help Marketers Better Target Today's Category-bending Men NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the stereotype that millennials are nothing like their dads or granddads, it turns out that not all millennials are created equal. A Language of Men study conducted by Ketchum, one of the world's leading communications firms, and maslansky + partners, a research-driven language strategy firm, indicates that a notable...

2014-06-12 08:24:06

Enter the #DreamstimeDads photo competition to show us NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime (http://www.dreamstime.com), one of the world leaders in stock photography, is looking for the perfect picture to represent your Father's Day. Submit your picture to Dreamstime's Facebook or Google+ page and the top five will win a £100 Amazon voucher (or a $100 for US entrants). Is your Father's Day all about the cards, or maybe a cake? Perhaps Father's Day is a...

2014-06-12 00:21:38

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H&M, one of the world's largest fashion retailers, continues its expansion in New York with its largest flagship store. Thursday, July 17(th) at 12:00pm, the Swedish fashion brand will open its museum-inspired store featuring a collaboration with the iconic American artist Jeff Koons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116619 In celebration of the opening of the new flagship store on 5(th) Avenue, H&M is the fashion retail...

2014-06-11 23:08:28

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), global supplier of surface finishing solutions, announces user feedback about Flex-Hone® tools for aircraft parts. New article explains how amateur aircraft builder used flexible cylinder hones to resize and improve the surface finish of spars, structural members in fixed-wing planes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), Made in the USA maker of flexible honing tools and a full line of industrial brushes, is...

2014-06-11 16:28:08

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 17(th), 2014 The American Society of Interior Designers will be signing a cooperative Friendship Agreement with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. In attendance will be members of the three associations and presentations will be given by the CEOs. Randy Fiser, (CEO, ASID), Marsha Turner, (President, IALD),...

2014-06-11 16:22:02

On the brink of failure: what will it take to re-build the United States? VANCOUVER, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When a student comes home during term review and exposes a GPA falling in the D range, panic often ensues-- something has gone wrong, something needs to be corrected. Their grade, like all grades, serves as a signal that drastic action must be taken to re-build their academic standing. Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its...

2014-06-11 12:25:24

Results Demonstrate How Brands Rooted in More Than 50 Industry Categories Are Performing Today ST. LOUIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard today unveiled the 2014 results of its global Authenticity Gap study, which explores the gap between what consumers experience when engaging with companies and what they expect of them. The agency developed the insights to help companies understand the behaviors consumers most associate with authentic companies - and where organizations...

2014-06-11 12:25:21

On view until September 14, 2014 OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - From now until September 14, nearly 100 striking works of art by Gustave Doré--one of the most extraordinary artists of the 19th century--are being showcased at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) for the North American exclusive exhibition Gustave Doré (1832 - 1883): Master of Imagination. These spectacular and familiar works, in which fantasy and reality overlap, have inspired generations. Organized by the...

2014-06-11 12:24:20

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Branding Forum today announced the appointment of Richard Rowles as its Chairman. A registered non-profit, the organisation seeks to advance the standards, skills and education of those involved in the branding and related industries. The World Branding Forum produces, manages and supports a whole range of programmes covering research, development, education, recognition, networking and outreach. Its main activities...


Latest Visual arts Reference Libraries

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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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