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2014-06-04 08:35:13

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The goal: help save letterpress history -- including 1.5 million pieces of vintage wood type at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum (woodtype.org) in Two Rivers Wisconsin. Today, Neenah Paper celebrates the first 12 months of The Beauty of Letterpress by presenting a $30,000 check to Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. Fifteen thousand dollars were raised from the sale of letterpress prints with a matching $15,000 grant from...

2014-06-03 23:09:46

The BroadSign ecosystem expands to include professional digital signage content, accessible and relevant worldwide. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 BroadSign International, LLC, the leading provider of cloud-based digital signage software, has announced a content partnership with BlueFox SA. Headquartered in France, BlueFox provides rights-cleared premium content for digital out-of-home and digital place-based media globally. “As BroadSign’s digital signage platform continues...

2014-06-03 23:04:21

Whether it’s a corporate entity or a sole proprietorship, multimedia presentations are now necessary for all business types and sizes. Direct Impact Media proudly presents its multimedia projects at http://www.directimpactmedia.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Direct Impact Media, a Vancouver-based media services provider, has recently announced the commencement of its multimedia projects for business-related events, such as corporate presentations and live functions....

2014-06-03 20:21:17

Shutterstock now offers 60,000+ high-quality music tracks to address increasing market demand NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, has launched a groundbreaking music licensing offering. Shutterstock Music features thousands of high-quality tracks through simple and affordable license options, making it easier for businesses, marketers, producers and filmmakers to add quality sounds to...

2014-06-03 16:23:52

Shutterstock now offers 60,000+ high-quality music tracks to address increasing market demand NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, has launched a groundbreaking music licensing offering. Shutterstock Music features thousands of high-quality tracks through simple and affordable license options, making it easier for businesses, marketers, producers and filmmakers to add quality sounds to...

2014-06-03 12:34:01

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular structures that...

2014-06-03 12:28:25

Studying a Famous Leonardo Self-Portrait, a Team of Scientists Has Developed a New, Nondestructive Way to Gauge Degradation of Ancient Paper Art and Docs WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces, drawn in red chalk on paper during the early 1500s and widely believed to be a self-portrait, is in extremely poor condition. Centuries of exposure to humid storage conditions or a closed environment has led to widespread and localized...

2014-06-03 08:39:40

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Reality, Inc (OTCBB: SCRI); a company that develops and sells targeted and measurable social media advertising campaigns and programs to brand advertisers and digital advertising agencies, today announced that the Company's CEO, Christopher Miglino will make a presentation on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST in Colorado Springs, at the AMI Investment Conference. Logo -...

2014-06-03 08:35:52

PORTLAND, OR, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Georgia-Pacific has exercised its option to extend its Material Supply Agreement with CRAiLAR. The extension provides Georgia-Pacific with exclusivity to use CRAiLAR fibers in non-woven products through December 2021. "We are very humbled by this vote of confidence, and we look...

2014-06-03 08:35:50

Concrete solutions from Unique Paving Materials provide faster setting than other products. CLEVELAND, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As crews begin tackling the challenges of road and concrete repair, Unique Paving Materials offers concrete repair products such as their High Performance Fast Set Concrete, Water Stop, and Highway DOT, among others, to help. Length of time required for setting, high early as well as overall strength, re-repair cost and other factors all impact concrete...


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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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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