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2014-06-09 23:01:16

Sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, and Protein Pow’s Anna Sward, will host exclusive cooking workshops in New York City, where fans will get hands-on experience making diet-friendly protein treats using Cellucor’s award-winning COR-Performance Whey protein. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Cellucor, maker of COR-Performance Whey protein, and Protein Pow, renowned protein powder chef, author, and successful blog owner, will join forces to host exclusive cooking workshops on June...

2014-06-09 16:23:58

Highly-Anticipated Mimimi Productions Title Brings Splash of Color to Gaming World CULVER CITY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC's LOOT Entertainment announced today the upcoming release of The Last Tinker: City Of Colors on the PlayStation(®)4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system. Developed by award-winning Mimimi Productions and produced by Unity Games, The Last Tinker: City Of Colors immerses gamers in a colorful adventure story full of diverse characters and...

2014-06-09 08:21:33

All 21 million U.S. military veterans eligible through June 30 DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 8,000 U.S. military veterans have purchased a new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac by taking advantage of General Motors' enhanced Military Discount Program, which runs through June 30. All active-duty military, reservists, retirees and veterans - regardless of separation date - are eligible. "We anticipate many more will use the discount through the end of the month," said...

2014-06-09 08:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced capabilities and products as an exhibitor during Eurosatory 2014. The land and air-land defense and security international exhibition takes place at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Centre, June 16 -20, 2014. The ATK display is located in Hall 5, Stand B522. ATK will highlight multiple current and next generation products at Eurosatory 2014 that support the armed forces of the U.S. and allied...

2014-06-07 12:20:16

Minister Fantino joins Veterans to honour those who served during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy NORMANDY, France, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - It has been an emotional week for Canadian Veterans who returned to Normandy, France, to mark the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Almost 100 Canadian Veterans from the campaign visited former battlefields to pay their respects to fallen comrades, and reflect on their massive accomplishment that helped signal the...

2014-06-06 12:23:12

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIND OUT THE FACTS IN "SAVED BY THE BELL" - A new book, published by Crest Mountain Press, about American POWs Abandoned and the fight to bring them home. Read about Muhammad Ali and POW Family members championing the cause of freedom for American POWs/MIAs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90924 It is time to salute our Flag and remember our POWs/MIAs who served US with valor and distinction. But some were left behind...

2014-06-06 08:23:45

Cheeky Extraterrestrial Title Arrives to Earth Summer 2014 CULVER CITY, Calif., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC's LOOT Entertainment, a leading interactive entertainment company, announced today the impending release of Fluster Cluck on the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system. Answering online speculation behind the game's title, Fluster Cluck takes players on an out-of-this-world, cosmic adventure riddled with fast-paced challenges, unusual intergalactic...

2014-06-05 16:21:51

JOHANNESBURG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of 2007, the South African Competition Commission ("the Commission") initiated an investigation into the country's polymers industry. The investigation included allegations of excessive pricing in the South African monomer and polymer industries. The Commission's complaint was referred to the Competition Tribunal ("the Tribunal") in 2010, contending that Sasol Chemical Industries Limited (currently Sasol Chemical Industries (Pty)...

2014-06-05 12:31:46

MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children exposed to large amounts of media coverage following a terrorist attack can develop serious mental health difficulties, regardless of their physical proximity to the event, according to Florida International University psychologist Jonathan S. Comer. Most recently, Comer studied children who attended the Boston Marathon in 2013 and found they likely developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at a rate comparable to that of...

2014-06-02 16:20:50

INDIANAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans service organization raised some concerns about the circumstances surrounding the recent release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban. "First, to Sgt. Bergdahl, I say, 'welcome home,'" American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said today. "Your family has waited far too long to see you and we are happy that your five- year nightmare has ended. To the administration, I...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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