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The new BMW 6 Series: Three Body Styles Rejuvenated and Ready to Take on the Competition
The new BMW 6 Series: Three Body Styles Rejuvenated and Ready to Take on the Competition
12/10/2014 6:34:30 PM
Through three generations, the BMW 6 Series has defined that unique blend of style and elegance with the performance and handling that one would expect of The Ultimate Driving MachineTM. For the 2015 model year the third-generation of BMW 6 Series receives a range of enhancements that refine the character that is unique to the 6 Series. Now offered in three distinct body …
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche announces its 2014 economic impact and exciting first details for 10th edition in 2015
12/10/2014 11:18:38 AM
The City of Toronto today announced the economic impact of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014, Toronto’s free annual all-night celebration of contemporary art. In addition, preliminary details for next year’s 10th edition were revealed and organizers extended an invitation for artist submissions to three different programs. Based on the findings of an Ipsos Reid survey, …
Can organic crops compete with industrial agriculture?
Can organic crops compete with industrial agriculture?
12/10/2014 10:36:34 AM
A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by UC Berkeley researchers, also found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops and conventional farming. The study, to be published …
Join In The Magic As Children’s Wishes Come True Across America On Macy’s National Believe Day
12/10/2014 10:27:01 AM
As part of its holiday Believe campaign, Macy’s has declared Friday, Dec. 12, as the sixth annual National Believe Day – devoted to embracing the season’s spirit of generosity and kindness toward others. To honor this special day, Macy’s and Make-A-Wish will grant more than 50 “Wishes Across America” to children with life-threatening medical conditions, and customers can share …
Anyone who is good at German learns English better
12/10/2014 10:16:17 AM
Your literacy skills in your first language heavily influence the learning of a foreign language. Thus, anyone who reads and writes German well is likely to transfer this advantage to English – regardless of the age of onset of foreign language learning. Foreign language lessons at an early age, however, pay off less than was previously assumed. In fact, they can even have a …
WeddingWire Reaches Milestone with Over Two Million Reviews
12/10/2014 9:10:16 AM
Leading Technology Company and Largest Review Site Serving the Wedding & Events Industry has Gathered Over Two Million Vendor Reviews Chevy Chase, MD—December 10, 2014—WeddingWire, the largest online vertical marketplace connecting engaged couples with event professionals, is thrilled to announce that newlyweds and professional peers have submitted over two million …
Bloveit to Speak at the 40th International iDate Dating Industry Super-Conference on January 20-22 in Las Vegas
Bloveit to Speak at the 40th International iDate Dating Industry Super-Conference on January 20-22 in Las Vegas
12/10/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Bloveit will present at the 40th international iDate Dating Industry Super-Conference ( http://idate2015.com ).  Ugo Ezeamuzie, Co-Founder of Bloveit, along with Shannon Ong of TheCatch, will be presenting on two topics. Mr. Ezeamuzie will talk about the landscape of the often neglected offline component of online …
Start the New Year with an Inspiring “First-Day Hike”
12/9/2014 10:52:02 AM
Since New Year’s resolutions often include exercise, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are offering ways to make the goal more fun. Those wishing to increase their metabolism and decrease their waistline are invited to start 2015 with a healthy walk in the woods. Dozens of parks have planned ranger-led hikes as part of the national “First Day Hikes” movement sponsored …
Tablet Ownership is Growing Faster than Ownership of Any Other Connected Device, According to The NPD Group
Tablet Ownership is Growing Faster than Ownership of Any Other Connected Device, According to The NPD Group
12/9/2014 9:55:47 AM
Tablet ownership among U.S. consumers is on the rise, and growing at a faster rate than that of any other connected device. According to The NPD Group’s Connected Intelligence, Connected Home Report , as of the third quarter of 2014 (Q3 2014) there were 109 million tablets in use, up 35 million from last year. “Now that the tablet market is unmistakably past the early adopter …
“Stand With Hillary” Country Music Video Goes Viral Nearing One Million Views
“Stand With Hillary” Country Music Video Goes Viral Nearing One Million Views
12/9/2014 9:09:48 AM
The song and YouTube video, “ Stand With Hillary,” continues to make waves around the world and across social media while garnering widespread attention from the mainstream and international press . Launched by the Stand With Hillary PAC, the video supports Hillary Clinton’s much-anticipated run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. Initial goals for …
RELEASE: Fine and Rare Wines and The Connoisseur Collection: A Peerless Offering of Fine Wines featuring Domaine Méo-Camuzet
RELEASE: Fine and Rare Wines and The Connoisseur Collection: A Peerless Offering of Fine Wines featuring Domaine Méo-Camuzet
12/9/2014 8:56:28 AM
Christie’s New York will hold its last wine auctions of the 2014 on December 12 and 13 with nearly 1300 lots of the most unique ranges of the finest and rare wines featuring The Connoisseur Collection: A Peerless Offering of Fine Wines featuring Domaine M é o-Camuzet . Together, the two auctions are expected to exceed US$ 3 million. Fine and Rare Wines featuring …
Guggenheim Museum Open on New Year’s Day, January 1
12/9/2014 8:46:40 AM
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will offer special holiday hours on Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 11 am to 6:00 pm. The Wright restaurant will be open for brunch, 11 am to 3:30 pm. Normally closed on Thursdays, the museum is opening on New Year’s Day to provide visitors with an opportunity to view the Guggenheim’s current exhibitions, including ZERO: Countdown to …
Smoking Still Causes Large Proportion of Cancer Deaths in the United States
12/9/2014 8:43:29 AM
A new American Cancer Society study finds that despite significant drops in smoking rates, cigarettes continue to cause about three in ten cancer deaths in the United States. The study, appearing in the Annals of Epidemiology, concludes that efforts to reduce smoking prevalence as rapidly as possible should be a top priority for the U.S. public health efforts to prevent cancer …
Home Security Giveaway - Protect Your Christmas Gifts with a Free Yale Safe
12/9/2014 4:50:53 AM
Christmas is one the way and the eSafes online store is offering 3 lucky Facebook or Twitter users the chance to get their hands on a free safe by security specialists, Yale. But time is running out for people who haven’t yet entered the prize draw. We know it as the season of goodwill but for the many Grinch-like burglars operating in the UK it’s thought of simply as …
The African American Male: Are They Truly On the Verge of Extinction?
The African American Male: Are They Truly On the Verge of Extinction?
12/8/2014 9:50:58 PM
According to Reverend Eliakim Thorpe, a public speaker, thought leader, Entrepreneur and ordained minister out of Kalamazoo Michigan, “In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri & the Eric Garner choke hold death, we find the consciousness of America gripped again by the ongoing debate of race.” Mr. Thorpe added that most concerning to him, is what …
Gartner Says By 2018, More Than 50 Percent of Users Will Use a Tablet or Smartphone First for All Online Activities
12/8/2014 9:17:38 AM
Mobile devices are increasingly becoming the first go-to device for communications and content consumption, according to Gartner, Inc. In the emerging economies, users are adopting smartphones as their exclusive mobile devices while in developed economies, multi-device households are becoming the norm, with tablets growing at the fastest rate of any computing device. As such, …
Older Breast Cancer Patients Still Get Radiation Despite Limited Benefit
12/8/2014 8:47:17 AM
Women over the age of 70 who have certain early-stage breast cancers overwhelmingly receive radiation therapy despite published evidence that the treatment has limited benefit, researchers at Duke Medicine report. The study suggests that doctors and patients may find it difficult to withhold treatment previously considered standard of care, even in the setting of high …
CyberLink Kicks-off the Season’s Biggest Virtual Party with New YouCam Perfect and YouCam Makeup Updates
CyberLink Kicks-off the Season’s Biggest Virtual Party with New YouCam Perfect and YouCam Makeup Updates
12/8/2014 8:38:54 AM
CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), the world’s leading consumer multimedia software company, today announced the official launch of U , the world’s leading consumer multimedia software company, today announced a fun new event that celebrates the holiday season and offers a chance to win an iPhone 6. To encourage creativity within YouCam Perfect and YouCam Makeup ’s burgeoning …
Majority Rules – Most Chinese Car Buyers Prefer Cash Purchases, but PwC Study Shows Trend is Toward Increased Financing
12/8/2014 8:32:24 AM
While China continues to dominate as the world’s largest automotive market, a PwC AutoFacts survey shows the country still lags far behind in new vehicle financing, although signs are emerging that the trend is changing. Currently, 76 percent of car buyers purchase vehicles with cash, forcing the auto financing industry into a niche role in this vast marketplace. But with the …
Shareable Chevrolet Holiday Message Benefits United Way
12/8/2014 8:28:00 AM
Chevrolet today released a holiday message that Facebook and Twitter users can share to brighten their friends’ days while giving back to their communities through United Way . Chevrolet will contribute $1 to United Way for each share and retweet of Chevrolet’s Facebook post and Tweet of the video up to a total of $500,000. “The holiday season is a time for thankfulness …