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How to stay up all night for the Ashes

2010-12-07
There is a 10 hour time difference between England and Australia when the Ashes Cricket match between England and Australia begin. This can be a real problem even for the most die-hard cricket fans. A typical Ashes match will begin at 0000 GMT with the days play wrapped by breakfast time. So how much coverage will fans watch or listen to? Experts suggest that by having carefully timed naps, caffeinated drinks, keeping yourself stimulated and avoiding certain foods will give fans an edge to catch as much as possible. According to Professor Jim Horne from the Sleep ...

The H/U/M CSR Cooperative "Most Creative Social Good Campaign" 4th Annual Mashable Awards

2010-12-07
The H/U/M CSR Cooperative mission is to create a powerful group of like-minded companies, individuals and organizations as a socially responsible web of trusted associations and alliances who share complementary skills and core beliefs and whose purpose is to better the world we all share. Leaders from entertainment, education, digital technology, messaging, social media, journalism and business have come together to make this possible. Together they work to propel positive global changes forward through business and events that raise awareness and funds under the roof ...

Ideal Homes, Inc. Receives WBE and DBE Certifications

2010-12-07
Ideal Homes, Inc., a business specializing in new residential construction recently received its certification as a Women's Business Enterprise and a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. WBE Certification to Ideal Homes, Inc. was awarded by the State of Wisconsin. Ideal Homes, Inc. currently holds a WBE certification through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council in partnership with the Women's Business Development Center - Chicago. Ideal Homes, Inc.'s DBE Certification was awarded from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Ideal Homes, Inc. has been building ...

Modern Classical artist Yawning releases his new EP "Noah" on Fluttery Records

2010-12-07
Noah is the label debut of Jun who records under the moniker "Yawning" on Fluttery Records. His previous release Selected Works, his band Gargle and their contributions to Draff Krimmy project made the label to track this gifted artist. He offers instrumental music especially influenced by ambient, modern classical and post-rock The EP has already got some reviews. Cyclic Defrost says "That immense yet delicate juxtaposition Japanese artists have honed through the ages is certainly evident on Noah. The arrangements suggest soaring through vivid landscape, armies descending ...

CJM Accountancy introduces low cost Charity Independent Review Service

2010-12-07
CJM, a proactive accountancy firm based in Ayr, has enhanced its current Charity Accounting services by redeveloping its Independent Review service, saving Charities money by moving them from an expensive Audit. CJM are members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and therefore can provide the external scrutiny to meet the Scottish legal and OSCR requirements OSCR in its own document have stated that an independent examination is a form of external scrutiny which is less costly than an audit. In Scotland, more than two thirds of charities are 'small' - ...

Lora Sasiela of Financially Smitten Launches Holiday Gift Guide With A Financial Twist

2010-12-07
Lora Sasiela of Financially Smitten recently launched The 2010 Financially Smitten Holiday Gift Guide, which includes an array of gift items to help women become more financially savvy. And the gifts won't burn a hole in the buyers' pockets either - no item costs more than $49 and gifts are available at exclusive, time-limited, discounts for any visitor to the Financially Smitten website. Featured products include educational and inspiring financial publications, money-themed goodies for kids, and financial organizational products. Consumers who are looking for unique ...

The Architect Richard Meier: "It's easier to buy an apartment in Brooklyn than in Tel Aviv"

2010-12-07
Jewish-American architect, Richard Meier arrived today for a visit to Israel in order to promote "Meier on Rothschild," a residential project that he designed. The new building is at the junction of Rothschild Boulevard and Allenby Street in Tel Aviv. At a press conference Meier said that the tower, rising to a height of 32 stories, is a symbol of the changes that Tel Aviv is going through. When asked what he thought about the fact that young people could not afford to buy an apartment in the project, Meier said, "The problem of housing for young people is typical of ...

Oakland Inspired: ODALC holds first annual Inspiration Awards honoring Pandora Radio, Mayor-Elect Jean Quan and technology leaders

2010-12-07
It was a night of culmination for Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC). After more than a year of striving to establish itself in a time of economic downturn, the local technology nonprofit succeeded in hosting its first annual Inspiration Awards, which celebrated the City of Oakland and honored three influential people for their significant contributions to the community: Andreas Weigend (world-renowned data expert), Joe Kennedy (CEO of Pandora Radio), and Donald Tamaki (known for successfully reopening the landmark Supreme Court cases of Fred Korematsu, Gordon ...

Make a New Year's Resolution to "Love Your Budget" with EEBA (Easy Envelope Budget Aid)

2010-12-07
Dayspring Technologies invites envelope budgeting fans to make a "Love Your Budget" resolution with EEBA, a new envelope budgeting app for Android phones. Dayspring's new app, Easy Envelope Budget Aid (EEBA) was created to help users track every dollar earned and spent through the year. With the holiday giving season approaching, EEBA is the tool to consider if you need help maintaining good spending sense during the holidays as well. EEBA can help households keep holiday gift purchases within budget limits and start 2011 with a budget they love to keep. EEBA is a quirky, ...

Bentley Prince Street's Domestic Alchemy Named Industry's Best Broadloom Carpet of the Year

Bentley Prince Streets Domestic Alchemy Named Industrys Best Broadloom Carpet of the Year
2010-12-07
Bentley Prince Street, Inc. has been honored by the industry with Interior Design Magazine's Best of Year Award for its Domestic Alchemy broadloom carpet collection. For the past five years, Interior Design Magazine has used the Best of Year Awards to give architects, facility managers and interior design professionals the opportunity to express their opinions. The votes have been tallied and the design community has spoken - Domestic Alchemy has been named the Best of Year winner in the Broadloom Carpet category for 2010. Also described as the Soft Hard Surface , Domestic ...

Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) Offers Webcast on Service Level Agreements for Enterprises

2010-12-07
The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) (http://www.temia.org), the authoritative voice for the Telecom Expense Management (TEM) industry, announced that it is offering a webcasts for enterprises, government, and other organizations interested in learning about TEM best practices. These webcasts will feature different members of the association speaking on a range of topics which shall include information for organizations that are seeking to learn about telecom expense management solutions. Some of the material will include best practices for a successful ...

Auto Insurance Research Org. Reports on Effects of Bumper Mismatch

2010-12-07
A new study released last week by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) indicates that mismatches in bumper height between passenger cars and SUVs may be amplifying the costs of repairs following an accident. This is important for consumers, since getting into an expensive accident can result not only in high short-term repair costs but also in greater difficulty when trying to track down cheap auto insurance rates. In the IIHS study, seven pairs of cars -- each comprising one passenger car and one SUV -- were involved in a total of 14 crashes. For each ...

UK Furniture Retailer LeatherBedFrames.org.uk Introduces New Collection of Leather Beds

UK Furniture Retailer LeatherBedFrames.org.uk Introduces New Collection of Leather Beds
2010-12-07
LeatherBedFrames.org.uk is proud to introduce their new collection of leather bed frames, 10 new exclusive beds have been added to an already extensive collection of over 100 faux and genuine leather beds. Located in Fife, they have over 40 years of experience of manufacturing and retailing beds, their website was launched at the start of 2010. Leather beds are ideal for the contemporary home and with the rise of modern design it is no surprise that leather beds are becoming a popular choice amongst consumers. LeatherBedFrames.org.uk has a wide selection of leather beds ...

TechniTrader: Retirement Online Elective Course

2010-12-07
Now is your chance to sign up! Don't miss out! -Online Retirement Elective Course 8 weeks When: December 8 - January 26 2011 Registration Fee: $397 for Students/ $375 for Subscribers Description: The TechniTrader online Retirement Course is designed to help those students who are managing their 401K, IRA or other retirement accounts. This elective course is based on the Vertical Rotational Diversification Method created by Martha Stokes C.M.T. which is a totally new approach to long term investing. The Retirement Course goes into great depth about how ...

Grand Opening: Just4Boats Brings Focus and Innovation to Boating Supplies and Marine Products

Grand Opening: Just4Boats Brings Focus and Innovation to Boating Supplies and Marine Products
2010-12-07
Just4Boats is the premiere virtual retailer for all your boating supplies needs. With the most robust catalog of innovative boating and crossover products, our customers are able to find just what they are looking for to have a safe, fun, and successful boating experience with their family, friends, or crew. We have built our inventory to put special focus on boat safety products, marine communication equipment, marine plumbing, and marine electrical equipment. We also specialize in navigation equipment and instruments. Although we offer a full line of boating supplies, ...

Google Maps Finally Adds Bike Routes

2010-12-07
Beginning in 2010, Google Maps has offered routes specifically for bikes. Now, cyclists can use their computers to plot the best route from point A to point B, including the topography and traffic conditions. Starting with major cities, such as New York, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Portland, but continuing to 150 cities nationwide, Google Maps will be a great resource for cyclists. Cycling advocates, many of whom had been petitioning Google for years to add this feature, were ecstatic. As reported by Mary Catherine O'Connor at http://www.wired.com, Andy Clarke, ...

New York City DOT Proposes 10,000 Bike System from Bike Share Providers

2010-12-07
At the end of November, 2010 the New York City Department of Transportation officially released a written proposal asking private companies to submit bids to establish a year-round bike share system that would offer 10,000 bicycles at about 600 stations throughout Manhattan. This proposal seeks to establish the most ambitious program in North America, and would be comparable in density to world-class systems already in place in other countries. Bids are due by February 16, 2011. The project is expected to be implemented in the spring of 2012. The Request for Proposal ...

Bicycle Education Programs and Encouraging Young People to Ride

2010-12-07
As the world continues to struggle with voracious energy demands, traffic congestion, and global warming, many communities are looking to promote bicycle use among young people as an alternative to cars. Whether it be the bike traffic schools in Santa Cruz, California or the expansion of community biking throughout the Czech Republic, people all over the world are looking for ways to encourage cycling. Prior to the launch of the Bike it program in North Wales in 2009, only 13 % of children were biking to school once a week. After the program was implemented, 39% of ...

Need Disaster Recovery? Contingency Planning? Enterprise Resiliency? Persson Associates Can Help

2010-12-07
All size companies can now afford to implement recovery at all locations in one purchase, and at a low special purchase price. Think about the facilities and locations in your company that need a recovery plan in place to respond to emergencies of all types. Now, think beyond the data center. What should you include? The typical locations that need a plan include: Computer centers, critical business units, customer service centers, call centers, remote server locations, plant locations, sales offices, ecommerce websites, and more. Be careful; in Disaster Recovery ...

Plackers Introduces Brush & Learn Musical Toothbrushes

Plackers Introduces Brush & Learn Musical Toothbrushes
2010-12-07
Plackers, makers of the first disposable dental flosser, expands its line of family-friendly oral care products with Brush & Learn by Plackers Kids, a series of unique musical toothbrushes for children. Utilizing original melodies and upbeat, catchy lyrics, each toothbrush plays an entertaining, educational song that encourages healthy dental care habits by making brushing fun for children. Parents can choose from four Brush & Learn toothbrushes with songs that help teach children their ABCs, 123s, farm animal sounds, and proper teeth brushing techniques. Tooth decay ...

Perdue Universities' Virtual Collaboration Laboratory Announces a Collaborative Partnership with SpotON3D

2010-12-07
Purdue's goals will be to specialize in the research, development and use of virtual simulations for educational, training and business applications. Powersynch, LLC, the parent company for SpotON3D began development of their grid systems in November of 2008. With the help of a team of dedicated programmers, web developers, modelers and grid experts, they have succeeded in creating an exciting new experience that includes answers to many of the complex problems seen with their contemporaries. With a ten-year vision for the development of the 3D Web, SpotON3D's secure ...

CiCi's Pizza Announces Hiring of New Director of Real Estate Services and Support

CiCis Pizza Announces Hiring of New Director of Real Estate Services and Support
2010-12-07
CiCi's Pizza, home of the $4.99 endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, announces today the addition of Deb Chappell as Director of Real Estate Services and Support. A 25-year veteran, Chappell led expansion efforts for big names like Chili's Grill & Bar, Romano's Macaroni Grill and BJ's Restaurants. At CiCi's Pizza, Chappell is tasked with building on CiCi's diversity in franchising and continued growth. The Texas-based company plans to add 500 units in the next eight to 10 years and is actively recruiting franchise partners. Chappell brings decades of experience ...

SPL Completes Sale of Environmental Division to Accutest Laboratories

2010-12-07
Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. announces that it has reached an agreement to sell the assets of its environmental laboratory division to Accutest Laboratories, marking a new phase for the sixty-six year old company that was founded in the petroleum industry. SPL has long been a leader in the petroleum and environmental testing industry, with its largest laboratory facilities in Traverse City, Michigan, Lafayette, Louisiana, and Houston, Texas. But in light of the economic downturn, SPL had been evaluating its objectives and the company's future direction. "It ...

Babies' biological clocks dramatically affected by birth light cycle

2010-12-06
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The season in which babies are born can have a dramatic and persistent effect on how their biological clocks function. That is the conclusion of a new study published online on Dec. 5 by the journal Nature Neuroscience. The experiment provides the first evidence for seasonal imprinting of biological clocks in mammals and was conducted by Professor of Biological Sciences Douglas McMahon, graduate student Chris Ciarleglio, post-doctoral fellow Karen Gamble and two undergraduate students at Vanderbilt University. The imprinting effect, which was found ...

Study of how genes activate yields surprising discovery

2010-12-06
VIDEO: Saumil Gandhi, an M.D./Ph.D. candidate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, discusses his new research which finds that, contrary to what researchers have assumed, genes that work with other genes... Click here for more information. December 5, 2010 ─ (BRONX, NY) ─ Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have made an unexpected finding about the method by which certain genes are activated. Contrary to what researchers ...
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