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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foreclosures are at an all-time high. However, good news is on the horizon. The release of the new federal tax credit of $8,000 given to first-time home buyers has heated up the real estate market and provided a well-needed boost to the struggling real estate industry. And, Foreclosure Listings Nationwide announces that its company has more than 1.5 million properties for sale.
SilverFast HDRi – The Ideal 64Bit Archive-Format for Images Containing the Maximum Dynamic Range Now Also Includes Dust and Scratches Information...
KIEL, Germany and SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LaserSoft Imaging releases the new SilverFast 6.6.1, world-wide the first software generating perfect raw data from photos and slides. In order to generate perfect digital RAW data scanned from your originals, LaserSoft Imaging has developed a new 64 bit HDRi format for SilverFast 6.6.1 which not only contains complete image data but also has embedded the dust and scratch information from the scanner's infrared channel.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite recent negative information about the job market in the United States, the housing market is beginning to show some signs of improvement shows the latest Foreclosure Listings report. Investors wanting to take advantage of the slumping prices and frequent foreclosures, particularly in some of the top markets, may need to act more quickly.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LIVE with Regis and Kelly's producers are kicking-off a nationwide search for the best grill recipe and they're asking their viewers for help with the 'Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.' One regional chef has a good chance, but needs your help. Erich Soll, Executive Chef at BONE FIRE Smokehouse in Downtown Kingsport, Tenn., has been selected as having one of the top 5 ribs recipes in the nation, with his succulent Smoked Ribs with Fightin' Irish Whiskey Sauce.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Simmons' 'Fractopia' (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover - limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons' abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the art has been called sexual in nature, including the piece called 'godheart.'
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- December of 2004 was a tough time for Tiffany Heinzelman, wife of one of the founders of the Financial Foundation Group. She was just 34 years old; had a 2 year old daughter at home and a husband who was opening a new branch office. Tiffany had just returned from a family vacation and discovered a lump under her right arm pit. Blood tests were done and calmed her initial fear; her white cells were fine so it was not cancer or an infection.
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Kreiner, a nationally renowned reproductive specialist, takes on the long-standing moral and medical dilemma of multiples with a unique approach to IVF designed to make single embryo transfer the standard of care available to everyone. Kreiner's East Coast Fertility center offers a critical twist on routine IVF services, with the new Single Embryo Incentive Program.
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. 'During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,' says Deb Saffern.
BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last five years or so, new Web 2.0 tools have hit society like one wave after another: MySpace, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, all the various iPhone and Blackberry applications, and now Twitter. The effect, according to social scientists, is to vastly increase both the complexity and content of communication, such that the planet appears more and more like a vast integrated Mind, akin to James Lovelock's 'Gaia' or Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's 'Noosphere.' This is the rationale for the World Mind Network.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2009 has provided the Financial Foundation Group many opportunities to help others. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. Delia Rios spearheaded the venture for the entire San Antonio office to contribute to the Metro San Antonio Habitat for Humanity on June 6th, 2009.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall launches new social media tools - great for candidates from school board to President. As technology continues to drive political participation at all levels, the need for the latest tools makes all the difference as candidates, from the school board to the White House, look to engage voters, raise money and win on Election Day.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ForeclosureDeals.com, a leading online foreclosure listings service announces that real estate executives say the regions that saw the biggest price spikes during the bubble continue to wrestle with the most foreclosures: California, Florida, Nevada and Arizona.
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.
TROY, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After years of success with the Pole-Wrap, a product that transforms unsightly basement poles into attractive interior decor, Pole-Wrap, Inc. has added two new products - the Pole-Wrap Drink Shelf and the Pole-Wrap Extension. Both items will be available for purchase after July 1.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been awarded an agreement under Novation's 'New Medical Technology' program to supply its Rebound HRD and Rebound HRD V (hernia repair devices) to their alliance members, which includes: acute hospitals and systems, academic medical centers and ambulatory care facilities. The Rebound HRD® and HRD V are intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists.
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting illnesses or disabilities. If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, should you wait and see what materializes? Denise Gott says no; there's too much to lose and little to gain. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bookbinder Specialties, a Pennsylvania company, acquired the Bookbinder's Soup and Seasonings Division from the Stephens' Original Foods Company of Huntingdon Valley, PA, on June 23, 2009. The soups and seasonings are based on favorite recipes from the Old Original Bookbinder's restaurant, established in 1865 in Philadelphia's historic Old City.
Curvy Pillow Company Presents New YouTube Video Demonstrating the Incredible Transformation of Rectangular Bed Pillows Into Curvy Functional Shapes
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Have you ever been poked in the eye by the pointy corner of your rectangular bed pillow?' Pillow Designer and Spokesperson for the Curvy Pillow Company, Pam Blumenthal, was recently quoted as saying 'It's ridiculous, but it's no joke - people do get poked by pointy-cornered pillows. Why would we want to sleep with rectangles anyway? The only reason that we all sleep with rectangular bed pillows is that it's the easiest shape for manufacturing.'
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it is now providing all of its industry leading fingerprint template extraction and matching SDKs free of charge. Included in SecuGen's wide selection of Software Developer Kits are SDKs for Windows Vista, Windows CE, Linux, Solaris and more.