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A Life Lived for Danger -- Author Details His Escapades in New Book
BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C., April 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Some men are content to live dull, uneventful lives of peace and normalcy. However, that kind of life is just not Jack Mahaney's style. His new book, Hell-Bent for Adventure: Coal Mines and Goldmines, U-Boats and Bill Clinton's Mail (now available through AuthorHouse), is a chronicle of many of his escapades from a life lived like no other.
Exploring Tai Chi -- Author Details History, True Purpose Behind Popular Form of Exercise
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In recent years, the ancient Chinese martial arts have seen a revival with a resurgence of concern over good health. Many practice Tai Chi, a breathing exercise, but few realize it is a fighting method, an ancient secret divulged by Peter Jaw in his new book, Tai Ji Quan: Theory, Practice & Fighting Methods (now available through AuthorHouse).
Blyth, Inc. Comments on Fiscal 2006 Full-Year Outlook
GREENWICH, Conn., April 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today announced that, based on management's expectations at this time, Earnings Per Share for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2006 are expected to be between $2.20 and $2.25. Management's previously issued E.P.S. guidance was $2.35 to $2.40 for the full year. The new estimate reflects lower than expected sales and earnings for the first quarter, due primarily to weakness in the North American Direct Selling segment markets. These markets are experiencing increased party-plan channel competition and fewer active independent consultants than last year's first quarter.