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2013-01-21 23:02:22

Ron McElroy, CEO and founder of Real Office Centers (ROC), announces its newest location, ROC-Santa Monica located at 604 Arizona Avenue in the heart of Santa Monica´s high-demand downtown market and Silicon Beach. Designed to appeal to today´s young and tech-savvy entrepreneurs, ROC´s latest shared office-style-workspace is now home to fast-growing media, technology and entertainment companies. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Ron McElroy, CEO and founder of Real...

Largest Genomic Study Finds Khoe-San Peoples Are Unique
2012-09-20 14:55:11

Some 220 individuals from different regions in southern Africa participated in the research that led to the analysis of around 2.3 million DNA variants per individual — the biggest ever Genetically, culturally and ethically the Khoe-San have something special to add to this world. The importance of this study is to put the Khoe and San heritage in the right place in history and this research will provide a genetic backdrop for future studies - Mattias Jakobsson. The largest...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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