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2014-05-19 16:22:33

Launch during ACL to ignite word-of-mouth and national exposure AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Spirits announces the upcoming introduction of 9 Banded Whiskey, a new product that will be the premier Austin-based whiskey on the market. Led by CEO Gary Crowell, one of the original forces behind the wildly successful Deep Eddy Vodka, and partner Paul Groepler, who launched Austin-based Tequila Ambhar, Austin Spirits will debut 9 Banded Whiskey in October during the...

2011-08-16 10:10:00

The Seduction, Terror and Brutality of War Wear on Young Soldiers Who May Have Crossed the Line "When the bombs go off and the bullets start flying, Metz and his cameraman provide a real-life vision of what a hurt locker is really all about." -- Ray Bennett, The Hollywood Reporter NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the new Danish documentary Armadillo screened in its native country and elsewhere in Europe -- picking up acclaim and awards -- it set off a political...

2009-03-10 11:08:00

Armadillo Is Ideal Destination for Recession Shoppers HOUSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Armadillo Indoor Marketplace, a huge indoor market forum for a broad array of merchants and entrepreneurs, will be open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., starting April 1. Established in 2006 as a weekend marketplace, this move more than doubles the Armadillo's current hours of operation. The Armadillo is located at 431 E. Airtex Drive, exit 63 off of I-45 North in Houston, Texas. The...

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Megarian Banded Centipede, Scolopendra cingulate
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Scolopendra cingulata, centipede. Credit: Eran Finkle/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Megarian banded centipede (Scolopendra cingulate), also known as the Mediterranean banded centipede, is most often found in areas of the Mediterranean and southern areas of Europe. Its range includes Greece, France, Italy, Spain, and North Africa. This species prefers to burrow underneath rocks or logs in moist habitats. It can reach a body length of up to 5.9 inches, making it one of the...

Megarian Banded Centipede, Scolopendra cingulata
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Scolopendra cingulata, with common names Megarian banded centipede and the Mediterranean banded centipede, is the most common scolopendromorph species in the mountainous locales of the Mediterranean region. S. cingulata can often be found under stones, rocks and fallen tree trunks where it rests during the day. The escolopendra, as it is referred to in Spanish, feeds nocturnally. S. cingulata has an amazing appetite for its size, eating cricket, worm, spider, moth and even young mice. It...

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Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.