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BOSTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 21 percent annually to reach 345 million units in the first

2015-04-28 23:05:12

Israel Tennis Centers Foundation Hosting Exhibitions To Combat Child Poverty Crisis New York, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 In its continuing efforts to

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WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the

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PARIS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First-quarter 2015 sales Sales stable at EUR9,859 million - Organic growth at a negative

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NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bnai Zion Foundation will host a breakfast reception on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00-10:00am at the Rayburn House Office Building Room B338

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- Awarded by Campaign Asia-Pacific SHANGHAI, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Campaign Asia-Pacific hosted the Digital 360 China Summit in Shanghai on April 23, 2015 at which several

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SUZHOU, China, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 World Table Tennis Championship is being held in Suzhou, China, from April 26 to May 3, 2015.

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DUBAI, UAE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Union Apna Sapna participants reveals their earning, spending and

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DUBAI, UAE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings, the only luxury seaplane tour operator in the Middle East has announced the launch of 'Seaplane Safaris' to Sir Bani

2015-04-27 23:03:18

Radiant Vision Systems, a leading provider of light and color test and measurement systems, announces the completion of an expansion project at its Shanghai, China, office. Redmond,


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Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Manipuri Pony
2014-04-22 15:35:05

The Manipuri Pony is a breed of pony from India. The exact origin is disputed among experts, but they all agree it is an ancient breed. Some sources say the pony was an ancestor of the Tibetan Pony that was brought into India more than 1,000 years ago. Other sources says it was a cross between the Mongolian Wild Horse and Arabian. The pony was first mentioned in written chronicles of 1584 and were later being used by the calvary of the 1600 and 1700s. During the late 1800s and early 1900s,...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Nycticebus kayan
2014-04-16 11:34:17

Nycticebus kayan is a species of slow loris and a primate that can be found in northern and central areas of Borneo. Its range extends into East Kalimantan and Malaysia. This species prefers to reside in highland areas and it was named after a river that extends through its range known as the Kayan River. It was once classified with the Bornean slow loris, but studies conducted in 2013, focusing on physical differences, showed that it should be classified as a distinct species. Nycticebus...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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