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2014-09-18 16:25:56

In the news release, barKing App Launches - The "Night-Out Expert", issued 18-Sep-2014 by previously incorrect source barKing LLP over PR Newswire, the source should be listed as barKing LLC rather than barKing LLP as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete release with the correct source follows: barKing App Launches - The "Night-Out Expert" Helps bar patrons in the USA and Brazil plan their night. BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The barKing...

2014-09-18 12:28:02

Helps bar patrons in the USA and Brazil plan their night. BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The barKing app launched today, allowing bar patrons to plan their nights out and their social life involving bars and taverns. barKing, the "night out expert," makes the bar scene more interactive and more FUN. barKing was born when founder Jake Shea was visiting New York City and decided to go to a bar. When he and friends "landed" at an East Village so-called hot spot, they...

2014-08-01 23:06:35

Surftech team members Jack Bark and Carter Graves take the men’s and women’s stock paddleboard world championships. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Surftech athletes Jack Bark and Carter Graves won the prestigious Molokai 2 Oahu paddleboard World Championships this past weekend in Hawaii in commanding fashion shattering world records. Bark, Graves and 3rd place finisher Zeb Walsh were all on stock Surftech Bark Commanders. The event was the 18th running of the race and athletes...

2014-07-31 23:21:04

If you wonder why you should mulch your landscape and what kind of mulch to use, check out these tips from the professionals at Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana. There is a lot to consider in selecting the best mulch for your needs. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 We sell truck loads of mulch at Norway Gardens yet you can find cheaper mulch at other stores. What is the difference? Why use mulch? What are advantages of using cedar bark chips instead of mulch? What is the advantage of cedar mulch...

2014-04-02 12:33:27

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Every time you buy a bottle of wine sealed with a natural cork stopper, you're helping to sustain one of the world's most biodiverse forests and protect an extraordinary ecosystem. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96466) While it might seem counterintuitive, the best way to ensure that there is no shortage of cork is to use more cork. That is because the greater the demand for cork, the greater the economic...

2014-03-26 23:02:52

The Grounds Guys have ways to walk away “alive” using plants and other natural foliage to avoid being made a zombie. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 From the hit television show “The Walking Dead” to the popular online game Plants vs. Zombies, now, more than ever, it is time to be prepared to survive the zombie apocalypse. Overall, surviving a zombie apocalypse may sound tough, but The Grounds Guys have ways to walk away “alive” using plants and other natural foliage to...

Dogs Are Sensitive To Emotions
2014-02-21 04:24:32

[ Watch the Video: Dogs Know How You're Feeling ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans can recognize the voices of their friends, get a mental image of them without actually seeing them, and determine their mood based on the tone of their voices because of a special region of their brain dedicated to these tasks. However, new research suggests we might not be the only mammal with these “voice areas.” Writing in the journal Current Biology, Attila Andics...

2014-02-01 23:00:43

ThunderWorks anxiety solutions calm pet stress and quiet anxious pups who bark excessively. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 As one of the most reported noise complaints in neighborhoods throughout the United States, excessive barking can take a frustrating and problematic toll on dog owners. From costly fines, police warnings and dealing with irritated neighbors, to risking potential revocation of a pet, this negative behavior poses a serious threat to the overall wellbeing of pets...

2013-12-30 16:04:43

But work still needs to be done The results of a field trial with genetically modified poplar trees in Zwijnaarde, Belgium, shows that the wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be converted into sugars in a more efficient way. These sugars can serve as the starting material for producing bio-based products like bio-plastics and bio-ethanol. The results of the field trial have been published in a scientific article in which the results of a field trial of French colleagues of the INRA...

Slippery Bark Helps Protect Trees From Pine Beetle Attack
2013-12-23 13:45:28

University of Colorado Boulder Trees with smoother bark are better at repelling attacks by mountain pine beetles, which have difficulty gripping the slippery surface, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings, published online in the journal Functional Ecology, may help land managers make decisions about which trees to cull and which to keep in order to best protect forested properties against pine beetle infestation. The current mountain pine...


Latest Bark Reference Libraries

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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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2007-01-21 19:37:02

The gray wolf also known as timber wolf or wolf is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog. Gray wolves were once abundant and distributed over much of North America, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Today, for a variety of human-related reasons including widespread habitat destruction and excessive hunting, wolves inhabit only a very limited portion of their former range. It is listed as a species of least concern for extinction worldwide....

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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