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2010-07-28 12:43:00

BISHOP'S STORTFORD, Hertfordshire, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Displaysense has announced a large rise in sales of their book holders and literature stands since Apple launched their new flagship products; the iPhone 4 and the iPad. Able to comfortably and securely hold the units for display, storage or playback purposes, the Displaysense range of literature holders and book holders are now being used by some customers as accessories for their favourite Apple products. It appears customers...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Ike Ministries announces that Bishop Carlton Pearson, one of the most articulate, dynamic and outspoken spiritual leaders of our time, will be the featured speaker at a soul-stirring "Spiritual Transformation" service at the historic 3,500-seat Palace Cathedral made famous by Rev. Ike. Bishop Pearson gained media attention several years ago when he boldly rejected the fundamentalist concept of a punitive God who sentences billions to an...

2010-07-01 09:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bishop Ron Allen is backed by faith based leaders in opposition to the NAACP's position on the legalization of marijuana. Bishop Allen, the leader of the Sacramento-based International Faith Based Coalition, attended the California NAACP news conference on June 28, 2010 in Sacramento to oppose the NAACP support for the legalization of marijuana. He was ushered out of the news conference by a NAACP lobbyist before the event began. Bishop Ron...

2010-06-29 06:25:00

According to a survey published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, ninety percent of physicians say doctors over-test and over-treat patients to protect themselves from malpractice lawsuits. The practice is more common in male physicians than in female physicians. The findings are similar to a recent story by the Associated Press (AP) which found that many ER doctors over-treated emergency patients for fear of lawsuits. The new survey of 1,231 physicians included ER doctors,...

2010-06-21 15:46:58

A new doctoral thesis in history from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, concludes that a person interested in becoming a Swedish bishop in the 1900s had to be careful not to appear too anxious. Instead, candidates had to express an attitude of humility and a desire to serve others. 'Behind the veil of humility and unselfishness, there was an informal competition for power void of references to the concepts of career, power, elite and strategy. Most people who took on the challenge were...

2010-06-07 08:00:00

Bishop Carlton Pearson, keynote speaker, leads an impressive line-up at this much-anticipated event, hosted by Rev. Ike's son, Bishop Xavier Eikerenkoetter, and featuring musical performer Vickie Winans, plus gospel recording artists J.J. Hairston &Youthful Praise Choir and Yolanda Wyns. NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Ike Ministries announces that Bishop Carlton Pearson, one of the most articulate, dynamic and outspoken spiritual leaders of our time, will be the...

2010-04-09 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Indiana, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With Los Angeles' current archbishop, Cardinal Roger Mahony, retiring in February 2011, Pope Benedict XVI has named Mexican-born Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio to succeed him. Gomez will begin immediately as coadjutor-archbishop with Mahony - in preparation for assuming full leadership of Los Angeles' nearly five million Catholics next year, 70 percent of whom are Hispanic. Gomez's major book, Men of Brave Heart: The Virtue of Courage in...

2010-03-29 14:40:00

In the ruins of a city that was once Rome's neighbor, archaeologists last summer found a 1,000-pound lead coffin. Who or what is inside is still a mystery, said Nicola Terrenato, the University of Michigan professor of classical studies who leads the project"”the largest American dig in Italy in the past 50 years. The sarcophagus will soon be transported to the American Academy in Rome, where engineers will use heating techniques and tiny cameras in an effort to gain insights about the...

2010-03-20 20:18:00

House leadership ignoring pro-life members for essential changes in the legislation Won't even try to address the serious problems on abortion funding Ignoring conscience protection and fair treatment of immigrants. WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. bishops urged the House of Representatives to fix flaws in health care legislation or vote against its passage in a March 20 letter to House members. The letter was signed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of...

2010-03-17 17:07:00

ATLANTA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyler Perry Studios makes plans to host Bishop Neil C. Ellis and some 50 members of the US Media, at a special press gala and luncheon on Thursday, March 18th at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. This event marks the national release of Ellis' latest book, Pursuing the Glory, published by Pneuma Life Publishing. Neil C. Ellis is founder and senior minister of the 8,000 member Mount Tabor Full Gospel Baptist Church, based in Nassau, Bahamas; a chain of islands...

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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'