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Meteorite That Doomed The Dinosaurs Also Remade Earths

Meteorite That Doomed The Dinosaurs Also Remade Earth's Forests

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 66 million years ago, a relatively small chunk of rock changed the entire face of the planet. A meteorite, approximately 6 miles in diameter, impacted the Earth near the...

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2014-09-17 23:16:05

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the popular online supplier of elegant bamboo items, has added a new assortment of strand woven bamboo floors to its product catalogue. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the popular online supplier of elegant bamboo items, has added a new assortment of strand woven bamboo floors to its product catalogue. Along with that, it has launched a big promotion for the new items; the current discount is up to 27 percent off. Autumn is a...

2014-09-16 23:12:57

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a famous online supplier of bamboo products, has launched a site-wide promotion for its brand new bamboo panels. The firm is now offering big discounts, up to 30 percent off, on all its high quality items. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a famous online supplier of bamboo products, has launched a site-wide promotion for its brand new bamboo panels. The firm is now offering big discounts, up to 30 percent off, on all its high...

2014-09-16 12:36:52

WINNETKA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Cures & Botanical Distribution Inc. (OTC Pink: GRCU) ("Green Cures") announced today that Allcbd.com, the newest member of Green Cures' portfolio of websites, is now receiving and processing orders from customers across the United States. Additionally, Green Cures is pleased to announce that Allbotanical.com is now shipping orders internationally. Subsequently, the company announced the immediate availability of South African-...

2014-09-15 08:30:04

Surgical HD Visualization Medical Equipment Manufacturer SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Olive Medical Corp., a manufacturer of innovative minimally invasive surgical (MIS) visualization products, is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification for its quality management system (QMS) through BSI, a leading worldwide certification body. This is another important step in Olive Medical complying with all the performance standards for the...

2014-09-09 23:00:47

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a distinguished bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. All these new floorings are available at promotional prices now, from 10 to 30 percent off. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a distinguished bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. All these new floorings are available at promotional prices now, from 10 to 30 percent off....

2014-09-08 23:08:00

ALO Drink, the #1 ready-to-drink aloe vera beverage in the U.S. grocery channel, will launch a variety of new products at the Natural Products Expo East show in September. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 ALO Drink, the #1 ready-to-drink aloe vera beverage in the U.S. grocery channel, will launch a variety of new products at the Natural Products Expo East show in September. “We’re keeping up our brand’s momentum and adding more variety to our product lines in a direct...

2014-09-07 23:02:51

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the distinguished bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has launched a special offer for its newly released bamboo floors. All people that place an order before the end of September can enjoy a discounted rate. (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the distinguished bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has launched a special offer for its newly released bamboo floors. All people that place an order before the end of September...

2014-09-06 23:00:07

BambooIndustry.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer in the global market, has announced its new special offer for click strand woven bamboo floors. (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer in the global market, has announced its new special offer for click strand woven bamboo floors. According to the company’s sales manager, all the discounted items are carefully made by skilled workers. They are provided with...

2014-09-05 12:21:07

Now Ranks #366 Nationally On Inc. 500, Illustrating 1,307% Growth CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurantware is pleased to announce the Company is the 366(th) fastest-growing privately-held firm in the United States as recognized by Inc. Magazine's annual Inc. 500 List for 2014. Founded only four years ago, capitalizing on exponentially higher market demand for eco-friendly hospitality-industry serving products, Restaurantware's explosive, audited 1,307% revenue...

2014-09-03 23:15:44

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers olive oil benefits on health and beauty, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report created by Nguyen Do on the site Vkool.com, shows the positive effects of olive oil on health and beauty, and provides detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora
2014-07-15 12:15:14

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora) is native to Japan and found growing in Kokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikaku; and South Korea, and Utsurio-To. The Japanese call it the Japanese five-needle pine. The Japanese White Pine grows from sea level up to 8,202 feet, but grows best between 3,281 feet and 4,921 feet. Dwarfism sets in when the trees grow above sub-alpine levels. This pine grows on steep, rocky slopes and prefers well-drained soils and full sun although it does not like intense...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'