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2011-08-17 13:58:00

SAUSALITO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP) was named in Outside Magazine's fourth annual "Best Places to Work" list. BSSP was ranked 19th out of 50 selected companies. The related story will be published in the September issue of Outside Magazine, available on newsstands tomorrow. Outside's "Best Places to Work" celebrates innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. The list was compiled with the Outdoor...

2011-08-16 07:56:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of August has 50 recognized holidays and national observances surrounding food, including National S'mores Day, National Lemonade Day and National Ice Cream Sandwich day. Despite all of the attention devoted to celebrating America's favorite foods, billions of pounds of food are wasted each year. Plastics Make it Possible®, an initiative sponsored by the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council, partnered...


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Butler’s Frogfish, Tathicarpus butleri
2013-10-15 10:45:52

The Butler’s Frogfish (Tathicarpus butleri), known also as the blackspot anglerfish, is a rare species of frogfish belonging to the family Antennariidae. The only member of its genus, this species is the most derived member of its family, representing a separate lineage from all other frogfishes, leading to some consideration of it being placed in its own family. It can be found off the southern coast of New Guinea, and along the coasts of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and...

2012-06-18 09:14:32

Symbol: BEHO Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BEUN Betula ×ungavensis Lepage Distribution: Betula×horneiButler (pro sp.) [nana × papyrifera] distribution:USA(AK),CAN(SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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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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