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2008-07-15 09:00:56

By Brooks Barnes Gigglechick protectively covers her pet's eyes. The so-called reaction video - in which people record themselves watching something with the goal of capturing a visceral reaction - has turned into a YouTube staple. The genre took off last year with people reacting to a gross-out pornography clip. More recently, people have recorded themselves reacting to something called the "pain Olympics" (it involves self-mutilation; perhaps best not to ask). Now comes "Beverly Hills...

2008-07-10 12:00:52

CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO--(Marketwire - July 10, 2008) - PERSHIMCO RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE:PRO) (FRANKFURT:BIZ) ("Pershimco") and DIA BRAS EXPLORATION INC. (TSX VENTURE:DIB) ("Dia Bras") (the Joint Venture or "JV") are pleased to announce the discovery of a new silver zone outlined by underground chip sampling at the historical San Miguel Mine, located on the San Miguel and La Bamba Properties (the "Properties") in the Cusi Mining District, State of Chihuahua, Mexico. The new zone, termed El...

2008-06-24 06:02:46

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexoro Minerals Ltd. (BULLETIN BOARD: MXOM) is pleased to announce that a 6,000 meter diamond drilling program is underway at the Guazapares project, located in Chihuahua, Mexico. The drill program will test alteration and mineralization targets, as well as additional areas identified during a drill campaign completed in December 2007. There are three main target areas that include San Antonio (SA), San Francisco (SF), and El...

2008-06-20 18:00:34

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexoro Minerals Ltd. Issues Clarifying Release (BULLETIN BOARD: MXOM) . As a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, Mexoro Minerals Ltd. is issuing the following release to clarify certain prior disclosures. The information contained in this release is intended to provide clarification of prior disclosures. However, the issuance of this release shall not be deemed to be an admission that the original...

2008-06-17 15:00:43

ROUYN-NORANDA, CANADA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Pershimco Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PRO)(FRANKFURT:BIZ) ("Pershimco" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that the Corporation has signed the joint Venture Agreement (the "JV") with Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DIB) for Pershimco's San Miguel and La Bamba Properties (the "Properties") located in the Cusi Silver Mining District in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. Pursuant to the terms of the JV, Pershimco will be the...

2005-11-08 18:33:40

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican police have found the body of a woman apparently beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, a violent city on the U.S. border notorious for gender violence, prosecutors said on Tuesday. More 350 women have been stabbed, strangled and beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, which lies south of El Paso, Texas, in a 12-year killing spree that has triggered condemnation in Mexico and abroad. Police found the latest victim dumped in a vacant building plot early on...

2005-08-29 19:08:33

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was shot dead in the crime-ridden Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in the early hours of Monday morning, a U.S. official said. Mexican media named the soldier as Herbert Galvan, 23, a sergeant, who was shot apparently during an argument with the driver of a vehicle that sped away. Chihuahua state's attorney general, Patricia Gonzalez, told the United States that authorities would "pursue vigorously those responsible," the U.S. official said....

2005-07-31 12:24:49

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A policeman fatally shot a U.S. tourist in increasingly violent northern Mexico in an apparent accident, a state official said on Sunday. A Mexican policeman shot the woman as she drove in a pick-up truck early on Saturday morning with two companions near the industrial city of Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, said Chihuahua state spokesman Fernando Sandoval. The police officer, who has been taken into custody, said his rifle fired as he lost...

Latest Chihuahua Reference Libraries

Chihuahua White Pine, Pinus strobiformis
2014-07-14 15:53:18

Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco. This pine has also been found growing in the US in AZ, CO, NM, and TX. Other common names include Border pine and Southwestern White pine. The Chihuahua white pine is a small to medium sized tree growing to heights of 50-80 feet with a height of 98 feet in perfect growing conditions. This tree likes to grow in...

Chihuahua pine, Pinus leiophylla
2014-02-21 15:54:49

Chihuahua pine (Pinus leiophylla) grows in Mexico along the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur from Chihuahua to Oaxaca. This tree can also be found growing in the United States in southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, Durango, CO,  as well as South Africa and Australia. Commercial plantings can be found in the higher elevations of Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. The Chihuahua pine grows in high elevations from 5249 feet to 9843 feet. This pine requires 23.6-39.3...

Sky Islands
2009-07-04 14:40:55

Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the Galápagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona, Chihuahua and Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. Other sky islands of note in the U.S. are the Great...

2008-10-16 21:49:06

The Desert Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola) is found from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas and southeastern Arizona south into Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico. Its habitat is arid, open prairie areas. They can live 25 years or longer. The colors of the mature desert box turtle are lighter and more muted than the colors of the young. Most, but not all, male turtles have red irises. Other characteristics of males include concave plastrons, thicker tails with the cloacae nearer the tip, and...

2008-05-21 10:49:10

The Chihuahua was discovered in Mexico in 1850 and is the smallest breed of dog in existence. The modern-day Chihuahua might have been a cross between the Chinese hairless and the Aztec Techichi dog. The breed was first registered in 1905. Chihuahuas are tiny, they generally stand between 6 and 10 inches tall and weigh 3.3 to 6.6 pounds on average, although some can weigh up to 10 pounds. The Chihuahua has large eyes for its body and small, erect ears. It can have one of two types of...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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