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2013-12-19 12:32:52

ABINGDON, England, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Web searches for children's toys on top sellers list results in images of drug-taking, gun violence and sex Children searching the web for the toys predicted [http://www.homeretailgroup.com/news-and-media/news.aspx?smlbus=1519&smltab=&smltype=all&smldate=all&keyword=toys&article=5025 ] to be the biggest sellers this Christmas are at risk of being exposed to...

2013-12-19 12:21:40

HONOLULU, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday travelers who need a rental car in Hawaii to get home for Christmas will find securing one an expensive proposition. According to a new survey from CheapCarRental.net, rental car rates have risen strongly in Honolulu for the holidays, and they have exploded in Kauai and Maui. The survey specifically examined the car rental rates of 30 popular U.S. destinations over the Christmas period spanning December 23-27. When the results were...

2013-12-19 12:21:20

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released its estimates of traffic fatalities for the Christmas and New Year's holiday periods. The Christmas holiday period - 6:00 p.m. December 24 through 11:59 December 25 - is estimated to result in 105 traffic fatalities and another 11,200 medically consulted injuries. The New Year's holiday period - 6:00 p.m. December 31 through 11:59 January 1 - is estimated to result in 156 traffic fatalities and...

2013-12-19 08:26:22

- Tree Spans more than Twice the Size of the Iconic Hollywood Sign and 20 Feet Longer than a NBA Basketball Court - PHOENIX, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's still time to see the tallest fresh-cut decorated Christmas tree in America, a 115-foot-high, white fir, located at Outlets at Anthem in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131219/LA36225) For the fourth consecutive year, the popular North Phoenix outlet shopping center is displaying the 16-ton...

2013-12-19 08:25:12

BEIJING, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipard Studio, the top-ranking and multiple-award winning software provider of professional and easy to use video converters, inconceivable and almighty iPad/iPhone/iPod file transfer software and fast and powerful Blu-ray/DVD Rippers, is holding a Christmas promotion activity of three main parts: software giveaway, big discounts and a lucky draw. Five-Round Giveaway Accompanied by Lowest Price for Lifetime Upgrade The first-round giveaway for Tipard...

2013-12-19 08:22:29

-- Holiday lighting in the U.S. consumes the equivalent electricity of 500,000 homes in just one month. PROVO, Utah, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint(TM), the largest home automation services company in North America, helps customers save big on energy during the holiday season, an otherwise energy-consuming time of year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131219/LA36264-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130424/LA00514LOGO) Although many homeowners may not realize...

2013-12-19 04:21:43

Procrastinating Shoppers Can Still Find Great Gifts to Ship Before Christmas AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the busy world we live in, gift-buying procrastination is unavoidable for many. If you've been too busy to buy your holiday presents yet, you still have options beyond elbowing through a crowded store to get the gifts you need in time. Offers.com has the resources to guide you through the deadlines of the holiday shopping season. (Logo:...

2013-12-18 23:27:15

Thanks to the internet, sending flowers to distant countries such as China is possible with just a click of the mouse, but statistics show that due to the growing popularity in sending flowers overseas, it’s always wise to book early to avoid disappointment. Guangzhou, China (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Brighten up someone’s Christmas with flowers There’s something elusively special about receiving flowers at any time of the year, but being blessed with the gift of flowers at...

2013-12-18 23:22:40

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “Life Insurance No Medical Exam: Great Offers This Christmas!” (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog announcing great offers this Christmas for no medical exam life insurance plans! This Christmas comes with great no medical exam life insurance offers as announced by Online Insurance Marketplace. Clients now have the possibility to get cheaper premiums and...

2013-12-19 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) A DICKENSIAN TALE Profile America -- Thursday, December 19th. One of the most familiar and cherished Christmas stories has been around a long time -- 170 years in fact. Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was published this week in 1843. Some sources say the publication was on this date....


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Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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2012-06-14 08:49:30

Symbol: THAR2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   THFR4 Themeda frondosa (R. Br.) Merr., nom. inq. Distribution: Themedaarguens(L.) Hack. distribution:USA(MD, VA),USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 10:22:35

Symbol: SCTR2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: HI    I Synonyms:   EPTR5 Epiphyllum truncatum Haw.   ZYTR Zygocactus truncatus (Haw.) K. Schum. Distribution: Schlumbergeratruncata(Haw.) Moran distribution:USA(HI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2012-06-14 12:27:56

Symbol: POAC4 Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

2012-06-14 12:27:57

Symbol: POACL Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family  ...

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