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2013-10-26 23:03:27

Southland Log Homes, designer and manufacturer of America’s Favorite Log Home™, received two national Awards for Excellence in Home Design presented by the Log Homes Council, part of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Southland Log Homes, designer and manufacturer of America’s Favorite Log Home™, received two national Awards for Excellence in Home Design presented by the Log Homes Council, part of the National Association of...

2013-10-23 23:02:09

About Your Health is offering discounted breast thermography during the month of October. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 About Your Health is pleased to be offering its breast thermography services at a discount of 50 percent in recognition of Breast Health Month. Thermography appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays. Breast thermography is a non-invasive procedure that involves absolutely no radiation and is FDA approved. It involves using a digital infrared camera to...

2013-10-22 23:28:39

While the source of the August introduction of PCBs into South Carolina sewer systems remains unknown, the emergency action by state and local water treatment regulators was only a necessary first step, says South Carolina injury attorney Bert Louthian of Louthian Law P.A. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 South Carolina personal injury lawyer Bert Louthian today said residents of the Palmetto State should be concerned about this summer’s PCB scare. The South Carolina Department of...

2013-10-21 23:03:28

The Face Place spa, and BodySpace is hosting an Open House to celebrate the fusion of The Face Place with Good Life Wellness Center. This November 23rd event is open to the public from 1-5pm on November 23rd Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Good Life Wellness Center has combined with The Face Place and BodySpace in a beautiful new retreat space located on Oakland Mills Road in Columbia, Maryland. This Open House on November 23rd will run from 1-5pm at their 6935 Oakland Mills Road...

2013-10-16 23:00:58

A new treatment offered by Dr. Patiricia Stoker combines sports therapy techniques, neuroscience, and advanced dental concepts to relieve chronic dentofacial and headache pain. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Dr. Patricia Stoker now offers a comprehensive treatment program for patients suffering from chronic pain relating to headaches, migraines, tension, and whiplash. Dr. Stoker uses a combination of proven therapeutic, state-of-the-art techniques to evaluate and treat patients...

2013-10-14 23:23:24

Weldon R. Johnson, Alan J. Reyner, Robert T. Strickland, and Curtis W. Dowling selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce that attorneys Weldon R. Johnson, Alan J. Reyner, Robert T. Strickland, and Curtis W. Dowling have been selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites in the civil litigation, tax law, construction, and insurance practice areas....


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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