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2014-03-12 16:24:18

"HAPPY" REMAINS #1 ON BILLBOARD'S HOT 100 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Following a massive surge of media attention, Pharrell

2014-03-11 23:01:43

Collins & Lacy, P.C.

2014-03-10 16:28:02

SAN DIEGO and COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSite and TSS (OTC: TSSI), today announced an exciting new data center project in Boise, Idaho.

2014-03-06 23:30:15

Mid-Missouri communities benefit from businesses served by The Alternative Board/Columbia.

2014-02-27 08:22:28

Beach Lincoln offering great deals on new cars to Columbia, S.C. residents MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb.

2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb.

2014-02-19 23:29:32

FLAVORx provides pharmacy schools and technician programs with the tools and resources necessary to educate students about the role of flavoring with respect to medication adherence and the patient

2014-02-07 20:21:01

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Columbia hosted a community Go Red Day event today, Friday, Feb.

2014-02-06 23:28:49

Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do of Phoenix TS has been nominated for the Entrepreneur category in the Women in Technology Annual Leadership awards, which recognize outstanding female success, leadership

2014-02-06 16:20:09

- Columbia, SC and Fayetteville, NC latest cities to take advantage of daily express, city-to-city bus service with free Wi-Fi from $1 NEW YORK, Feb.


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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.