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2012-04-19 23:01:24

Massage Envy Spa River Hill beats out 1,167 Massage Envy Spas to win this year´s prestigious Massage Envy Spa of the Year Award Columbia, MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Massage Envy Spa River Hill took home this year´s most coveted award, earning the title of Massage Envy “Spa of the Year”. In addition, River Hill won several other categories that measured outstanding customer service and satisfaction. Owner David DiLucente, who also runs Massage Envy Spa Columbia, was the...

2012-04-17 23:04:13

Simultaneously Announces Launch of “Mod-Pad”; Further Establishes Identity as HVAC´s Technology Leader Columbia, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Continuing with their philosophy of covering all current and anticipated customer needs, Columbia, Maryland based Evolve Composites reacted to recent changes related to building code reviews in Florida by completely revamping their repository of code documents for their popular and industry leading Hurricane Pad product families....

2012-03-30 23:03:15

Yourway opens Columbia facility being first of 6 in the Latin America region. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Yourway Transport, Inc. today announced the official opening of its Colombia BioPharma Services Depot. The Colombia depot is the second in a series of facilities worldwide which will provide critical distribution, storage, clinical trial logistics, and clinical supply chain support for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The GMP compliant facility is located...


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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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