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2014-09-24 08:33:54

World's First Smartwatch for Kids a Standout in Retailer's Annual Picks CHICAGO, Sept.

2014-09-18 12:29:54

No Appointment Necessary and Members Receive a Kmart Gift Card with Flu Vaccination* HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept.

2014-09-17 12:24:30

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart gives customers and Shop Your Way members the opportunity to "Get In and Get More" - more Adam Levine, that is.

2014-09-16 12:20:43

Shop Your Way® Members can now Pick Up, Return, Exchange from a Vehicle for Free - in Less than Five Minutes, Guaranteed HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept.

2014-09-15 12:28:08

Shop Your Way® members get five percent back in points with each donation HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept.

2014-08-25 12:28:53

Members Can Access Big Brands, Latest Styles, and Exclusive Content from Teen Influencers HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug.

2014-08-15 08:20:48

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2014-08-05 08:29:47

Performance activewear coming in August, exclusively available at Kmart stores, Kmart.com and shopyourway.com NEW YORK, Aug.

2014-07-24 12:29:20

New shopping conveniences, on-trend style and products, Shop Your Way® benefits makeSears the go-to back-to-school partner HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The back to


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Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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