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2015-05-23 23:00:24

eReflect and 7 Speed Reading™ present smart reading techniques on the 7 Speed Reading™ blog, an online resource for people interested in reading faster and more efficiently on a day to day

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LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cider US$ Million and Million Liters.

2015-05-14 23:09:47

xAd and Oxfam America team up to encourage attendees of Internet Week New York to donate to support relief efforts in Nepal. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2015

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Hastings and Hastings collaborated with the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation to put on the Second Annual Downright Beautiful Fashion Show, on Sunday, March 22nd, World Down Syndrome Day.

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2015-04-15 08:40:51

Eton Institute encourages self-development and rejuvenation with a special spring offer of 30% discount on Self-Study Professional Development courses NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-14 20:24:50

2004 graduate will deliver commencement address at Ashford's graduation ceremony SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-24 08:29:57

Prominent, Veteran Independent Promoter Jack Orbin Leaves Wisdom & Legacy SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-18 23:08:32

Unifiller Systems UK Limited, in partnership with Unifiller Systems Inc., is pleased to announce the opening of their new 500 m2 facility in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Vancouver,


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Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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