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2014-10-13 16:23:57

Fleetwood Mac First Niagara Center tickets are available today on the secondary market and reliable provider QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting fans with a large inventory of tickets that have been

2014-10-13 08:21:06

DOVER, England, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating a landmark achievement in the rich and varied history of the Port of Dover, the Dover Harbour Board is delighted

2014-10-08 23:14:29

Hastings and Hastings, an Arizona personal injury law group that has a favorable reputation throughout the community announces that it offers 11 convenient office locations for clients.

2014-10-01 12:37:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The graduates for Ashford University's fall 2014 commencement hail from 50 states and 10 countries.

2014-09-22 23:12:59

Featuring all new equipment with the latest sensors, buff and shine systems, and Lava Wax application arch, Lucky’s Car Wash is showing appreciation for all customers by offering one price for

2014-09-21 23:00:10

Hastings and Hastings, a professional personal injury law firm in Phoenix Arizona announces record demand for aggressively discounted accident victim attorney’s fees Phoenix,

2014-09-19 23:01:08

Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, with over 30 years in the industry, announces a record number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website.

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2014-09-18 05:20:09

King Richard III of England died after suffering multiple blows from weapons, UK researchers have found. Modern forensic analysis of the king’s 500 year old remains has identified where the fatal blows probably landed, and what kinds of weapons were likely to have delivered them.

2014-09-16 12:25:26

The Town of Windermere hosts the first annual Family Health Festival with over 50 exhibitors, health screenings, demonstrations, fitness activities, entertainment, door prizes and a scavenger hunt

2014-09-15 23:08:50

Fleetwood Mac tour tickets for a concert at Honda Center in Anaheim, California are on sale to the general public today, and popular provider QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting fans with discounted


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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