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2013-06-06 23:17:35

Fit Body Boot Camp announces certified personal trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and fitness expert, Misty Mozejko, as owner of the new Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby. Whitby, ON, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Misty Mozejko is the proud new owner of a Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby that opened in April of this year. Fit Body Boot Camp says they are excited to bring the fitness franchise to the Whitby community because Mozejko is dedicated and passionate about helping lots of people reach...

Britain's Atlantis: Archaeologists Reveal Remains Of Medieval Dunwich
2013-05-09 14:31:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One researcher from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the remains of an ancient medieval city dubbed "Britain's Atlantis." Professor David Sear of Southampton's Geography and Environment has created the most accurate map to date of the lost medieval town of Dunwich. His map includes the town's streets, boundaries, major buildings, and even ruins on the seabed. Sear worked with...

2013-05-03 23:02:50

National Moving Company to Host Hospitality Tent at National Rowing Event in Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award-winning local and long distance mover, today announced its sponsorship of the Windermere Cup Regatta, a national rowing event celebrating its 27th anniversary this year. The moving company, with locations in Seattle, Wash. and eight other states, will host a hospitality tent for Windermere Real Estate agents and their guests. This is...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.