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Study Finds Hairstyle Can Affect Exercise For African-American Women

University of Colorado Denver According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately four out of five black women are overweight or obese and 36 percent meet physical activity objectives as determined by the CDC. That's compared to 50...

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2014-07-29 16:29:33

Television Personality and Style Maven Angela Simmons to Represent Beautiful Textures, the Leading Innovator in Hair Care for Women of Color SAVANNAH, Ga., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strength of Nature Global, LLC, the leading innovator in hair care for women of color, today announced television personality and style maven Angela Simmons as Brand Ambassador for their Beautiful Textures(TM) line that caters to the needs of women of women with natural hair. Beautiful Textures...

2014-07-29 12:29:15

Bandsintown To Power The 21 City Tour Via Social Media and Mobile To Drive Fan Attendance NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Martens AirWair USA is proud to announce its first U.S. #STANDFORSOMETHING tour headlined by NYC indie rock band Drowners. Continuing the brand's success in celebrating the free-thinking individuals who wear Dr. Martens, the tour will take an exciting live act into intimate venues across the country giving music lovers the chance to experience...

2014-07-28 23:10:20

U.S. Athlete 63, Wins IPSF 2014 World Pole Sports Championship in London, England Los Angeles, Calif., July 27, 2014 - (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Greta Pontarelli, 63, won her third world title in 12 months by earning the Masters Champion title at the World Pole Sports Championships in London on July 20, proving that age is no obstacle for this athlete. She is the only U.S. competitor to qualify, place and win at the event hosted by the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF). Over 150...

2014-07-28 23:08:54

California-based comfort shoe retailer, Footwear etc. is pleased to announce that it is highlighting beautiful new shoe and sandal designs and colors for the summer from Mephisto. These casual yet elegant designs provide the utmost in handcrafted comfort, and are consistently very popular among discerning customers. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Footwear etc. is delighted to showcase some of the many gorgeous shoes styles from Mephisto. With shoes, sandals, and boots that have only...

2014-07-28 23:08:50

MyDressCity, a leading online store for women’s dresses, has just released its new collection of sexy nightclub dresses. Moreover, the company announces big discounts on all these pretty sexy nightclub dresses, up to 50% off. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 MyDressCity, a leading online store for women’s dresses, has just released its new collection of sexy nightclub dresses. Moreover, the company announces big discounts on all these pretty sexy nightclub dresses, up to 50% off. “We have so...

2014-07-28 23:07:06

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Eyewear Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. Inquire before buying - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/inquiry/32. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The global market for eyewear is expected to reach USD 142.18 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Expanding wearer base coupled with increasing penetration of eyewear for...

2014-07-28 08:34:26

Rolls out global strategy BEIJING, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Secoo.com, China's largest luxury and high-end fashion e-commerce company, recently announced the completion of a new round of financing that has raised around US$100 million. The event represents the largest amount of financing raised in one round across the Chinese luxury and high-end fashion e-commerce sector to date. The financing was led by CMC Capital Partners, with the participation of IDG Capital Partners,...

2014-07-28 08:26:32

Equinox reaches agreement to acquire six new locations in five key, strategic U.S. markets from affiliates of Millennium Partners NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinox today announced plans to acquire the Sports Club/LA properties in New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Washington D.C., as well as the Reebok Sports Club/NY location in New York City from affiliates of Millennium Partners. The acquisition is further evidence of the brand's ambitious growth agenda,...

2014-07-28 04:22:00

In response to an article published by Lifestyle.com, Friendly Drugs & Fashion Boutique, a leading fashion boutique on Long Island, comments on the best summer accessories for Summer 2014. HOLBROOK, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Friendly Drugs & Fashion Boutique, a leading fashion boutique, gives the scoop on the best summer accessories that are on the must-have list this season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127383 According to the article posted on...

2014-07-28 00:20:17

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Joseph Kabila furthered his commitment to eradicating the systemic problem of sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by nominating Jeanine Mabunda Lioko as his special representative. Sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups have plagued the DRC, particularly the war-torn east, for the past decade....


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Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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