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Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely...

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2014-07-11 12:24:26

- First-Time Licensee Signs with Leading Optical Brand to Own and Operate 10 Stores - MASON, Ohio, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearle Vision, one of North America's largest and most trusted licensed optical brands, is proud to announce it has signed an agreement with Bill Noble to assume ownership of 10 locations throughout Ohio. The locations were formerly corporate-owned, serving the areas of Centerville, North Randall, Columbus, Dublin, Cuyahoga Falls, North Olmsted, Hamilton, Gahanna...

2014-07-10 23:07:46

The Jelt Belt, a brand new product invented by Jennifer Perry of Bozeman, Montana has created a new way to wear belts and answers why "You Need This." The Jelt is a non-metal belt made from recycled materials that was designed to be worn every day to fight the gapping and sagging of jeans. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 For many, a daily problem has been solved by the arrival of the Jelt Belt. The new-to-market Jelt Belt is for people on a quest to keep their pants from sagging and...

2014-07-10 23:02:39

Summer is the perfect time to clean dryer vents. Deer Park, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 During the summer months, homeowners often find the time to complete their home improvement projects. This year, make sure to add cleaning the dryer vent to the list of summer chores. GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration recommends getting it done now. Clogged dryer vents can be costly to a home so cleaning them is extremely important for a number of reasons. According to the U.S. Federal Emergency...

2014-07-10 23:01:44

Embracing both the birth of the United States and the tropical nature of Florida, the Church of Scientology welcomed 127 guests for a tropical-themed 4th of July party. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Church of Scientology, Flag opened the doors of the historic Fort Harrison this 4th of July for a celebration with neighbors and friends. 127 guests assembled in the Crystal Ballroom of the retreat for friendship and celebration. The award-winning chefs of the Fort Harrison crafted...

2014-07-10 04:21:55

The largest and most influential fashion exhibition in southern China, highlighting innovative designs, ideas and intelligence sharing HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest and most influential fashion exhibition in southern China, the 14th China International Fashion Brand Fair -- Shenzhen (FashionSZshow), opened today in Shenzhen. This annual fashion event is the perfect stage for both international and local fashion brands to converge and showcase innovative...

2014-07-09 23:13:02

Vamoose Tattoo Removal is excited to announce the opening of their 2nd location earlier this month. This Lincoln Square location helps fulfill the high demand for exclusive tattoo removal shops in Chicago. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 It is estimated that over 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo. How many of those 45 million people regret that decision? About half of them - and contrary to what your parents told you, tattoos do not have to be permanent. In fact,...

2014-07-09 12:26:23

"Release Watch" gives sneaker fans timely on-sale alerts for hotly anticipated shoes NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sole Collector (solecollector.com), the online sneaker culture authority, today announces the launch of Release Watch, the first-ever, personalized, real-time service alerting users to up-to-the-minute sneaker news and releases. Subscribers can 'follow' individual shoes to receive breaking news and verified on-sale information about them via email....

2014-07-09 08:30:46

America's leading school wear brand, French Toast sees opportunity for growth NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All New York City public schools are required to wear uniforms. Leading the charge with the largest offering in comfortable and durable school wear is French Toast (http://www.frenchtoast.com). The 29-year-old New York-based brand anticipates a surge in toddler orders within the coming months thanks to the 20,000+ Pre-K students expected to enter the New York City...

2014-07-09 08:24:38

MONTREAL, July 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Recently, owners of the largest billboards in Canada refused the Raelians' business, which would promote their Swastika rehabilitation campaign. Their reason: "While I can appreciate your group has a unique perspective on the Swastika, it is not until you go to your website that one gains your perspective. For many people this ad will be seen to be offensive and inflammatory. For that reason we will not post it (see the board on this link -->...

2014-07-08 16:26:46

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yummie by Heather Thomson has tapped Mekayla Diehl, Miss Indiana USA 2014, as the face of its Fall/Holiday 2014 Collection of Shapewear, Intimates, Active and Denim! Mekayla Diehl, who ranked in the top 20 for Miss USA, became a body image role model overnight when her "normal" size 4 figure challenged conventional pageant standards. She strutted confidently down the runway in a bikini and immediately became a trending topic on Twitter. Her...


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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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