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2015-03-02 12:34:01

As winter weather takes its toll, Loeber Motors sets out to help customers care for vehicles LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By early March, the anticipation

2015-03-02 12:27:11

NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Orthodox Jews will demonstrate in Manhattan this Tuesday, March 3, at 4:30 PM in front of the Israeli consulate at 800 Second

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2015-03-02 10:34:00

A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.

2015-03-02 08:27:46

Campaign to Feature Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Portraits Curated from All Walks of Life Around the World NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CONVERSE

2015-02-27 23:23:14

TopLiner Super Booster Pads line the inside of any disposable brief or undergarment. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Add Absorbency.

2015-02-27 23:20:39

TheCelebrityDresses.com has created its new collection of prom dresses 2015 inspired by this year’s Oscar red carpet dresses. (PRWEB) February 26, 2015

2015-02-27 23:16:49

The 2015 spring release of the latest fashion wigs, hair extensions and hairpieces by popular wig brand UniWigs have just arrived at the official UniWigs online website.

2015-02-27 23:00:33

Belize’s The Lodge at Chaa Creek is offering a new Jungle Safari, nature-based Easter egg hunts and the chance to participate in an annual bird nest survey during this year’s Belize Easter

2015-02-27 12:21:10

PHA's first automotive partner, plus Athletes for Hope, GoNoodle, Good Sports, Kids in the Game and Safe Routes to School National Partnership Commit to Make Healthier Choices Easier for Busy Parents

2015-02-27 08:27:15

SHANGHAI, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 29, 2015, PepsiCo launched the 2015 version of the Bring Happiness Home (BHH) program in Beijing, China.


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

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...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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