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2014-03-28 08:25:33

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TelexFREE today attempted to clarify what it believes to be a case of mistaken identity arising from an action by the Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/PH93064LOGO TelexFREE is a telecommunications company that in February 2014 booked 10,859,669 minutes of VOIP calls internationally, 15,275 of them terminating in Rwanda (less than one tenth of one percent of the company's...

2014-03-27 23:31:10

Visit Curly Hair Solutions' educational booth #820 at the Toronto Allied Beauty Association Trade Show for demonstrations of our cutting edge products, get styling tips for curly hair from our Master Hair Stylists, and receive free samples of our award-winning Curl Keeper. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Curly Hair Solutions™ is inviting all curly hair Canadians to the Allied Beauty Association Trade Show in Toronto on Saturday April 6th and Sunday April 7th, 2014, held at the...

2014-03-27 23:23:55

Recently, MagicQuinceanera, a famous dressmaker in the world, has released its new collection of 2014 V-neck Quinceanera dresses. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Recently, MagicQuinceanera, a famous dressmaker in the world, has released its new collection of 2014 V-neck Quinceanera dresses. All the outfits in the fresh assortment are offered at low prices, up to 66% off. All these brand new 2014 V-neck Quinceanera gowns are amazingly beautiful. Despite of the low rates, each of them is made with...

2014-03-27 23:01:44

Researcher to offer insights into these "unicorns of the sea" and the purpose of their long spiraling tusks. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 It’s only natural that Dr. Martin Nweeia, a dentist in Sharon, CT, has an interest in teeth. But he has a particular interest in a tooth of note: the long single spiraling tusk of the mysterious, almost mythical narwhal. One of the top narwhal researchers in the country, Nweeia will share what he has learned about “the unicorns of...

2014-03-27 23:00:31

Recently, iFitDress.com, China’s leading wedding dress store, has unveiled its new designs of 2014 jasmine prom dresses. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, China’s leading wedding dress store, has unveiled its new designs of 2014 jasmine prom dresses. In addition, the company’s chief executive officer has announced that all these special gowns are now on sale at its website. They are available at very low rates, up to 76% off. All the 2014 jasmine prom dresses from the...

2014-03-27 12:26:23

PARIS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended power reserve is a major priority for horology connoisseurs as well as a quest for watchmakers. The MERIDIIST INFINITE provides perpetual stand-by time through an invisible component built into the main screen and thanks to the exclusive partnership with the very innovative French company Sunpartner Technologies, creator of the Wysips(R) technology. Behind the sapphire screen lies a lens substrate...

2014-03-27 08:37:26

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Filippa K, Ivana Helsinki and Designers Remix are among the eleven Nordic fashion brands that are ready to demonstrate that sustainable fashion can be just as attractive as its counterpart. Their designs will be showcased at a fashion show kicking off at next month's sustainable fashion event Copenhagen Fashion Summit before a jury of among others Nina Ricci's artistic director Peter Copping and H&M's creative advisor...

2014-03-26 23:26:48

Recently, Dresswe.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of beautiful prom dresses. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Recently, Dresswe.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of beautiful prom dresses. In addition, all these outfits are now offered at promotional prices, up to 78% off. The company is a top brand in the fashion field, and the Dresswe.com cheap elegant dresses are very popular among worldwide ladies. So,...

2014-03-26 23:26:28

“Ask For a Tooth Fairy Letter” app from the Real Tooth Fairies was created to inspire and reward girls for taking care of their teeth. The app, which is designed for both the iPhone and the iPad, is available for free at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ask-for-tooth-fairy-magic/id787383328?mt=8. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Real Tooth Fairies announced today that their personalized Tooth Fairy letters to girls are now available on their new “Ask For a Tooth Fairy...

2014-03-26 23:25:56

Highly Curated Plus Size Resort Collection includes Swimwear, Pareos and Accessories. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Madison Plus Select, Inc. a leading online retailer of women's fashions in sizes 10+, announced today the launch of "Beach Escape,” a collection of plus size swim styles from coveted brands including Robyn Lawley, Josephine Swim and Nakimuli. In addition to plus size swimwear, the company will also feature coordinating cover-ups, pareos, as well as an...


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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...

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

Mermaid
2014-01-22 09:57:56

A mermaid is a creature from folklore and myths that are said to inhabit oceans around the world. Almost every culture has a legend that relates to a mermaid. In some cultures, mermaids are claimed to create floods, storms, shipwrecks, and drownings. Other legends say that they fall in love with humans. The mermaid is described with the upper body of a beautiful woman and the lower body of a fish. The have long flowing hair and are said to lure sailors with their captivating voices. The...

What Mokele-mbembe may resemble
2014-01-22 09:23:01

Mokele-mbembe is a legendary creature said to inhabit the Congo river Basin, mainly in Lake Tele. It likes the deep water and according to folklore, it haunts river bends. Its name means “one who stops the flow of rivers”, and depending on the story, it has been described as a live creature or a spirit. According to some, it has been portrayed as a sauropod, similar to the well known Brachiosaurus with a very long neck and tail and a small head. Other descriptions represent it...

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