Quantcast

Latest Culture Stories

2014-12-24 23:04:22

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a casket company from China, has added an entire new collection of 2015 metal caskets to its product line. (PRWEB) December

2014-12-24 23:01:09

Today, Balfleet.com, one of the world’s leading women’s dress manufactures and retailers, announces custom evening dresses available now for Australian customers at its online store.

2014-12-23 23:00:48

The event features crafts, gifts and a visit from Santa Claus. League City, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 Christmas came early for Devereux Texas, which

2014-12-23 23:00:34

Narconon Arrowhead participated in The Downtown Christmas Parade 2014 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, sharing its drug-free message all along the parade route. Muskogee,

2014-12-23 16:22:40

A gala with Jerry Blavat and Low Cut Connie, fine dining at Tony Clark's restaurants and a country bash with a mechanical bull: the Philadelphia area's only full-amenity casino resort offers endless

2014-12-23 12:23:25

This year's annual Matzoball gives young Jewish singles across the U.S. a reason to party on Christmas Eve. NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-23 08:21:09

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.

2014-12-23 04:20:39

BEJING, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The China Trends Index Annual Summit 2014, organized by Trends Group, was held at the Four Seasons Hotel Beijing on December 19(th).

2014-12-22 23:05:01

Eight Strand Leather Bracelet with IonLoop Technology Carrollton, Texas (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Ionloop, America’s favorite Negative Ion + Magnet


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (25 articles) »
Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
Related