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2014-10-09 12:27:32

GENEVA, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the context of its launch of three timepieces dedicated to music, Swiss luxury watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL has announced the launch of its new music and photography contest on Instagram: the #RWInstaMusic Challenge. By posting music-inspired pictures or videos, participants may win one of the three Music Special Edition watches designed in collaboration with international artists. (Photo:...

2014-10-09 12:26:44

From instant costumes to custom creations, you're covered FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek is taking Halloween beyond plastic masks and ghostly sheets by partnering with professional costumer Holly Conrad. Visitors to ThinkGeek's Halloween Zone are able to find costumes for all skill levels, from a t-shirt that turns you into a superhero to a very particular piece for your custom costume built from scratch. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135609...

2014-10-08 23:05:43

MillionaireCasket.com, a leading casket manufactory in China, announced that all of its maple caskets will be on sale for low price in the coming week. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 MillionaireCasket.com, a leading casket manufactory in China, announced that all of its maple caskets will be on sale in the coming week. They are all high quality products. There are different requirements for caskets from different customers from different countries. In recent years, Millionaire Casket has...

2014-10-08 08:33:51

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Rwanda announced on Monday, October 6, that it has cut down charges on call for its roaming subscribers ahead of Wednesday's launch of One Network Area Agreement. MTN follows Kenya's Safaricom who slashed their rates to Rwanda by 60%. The One Network Area Agreement (ONAA) is a commitment by regional countries to push for a reduction on international and roaming tariffs to ensure affordable communication services to spur trade and...

2014-10-07 23:13:35

Join your host and sales coach Deb Calvert on October 11 for this broadcast of CONNECT! Online Radio for Professional Sellers. Featuring sales author Butch Bellah, "3 Habits of Sales Superstars" will begin at 9 am Pacific time. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The most successful salespeople are the ones with habits that foster that success. But what are those habits, and how can sellers looking to improve their numbers begin to emulate them? Tune in to CONNECT! Online...

2014-10-07 23:07:22

Agebc.com is a well-known company of wedding apparels and special occasion outfits. Recently, the company has released its new selection of bridal prom dresses. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Agebc.com is a well-known company of wedding apparels and special occasion outfits. Recently, the company has released its new selection of bridal prom dresses. In addition, it has launched a big sale for these high quality dresses. According to the company’s sales representative, the promotion will come...

2014-10-07 23:02:10

Today, DressThat.com has updated its website to launch a long homecoming dress promotion. For those interested in long homecoming dresses, it can be a good chance for great savings. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 DressThat.com is a leading online store for wedding dresses and other women’s dresses. Its products are featured with graceful looks, soft fabrics, excellent cutting, individuality and competitive prices. Today, DressThat.com has updated its website to launch a long homecoming dress...

2014-10-07 16:26:36

Dr. Arihant Surana gets thumbs up from India! NEW DELHI, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With more than 100 hair transplants within the first two years of its launch, USA's leading hair transplant clinic Alvi Armani has become the fastest growing hair restoration clinic in India. Alvi Armani is internationally renowned for its artistic approach to the field of hair transplantation. Launched on April 2012, at Delhi's Chattarpur Enclave by the president of Alvi Armani, Dr Antonio Alvi...

2014-10-07 16:24:34

- Body Language Tattoo hosts an Art Show - Sunday, October 12th 1-6pm ASTORIA, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Body Language Tattoo is working in conjunction with the "Astoria Art Festival" to host an Art Show on Sunday, October 12(th) from 1-6pm. It will showcase talent from the local Queens artists as well as all the resident tattoo artists, whose work you can explore further here: http://www.bltnyc.com/tattoo-portfolio/tattoo-artist/. Along side the art, there will be...

2014-10-07 12:28:15

~Featuring Renowned Tattoo Artists, Exclusive Events and Credit towards Body Art NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever tattoo-themed North American cruise, Ink or Swim, will sail April 16 - 20, 2015 from Fort Lauderdale to Cozumel, Mexico on Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas®. Produced by REBEL INK, the popular magazine highlighting the tattoo lifestyle and award-winning photographer Dan Howell, the first annual cruise will offer guests the exclusive...


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...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.