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2014-06-11 08:24:29

New Survey Also Reveals Pride Not As Relevant to Younger Gay Men BOSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Gay Pride month, Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world among young gay men, conducted a comprehensive survey and today released new data declaring San Francisco, Detroit and Oakland the 'most fun cities' for Gay Pride. Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas and Houston ranked among the 'least fun.' The survey results also highlight the attitudes and opinions of Jack'd...

2014-06-10 23:17:36

For many, Father's Day can be a difficult holiday, especially, for those who have lost their dad. Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, announces 5 strategies to cope for those grieving on this commemorative day. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 It is never easy when a father dies. Regardless of the age of that parent, the experience of grief takes an emotional toll. The role of the father shifts across socio-economic, educational and ethnic lines. The mourning process differs...

2014-06-10 23:06:47

Introducing UBand™: A Revolutionary Multi-Use Campus Access Solution Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 IDenticard™, a market leader in the production of identification and security products, today announced the release of UBand: a new product set to revolutionize the way contactless technology is used on college campuses. UBand is a silicone wrist band with a built-in MIFARE™ chip that allows it to be used for all MIFARE applications. UBand is of particular relevance on college...

2014-06-10 23:00:49

Father’s Day started at the Y in 1910. Today, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s Y-Guides program creates unique experiences that help dads develop even stronger bonds with their children and friendships with other dads. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers....

2014-06-10 23:00:33

The fabric and frame finish studio provides the opportunity for clients, designers, and agents to explore a great selection of many of the fabrics and finishes Bertolini Hospitality and Design offers. Chino, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Bertolini Hospitality & Design is excited to announce a new feature to their recently launched website. The new feature is a fabric and frame finish studio. It is an expanded content in a new format designed to provide clients, designers, and agents with...

2014-06-10 12:23:40

NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Distinguished New York attorney Andre Friedman agrees to lead Energtek USA's legal team as General Counsel - Mr. Friedman represented Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE: TEVA) for nearly 20 years Energtek Inc. (EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, announced today that its legal team has been seriously strengthened by the agreement...

2014-06-10 08:27:56

Centerplate Reveals Cutting-Edge Food and Beverage Program SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the global live event hospitality company serving more than 350 premier stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues across North America and Europe, announces the company's final plans for Levi's® Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, the new home of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers. Centerplate will welcome fans to a one-of-a-kind experience, bringing to life the food,...

2014-06-10 04:22:50

MERIGNAC, France, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For this new Spring-Summer 2014 collection entitled 'OCEANS', OXBOW has focussed on the strengths that have made the French brand a success right from day one: an original colour palette, innovative all-over prints and iconic products, with boardshorts leading the way. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400548-oxbow-bain-homme-printemps-ete-2014-oceans The 'OCEANS'...

2014-06-09 23:06:44

CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in a featured story in the Daily Fashion Report, a subscription-based blog dedicated to the high end of New York Fashion. The dedicated profile, titled The Social Graces: Chiu-Ti Jansen, hit the wire on June 7, 2014. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in a featured story in the Daily Fashion Report, a subscription-based...

2014-06-09 16:23:17

Company Awarded The Holmes Report's Gold SABRE Award NAPLES, Fla., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, was awarded the Gold SABRE Award in Corporate Reputation - Institutional Image for its ongoing public relations efforts to support the brand's initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO "Hertz is redefining the premium car rental experience, creating a valued rental experience...


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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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