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2014-03-16 23:03:34

To earn this certificate Maleshapewear passed a strict test of rules and regulations. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 MaleShapeWear Inc. Receives Certification from Doctor Trusted Online health retailer MaleShapeWear aka USA ShapeWear has recently been approved to display a doctor's seal of approval, a major benefit granted by consumer protection service Doctor Trusted. To earn certification, MaleShapeWear passed a strict application process that involves careful evaluation by a...

2014-03-15 23:01:33

SeeTips.com has recently compared many online shopping stores and announces that LightInTheBox is the most recommended supplier of high quality cheap tattoo kits, tattoo machines and tattoo power supplies. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 SeeTips.com has recently compared many online shopping stores and announces that LightInTheBox is the most recommended supplier of high quality cheap tattoo kits, tattoo machines and tattoo power supplies. A comprehensive analysis of the market along with a full...

2014-03-15 20:20:50

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- David Brenner's passing has greatly affected the comedy community. He gave Richard Lewis his first true start in comedy by handing him the money he needed to quit his day job and take the stage. Lewis says, "David Brenner was a huge star when I met him and he took me under his wing. To me, historically, he was the godfather of 'hip, observational comedy.' He mentored me from day one. He was family to me in the deepest, most supportive sense....

2014-03-14 23:27:25

Recently, iFitDress.com, a leading provider of women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its bridesmaid prom dress promotion for March. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a leading provider of women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its bridesmaid prom dress promotion for March. All the company’s brand bridesmaid prom outfits are now offered at discounted prices, up to 64% off. According to a sales manager of the company, great savings are also provided...

2014-03-14 23:25:38

piZone.org brings pi to SXSW and the world. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In 2009, the U.S. House declared National Pi Day as a way for schools and the public to focus on math and science in a fun, innovative, and approachable way. Of course, it also involves eating pie. Through its promotion of National Pi Day, piZone.org seeks to promote to the public the importance of a strong STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education as a vehicle that inspires future...

2014-03-14 23:00:30

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company and casket wholesale distributor, has added new models to its much appreciated line of wood caskets, and announced a site-wide casket promotion. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company and casket wholesale distributor, has added new models to its much appreciated line of wood caskets, and announced a site-wide casket promotion. Now, all its caskets come with great discounts for the...

2014-03-14 12:30:26

Lectra will provide advanced design software to the award winners ATLANTA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials--fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials--partnered with TELIO during the ninth annual Canada's Breakthrough Designers competition. TELIO is a leading importer/exporter and distributor of high-end textiles. The annual design competition showcases Canada's...

2014-03-13 23:28:45

Mountainside Treatment Center offers the following ten tips that will help you enjoy St. Patty's Day without putting your sobriety at risk. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Every year, Americans spend an average of more than $245 million at bars, pubs, and nightclubs on St. Patrick's Day. If you or your loved one is a recovering alcoholic and you want to build new traditions minus the temptation of alcohol, Mountainside Treatment Center offers the following ten tips that will...

2014-03-13 23:21:54

Her Junction is a trendy new clothing store exclusively for women, which has recently been launched online. The website offers the latest collection of women’s clothing, fashion accessories, shoes, handbags and much more. Norfolk, Virginia (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Her Junction is a new online clothing store on the block that offers trendy designer apparel, stylish clothing and exclusive accessories for women of all ages. Aiming to deliver quality, style and convenience, the fashion store...

2014-03-13 12:32:07

HIGH QUALITY AUSTRALIAN MERINO WOOL LOCKS IN HEAT IN WINTER & REPELS IT IN SUMMER NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Rukico Tailors, which outfits top executives in the New York metropolitan area, has paired with leading fabric house, Dormeuil, to bring a newly designed all-weather Australian wool fabric to the United States called "Iconik." The performance technology of this Australian wool insulates, allowing it to lock in heat in the winter and repel it in the summer....


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

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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