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2014-06-05 08:26:54

Iconic Watch Brand Continues Series of Films That Capture the Spirit of Gifting Moments NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baume & Mercier released today a short film that brings to life the beauty of the age-old saying, "it is better to give, than it is to receive." "Celebrate Dad" is slated to launch today on http://www.baume-et-mercier.com and the brand's social media platforms. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-05 04:21:31

HONG KONG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BV CPS) has announced it will again celebrate and support the World Environment Day (WED) on the 5th June. This is the 6th year that BV CPS has supported the WED initiatives throughout its worldwide locations. WED is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and actions in support of the environment. It is an annual event aimed at drawing global attention for...

2014-06-04 23:16:17

Recently, iFitDress.com, a reliable company of women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a reliable company of women’s special occasion dresses, has announced its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses. In addition, all these elegant items are on sale now; they are available at discounted prices, up to 68% off. The company’s development manager says that the...

2014-06-04 23:09:17

Chiu-Ti Jansen, founder of CHINA HAPPENINGS, hosted an exclusive presentation of the 2014 CFDA Awards red carpet for China’s premier fashion platform SINA FASHION, interviewing fashion luminaries Diane von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, Vera Wang, Alexander Wang, Zac Posen, Phillip Lim, Prabal Gurung, Karlie Kloss, Chanel Iman, among others. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen hosted an exclusive presentation of...

2014-06-04 23:05:51

Scales Team to Meet Rapid Growth Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Snobswap.com, an online marketplace for pre-owned designer clothes and accessories, is helping designer consignment boutiques from New York, D.C., Las Vegas, Cleveland and more expand their businesses online.In addition to the growing list of U.S. stores, Snobswap just launched its first international consignment boutique from Canada last week. Snobswap.com provides an online destination to shop brick-and-mortar...

2014-06-04 23:04:29

As the number of deaths stagnates, funeral home growth will slow. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Funeral Homes industry to its growing industry report collection. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Funeral Homes industry provides memorial services and merchandise for the deceased and facilitates the arrangement of the burial or cremation of a body. According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Leah Goddard, “Demand for industry services does not typically...

2014-06-04 23:02:07

Heritage Funeral Homes' Memorial service and butterfly release will honor loved ones who have recently passed away. Greenfield, WI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Saying goodbye to loved ones is difficult, but at Heritage Funeral Home we take comfort in honoring them and reflecting on the wonderful lives they lived. The whole community is invited to pay tribute to those who have passed away in the past year with an outdoor memorial service on the lawn of Heritage Funeral Home, at 4800 S. 84th...

2014-06-04 16:27:06

LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinup Girl Clothing, a vintage inspired apparel company whose mission is creating American-made "couture for every body" celebrates their 15 year anniversary with a new campaign that shines the spotlight on their diverse and devoted clientele. "How PUG changed my life" is a photo entry contest taking Instagram by storm, connecting customers from around the globe who are sharing personal before and after stories of how the brand has not only...

2014-06-04 08:27:38

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Montblanc honored acclaimed film producer Jane Rosenthal with the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award at a private ceremony last night at the Stephan Weiss Studio in New York City to celebrate her passion and commitment for arts and culture. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94151Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94152 Rosenthal joined the prestigious ranks of past Montblanc de la Culture winners,...

2014-06-04 08:26:57

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As I prepare to head off to Rwanda, on the first stop of a 4-country tour of East Africa, I am impressed by how much broadcasting has changed in this region since I joined AFRICA24 MEDIA 3 years ago. The Kenyan market has become very competitive with new channels launching and grand plans for the digital migration. Tanzanian stations have started selling advertising and have been taking on very distinct personalities. In Rwanda...


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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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