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2014-06-19 12:29:58

Leatt Presents Innovative Helmet Technology - Significantly Smaller than Competitors' Helmets, Designed to Prevent Concussions in Motocross, Cycling CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer of personal protective equipment for athletes, in extreme sports, including the Leatt-Brace®, which helps prevent devastating cervical spine injuries in helmeted sports, today announced that it has introduced to the trade press two...

2014-06-19 12:29:51

@SassySnatch debuts the diary sequel of tales on how Brazilians empower women to relationships of beauty and strength ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Happy Hen House (ISBN 1497306361) is a new novel that reveals the confessions that monopolize the conversations in the confines of the bikini wax room. The newly release book can be purchased on Amazon via http://www.menesser.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119527 People from around the country...

2014-06-19 08:27:15

Top fashion media and notable celebrities attend to celebrate launch NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, Baume & Mercier, one of the oldest Swiss watch brands, introduced a new women's watch collection, Promesse, its first new women's offering in nearly a decade. The collection was revealed to an energetic crowd of who's who in the New York fashion media, as well as notable celebrities and influencers. Baume & Mercier's global CEO, Alain Zimmerman and North...

2014-06-19 08:26:25

Vacation rental guests can enjoy the comforts of home with access to signature Four Seasons customized service and luxury amenities TORONTO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Seasons just made it easier to plan the perfect getaway with the launch of the Four Seasons Vacation Rental website. Guests can now browse through some of the world's most exclusive properties and select the ideal urban residence or resort villa that provides the comforts of home, backed by the promise of...

chimpanzee in Rwandan forest
2014-06-19 03:00:26

Trinity College Dublin Light-fingered chimpanzees are changing the way subsistence farmers make a living in Africa by causing them to grow different crops and spend more time guarding their goods. This is according to work performed by researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s Department of Geography in the School of Natural Sciences, who say that communities near the edge of tropical forests are experiencing a lack of ‘dietary diversity’ and an increased exposure to disease-carrying...

2014-06-18 23:13:58

In celebration of the one-year anniversary since the launch of their blog, Gossip Curls, Curly Hair Solutions™ is offering fans the chance to win a prize pack featuring a subscription to Next Issue and a $150 CHS Gift Basket. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Curly Hair Solutions™ is thrilled to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their blog, Gossip Curls, a site all about the lifestyles of different women with different curls. To mark the occasion, they’re offering all curlies the chance to...

2014-06-18 23:00:56

MillionaireCasket.com, a renowned casket manufacturer, has recently announced its new designs of pine caskets. All the company’s old and new clients can get a discounted prices, up to 28% off, when ordering any pine caskets on the company’s website. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 MillionaireCasket.com, a renowned casket manufacturer, has recently announced its new designs of pine caskets. All the company’s old and new clients can get a discounted prices, up to 28% off, when ordering any pine...

2014-06-18 23:00:46

Recently, Dresses1000.com, one of the most distinguished dress companies, has announced its newest collection of homecoming dresses. According to the company’s sales representative, these unique items are specially created to expand the online market. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Recently, Dresses1000.com, one of the most distinguished dress companies, has announced its newest collection of homecoming dresses. According to the company’s sales representative, these unique items are specially...

2014-06-18 23:00:17

Recently, iFitDress.com, an outstanding online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion dresses, has happily announced its latest collection of 2014 tan party dresses. Moreover, all the new items are available at discounted prices, up to 60% off. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, an outstanding online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion dresses, has happily announced its latest collection of 2014 tan party dresses. Moreover, all the...

2014-06-18 12:29:24

The Mazatlán Music Day Festival is an annual musical celebration aimed toward promoting all of Mazatlán's tourist attractions as well as many local recording artists. MAZATLAN, Mexico, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- El Cid Timeshare knows that vacationers are always on the lookout for something new and exciting when they travel, and for those who will be spending time in Mazatlán this summer, El Cid Timeshare recommends the Mazatlán Music Day Festival - an entertaining and...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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