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2014-03-11 08:31:58

Partnership launches in glasses.com Salt Lake City HQ with OneSight Vision Van Clinic providing free eye exams and eyewear to local students supported by doctors/volunteers from EyeMed, glasses.com, LensCrafters, Oakley, Sunglass Hut and Target Optical SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Exam week" takes on new meaning for 100+ local students who will receive free eye exams and new glasses onboard OneSight's Vision Van when it parks at two schools in Salt Lake City March...

2014-03-11 08:22:12

ALBANY, New York, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Plant Growth Regulators (Cytokinins, Auxins and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global demand for plant growth regulators was valued at USD 3,360.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 5,936.2 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.5 % from 2013 to 2019. Browse Global Plant...

2014-03-10 23:29:25

Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous brand of graceful outfits, has added 200 new designs of burgundy party dresses to its product portfolio. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous brand of graceful outfits, has added 200 new designs of burgundy party dresses to its product portfolio. Also, the company has launched a promotion of its chic party outfits. The current discount is up to 65% off; all new and old clients can enjoy the low prices before the end of March. True...

2014-03-10 23:28:32

Top Hollywood Concept Artist Warren Manser's Artwork is the Centerpiece for “House of Monsters” Crowdfunding Campaign. The Charming Illustrations Provide Insight to the New Stop-Motion Animated Web Series produced by The Monster Shop, Inc. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Built around a 2012 stop-motion short film of the same name, the new House of Monsters web series is a throwback to the classic Rankin/Bass holiday specials like Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer and Mad...

2014-03-10 23:26:42

Recently, Fadhits.com, the popular online supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, has introduced its new collection of junior prom dresses. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Recently, Fadhits.com, the popular online supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, has introduced its new collection of junior prom dresses. “We are proud to announce our fresh junior prom gowns. In addition, we have launched a special offer on these unique items; they...

2014-03-10 23:25:28

MyDressCity is one of the world’s leading wedding dress manufacturers and retailers. Recently, the company has released its collection of plus size prom dresses. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 MyDressCity is one of the world’s leading wedding dress manufacturers and retailers. Recently, the company has released its collection of plus size prom dresses. Also, the company has announced its dress promotion for March, intending to expand the online market in the great shopping season. Now, all...

2014-03-10 23:23:32

Chiu-Ti Jansen interviewed Philip Tinari, curator of the 2014 Armory Show CHINA FOCUS, in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen interviewed Philip Tinari, curator of the 2014 Armory Show CHINA FOCUS and Director of The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (UCCA), in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. Titled “The...

2014-03-10 16:27:06

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swiss watchmaker BOVET 1822 once again supported Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) by sponsoring the Hollywood Domino pre-Oscar event at the historic Sunset Tower Hotel. Owner of BOVET, Mr. Pascal Raffy, was joined that evening by APJ foundation founder and Academy award-winning director Paul Haggis and stars supporting the cause, including: Jon Hamm, Kevin Jonas, Maria Bello, Vanessa Hudgens, Kate Beckinsale, Adrian Brody, Jimmy...

2014-03-10 12:25:02

VICTORIA, British Columbia, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada-based retailer of tattoo supplies and equipment, LSG Products Inc., today announced the opening of its new online store serving U.S. consumers: www.GreatTattooSupplies.com. GreatTattooSupplies.com offers a vast array of competitively priced and high quality chairs, needles, gloves, tripods, foot switches, tattoo guns, inks, and kits. The new online store is a great resource for the owners of tattoo lounges or...

2014-03-10 08:27:36

SEABROOK, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Sober St. Patrick's Day® Celebration to be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Cathedral High School in New York City. Sober St. Patrick's Day was created as a fresh alternative for those who want to celebrate the holiday in an alcohol-free atmosphere. Founded by award-winning TV producer William Spencer Reilly, Sober St. Patrick's Day was created...


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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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