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2014-03-12 23:28:43

The reviews are in, and it looks like B2R has a hit. Multiple experienced racers are raving about the Trail Performance Shoe. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Just last month B2R released three new models. The expanded product line of the Gavilan Moccasin, Raja Trainer and Trail Performance all boasted the zero-drop, split-toe platform that put B2R on the map. Of the new shoes, the Trail Performance model was met with the most anticipation. The company teased the release of the...

2014-03-12 23:26:07

Recently, Dresses1000.com, a leading provider of women’s special occasion dresses, has released its new range of elegant black high low prom dresses. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Recently, Dresses1000.com, a leading provider of women’s special occasion dresses, has released its new range of elegant black high low prom dresses. In addition, the company has made the decision to launch a big sale for all its products. Now, all its wonderful gowns, including prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses,...

2014-03-12 23:25:47

Celebrities have been known to show off their Rolex watches and now with the option to customize their watches, buyers can too. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Hollywood stars have been known to don customized Rolex watches and with the help of Certified Timepieces, buyers now get the chance to own a customized Rolex watch similar to what their favorite star is wearing. Thousands of celebrities are photographed on a regular basis. Whether it is a paparazzi taking pictures...

2014-03-12 23:00:28

Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous brand of graceful outfits, has updated with online category with an allure bridesmaid dress promotion. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous brand of graceful outfits, has updated with online category with an allure bridesmaid dress promotion. All the company’s graceful bridesmaid gowns are now offered at promotional prices, up to 63% off. The current goal of the company is to create more stylish wedding dresses and women’s special...

2014-03-12 12:27:37

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year, but that's not stopping an overwhelming majority of Americans from celebrating their Irish roots. According to Survey Analytics, 97 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday in one form or another. Although it's not the most popular of U.S. holidays, 41 percent of Americans will be spending the night out with friends at a bar or party and 30 percent will...

2014-03-12 08:33:19

HGTV Design Couple Share Top Household Trends for Easter PARK RIDGE, Ill., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for their daring design pairings of high-end modern and flea market finds, HGTV design couple and parents of seven, Robert and Cortney Novogratz, are sharing big and bold trends that will define Easter this year from the latest egg decorating ideas to brightest spring decor. DIY Egg Decorating "This year, we predict more people are going to be rolling up their sleeves and moving...

2014-03-12 08:28:05

Party Experts Recommend Rainbow Decor, Dessert-Inspired Cocktails and Tasty Treats to Celebrate the Luck of the Irish LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite (www.evite.com), the leader in digital invitations and social planning since 1998, today revealed its monthly Holiday Party Trend Report which features insight on holiday party trends, how-to ideas and tips. This month's report highlights St. Patrick's Day, one of the most celebrated holidays around the world and one...

2014-03-11 23:32:52

WebsiteAlive’s cutting-edge online communications products are allowing Loews Hotels customers to reserve rooms via Twitter. This innovative solution shows that using online chat in a social media context is a game-changer for e-commerce. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 There’s a definite shift in how travelers are making hotel reservations. Traditionally, they would either call the hotel directly or use a toll-free central reservations line. As technology evolved, travelers...

2014-03-11 23:23:50

Recently, eeFashion.com, China’s well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new range of special Cinderella pageant dresses. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Recently, eeFashion.com, China’s well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new range of special Cinderella pageant dresses. At the company’s online store, there are plenty of beautiful outfits for sale, including bridesmaid gowns, wedding gowns, prom gowns, cocktail gowns and so...

2014-03-11 23:03:42

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. According to Zoe Wong, CEO of the company, all casket distributors worldwide can get a discount, up to 30% off, when placing a...


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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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