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2014-08-19 23:01:38

In his featured video on the Scientology website and the YouTube Scientology channel, Dwan describes the events that inspired his work to help youth avoid lives of drug abuse and addiction. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Just back from Glasgow where he helped distribute thousands of The Truth About Drugs Booklets at the Commonwealth Games (July 23 – August 6), Pete Dwan is a man with a mission—to help kids stay off drugs. And the need for his work cannot be overstated. According to UK Home...

2014-08-19 23:00:31

LunaDress, a popular supplier of fashionable wedding, bridesmaid, evening, prom, party, and cocktail dresses for ladies, is now providing a discount of up to 67% on all white prom dresses. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 LunaDress, a popular supplier of fashionable wedding, bridesmaid, evening, prom, party, and cocktail dresses for ladies, is now providing a discount of up to 67% on all white prom dresses. The company’s cheap white prom outfits are available in different necklines; ladies can...

2014-08-19 12:21:18

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Bloomfield has been named vice president of sales at HELLA's Corporate Center in Plymouth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137342 Based in Plymouth, Bloomfield has responsibility for further strengthening customer relationships in HELLA's automotive electronics and lighting businesses. He also will focus on helping to position the company for additional growth in strategic product areas, including energy management,...

2014-08-19 08:37:32

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stylebored is a unique shopping site that is making a noise and getting noticed by disrupting the traditional e-commerce model, by giving cash rewards simply from purchasing on the site. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702651 ) Without the need to be technically savvy, Stylebored gives the shopper cashback when either they buy a product or if one they have recommended is purchased. Profile...

2014-08-19 08:36:00

- KT Press reports on the country's One Laptop per Child Project (OLPC) - KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is an awfully hot Friday. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda's Capital City, Kigali. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137089 "Please... please teacher," calls Magnifique Uwase of Gisozi Public School requesting the teacher to explain a computerized mathematical task. Each...

2014-08-19 08:25:15

One LA artist to win $1K, winning artwork to be displayed at Museum of Latin American Art LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of the HERDEZ® brand, Mexico's No. 1 selling salsa, is launching a T-shirt design contest in spirit of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The brand is calling out for artists in the greater Los Angeles area to submit their designs for the chance to be featured on the 2014 HERDEZ® brand Día de los Muertos T-shirts, which will be up...

2014-08-18 23:08:05

How an Online Sneaker Store, Kickzmansion.com, Gets Creative with Free Shipping to Succeed in Down Economy (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 ​It is often during challenging times when businesses get the most creative to survive. Such is the case for Kickzmansion. This exclusive sneakers retailer, and online website, is using innovative ways to stimulate business to survive this tough economic climate. Using new social networking tools available on the internet has enabled Kickzmansion to reach...

2014-08-18 23:05:19

Continental East Development recently recognized, the all-volunteer Riverside National Cemetery Memorial Honor Detail at a tribute in Moreno Valley, CA, for its service to the community. The group has provided honors to tens of thousands of deceased veterans at the cemetery since the detail was founded 18 years ago Moreno Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 With over 150 veterans and local community members and political leaders on hand, the Riverside National Cemetery Memorial Honor...

2014-08-18 23:00:08

BellasDress, an experienced supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has recently revised and upgraded its blog to offer the latest information about its products and fashion trends. In addition, the company is also offering great discounts for its purple prom dresses now. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 BellasDress, an experienced supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has recently revised and upgraded its blog to offer the latest information...

2014-08-18 12:31:01

Clery Center's Abigail Boyer to Present "VAWA Amendments to Clery Clarified: What Your Campus Needs to Know" FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, has announced it will conduct a free live webinar aimed at clarifying the 2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Amendments to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) in order to further higher...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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