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2015-05-29 08:21:41

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 21, 2006, Rwanda's Capital, Kigali, woke up to a paralysis.

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Raven Keyes author of The Healing Light of Angels: Transforming Your Past, Present & Future with Divine Energy discusses the existence, evidence and access to Angels on Dr.

2015-05-28 23:00:54

United States District Court Judge Richard Seeborg ruled that the Assistant Manager overtime action must proceed and denied Nike Retail Services' request to nix the overtime row.

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World's largest professional civilian flight team performing on jets brings unique brand of aviation to world-famous Manhattan skyline WILTON, Conn., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly

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2015-05-28 12:40:09

Up to 10 percent of people who receive tattoos experience short-term complications such as pain, swelling, infection, and delayed healing, and just one-third of those individuals went on to seek medical attention or treatment for those issues.

2015-05-27 23:09:52

New integration allows for at-a-glance live audience engagement. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 MeetingPulse has introduced the first ever meeting

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Nike Softball Camp director and Adelphi University head softball coach, Bree Nasti led her team to their first Division II Softball

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Fruit of the Loom Encourages Consumers to Put Their Tee to the Test BOWLING GREEN, Ky., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruit of the Loom announced today the release of its latest product update

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LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) is pleased to announce the launch of a new program for its teen brand Skelanimals at Hot Topic, exclusive home of

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LEWES, Del., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned and -operated Parsell Pet Crematorium has unveiled an attractive and

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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

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...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.