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2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-16 20:24:23

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Watches and Clocks in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Watches (Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper ($300 - $999), & Luxury ($1000 - $5000)), and Clocks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-09-16 16:29:22

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Denim Jeans in US$ Million. The global market is also analyzed in Million Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-09-16 08:33:07

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distinguished online fashion store Milanoo has just announced its top selling costumes, to give ideas to customers for the coming Halloween. 2014 Halloween is on the way and people are about to embrace the great carnival of the year. Many costumers get into dilemma when preparing for the costumes. Well, Milanoo stands out to give customer ideas by revealing its top selling costumes. "A lot of customers expressed their troubles in...

2014-09-16 08:27:04

Artist and author Marcia Gloster Ammeen recounts her 'Story of Seduction' 50 years later VERONA, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "As his eyes met mine, I felt a sudden, powerful sensation wash over me. I saw him in a flash of white light and knew that image would be engraved in my memory forever." - Marcia Gloster, author of 31 Days: A Memoir of Seduction. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146184 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146185 That...

2014-09-16 08:26:50

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146311 Former US President Bill Clinton, US lawmakers and celebrities have also been invited to the event. American civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson graced a similar event in Chicago, back in...

2014-09-16 08:26:30

WallFlower Jeans Veteran, Bella Thorne, Passes the Fashion Torch to Fellow Star Olivia Holt NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WallFlower Jeans, an All-American Juniors lifestyle brand, today announced Olivia Holt of Disney's "I Didn't Do It" as its new celebrity spokesperson. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146310 "We are thrilled to bring a fresh face to the WallFlower Jeans brand," says Nathan Mamiye, Vice President of Sales of WallFlower Jeans. "Olivia's...

2014-09-16 04:20:33

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points: - Exploration of the unexplored Northern end of the concession commenced. Early indications are of further high-grade mineralisation. - Extension of mineralisation identified by geochemical sampling in existing exploration area. Early indications show the mineralisation is larger than previously identified. Fleurette Group...

2014-09-15 16:24:37

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Lividini & Co. and the Accessories Council have joined together to launch the Emerging Designers Competition, an initiative to find and mentor a high-potential up-and-coming accessories designer. The winner will participate in a one-year program, directed by L&Co. in partnership with The Accessories Council, which will provide mentoring and networking opportunities. The program will launch on September 15th, with the winner revealed at...

2014-09-15 16:20:42

Hertz Car Rental Partners with NYC Development to Offer Convenient New Service NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), in partnership with Peter Cooper Village, today announced it will be the preferred car rental company of Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town (PCVST) in New York City, offering Hertz 24/7 service with its on demand technologies and latest award winning Hertz ExpressRent(TM) Kiosks to offer the best car rental convenience in...


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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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