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2014-07-09 08:24:38

MONTREAL, July 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Recently, owners of the largest billboards in Canada refused the Raelians' business, which would promote their Swastika rehabilitation campaign. Their reason: "While I can appreciate your group has a unique perspective on the Swastika, it is not until you go to your website that one gains your perspective. For many people this ad will be seen to be offensive and inflammatory. For that reason we will not post it (see the board on this link -->...

2014-07-08 16:26:46

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yummie by Heather Thomson has tapped Mekayla Diehl, Miss Indiana USA 2014, as the face of its Fall/Holiday 2014 Collection of Shapewear, Intimates, Active and Denim! Mekayla Diehl, who ranked in the top 20 for Miss USA, became a body image role model overnight when her "normal" size 4 figure challenged conventional pageant standards. She strutted confidently down the runway in a bikini and immediately became a trending topic on Twitter. Her...

2014-07-08 12:25:24

Registration closes soon for The MoonWalk NYC 2014, an overnight bra-baring marathon for vital breast cancer causes NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk the Walk's night-time marathon for breast cancer, The MoonWalk NYC 2014 presented by Empire BlueCross BlueShield, will be closing its registration soon. Power Walkers looking to strut through the NYC streets in bedazzled bras and raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering's Breast Examination Center of Harlem (BECH) will have...

2014-07-08 12:25:05

Host Father Sebastiaan, a leading expert on the vampire subculture, promises this event to be informative, exciting and sometimes shocking. NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you say that the Endless Night Festival in New Orleans over the 2014 Halloween weekend is a unique event - well, that's just a gross understatement. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125031 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125030 Hosted by the legendary Father...

2014-07-08 08:25:05

McDonald communicates the urgency for investing into a relationship with God MAITLAND, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The mission behind Franceilia McDonald's new book, Contending with Horses: Preparing God's Servants for Survival through Severe Persecution, ($19.99, paperback, 9781629522821; $30.99, hardcover, 9781629526201; $9.99, e-book, 9781629522838) is to equip believers with practical biblical tools that will help them withstand Satan's imminent persecution in the...

2014-07-08 08:24:41

SALT LAKE CITY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expecting scorching desert heat in Salt Lake City, Richter7 will enforce a "No Pants Policy" for its employees beginning this week. For the seventh consecutive year, Richter7 employees will not be allowed to wear pants to the office from July through August. The policy kicks off July 9 at 10:30 a.m. during Richter7's "No Pants" kick-off party. We're extending the casual Friday concept to casual Monday through Friday all summer long --...

2014-07-07 23:06:18

Recently, WigsCity.com, an outstanding online supplier of high quality hairpieces, has announced its new collection of fashionable human hair wigs. What’s more, the company has announced that all these wigs are now offered at discounted prices, up to 23% off. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Recently, WigsCity.com, an outstanding online supplier of high quality hairpieces, has announced its new collection of fashionable human hair wigs. What’s more, the company has announced that all these wigs...

2014-07-07 23:05:06

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a famous casket supplier in the current market, has unveiled its latest selection of 18 gauge metal caskets and launched a summer special offer for the new items. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a famous casket supplier in the current market, has unveiled its latest selection of 18 gauge metal caskets and launched a summer special offer for the new items. Until July 28, all of them are available at discounted prices, up to 31% off....

2014-07-07 23:00:21

The great poplar caskets from MillionaireCasket.com are popular among worldwide distributors. Recently, the company has announced great discounts for its brand new poplar caskets. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The great poplar caskets from MillionaireCasket.com are popular among worldwide distributors. They are famous for natural materials, exquisite craftsmanship and competitive prices. Recently, the company has announced great discounts for its brand new poplar caskets. MillionaireCasket.com...

2014-07-07 12:25:43

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELLECIGA swimwear lands again on the home page of MyPrivateBoutique (http://www.myprivateboutique.ch/en), the only online luxury discount store in Switzerland. As a fashion brand born in North America, RELLECIGA has succeeded in winning the recognition of the European fashion world, the cradle of many famous fashion brands such as Chanel, Gucci, Dior, and more. RELLECIGA is the global partner of the French Synchronized Swimming Team and the only...


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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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