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2014-09-11 08:26:36

Receive Discounted Hertz Rentals and Up to $75 in Ticketmaster Ticket Cash(TM) Now Through October 31 NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz (NYSE: HTZ), and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), have once again come together to offer travelers and entertainment fans alike free Ticketmaster Ticket Cash(TM) when renting a Hertz vehicle. Partners for more than three years, the companies' newest promotion offers sports, music and theater fans the opportunity to receive free...

2014-09-10 23:10:08

Recently, Shopofgirls.com, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, has unveiled its new range of white homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Recently, Shopofgirls.com, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, has unveiled its new range of white homecoming dresses. All these brand new gowns are now available at discounted prices, up to 80% off. According to the development manager of the company, the...

2014-09-10 23:10:07

The renowned online supplier Dylan Queen has received a lot of requests for new special occasion dresses. As a response to this reality, the company has recently announced its new collection of cute homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The renowned online supplier Dylan Queen has received a lot of requests for new special occasion dresses. Recently, the company has announced its new collection of cute homecoming dresses. What’s more, the company is now offering great savings,...

2014-09-10 23:06:27

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a leading casket company from China, has announced its new rental caskets. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a leading casket company from China, has announced its new rental caskets. Every casket in this new collection is a work of art with intricately designs and fine built. These caskets are available at affordable prices. For its fine products and reasonable rates, the company has been getting positive responses from its...

2014-09-10 20:22:47

RODRI Introduces New Signature Event to "Honor the Dead... Celebrate the Living" STUDIO CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities worldwide. Though traditions may slightly differ among cultures, the holiday (typically taking place from Oct. 31-Nov. 2) commemorates the dead and brings families together...

2014-09-10 12:30:15

NANJING, China, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheinside, as an enlightened instructor of women, is ready to offer every girl who is zealous beauty and fashion lover a lifelong memorable outfit at favorable price during Homecoming week. As is known to all, homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back alumni in many schools. After you've graduated, it's a time to go back (or "come home") to your town and the campus, see old friends, and reminisce about your old and unforgettable...

2014-09-10 08:26:14

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMRG Media is proud to announce its annual Event Planner Expo - a premier event planner event to take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, on October 8, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year, the event will be hosted by Celebrity Event & Wedding Planner Colin Cowie. Mr. Cowie is a regular contributor to NBC's The Today Show and a popular personality on HSN, as well as the party planner of choice for...

2014-09-10 08:22:40

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), has announced that Christian Cunningham has joined the Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) as its Chief Human Resources Officer. The role has been newly created for HERC as Hertz prepares to separate its car and equipment rental businesses into standalone, publicly traded companies as announced in March 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/144926 Mr. Cunningham has significant,...

2014-09-09 23:11:36

Whiter Image Dental is offering a special program to dentists that participate in the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back event. This program incentivizes parents and children to get involved in the event that helps to prevent tooth decay, obesity, and also helps provide care packages to troops. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In support of the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program, Whiter Image Dental is making it easier for dentists to bring awareness to this once-a-year event by...

2014-09-09 23:04:06

BaliniSports got selected as one of the top 6 sports bra every women should have. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 BaliniSports Ranks High on Lucky Magazine’s List of Essential Bras Lucky magazine has chosen to rank a product from BaliniSports as one of the top six essential bras every woman should own. The brand’s fitted yoga bra has been ranked third among pieces from household brands such as Adidas, Victoria's Secret, Under Armour and H&M. The publication praised the bra for its...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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