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2014-09-15 08:20:45

Enters Mercedes-Benz Network in Brazil HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced the disposition of Hassel BMW MINI and Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa located on Long Island in New York. The Company, in addition to the dealerships, also disposed of owned real estate associated with both dealerships. In total, the dealerships generated approximately $260 million in trailing-twelve-month...

2014-09-12 23:02:04

Today, Bridal-Buy.net, a well-known homecoming accessories manufacturer and retailer, has delightedly pronounced its new collections of homecoming accessories, including school bags, homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Homecoming should not be confused with prom, as they occur at different times of the year. Homecoming usually occurs in the fall, and prom usually occurs in the spring. Today, Bridal-Buy.net, a well-known homecoming accessories manufacturer and retailer, has...

2014-09-12 23:01:21

Today, DressThat.com, a famous homing dresses manufacturer and retailer, has excitedly introduced its new selections of pretty homecoming dresses with latest styles. Moreover, the current discount is up to 80% off. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Today, DressThat.com, a famous homing dresses manufacturer and retailer, has excitedly introduced its new selections of pretty homecoming dresses with latest styles. Moreover, the current discount is up to 80% off. The sales representative says...

2014-09-12 23:01:06

Shopofgirls.com, a famous online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has happily announced its special offer for elegant homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Shopofgirls.com, a famous online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has happily announced its special offer for elegant homecoming dresses. Every customer can get a low price now. According to the company’s chief executive officer, the supplier wants to show...

2014-09-12 23:00:48

Shopofgirls.com, a leading online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion outfits, has recently released its new assortment of elegant white homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Shopofgirls.com, a leading online supplier of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion outfits, has recently released its new assortment of elegant white homecoming dresses. In addition, these new items are on sale now. All of them are available at discounted prices, up to 80%...

2014-09-12 23:00:34

Dressestime.com, one of the most popular suppliers of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion outfits, has recently unveiled its new collection of wonderful one shoulder homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Dressestime.com, one of the most popular suppliers of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion outfits, has recently unveiled its new collection of wonderful one shoulder homecoming dresses. Today, the company has decided to launch a big sale for these outfits;...

2014-09-12 23:00:31

The CEO of Dylan Queen is proud to release the new short prom dresses to celebrate the new season. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The CEO of Dylan Queen is proud to release the new short prom dresses to celebrate the new season. Dylan Queen is a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer. All the fresh outfits are made from fine materials by top experts. What’s more, they are now offered at deeply discounted prices, up to 80% off. The special offer will come to an end on September...

2014-09-12 23:00:27

BellasDress, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion gowns, is now providing exciting discounts on its brand new white prom dresses. The company often offers big savings to customers who like its products and support it all the time. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 BellasDress, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion gowns, is now providing exciting discounts on its brand new white prom dresses. The company often offers big savings to customers who like...

2014-09-12 12:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We have confirmed that five Saks Associates were arrested in connection with credit card fraud. This investigation involved 6 individuals using stolen credit card information. The incident impacted 22 Saks customers. All customers have been notified and their accounts have been restored. The incident involved several retailers, and there was no compromise to the security of Saks Fifth Avenue's networks or systems. Customer security is our...

2014-09-12 12:24:16

Adopt a School Celebrates Sixth Anniversary: Challenges Schools Across Canada to Engage their Communities for a Chance to Win an Additional $10,000 TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its Adopt a School program, celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. From Sept. 14 to Oct. 4 Indigo, Chapters and Coles locations across Canada will invite Canadians to make donations in-stores as well as online at...


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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
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.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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