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2014-08-13 08:31:48

THIS SEPTEMBER FASHION PALETTE MAKES ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP, EXTENDED ROSTER AND TWO SEPARATE RUNWAY SHOWS NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion Palette, a full-service company promoting Australian fashion, announces its fourth-consecutive season as the exclusive presenter of Australia's leading designers at New York Fashion Week. The organization began as a pre-fashion week program to raise international awareness about the Australian...

2014-08-13 08:27:27

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POST), Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU), Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) and Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: KORS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-08-13 04:21:03

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleurette Group is pleased to announce the second quarter 2014 operating results for Mutanda Mining SARL ("MUMI"). Highlights - Q2 production of 51,500 tonnes - Total first half production of 98,600 tonnes - Mumi has now reached capacity production rate of 200,000 tonnes copper per year, reflecting $1.8 billion investment made by shareholders -...

2014-08-12 23:09:42

WebTeb to Launch iOS App for Arabic Speakers in the MENA Market Containing Doctor Approved Information About Health, Wellness, Doctor Information and Much More Amman, Jordan and Ramallah, Palestine (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 WebTeb, the leading Arabic health and lifestyle portal, announced today the launch of its Mobile WebTeb App, the first of its kind in Arabic. The iOS app includes WebTeb’s physician backed information to make the health and well-being of Arabic speakers better, by...

2014-08-12 23:05:12

Recently, Dressestime.com, a well-known dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its collection of colorful homecoming dresses for 2014. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Recently, Dressestime.com, a well-known dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its collection of colorful homecoming dresses for 2014. In addition to that, the CEO of the company has proudly stated that all these brand new gowns are offered at discounted prices, up to 69% off. What’s more, all of them come with...

2014-08-12 12:24:45

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELLECIGA Swimwear Summer Sale Night was successfully held by RELLECIGA Swimwear UK and Noir La Rue (http://www.noirlarue.com) on August 8 in Great Britain, which was another significant step for RELLECIGA to enter Great Britain's market! This high-end fashion show rocked Great Britain from 7:30PM-10:00PM in Corinthian, a local grand fashion club. More than 100 guests from the fashion industry in Great Britain attended this event and...

2014-08-12 08:33:05

One in four restaurant workers wear Dickies pants on the job, according to consumer study FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global workwear brand Dickies® today announced the results of a recent study performed in the food service industry. The study was conducted by independent research firm ConsumerDNA and included interviews with more than 1,000 active industry professionals from fast food/quick service, casual dining or fine dining restaurants. The study...

2014-08-12 08:26:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Danielle R. Crumb, an ardent advocate, on the August 12 live broadcast of Chicago Counterpoint TV at 7:30 p.m. (CST). This week's show will focus on the winning legal strategies Crumb recently employed when she litigated a significant parental alienation case and reunited a desperate father with his three children who had been kicked to the curb. The...

music class
2014-08-12 04:49:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many studies show the benefits of music, including creative inspiration, stress relief, and intellectual abilities. Studies on the latter have mostly focused on students in affluent areas, but a new study, led by Dr. Nina Kraus, a neurobiologist at Northwestern University, shows definitive evidence that music education – learning to play a musical instrument or to sing – just might help disadvantaged children strengthen their...

2014-08-11 23:05:54

Mr. Skin Celebrates 15th Birthday by Counting Down All-Time Best Nude Scenes in Hollywood History Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Mr. Skin is rocking his birthday suit! To commemorate 15 years as the world’s #1 resource for celebrity nudity, Mr. Skin is naming the 150 Greatest Celebrity Nude Scenes of All Time from his exhaustive database of more than 20,000 actresses. Beginning on August 11, fifteen new scenes from the list will be revealed each day with the final fifteen being...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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