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2013-07-25 23:00:12

All Rural Homes in Delaware now have access to high speed Internet access and unlimited phone calling in a bundle with no need for a copper phone line. Dover, Delaware (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 High Speed Internet Satellite.info (http://www.highspeedinternetsatellite.info), a cutting edge satellite Internet provider in Delaware, is now providing speeds of up to 15Mbps per second after the launch of the new Gen4 satellite. Satellite Internet and phone service is now available to all...

2013-07-12 23:22:15

Dr. Regina Lee Blaszczyk to speak at Hagley Museum and Library on September 12 about her research on color and commerce in American history and her newest book, The Color Revolution. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 How does the fashion industry select next season’s colors? Hagley Museum and Library will welcome renowned author Dr. Regina Lee Blaszczyk on September 12 to speak about the relationship between color and commerce in American history. Based on her newest book, The...


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Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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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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