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2013-10-31 23:36:00

Brainstorm Internet expands its gigabit fiber broadband in downtown Durango, Colorado. Durango, CO (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Brainstorm Internet, a FORETHOUGHT.net company, is now one of Colorado’s largest independent internet providers. The Durango-based communications provider announced today that it will now offer gigabit fiber internet broadband in downtown Durango, Colorado. The first buildings to receive gigabit fiber are 1099 Main Street and 1199 Main Street (the Bank of Colorado...


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Yellow-Nosed Cotton Rat, Sigmodon ochrognathus
2012-07-20 10:57:52

The yellow-nosed cotton rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) has a range that extends from eastern Sierra Madre Occidental into the central areas of Durango. Its western range includes western Coahuila, located in Mexico, and it occurs from New Mexico to Arizona. It has a fragmented range in the deserts of Mesa del Norte, located in Trans-Pecos Texas. The yellow-nosed cotton rat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”. Image Caption: Picture of a Sigmodon...

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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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