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2015-04-29 23:06:38

Juchmann to Present at Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition, ‘The Silicon Valley Drone Show,’ on April 30 MORGAN HILL, Calif.

2015-04-29 23:01:18

Pacific Prime explore the differences between the two systems in a guide titled Private, public, international health care in Singapore SINGAPORE (PRWEB) April

2015-04-29 08:26:57

16th annual State of the Air 2015 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American

2015-04-27 23:07:09

Visit booths 1132, 1133 and 1134 to learn more about the benefits of patented MB Bio Remediation, ManureMagic™ and wastewater products FOG and LIFT and their environmentally friendly remediation

2015-04-27 20:21:19

Ranch serving as haven for federally threatened species is protected in perpetuity SUNOL, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who would ever think the threatened California

2015-04-27 16:26:45

LONDON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian pesticides market can be characterized as actively developing: for 7 years from 2008 to 2014 the market had grown in 1.5 times.

2015-04-27 16:25:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 27 through May 1 as Air Quality Awareness Week. "As

2015-04-27 12:32:08

KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Development partners must act swiftly and effectively to meet the needs of children and families recovering after a devastating 7.8-magnitude

2015-04-27 08:24:54

TSX:TML TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Treasury Metals Inc.

2015-04-27 08:20:50

Ball Aerospace Joint Polar Satellite-1 Hosts Four of Five instruments BOULDER, Colo., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.


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Eastern Pondhawk
2014-11-19 10:48:05

The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Desert greening
2013-04-25 16:10:03

Desert greening is made up of any number of methods used to revitalize deserts. So far, only arid and semi-arid desert are meant when using this expression. The icy deserts and other types are considered to be unsuitable. The different methods include landscaping methods to reduce evaporation, erosion, consolidation of topsoil, temperature, sandstorms and more, permaculture in general, planting trees, regeneration of salty, polluted, or degenerated soils, floodwater retention and...

Mudflats
2013-04-19 21:07:34

Mudflats, or otherwise known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is left behind by tides or rivers. They’re found in sheltered regions such as bayous, lagoons, estuaries, and bays. Mudflats might be seen geologically as exposed layers of bay mud, a result from the deposition of estuarine silts, marine animal detritus, and clays. The majority of the sediment in a mudflat is within the intertidal zone, therefore the flat is submerged and exposed about twice per day. In...

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Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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