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2014-09-22 03:00:21

The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.

2011-12-16 17:00:00

As the feather extension craze peaks this Christmas, Air Feathers finally offers it's cruelty free, no kill professional products to the public in the hopes of keeping more birds from being

2011-02-09 13:38:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The entry deadline for The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 47th Golden Quill Awards has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec.

2011-02-05 09:11:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than a week remains to enter The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 47th Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

2011-01-21 09:08:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is calling for submissions to its 47th Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

2010-01-28 14:59:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only one week remains to enter The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 46th Golden Quill Awards, the annual competition that recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

2009-06-16 07:34:03

Why aren't birds larger? Fifteen-kilogram swans hold the current upper size record for flying birds, although the extinct Argentavis of the Miocene Epoch in Argentina is estimated to have weighed 70 kilograms, the size of an average human.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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