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2015-04-14 12:21:11

BURNABY, Canada, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robust growth in automotive industry and expanding automobile fleet to drive tyre market in Algeria through 2020

2015-04-01 00:20:45

Syrian businessman Al-Khayyat provides funding for young woman's studies at Bryn Mawr College WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a young woman in her native city of Aleppo,

2015-02-16 12:28:57

Rules Intel, GE, and Corning Cannot Exclude Resolution WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-11 08:29:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Congressman Frank R.

2015-02-06 12:25:58

DUBLIN, Feb .06, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/78bk6j/global_tyre)

2015-02-05 12:20:37

DUBLIN, Feb .05, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4377w/global_auto_tyre)

2015-01-07 23:01:32

With a team of three, Dave Sperows team brings relief to people in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) January 07, 2015 For the past three

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2014-12-21 16:08:10

An analysis of six out of 12 major archeological sites in Syria that have been nominated as World Heritage Sites has found that four of them have been extensively looted and damaged, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced.

2014-11-17 23:07:11

Urgent Attention and Action Needed to Stop the Genocide Forest, VA (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 Vernon Brewer, Founder and President of World Help, traveled

2014-11-07 23:01:37

Despite all difficulties facing Lebanese start-ups in the tech sector, EGNYT defies all challenges and is launching on-demand organic food start-up Organic Lebanon, a first of its kind in the


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Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

2012-06-14 07:32:53

Symbol: XAELS Group: Lichen Family: Teloschistaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   CASP26 Caloplaca splendens (Darbish.) Zahlbr. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Teloschistales Family   Teloschistaceae Genus   Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr. – orange wall lichen Species   Xanthoria...

2012-06-14 07:32:55

Symbol: XACAF Group: Lichen Family: Teloschistaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Teloschistales Family   Teloschistaceae Genus   Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr. – orange wall lichen Species   Xanthoria candelaria (L.) Th. Fr. – orange wall lichen Variety  ...

2012-06-14 07:33:09

Symbol: XANTH9 Group: Lichen Family: Teloschistaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Teloschistales Family   Teloschistaceae Genus   Xanthoria (Fr.) Th. Fr. – orange wall lichen

2012-06-14 08:33:50

Symbol: TROR Group: Dicot Family: Ulmaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.