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2013-05-21 23:13:46

Acesse begins an exciting tour for Acesse Leaders, Consultants, and potential new Members. The tour kicks off on May 21, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan; it will visit six cities in five Asian countries to celebrate the success of the Top Consultants, and to showcase the new Acesse Products, Services, and Business Opportunity. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The Acesse Fire Up Tour 2013 begins in Tokyo, Japan on May 21, 2013 in the beautiful Shinagawa Kumin Hall. Acesse will be offering an...

2013-05-11 23:03:20

Synacy Inc. obtained its certification of registration with The Philippine Economic Zone Authority during the signing ceremony held last April 19, 2013 in Pasay City, Manila. Cebu City, Philippines (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Synacy Inc., the newest software development company in Cebu, obtained its certification of registration with The Philippine Economic Zone Authority, or PEZA, during the signing ceremony held last April 19, 2013 in Pasay City, Manila. The registration agreement was signed by...

2013-05-10 23:21:48

With the recent completion of a beautiful new beachfront villa, an array of magnificent limestone cliffs and long sandy beaches, the Krabi province of Thailand guarantees a perfect holiday for climbing devotees. Krabi, Thailand (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Situated in the heart of southern Thailand, Krabi has an abundance of climbs that will please both established climbers and beginners wanting to get a taste of this exciting sport. The most popular climbing areas are Ao Nang, Ton Sai and Railay,...

2013-05-03 23:23:47

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing great new deals on hotels in the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu to take advantage of the dry season climbing opportunities on the beautiful and surprisingly accessible Mt. Kinabalu, only 50km from the main city. Singapore (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing great new...

2013-04-01 23:00:50

The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) will help the Kurdistan Regional Government start up the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX) in Iraq´s Kurdistan region, a joint endeavor of the Iraqi government and private sector to build a modern securities market. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) will help the Kurdistan Regional Government start up the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX) in Iraq´s Kurdistan region, a joint endeavor of the Iraqi...


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Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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