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2012-03-06 08:00:00

Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Melbourne Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Melbourne Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. Melbourne Australia (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Melbourne Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Mirvac Hotels & Resorts offer exciting new Queensland conference venues in the Gold Coast and Palm Cove. Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sea Temple Surfers Paradise With sleek, modern décor, natural light, state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, BBQ and unique break-out areas, the brand new 5-star Sea Temple Surfers Paradise is unlike any other property on the Gold Coast. The perfect Gold Coast conference location for PCOs planning...

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Heidi Approaching Australia's Pilbara Coast
2012-01-11 12:17:45

Tropical Storm Heidi is forecast to make landfall today along the Pilbara coast of Western Australia as warnings pepper the coast. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead early in the day and captured a visible image showing Heidi's center still north of the Pilbara coast, while her outer bands continue to bring rainfall and gusty winds to coastal residents. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Heidi on January 11, 2012 at 02:30 UTC (Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. EST) and the Moderate Resolution...

2011-05-19 06:50:00

SYDNEY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNomads.com, the travel services company that helps travelers stay safe on the road, announces that there is one month remaining until the close of its scholarship contest which an amateur videographer can use to jump-start a documentary filmmaking career. The winner will travel for seven days Sept. 3-9, 2011, under the auspices of World Expeditions through remote Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land (far north Australia) for an immersion in...

2009-09-16 06:08:52

A long-haired cat named Clyde was returned to his family Wednesday in Tasmania after turning up at the other end of Australia three years after he went missing. Television cameras recorded the reunion between the Himalyan and Katrina Phillips in the Derwent Valley near Hobart, The Tasmania Mercury reported. Phillips said she was excited, but Clyde appeared to be taking everything in stride. He was so relaxed it was like he never left home, Phillips, 19, said. Donna Weber, a veterinarian in...

2009-09-14 09:47:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's Tourism New South Wales (NSW) today announces the launch of its once-in-a-lifetime Sydney Facebook Life Points Contest. Hosted on the official Sydney Australia Facebook Page [www.facebook.com/seesydney] - the ultimate resource for young Americans interested in gaining life experience in Sydney including deals on flights and accommodations - the contest gives U.S. globetrotters the chance to win an unforgettable vacation including roundtrip...


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Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Mulga Lands
2013-04-19 20:34:07

The Mulga Lands are an interim Australian bioregion out of eastern Australia made up of dry and sandy plains that are scattered with mulga trees. Located in inland New South Wales and Queensland these are level plains with some low hills and infertile sandy soil with a cover of shrubs and grasses with mulga and eucalyptus trees. The region incorporates regions of wetland, the majority of which are only seasonally flooded, these include Lake Numalla and Lake Wyara, the Currawinya Lakes,...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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