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2015-01-12 20:21:28

Property and tourism sectors in the Caribbean and Central America set to grow in 2015, according to the latest edition of The Caribbean Property Investor magazine LONDON, Jan.

2015-01-09 12:24:44

Catholic Health Organizations in the U.S. Contributed $10 Million to Construction WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five years after an earthquake destroyed St.

2015-01-08 08:33:16

Share Up-to Date Project Information Across the Organization in the Field or Office SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan.

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

Kara Sea
2014-12-27 11:46:39

Researchers from Norway and Russia have found significant amount of the greenhouse gas methane is leaking from an area of the Arctic seabed off the northern coast of Siberia.

easter island
2014-12-17 15:40:21

Too bad it doesn't shed any light on how the heck they got those statues there.

2014-12-16 23:01:19

Atlantis Rising Magazine Explores the Surprising Origin of Ideas Still Driving Today’s Sensational Media Coverage Livingston, MT (PRWEB) December 16, 2014

2014-12-15 16:20:33

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.

2014-12-15 08:20:19

AZOUR, Israel, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location & Control Ltd.'s (NASDAQ: ITRN, TASE: ITRN) ("Ituran") today announced that the Administrative Court


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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