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2014-02-01 23:04:15

With the US Farm Bill’s inclusion this week of the hemp amendment, Bryan W. Brickner, publisher of The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids, points to our founding and the likes of George Washington (a noted hemp farmer) as the future of cannabis sativa begins to unfold (again) in the United States. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 With this week’s widely reported passage of the hemp amendment to the US Farm Bill (Forbes, USA Today), Bryan W. Brickner, publisher...

2013-12-27 23:04:48

Debt Consolidation USA published an article on their website that shows why three US Presidents can be financial advisers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Debt Consolidation USA believes that some US Presidents were not only good at leading the nation, they would also have made great careers as financial advisers. Last December 20, 2013, the debt relief website published the article entitled “3 US Presidents That Would Have Made Good Financial Gurus.” These gurus, as...

2013-07-08 23:00:28

Partnership with National Park Service delivers innovative experience of the National Mall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 The Washington Monument has reopened – well at least virtually – thanks to views from a new webcam donated by EarthCam. Mounted to the scaffolding on the pyramidion of the treasured landmark, the HD megapixel camera system delivers views from the highest vantage point in Washington, DC. The webcam is being launched by the partnership of EarthCam and the...

2013-02-16 23:02:47

With George Washington´s birthday approaching, Orlando visitors can celebrate this day in a memorable way at patriotic attractions within Walt Disney World. Orlandoescape.com--the #1 Internet site for Orlando travel Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 With George Washington´s birthday approaching, Orlando visitors can celebrate this day in a memorable way at patriotic attractions within Walt Disney World. Orlandoescape.com - the #1 Internet site for Orlando travel - lists a...


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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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