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Seagull Nebula
2012-09-26 13:55:54

Watch the Video: [ Zooming in on the Seagull Nebula ] Watch the Video: [ Panning Across the Head of the Seagull Nebula ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new image taken by the European Space Observatory's La Silla Observatory shows off a stellar nursery nicknamed the Seagull Nebula. This nebula looks like the head of the seagull, and glows brightly due to the energetic radiation from a hot young star that sits at its heart. Nebulae are interstellar...

2012-09-05 23:00:53

Lice Connection's Head Lice Removal Specialist Offers Tips for Staying Lice Free This School Year Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 It´s no coincidence that September is Head Lice Awareness Month. And with good reason. As children head back to school from a summer of camp, all day play dates and mega sleepovers, the number of cases of head lice rises. That´s because head lice, tiny parasitic insects that live on the scalp, are most commonly transferred through head to...

2012-08-15 23:02:12

The release is part of a “Head Start” coalition to save these rare turtles. For more than five years, Oakland Zoo has partnered with Sonoma State University and San Francisco Zoo to research, raise, and release Western Pond Turtles back into the wild. Based on a successful program at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, SSU researchers and Oakland Zoo staff are studying nesting patterns, breeding, habitat threats, incubation, growth, and diets of the turtles. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August...

Toilet Science: Gates Foundation Challenges Scientists To Think Green
2012-08-15 08:56:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern sanitation is a major problem for nearly a third of the world´s population. To attack the issue head on, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has called forth on scientists to reinvent an everyday object that many of us take for granted: the toilet. Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates announced during a technology showcase in Seattle this week that his foundation would allot further funding...


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2012-06-15 04:32:00

Symbol: MACO3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MACOC3 Malacothrix coulteri Harv. & A. Gray var. cognata Jeps.   ZOEL Zollikoferia elquiensis Phil. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 06:03:49

Symbol: LADE7 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:25

Symbol: FEHA2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:26

Symbol: FEHAS Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECSI2 Echinocactus sinuatus A. Dietr.   FEHAS2 Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose ssp. sinuatus (A. Dietr.) N.P. Taylor Distribution: Ferocactushamatacanthus(Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose var.sinuatus(A. Dietr.) L.D. Benson distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae –...

2012-06-15 08:21:27

Symbol: FEHAH Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECHA2 Echinocactus hamatacanthus Muehlenpf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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