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2015-03-04 16:25:01

COCOA BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd annual Beach 'N Boards Fest, presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop, will be held at Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach March 12-15, 2015.

2015-03-04 16:20:45

MONTGOMERY, Texas, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa on Lake Conroe once again will be the scene for a showcase of more than 150 of the world's most coveted automobiles,

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2015-03-04 13:25:09

Your heart says yes but your toilet says no. Why is Indian food so alluring?

2015-03-04 12:24:53

Enjoy Great Wine, Exclusive Dining Events and Live Music in the Blue Ridge Mountains FLOYD, Va., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Located along Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Parkway,

2015-03-04 12:24:03

NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PFNY, LLC, the fastest growing franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire based Franchisor who pioneered the high-value/low cost fitness experience,

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2015-03-04 12:15:36

Fitness experts like to tell us that there are no short cuts when it comes to getting healthy through exercise. That may be changing, though, as a new study has identified a hormone that combats weight gain triggered by an unhealthy fatty diet and stabilizes the metabolism: two effects frequently associated with exercising.

2015-03-04 08:31:39

A lease for over 20,000 square feet was completed with Glenmark Holdings. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 1, 2015, over 30 vendors were notified that

2015-03-04 08:30:55

New BodyKey(TM) 4 Plan Offers Better Choices and 19 New Products ADA, Mich., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight is a heavy topic for millions of Americans - an estimated 69 percent are overweight.

2015-03-04 08:28:17

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ripley's(®) Aquarium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is pleased to welcome two baby weedy sea dragons--a rare phenomenon in captivity.

2015-03-04 08:27:49

HGH.com Customers Can Choose Their Savings on Natural HGH, Fitness and Bodybuilding Supplements With Health Club Plans, Buy-2-Get-1-Free Deals and Other Special Offers BOONTON, N.J., March


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Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana muscosa
2014-11-18 12:06:30

The Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana muscosa) is a true frog native to California. They can be found in mountain creeks and lakes, meadow streams, isolated pools, and lake borders. They are usually found near steep-gradient streams of a chaparral belt or other water sources around 1,200 to 7,750 feet above sea level. The Southern Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is endangered and the Sierra Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is threatened. This is a small frog, measuring about 5 to 7.5 centimeters....

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.