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2015-04-29 23:10:59

Omega-3 fatty acids have a well-known, positive impact on mood.

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New collaboration offers hotels a powerful new way to measure and increase guest engagement at key moments throughout the guest journey through mobile technology Montreal,

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Solid Apollo LED offers a range of waterproof long lasting LED lighting in a variety of vibrant colors. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 Enjoying a

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Traditional Latin-inspired classics, crafted with a California twist, are the perfect mixers for Cinco de Mayo cocktails and mocktails. Los Angeles, Calif.

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SAN JACINTO, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Soboba Casino recently donated multiple cups of sweet breakfast love to the Noli Indian School.

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Beach Mazda offers 2015 Mazda Miata vs. 2015 Mini Cooper comparison MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Apr.

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LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles Airport,

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SPRINGFIELD, N.J., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With a fresh start to the spring, May 1(st) officially kicks off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an initiative supported by the National

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2015-04-29 11:11:16

Making a lucky guess, divers off the coast of Hawaii found the remains of a lost Japanese submarine in the form of an aircraft hanger.

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Guests can expect enhanced service and experience this travel season PHILADELPHIA, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer fast approaching and families finalizing travel plans,


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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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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
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