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2014-12-18 12:30:13

Debuts Revolutionary Technology Set to Transform the Retail Shopping Experience With Proprietary Digital Platform CHICAGO, Dec.

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TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with Ms.

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New Educational PSA Features Author/PCTA Advocate Cheryl Strayed, Poignant Landscape and Trail Scenes from Fox Searchlight's Latest Film SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.

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"Cheer Starts Here!" campaign continues for more than 3.2 million customers during DFW's busiest holiday season ever DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Dec.

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The Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle's Eastside partners with Monscierge on a centralized, cloud-based solution, saving the property thousands of dollars each year. BELLEVUE, Wash.

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HOLLYWOOD, Florida and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions, a leading travel technology products and solutions provider [http://www.tavisca.com

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ParrotUncle Features a Wide Variety of Lamps for the Living Room, Bedroom, Home Office and More CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec.

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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.