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2015-03-04 23:02:50

Wellspring Camps Leverages Science-Based Approach and Research to Prompt Public Call-to-Action and Address the Nation’s Obesity Epidemic ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB)

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A Flattering Yoga Favorite That Goes To The Studio And Beyond Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Drawing its name from the dream-catcher detail of its

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Blake’s All Natural Foods to feature both new and classic flavors. Concord, NH (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Blake’s

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New York’s cooking classes for those touched by cancer launches a unique partnership in the city of brotherly love. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2015

2015-03-04 20:21:52

Holzer's Selection: Excerpts from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned visual artist Jenny Holzer has been commissioned by the Board

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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,


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.