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HOUSTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest business survey from FMW Fasteners, business customers are feeling more optimistic about future business growth in 2015 than in

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Texas auto shoppers can take advantage of limited-time offers on new Volkswagen Jetta and Passat HOUSTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Holiday weekends tend to be notorious

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The pair of Golf offerings are currently available at Volkswagen of The Woodlands THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Volkswagen Golf first debuted in 1974,

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LiquidFrameworks, the leading mobile field operations management solutions company specializing in Oil and Gas and Industrial/Environmental Services is proud to announce a new quarterly release

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek hails Southwest Air’s new Houston to Belize City flights as welcome news for the growing number of travellers drawn to the little Central American country’s many attractions.

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HOUSTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Gulf Coast Texas is offering 30 days of free self?storage

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HOUSTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As we move into the second half of 2015 we approach an unprecedented juncture of new opportunity for the U.S.

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HOUSTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The hopeless images of young children without homes or families following the devastating January 2010 Haitian earthquake prompted Houston businessman Raleigh

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LAGOS, Nigeria, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron USA and BNP Paribas agreed recently in District Court in Texas to turn over documents and correspondence between the two companies and other

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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

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

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.