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Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone gets caught out at some time, be it an April Fool’s Day jest or a TV spoof. Most people are smart enough to spot a send-up or a bit of satire eventually but might just get fooled at...

Latest Human Interest Stories

2014-08-22 04:21:25

LUGANO, Switzerland, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European organisation representing medical oncologists, announced the names of outstanding individuals receiving the Society's esteemed annual awards, to be presented during the ESMO 2014 Congress, on 26 September, in Madrid. Carsten Bokemeyer will receive the ESMO Award...

2014-08-21 23:15:01

International pop sensation, and now star of the silver screen, KUBA Ka is preparing the release of his U.S. debut album, a full length recording he has been working on in between his numerous high profile projects. Las Vegas, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 International pop sensation, and now star of the silver screen, KUBA Ka is preparing the release of his U.S. debut album, a full length recording he has been working on in between his numerous high profile projects. It was KUBA’s...

2014-08-21 23:14:46

The top host of the Women’s Radio Network, WRNW1, KC Armstrong, shows his appreciation to the man who gave him an opportunity to be the host he is today, Howard Stern. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Recently nominated as the Women’s Radio Network’s “Top Host”, KC Armstrong has been on quite the journey to be the man he is today. Growing up, KC was greatly influenced by his mother and has always had a positive look on women, respecting them as professionals and...

2014-08-21 23:11:13

57,000 Votes Determined the Public’s Favorite New Products San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The OrionVM® (http://www.orionvm.com) Wholesale Cloud Platform was named a winner of a People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 12th Annual American Business Awards (http://www.stevieawards.com/aba) in the Software - Cloud Infrastructure category. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating...

2014-08-21 23:05:57

“Heavy Metal Greg,” hosted by Gregory Graham, is nominated as one of six best TV shows at the 2014 AOF film fest. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Competing in the “Best TV show” category, the music talk show “Heavy Metal Greg” will screen on Monday, August 25th at 7 pm at the 10th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival. This festival is named in top festival lists and is sponsored by several companies, including Video Symphony, Sony Software, Avid, and Write...

2014-08-21 23:05:00

Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ magazine announces the second annual awards program recognizing excellence in healthcare real estate. Entries are due Oct. 17, 2014. MINNEAPOLIS (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Entries are now open for the 2014 HREI Insights Awards™, the only comprehensive national awards program totally dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate development and executive leadership. The entry deadline is Oct. 17. The awards are being presented...

2014-08-21 23:04:07

Inclined Platform Lift is not only for people, but can be used for dogs, like Sasha. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Sasha is a 10 year old Alaskan malamute, and is a very lucky dog. Sasha is getting a little older, and is having trouble getting up and down, and especially navigating stairs. But Sasha just happens to have an owner who purchased a Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift.     Her owner Judy had an accident, and could no longer get up...

2014-08-21 23:03:59

The American Business, Communicator, Creativity International, Hermes Creative, Horizon Interactive, and Summit Creative Awards Programs Honor Bayshore Solutions' Website Designs TAMPA, FL, and DENVER, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Six industry organizations selected Bayshore Solutions' customer websites for creativity and excellence in web design, development and digital marketing this summer. The American Business “Stevie” Awards (ABA) is a premier business awards program in...

2014-08-21 23:03:40

A leading Springfield veterinary hospital, the Deerfield team of veterinarians will attend CVC Kansas City as part of its commitment to adopting the latest in veterinary medicine and technology. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital, located in Springfield, Mo., today announced it will send members of its veterinary staff to CVC (Central Veterinary Conference) Kansas City 2014 this weekend. Dr. Denise Roche and Dr. Ned Caldwell, Deerfield Veterinary...

2014-08-21 23:02:19

Josie Dowd is a true example of a Hero; the 8-year-old Michigan girl has suffered through more than 14 surgeries, many being facial restructuring. The inspiring little girl was honored at July 2014 Hero of the Month by children's charity Kids Wish Network and Beaumont Children's Hospital. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Together with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to recognize Livonia girl Josie Dowd as a July 2014 Hero of...


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Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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