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2015-03-26 16:28:55

ATI Documents prove NORAD CF-18's made contact with 'UNKNOWNS' TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Along with 9,500 UFO files at the Department of National Defence and RCMP archives, the

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Program includes team sports tours, adventure sports and summer sports camps NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Sports Tours- Tee off into the 2nd Century, cycle and rappel

2015-03-26 16:28:51

African born comedian Ed Blaze talks about using comedy to cross cultures with the western world and his funniest experiences as a Tanzanian living in the United States in his new autobiography "World

2015-03-26 12:28:51

#sapphireturns10 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A heavyweight lineup of speakers, along with a special performance by José Feliciano, will highlight the Florida

2015-03-26 12:26:49

Special November 2015 Caribbean sailing to feature six popular cheftestants and new chef-hosted destination experiences MIAMI and NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 12:25:56

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Back Lot Music will release the score soundtrack for FURIOUS 7, Universal Pictures' upcoming action-thriller directed by James Wan and starring

2015-03-26 12:25:49

SHANGHAI, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by UBM China, the annual CBME AWARDS recognizes innovation and excellence in the child, baby and maternity products industry, honoring companies and

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2015-03-26 10:35:14

Astronomers at the University of California, San Diego have broken out a new tool in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life: an instrument that can scan the sky for pulses of infrared light that may be indicative of messages from advanced civilizations on other worlds.

2015-03-26 08:33:28

MUMBAI, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honourable Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh - Shivraj Singh Chauhan Presented the Award in a Ceremony Attended by More Than 500 Personnel

2015-03-26 08:30:50

One million votes place Emma Watson, Ronda Rousey, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift and Lindsey Vonn at the top of the list NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After one million reader votes


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Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
2014-10-27 10:12:32

Lamprocaponos spectabilis is a flowering plant. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The plant is native to Asia; Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan. L. spectabilis stands alone in its monotypic genus, meaning it has no subspecies or smaller subordinates. The plant may now be listed as Dicentra spectabilis and is commonly referred to as Bleeding heart, Dutchman’s breeches or “lady-in-a-bath”. L. spectabilis is used widely in gardens and landscapes. The plant is a...

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Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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