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2015-03-04 08:39:03

Company's cloud-based translation management platform honored for transforming the customer experience through high-quality multilingual content NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-04 08:36:32

Automated incident response company tops list with industry powerhouses and leading innovators TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimlane announced today that Info Security

2015-03-04 08:35:53

Recognized by ISPG for its Ability to Detect Attacks in Real Time, Cybereason Delivers "Tomorrow's Technology Today" to U.S.

2015-03-04 08:35:38

Winners will be honored In San Francisco on April 20, 2015 during the annual awards dinner and presentation WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thycotic, a provider of smart

2015-03-04 08:31:49

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Give an Hour launched the "Change Direction" campaign at a groundbreaking summit on mental health today in Washington, D.C.

2015-03-04 08:31:47

ORLANDO, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth No.

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PINEHURST, N.C., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health, developers of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and non-invasive healing and pain management device for animals,

2015-03-03 23:07:40

min will be honoring the top digital campaigns in more than 20 categories - ranging from Social Media Magazine Marketing Campaign to Advertiser Program/Partnership - on May 11, 2015 at New York's

2015-03-03 23:07:03

Raritan Bay Medical Center is proud to announce the winners of “Picture of Health,” an interactive photo contest held at the Woodbridge Center Mall in Woodbridge, NJ on Sunday, February 8,

2015-03-03 23:06:09

Ticket Down announces that presale tickets for Madonna’s 2015 “Rebel Heart Tour” are now available at the following locations: American Airlines Arena, Madison Square Garden (MSG), Barclays


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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.