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2014-07-27 23:00:17

Denver Zoo hosts first Teddy Bear Care Fair and hands out 1,000 plush mascots. (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Denver Zoo, in partnership with Children’s Colorado, unveiled their new mascot this morning at the Zoo’s first Teddy Bear Care Fair. Elbert, a 6-foot-tall, 300-pound, brown-colored bear debuted by pulling a wagon full of plush versions of himself at the Zoo’s Explore the Shore Play Area, Presented by Children’s Colorado. After his introduction, families were able to take their...

2014-07-25 23:08:56

RJ Young announced that Jordan Kirby, incoming junior at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 RJ Young announced that Jordan Kirby, incoming junior at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Jordan is the son of Phil Kirby, a RJ Young Logistics Manager in the Nashville, TN area. “At...

2014-07-25 23:07:55

The Addict Him To You Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Mirabelle Summers’ relationship book for women who want to learn how to attract the man they love. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 According to the Addict Him To You Pdf review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive dating guide that teaches women how to get the love of the man they want easily. Vkool reveals in its review that this book consists of 4 parts, including:     Part 1: 9...

2014-07-25 23:06:08

"Messages from Beyond: What a Daughter Would Tell Her Mother" helps a grieving parent begin to heal. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 This memoir was written by a mother to show that a child’s love can survive death, but it also shows the promise of a life barely begun. J.S. Quinn’s death at 18 took a deep toll on her brothers and her mother, a retired British school teacher who believes that writing this book has been a real part of her grieving process. “It is really an...

2014-07-25 23:01:47

Top 10 Classic Children’s Stories from Foundry Works Pty Ltd. contains 10 timeless fairy tales with beautiful, original illustrations. The new no-cost app also features a “Read to Me” function that lets parents and children listen to renowned author Ken Spillman as he brings each tale to life through a lively, colorful retelling full of magic, wonder and whimsy. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parents of young children who want to turn bedtime from a difficult task into a...

2014-07-25 12:26:13

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 525 acres of agricultural land near South Bend sold at auction for $4,525,000 Wednesday, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. The successful auction of farm equipment added $690,975, bringing the total for the day to more than $5.2 million. The auction featured part of the holdings of Robert Newton, co-founder of Hoosier Racing Tire, who died in 2012. It was conducted in a building immediately...

2014-07-25 12:22:22

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Small Wind Turbine Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Wind turbines convert wind energy into electrical or kinetic energy. Small wind turbines are used for the micro-generation of energy mainly to small-scale commercial customers and residential customers. The blades of small wind turbines are usually 2-8 m in diameter. These...

2014-07-24 23:14:21

Apollo astronaut and sixth man on the moon, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, has provided unprecedented access to independent filmmaking team. After a year of filming, they are turning to Kickstarter to bring film to completion. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Edgar Mitchell is no stranger to controversy, raising eyebrows with his views on consciousness, extraterrestrials, and the paranormal. Now 83, Mitchell has opened his doors to two documentary filmmakers who are promising the most in-depth...

2014-07-24 23:13:12

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers information regarding the proper management of dog dental health. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Maintaining proper oral hygiene is just as important for dogs as it is for the people that own them. In recent years, many different products have become available to dog owners looking to help their canine’s canines stay pearly white. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers some helpful information on keeping a dog’s mouth in good health,...

2014-07-24 23:11:44

RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 RJ Young announced that Kelley Cothron, a 2014 graduate of Portland High School, is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Kelley is the daughter of Kevin Cothron, a RJ Young Technical Advisor in the Nashville, TN area. “Our RJ Young team members and...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

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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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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