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2014-08-16 23:01:49

UniWigs, one of the leading purveyors of real human hair and synthetic wigs and hair pieces, launched an array of attractive and chic hair products to help people gain beauty and comfort in August. These cool products are ranging from wigs to hair pieces, all at reasonable prices and suitable for this back to school timing. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 UniWigs back-to-school activity is over, but the newest hair products keep being updated as always. People who like to try our hair extensions...

2014-08-15 23:06:47

San Diego Award Program Honors the Achievement of Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa has been selected for the 2014 San Diego Award in the Plastic Surgeon category by the San Diego Award Program. Each year, the San Diego Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image...

2014-08-15 23:06:10

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview, with Entrepreneur Steve Burroughs on the Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio show, interviewed Etrepreneur Steve Burroughs to find out about his business, and how Entrepreneur, Vi Millionaire and 5 Star Ambassador GJ Reynolds helped change his life. Steve explained his story before bankruptcy. “I met GJ in the...

2014-08-15 23:04:44

Recently, Millionaire Casket, a well-known casket retailer online, has announced a new poplar caskets promotion, which is specially designed for European and American markets. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Recently, Millionaire Casket, a well-known casket retailer online, has announced a new poplar caskets promotion, which is specially designed for European and American markets. Every old and new customer can enjoy the greatly discounted prices. MillionaireCasket.com has been specializing in...

2014-08-15 23:04:15

Leading Investment Advisor Pat McClain, CEO of Hanson McClain Advisors, and Chairman of the Board for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services in Sacramento, California, has been announced as one of the three finalists for the eighth annual Invest in Others Community Leadership Awards. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established the Community Leadership Awards to support the philanthropic and volunteer activities of financial advisors....

2014-08-15 23:00:17

Pooki’s Mahi Gift Suite for the 66th Annual Gift Event Honoring The Emmys® on August 23rd at Club Nokia in Los Angeles will include the company’s new 100% Kona Coffee Single Serve for use in Keurig® K-Cup® Brewers, along with several additional items worth several hundred dollars. It’s the second consecutive year that the company has been named as a marquee sponsor. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Leslie Magsalay-Zeller, a recent inductee into the Business...

2014-08-15 20:21:26

Kids' Mobile Games Developer TribePlay develops pet game specifically for kids, with no in-app purchases SHANGHAI and CHENGDU, China, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Panda creator and leading kids' app developer TribePlay released a new game on August 14 titled Dr. Panda & Toto's Treehouse for iOS and Android devices. The game is a virtual pet simulator, and one of the first designed especially for children. The game gives kids a freshly-hatched turtle named Toto to care...

2014-08-15 16:23:13

DreamWorks Animation's High-Flying Sequel Becomes Highest Grossing Animated Film of the Year LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of yesterday's opening day of $5.6 million in China, DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon 2 soared past the $500 million mark at the global box office. The highly acclaimed sequel is now not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also 2014's highest grossing animated film to-date and one of the top ten grossing...

2014-08-15 12:24:00

Your child's drawing of the hero dog in their life could be shown on nationwide TV broadcast WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the first national humane organization, is teaming up with Todd Kessler, author of the innovative new children's book "The Good Dog" and the co-creator of the wildly successful "Blue's Clues" television program, for the Hero Dog Art Show. Children of all ages are invited to submit drawings of their own hero dogs...

2014-08-15 12:23:52

STATUE AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED TO DAVID HALLBERG AND OSCAR ISAAC NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) has announced the winners of the 2014 Princess Grace Awards. In total, the Foundation is awarding nearly $1 million to artists in theater, dance performance, choreography and film. The Awards continue the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, who helped emerging artists pursue their artistic goals during Her lifetime. This year's...


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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Word of the Day
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 'karpos', fruit.
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