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2014-08-11 23:06:24

Celebrated Medium Shares Powerful Messages and Wisdom Famous People From Throughout History Wish to Share With the World New York, NY (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Have you ever wondered how celebrities and other public figures would reflect on their lives since they passed? In her new book, Conversations with History: Inspiration, Reflections, and Advice from History-Makers and Celebrities on the Other Side, published by Hay House, author, lawyer and psychic medium Susan Lander channels...

2014-08-11 23:05:54

Mr. Skin Celebrates 15th Birthday by Counting Down All-Time Best Nude Scenes in Hollywood History Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Mr. Skin is rocking his birthday suit! To commemorate 15 years as the world’s #1 resource for celebrity nudity, Mr. Skin is naming the 150 Greatest Celebrity Nude Scenes of All Time from his exhaustive database of more than 20,000 actresses. Beginning on August 11, fifteen new scenes from the list will be revealed each day with the final fifteen being...

2014-08-11 23:05:21

Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. With...

2014-08-11 23:02:19

Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC, & Executive Director of Dawning Phoenix, LLC – a counseling & conflict resolution practice, has teamed up with founder Kelley Linn of Transitions Resource, a Divorce Consumer Advocacy dedicated to reducing the wounding and enhancing the healing of divorce, in developing therapeutic tools for therapists and clients aimed at educating and empowering individuals in the difficult process of divorce. Gainesville, Georgia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Dawning...

2014-08-11 23:01:09

Austin-based nFusion’s creative team earns top recognition for boldly designed Cojones Awards original artwork. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 HOW!, one of the industry’s leading graphic design magazines, selected nFusion’s artwork for a merit award in the Business-to-Business category of the 2014 In-House Design Awards. The winning artwork was an eye-catching element of the first annual Cojones Awards (http://www.cojones-awards.com), which recognized the boldest marketers in...

2014-08-11 23:00:22

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM have announced a monthly cookie drive to support shelter pets in Georgia. The Clinic plans an ongoing effort of education, fundraisers and support for the Tigg Neuter Project. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM have a huge heart for homeless animals. The clinic plans monthly ongoing efforts to help change the plight of shelter cats and dogs in local Cobb County. Once a month,...

2014-08-11 20:25:44

BOERNE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chickens can be used to help maintain and strengthen the health of your garden. Having a flock of chickens in your backyard is beneficial in several ways. A single chicken can bio recycle about seven pounds of food residuals in a month. If 2,000 households raised three hens, it could divert 252 tons of waste from landfills annually. A flock of hens will also perform most of the labor of having to "turn" your compost pile by scratching...

2014-08-11 16:27:28

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pet Care in Venezuelahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1041579/Pet-Care-in-Venezuela.html Venezuela´s economic prospects for 2014 will show little improvement and more exacerbated inflation with the real disposable income of Venezuelans expected to continue decreasing in real terms. Moreover, a limited allocation of foreign exchange reserves will continue to preclude domestic manufacturers...

2014-08-11 16:25:15

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Fantasy Leagues today announced the launch of its new pay-to-play fantasy sports platform that allows individuals to enter real money fantasy sports contests to compete against each other in a traditional season long fantasy sports format. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135003 This season long fantasy sports platform complements the suite of Star Fantasy Leagues daily and weekly fantasy sports games, and is available...

2014-08-11 16:24:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Well+Good, the cult-favorite health and wellness lifestyle website and email publication, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Los Angeles Edition. The media company began as a New York City-focused online and email publication, covering breaking news and trends related to boutique fitness, healthy eating, and natural beauty. Just this spring, in April 2014, the company launched the Well+Good Anywhere Edition for readers across the...


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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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