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2014-10-01 08:22:01

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Award Distinctions in Two Weeks "Best Yacht of the Year" and "Best Yacht in Show" On the 13th September, Oceanco's stunning new 91.5m superyacht Equanimity won the prestigious award for "Best Yacht of the Year over 82m" at the 2014 World Yacht Trophies. The exclusive awards ceremony organized by LuxMedia Group took place in Cannes at the Carlton Beach Hotel and featured a gala dinner followed by...

2014-09-30 23:25:44

Patricia Jones, an owner of Jones Lumber Company and Jones Contractors, was named Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 7. Congressman Marsha Blackburn nominated Jones for the award. Henderson, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 A Henderson woman has received an award from the Tennessee Republican Party. Patricia Jones, an owner of Jones Lumber Company and Jones Contractors, was named Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 7. Congressman Marsha Blackburn nominated Jones...

2014-09-30 23:25:25

The practice of wiping with toilet paper is outdated and presents health problems for millions of Americans. According to a recent study by BidetHealth.com, bidet toilet seats solve these problems by providing a clean, convenient and pain-free alternative. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Recent reports by health experts and leading news publications, including the Wall Street Journal and TIME magazine, make the argument that innovative bidet toilet seats provide a...

2014-09-30 23:25:19

Some of today's most recognizable brands including Grey Goose, Subway and Sony have employed the help of big name celebrity talent for upcoming marketing campaigns. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Celebrity spokespeople change like the seasons and the coming of fall has triggered a number of endorsement deals from brands looking to finish the fourth quarter strong and develop their marketing strategies for 2015. CelebExperts, a foremost celebrity talent consulting firm...

2014-09-30 23:23:26

Dan and Sarah Eads may be young, but are inspired by the examples of timeless love at The Gardens in Newport News, where they married Saturday in front of a couple who have been together for 62 years. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Want to know how deeply a man loves a woman? Look at his face as his bride walks down the aisle. A slight smile. A sign of light and happiness in the eyes. And a nod of encouragement, as if to silently tell his bride not to worry about all the...

2014-09-30 23:23:15

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, and Vet Supply Source, a leading purveyor of pet products and medicines for dogs, cats, horses and more, is taking the opportunity to remind dog-lovers everywhere that adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue center is a great way to find the perfect pet. Wixom, MI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, and Vet Supply Source, a leading purveyor of pet products and medicines for dogs, cats, horses and more, is taking the...

2014-09-30 23:20:58

Buckle up! Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers why canines should be restrained while traveling in a car. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dogs are social animals, and love to go everywhere with their owner. Oftentimes, this involves spending time in the car travelling from place to place. Many dog owners choose to let their canines have free run of the vehicle; however, this is not only unsafe for the dog, but unsafe for the owner as well. Royal Flush Havanese shares with...

2014-09-30 23:16:17

We Serve, Inc. has contracted with OpenWater to ensure their awards program remains unbiased and true to the voice of veterans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The We Serve Awards has partnered with OpenWater, a cloud-based awards program software provider, giving them an active role in providing the infrastructural support the program requires. OpenWater is using its awards management software to administer and monitor the nomination and voting process, to ensure its...

2014-09-30 23:09:50

Royal Resorts Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Employee Education Program Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Royal Resorts, a family of luxury resort properties in Mexico, is committed to supporting its employees every way they can, and one significant example of this is the development of their skills through an Employee Education Program, which is celebrating its 20th year of providing staff the opportunity to take the courses necessary to graduate at secondary school level. The...

2014-09-30 23:07:36

MACOM, NVIDIA, Wohler/Cinnafilm for Engineering Excellence, ASC-CDL, DigitalFilm Tree Garner Honors for Creativity and Innovation Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Hollywood Post Alliance® has announced recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. These awards were developed to recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that continually drive the...


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Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

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...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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