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2014-10-30 23:16:28

Canine Tutors now trains puppies to adult dogs in Arroyo Grande, CA http://caninetutors.com/arroyo-grande-dog-training/ Arroyo Grande, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Wouldn’t it be great to walk or run with a dog and never worry that they will run off, be aggressive with others or not come when called? Wouldn’t it be great to take a dog anywhere and trust that the dog won’t misbehave? For the past seven years, Canine Tutors has been the go-to, dog training expert for San Luis Obispo...

2014-10-30 23:14:20

Hair Club Shines Light on Hair Loss Treatments This Halloween with Interactive Online Video Game Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As the scariest time of year approaches, Hair Club, North America's largest provider of total hair loss solutions and advances, brings attention to the terrifying issue of hair loss with its interactive online video game. This Halloween, mankind needs to be rescued from the terrors of baldness. Players can transform dead, bald dudes into gorgeous...

2014-10-30 23:14:03

With winter season comes more sports activities and BQuick Nutrition, a trusted brand which provides sports nutrition supplements to athletes, has announced that they will expand their "BURN" inventory to accommodate peak season demand. Madisonville, Louisiana (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 With the winter months looming, basketball and soccer seasons are around the corner, then followed by football. Winter sports activities like skiing and snowboarding will also hit their seasonal...

2014-10-30 23:12:06

PetRescueRx.com "A pets before profits pharmacy" is the nation's only online pet pharmacy that donates 100% of the profits to support animal adoption efforts. A new breed of business with an innovative approach to increase funding to animal shelters and rescues across the country. Akron, New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 PetRescueRx.com: New Online Pet Pharmacy Donates 100% of Profits to Help Homeless Pets! Americans love their pets, spending in excess of $56 billion...

2014-10-30 23:11:36

The annual fundraiser was star-studded and raised much needed funds for the TJ Martell Foundation to continue their work in finding a cure for Leukemia, Cancer & AIDS New York, New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 STAR STUDDED T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION 39TH NEW YORK HONORS GALA RAISES $1.6 MILLION FOR LEUKEMIA, CANCER & AIDS RESEARCH Last week The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research raised $1.6 million at the T.J. Martell Foundation 39th Honors Gala held in...

2014-10-30 23:09:03

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a professional company of funeral products, has announced its new cherry caskets. All the new items are now offered at deeply discounted prices, up to 35% off. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a professional company of funeral products, has announced its new cherry caskets. All the new items are now offered at deeply discounted prices, up to 35% off. “MillionaireCasket.com is a reliable online supplier of funeral products. We...

2014-10-30 23:07:54

The addition of K-Feeders® allows Perky-Pet® to continue to offer bird enthusiasts a wider variety of high quality seed feeders. Lititz, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Perky-Pet®, a recognized leader in wild bird feeding, has re-introduced the classic K-Feeders® wild bird feeders. Available online only, at birdfeeders.com, these three unique K-Feeders® will evoke nostalgia and class in any bird lover’s backyard. “I’m very excited about the addition of the...

2014-10-30 23:07:33

Dr. Harold J. Mertz, General Motors Technical Fellow (retired), has won the SAE International Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety Award. He will receive the award during the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2015 World Congress, which will be held April 21-23 at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. Warrendale, Pa. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Dr. Harold J. Mertz, General Motors Technical Fellow (retired), has won the SAE International Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety...

2014-10-30 23:05:21

Professor Luciana Lagana receives an honorable mention award for best webisode at the 2014 International Independent Film Awards with the Dr. Luciana Show – Aging and Falling (the 4th win for this show). (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 CSU, Northridge Professor Luciana Lagana has won an honorable mention award for her ‘Dr. Luciana Show – Aging and Falling’ at this year’s International Independent Film Awards. In this particular webisode, Dr. Luciana explores the many different ways...

2014-10-30 23:01:39

Scheana Marie and Kaya Jones launch their signature cosmetic lines for STARLOOKS Pro-Cosmetics at Ashley Fox in Downey CA. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 With the launch of signature lines by some of today’s hottest celebrities, STARLOOKS Pro Cosmetics has the world seeing stars. This Wednesday, the pro cosmetics line partnered with Ashley Fox for an in-store launch of their signature celebrity lines and celebration that the brand is now available for retail purchase...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

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...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Adenanthos macropodianus
2014-10-14 11:59:16

Adenanthos macropodianus is a shrub species. The plant may also be referred to as the Gland Flower or the Kangaroo Island gland flower. A. macropodianus belongs to the Proteaceae family. This species can be found only on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Adenanthos macropodianus was listed as a variety of A. sericeus for over 100 years until finally in 1970 the plant was given its own species classification. Adenanthos macropodianus grows upright reaching approximately 3 feet in height....

Orothamnus
2014-10-13 13:26:23

Orothamnus is a genus of shrub plant. The genus may also be referred to as the Marsh Rose. Orothamnus belongs to the Proteaceae family and its name stems from the Greek words: Oros, meaning mountain and thamnos, meaning bush. An Orothamnus plant can be found growing naturally in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The species will grow in the mountain ranges of the Kogelberg and Kleinrivier Mountains of Hottentots-Holland. On the mountainsides these shrubs prefer peaty swamps and...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.