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2014-09-21 23:00:14

People loves beauty and fashion can find some new celebrity human hair wigs on UniWigs.com now, and in the meantime customers can get a free color ring when buying these gorgeous human hair wigs. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 UNIWIGS, one of the leading online stores of real and synthetic hair wigs, hair extensions and hair pieces, offers a line of human hair lace wigs inspired by 6 famous celebrities. It’s the fashion trend and it also shows people what the latest celebrity hairstyles...

2014-09-21 04:20:43

Evening Hosted by Don Lemon, Honored Judy Smith and Charles King Among Many Others LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a night that celebrated the achievements of those working to champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, PR, media and entertainment industries, ADCOLOR® recognized some of the best and brightest at their annual ADCOLOR® Awards ceremony. The event, hosted by CNN's Don Lemon, was filled with rousing moments from its honorees including real life...

2014-09-20 23:03:21

AGDelta, a leading provider of wealth management platform solutions (DealStation) in Asia, won the awards for “Best Multi-Issuer Platform” & “Most Innovative E-commerce Platform” in Asia at the recent SRP Awards Event on 17 September in Hong Kong. (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Structured Retail Products recognizes companies that have demonstrated innovation and excellence in the fields of Multi Issuer Platforms for Structured Products and E-Commerce. “The awards were judged...

2014-09-20 23:01:47

New 2014 and 2015 model cars from Mount Airy Toyota and Mount Airy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will be driven in the Mayberry Days Parade. The dealerships are official sponsors of the Mayberry Days Events. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The excitement is building up once again for the annual Mayberry Days Festival held in Mount Airy, North Carolina. This year the Surry Arts Council will be celebrating its 25th year hosting the event that draws people from around the country...

2014-09-20 04:20:42

STOCKPORT, England, September 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Partner Christine Thornley, Marketing Manager Paul Longmire and his team and the Commercial Property department at Gorvins Solicitors in Stockport are finalists in two of the legal industry's most prestigious national award schemes - the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 and the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards 2014. Christine, who jointly heads up the firm's Wills, Trusts and Probate team is a finalist in two...

2014-09-20 00:20:53

Celebrity Guests Celebrate Grand Opening with Fashion Show and Surprise Performance by MAGIC! LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delano Las Vegas, an all-suite luxury hotel and the newest destination on The Strip, celebrated its grand opening last night with an exclusive, high-style bash hosted by actress and tastemaker Jaime King and celebrity fashion designer Charlotte Ronson, with surprise musical performances by DJ Samantha Ronson and multi-Platinum musical group, MAGIC! To view...

2014-09-19 23:09:20

Since many print and online news organizations have their arts and entertainment reporters, photographers and critics based in the same department, the board of directors of the Los Angeles Press Club has changed the name of its 7th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards to the 7th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. The LAPC, established in 1913, will dedicate its Awards Gala on November 23 to the late actor/comedian Robin Williams for his outstanding...

2014-09-19 23:08:43

Every day 113 people die from a drug overdose in the U.S. Solana, CA. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 As part of National Recovery Month, Transforming Youth Recovery will host The Josh Montoya Beach Memorial to honor the memory of those whose lives have been lost to addiction. According to the Center for Disease Control, deaths from overdose have become the leading cause of injury death in the United States, exceeding that of motor vehicle accidents. Josh Montoya died of a fatal drug overdose...

2014-09-19 23:03:57

Nominated in the Technology-Growth category this year, Virsys12 won the 2013 NEXT Award for Technology-Startup. Hawes is the only female finalist for 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 2013 NEXT Award-winning technology consultancy Virsys12 has been named a finalist for the 2014 NEXT Awards in the Technology Growth category. Additionally, founder and president Tammy Hawes has been selected as the sole female finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. The...

2014-09-19 23:00:58

Animal nutritionist, entrepreneur, writer, and broadcaster Anthony Bennie will lead group sessions on the affects of mass market saturation, regulatory changes, and “lazy thinking” on animal health and the future of the natural pet food and treat business Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Clear Conscience Pet Founder Anthony Bennie has been chosen to lead a discussion group and education session called “The Next Wave of Natural” at this year’s Total Pet Expo in Rosemont,...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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