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2014-07-24 12:22:11

Featuring a Wide Variety of Antique and Modern Hand Guns, Shot Guns, Rifles, Accessories and Ammunition PHOENIX, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host a "Guns for Girls" auction in Phoenix featuring a diverse selection of antique and modern hand guns, shot guns, rifles, accessories and ammunition on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Bidding for this auction is being both conducted live and online. Photo...

2014-07-24 08:30:08

Sara Beatrice Sober's true story of success and determination to survive and succeed in a man's world will be featured in the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2014 on October 8-12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany BOCA RATON, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Sara Beatrice Sober invites everyone to follow her true story of how she made it on her own with courage, determination, and a great idea. She shares about her education, travels around the world, and journey to becoming a...

2014-07-24 08:30:00

An adventure-fantasy series begins with Kios Chronicles, which will be featured at this year's Beijing Book Fair on August 27-31, 2014 in Beijing, China HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fantasy battle manga is sure to engage adventure comic book readers in author Adam Stoak's Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles. Readers get to follow a 12-year-old Kios and the challenges and adventures he endures on his way to attain the throne of Kavalie. There's fun, action, thrill,...

2014-07-24 08:23:20

Retired chemist documents his family's stories and uses a scientific approach into the world of UFOs to be featured in Beijing Book Fair 2014 on Aug 27 - 31, 2014 in Beijing, China SULFUR, La., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many are skeptical - and raise their eyebrows - when they are asked about the truth of UFOs. For retired chemist B. Timothy Pennington, sometimes the truth cannot be hidden or just locked away anymore. In his newly released book, Science, Skeptics, and UFOs, he...

2014-07-23 23:32:08

According to Dr. Robert Kraft with Advanced Dermatology, deciding to have breast implants removed may be completely optional or due to medical necessity. Fresh Meadows, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Getting breast implants is a choice, but deciding to have them removed may be completely optional or due to medical necessity. Either way, women should know what to expect from the procedure and how to prepare for it, says Robert Kraft, MD, Plastic Surgeon with Advanced Dermatology, P.C. About...

2014-07-23 23:29:50

Dara Torres shares her Gold Medal workout secrets in an exciting new Health & Fitness app allowing fitness enthusiasts of all levels a chance to get fit. Cary, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As the first female athlete ever to grace the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and the oldest competitor to compete in the Olympic Games, Dara Torres knows a thing or two about keeping her body in top physical shape. Now the dynamic celebrity mom will have the opportunity to share her...

2014-07-23 23:29:00

Garden Media hosting Flower Crown Workshop July 24 to celebrate BlogHer’s 10th anniversary. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As interest in outdoor living and decorating continues to grow, especially in the blogosphere, Garden Media Group once again will introduce new content, plants and garden products to thousands of key bloggers at the 10th annual BlogHer Conference in San Jose, California. Some 4,000 social media experts in food, parenting, health and wellness, entertainment,...

2014-07-23 23:23:31

Pet nutritionist Anthony Bennie says that even treats labeled “all natural” may not be so natural after all: urges consumers to be “pet treat label detectives.” Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 When is an “all-natural” pet food or treat not really all that natural? In the opinion of one twenty year veteran of the natural pet food industry, all too often. Anthony Bennie started as an entry-level pet food salesman in the nineties, and then started an independent rep...

2014-07-23 23:23:25

Mary McClain, CEO/Co-Founder of Invo HealthCare Associates, named one of 25 powerhouse female business leaders of the Greater Philadelphia area. Jamison, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Invo HealthCare Associates (INVO) is pleased to announce that its CEO/Co-Founder, Mary A.J. McClain, is a 2014 Brava! Award winner. The Brava! Awards is a program run by Philadelphia SmartCEO and celebrates the distinguished achievements of 25 of Greater Philadelphia’s women business leaders. The...

2014-07-23 23:20:16

Astra DE Safety Blades have taken the chore out of shaving since 1950. Hallandale Beach (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Luxury Barber is an online men’s grooming company that takes pride in their growing selection of diverse products. Astra, the producer of superior double edge steel blades is the most recent addition to the Luxury Barber family of products. Astra razor blades were originally manufactured in the Czech Republic by Prago Union. Today, Astra is owned by The Gillette Company and...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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