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2015-03-03 16:27:12

Reputation Redo rolls out a 2015 commercial campaign featuring Hollywood stars and sports figures who have faced internet reputation issues. LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

2015-03-03 16:20:42

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- People who are planning to shop for a car should be taking steps to check and possibly boost their credit ahead of time.

2015-03-03 12:26:48

The "Bo Diddley Beat," Among The Most Influential And Identifiable Rhythms In Rock History Is Featured On "Rain Dance," A Collaboration Between Hollis Brown And Diddley, Using A Previously Unreleased

2015-03-03 12:26:45

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll will be made available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: The Winner of the 2015 RBC Taylor Prize is Plum

2015-03-03 12:25:48

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LA MARATHON LLC today appointed Ketchum Sports &

2015-03-03 08:47:49

Six Partners Receive Awards at Las Vegas Event LAS VEGAS, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics

2015-03-03 08:32:54

- Youth Sports Franchise Positions Brand for Future Expansion - TAMPA, Fla., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- i9 Sports,

2015-03-03 08:31:53

LYNCHBURG, Va., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Craig Daliessio has just released his new book; "The Accidental Mobster...The Legend of Joey Trucks" to great acclaim! A hysterical story

2015-03-03 08:29:49

Rapidly-Growing Natural Pet Food And Supply Retail Chain Seeks Investors For Further Expansion Throughout The West Coast Of The United States And To Create Exclusive Protein For Pets Product Line

2015-03-02 23:10:02

Winscribe announces the addition of Winscribe Quick Speech Recognition (QSR), a standalone front-end speech recognition solution, to their portfolio of speech productivity software.


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Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

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...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.