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2014-08-19 23:01:24

National Dog Day is Aug. 26, and The Puppy Store is celebrating with some helpful tips for dog owners. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, The Puppy Store is helping you care for your old furry friend by offering tips on caring for aging dogs. When dogs grow older, they tend to rely on their owners more. Because of this, dog owners need to realize the dog’s needs and know how to care for them. As dogs age, their needs change. They will not want...

2014-08-19 20:20:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. believes strongly in helping furry friends (and some not so furry) who find themselves neglected, homeless or injured. On Saturday, August 16th, the Mazda Foundation presented the local, independent SPCA for Monterey County with a generous $25,000 grant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131205/MM28870LOGO "The work that the SPCA of Monterey County does is so important to this community - their doors are...

2014-08-19 12:27:01

Celebrity Mom Lends Her Voice to Help Improve Mom and Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new single by actress, singer and busy mom Hilary Duff will be featured in a March of Dimes public service announcement (PSA). "As a mom, I know there is nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Ms. Duff, mother of two-year-old Luca. "That's why I'm proud to support the March of Dimes in fighting the serious problems of birth defects...

2014-08-19 12:26:12

In the news release, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek Album Now Available For Pre-order, issued 19-Aug-2014 by Interscope Records over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "Listen to "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" on VEVO here: http://vevo.ly/txQsXL" rather than Listen to "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" on VEVO here: http://vevo.ly/txQsX" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release...

2014-08-19 12:25:39

New track "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" Available Now Digitally LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek is available for pre-order beginning today. The second track to be released from the album, the jazz standard "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields, is available now on iTunes (iTunes.com/CheekToCheek), HSN.com (http://smarturl.it/CheekToCheekHSN), Amazon ((Amazon MP3 Deluxe):...

2014-08-19 12:25:07

- EY oversees Television Academy's transition to online voting LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ballots for the 66(th) Primetime Emmy(®) Awards are in and the Los Angeles office of EY is busy triple-checking the results to ensure the accuracy and integrity of television's biggest honors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/NY40565LOGO-b The Awards will be telecast live on NBC on Monday, August 25, 2014, 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET from the Nokia Theatre at...

2014-08-19 08:26:48

CHALFONT, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Business Journal has named AWeber - Email Marketing, as one of the Best Places to Work in the Philadelphia region. The award recognizes the company's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains team members through a combination of awesome perks and company culture. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137127 "What an honor it is to be chosen as one of the Best Places to Work in...

2014-08-19 08:26:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Popular Problems, his thrilling new studio album, Leonard Cohen gets down into the avenues of our dreams and sets a new tone and speed of hope and despair, grief and joy. Cohen here is an astonished lover rocking to the human condition as "the soul unfolds in the chambers of its longing." His legendary basso resonates as never before with a presence and urgency that arises from the very depths of the heart. The clarity and strength of these nine...

2014-08-19 08:25:44

Best Web Site Redesign, Best Editorial, Best Visual Storytelling ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that EXHIBITOR magazine earned six national awards from the prestigious American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Given annually, the awards recognize superior editorial, online, and design excellence in the publishing industry. National...

2014-08-18 23:10:01

A New Book Helps People How to Know Who They Are and Lead a Happy and Healthy Life (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 A new book, titled ‘Created for Wholeness – the science, religion and astrology of knowing yourself and living in harmony' offers solutions to help someone know who they are (self-identity) and achieve a life of wholeness. Wholeness is being healthy, at ease, complete, well-balanced, in abundance with creation, self-harmonized, emotionally stable and self-controlled. One of...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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