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2015-01-27 23:11:42

This week La La Land Shirts has introduced several autism awareness shirts to help spread the word and unite everyone

2015-01-27 23:06:16

UniWigs is launching a big sale on most of their human hair wigs and lace closures of up to 20% off.

2015-01-27 23:04:43

A video published on the Ultimate Vocabulary blog shows the struggle by Marie Wilcox to prevent her native language going extinct.

2015-01-27 23:04:41

The Most Prestigious Award of the American Library Association Features Eight $10,000 Development Awards IPSWICH, Mass.

2015-01-27 16:26:04

Ned Leutz recognized as a finalist for Sales Manager of the Year WALTHAM, Mass., Jan.

2015-01-27 16:25:52

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Star Registry is teaming up with Warner Bros.

2015-01-27 16:22:20

Madison Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes company's community leadership MADISON, Ind., Jan.

2015-01-27 16:22:00

Ritchie Bros. to conduct Concrete Industry Management fundraising auction on Feb. 4, followed by an equipment auction at its Las Vegas site on Feb. 6 LAS VEGAS, Jan.

2015-01-27 16:21:14

Rare facsimile of Salisbury Magna Carta to be carried on board SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan.


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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
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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