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2014-10-28 23:15:30

Thank You Sale Offers Limited Time Savings on Attachments for Cat Machines San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® equipment dealer in San Diego and the Pacific Region, announces a limited time sales event for customers. From November 3rd through December 31st, 2014, customers can save up to $4,500 on buckets, asphalt grinders, couplers, wheel loader forks, dozer shanks and mounting brackets for various models of Cat Backhoe Loaders, Wheel Loaders,...

2014-10-28 23:14:57

According to parenting specialist Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, there are several reasons that a parent's dating may exacerbate a child's anxiety. Ms. Dauber offers answers to parents' questions. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 There are few family events more difficult or disruptive for children than divorce. Children are invariably confused and frightened by the threat to their security, parents try to do everything they can to provide stability and...

2014-10-28 23:14:53

As Public Health Preoccupies Americans, Foundation that Fights Deadly Infections Honored Leaders for Significant Contributions to Clostridium Difficile Treatment, Research and Patient Advocacy Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 On Friday, October 24, the Peggy Lillis Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a nationwide Clostridium difficile awareness movement, hosted its 5th Annual FIGHT C. DIFF Gala at Dyker Beach Golf Course in Brooklyn, New York. The event...

2014-10-28 23:13:36

With so much going on in the world today it’s difficult to keep a good attitude, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA talks about why it’s important to remain positive and has published a new blog post on his website on happiness. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Thoughts are very powerful and can affect a person's general attitude. The attitude someone carries reflects on their appearance as well, unless, they are a great actor. It doesn't end there, someone's attitude can also...

2014-10-28 23:10:47

Beverly Hills licensed Clinical Psychologist and nationally recognized relationship expert, Dr. Kathleen Mojas is celebrating 20 years of private practice in her Beverly Hills office where she has assisted hundreds of people to achieve greater joy and fulfillment in their relationships. Dr. Mojas has released an important list of warning signs and suggestions for anyone who suspects they are in a toxic relationship. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Beverly Hills licensed...

2014-10-28 23:06:37

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined for an episode by Southern Charm Star Cameran Wimberly. The episode was recorded to remember the hit tv show, The Golden Girls. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 On October 27, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by reality tv star Cameran Wimberly for an episode that remembered the cast of the Golden Girls. As the episode began, Deierlein says, “You are one of the lead cast members of the show...

2014-10-28 23:01:31

This World AIDS Day, the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee invites all who are interested in helping a child be born free from HIV/AIDS to support the “Countdown to Zero: Just Save One” initiative. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 This World AIDS Day, the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee invites all who are interested in helping a child be born free from HIV/AIDS to support the “Countdown to Zero: Just Save One” initiative. “This...

2014-10-28 23:01:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Japan and South Korea Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 South Korea Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Market Outlook to 2020 “South Korea Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the South Korea Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars,...

2014-10-28 16:25:57

Labrador, a leading financial document design and publishing firm announced today that Corporate Secretary Magazine has named three Labrador clients as finalists for the prestigious 2014 Corporate Governance Awards. ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Labrador, a leading financial document design and publishing firm announced today that Corporate Secretary Magazine has named three Labrador clients as finalists for the prestigious 2014 Corporate Governance Awards. Photo -...

2014-10-28 16:25:07

LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty nine brands from 25 countries were honoured at the World Branding Awards in a glittering ceremony at the prestigious One Whitehall Place in London over the weekend. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/713398 ) Global winners include Apple, Coca-Cola, Del Monte, Guinness, Heinz, HSBC, Louis Vuitton, McDonald's, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Sony PlayStation and VISA. National tier winners from Britain...


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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...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Adenanthos macropodianus
2014-10-14 11:59:16

Adenanthos macropodianus is a shrub species. The plant may also be referred to as the Gland Flower or the Kangaroo Island gland flower. A. macropodianus belongs to the Proteaceae family. This species can be found only on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Adenanthos macropodianus was listed as a variety of A. sericeus for over 100 years until finally in 1970 the plant was given its own species classification. Adenanthos macropodianus grows upright reaching approximately 3 feet in height....

Orothamnus
2014-10-13 13:26:23

Orothamnus is a genus of shrub plant. The genus may also be referred to as the Marsh Rose. Orothamnus belongs to the Proteaceae family and its name stems from the Greek words: Oros, meaning mountain and thamnos, meaning bush. An Orothamnus plant can be found growing naturally in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The species will grow in the mountain ranges of the Kogelberg and Kleinrivier Mountains of Hottentots-Holland. On the mountainsides these shrubs prefer peaty swamps and...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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