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2014-09-27 16:20:57

DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Griffin Holtby, a rising, young singer-songwriter, has "covered" three recent hits from 5 Seconds of Summer. The talented 14 year old showcases his abilities for fans and music critics through different approaches to these songs. Don't Stop was professionally recorded with his friends in his first music video. That provides a polished approach. She Looks So Perfect was spontaneously recorded with his guitar teacher accompanying Griffin on the...

2014-09-27 08:20:53

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Arnold L. Beizer, author of "SAVED BY THE BELL" an insider's new book about Muhammad Ali, will attend the 2nd Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Presentation in Louisville, KY on September 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90924 The Muhammad Ali Center's latest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute to their communities with positive change for a better world. These...

2014-09-27 00:20:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard Award winning recording artist Noelia, with 10 Top 40 Latin Hits, 3 Top 40 English language Dance Hits, and over six million albums sold, is set to embark on a worldwide promotional and concert tour with numerous appearances. Her tight schedule with non-stop performances begins this Fall' 2014 and will spread out until Summer' 2015. She will be catering to brand new markets that are opening to her music....

2014-09-26 23:03:56

Ticket Down announces that the legendary performer, Elton John, will be headlining at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 2014. This popular ticket site is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code ELTON-JOHN-2014 for added savings. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for authentic Elton John tickets at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Concertgoers can add promo code ELTON-JOHN-2014 for added...

2014-09-26 23:02:38

World Rabies Day serves as a reminder to pet owners that vaccinating against rabies is the most effective way to prevent this deadly viral disease. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Sunday, September 28 is World Rabies Day, a timely reminder that rabies, a fatal viral disease, is entirely preventable. Rabies, which can infect both humans and pets, is most commonly transmitted via the saliva of a bite from a rabid animal. While rabies continues to kill thousands around the world,...

2014-09-26 23:01:56

Gen3 Marketing has been named “Agency of the Year” at this year's CJYou Awards (2014). Blue Bell, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Gen3 Marketing has been named “Agency of the Year” at the 2014 CJYou Awards, marking the sixth consecutive year the company has won this award, earning it for the first time in 2009. The CJYou Awards recognize the top advertisers, publishers, and agencies who have demonstrated significant growth and success with their affiliate marketing programs over...

2014-09-26 16:20:59

Local Wisconsin dealership offers lifetime engine warranty JEFFERSON, Wis., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the biggest downsides to purchasing a used car is the potential risk of expensive repairs. This can make the experience of buying a used vehicle intimidating and somewhat scary. However, a Jefferson, Wisconsin dealer is removing all of the anxiety from the used car buying experience by offering a lifetime engine warranty on their vehicles. Photo -...

2014-09-25 23:12:13

Who cares about “The Toxic Divorce”? Getting a handle on why this matters is attorney Brian Burke’s next step towards protecting people going through divorce, providing a perspective that is vital to staying on top of the process. Santa Barbara, Califoria (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 This new White Paper entitled “The Toxic Divorce,” the first of a three-part series published by Brian Burke of Navigate Divorce, addresses the essential issues of divorce, providing a view of the...

2014-09-25 23:11:19

Top Hollywood Illustrator, Ciara McAvoy, wins prestigious Creative Design Award for "Filth, " written and directed by Jon S. Baird (Cass) and based on the Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) novel of the same name, Filth stars James McAvoy, who himself won Best Actor at the 2013 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) and Jameson Empire Awards in 2014. London, England (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Just over a month after Steel Mill Pictures and Magnolia Pictures released the award-winning...

2014-09-25 23:09:00

Clever Dictionary, is an offline dictionary, thesaurus and much more. The freely downloadable tool saves time and makes writing easier by having a host of writing tools in the one place, a one-stop-shop for words and quotes. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Clever Dictionary consists of nine powerful tools integrated into a single, intuitive interface; giving access to millions of word combinations and ideas as an offline dictionary resource. Clever Dictionary was born out of...


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Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

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...

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