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2015-05-20 23:01:07

Play a round of golf with former NFL All-Pros and Pro Bowlers – while raising money for animal conservation – by registering for David Fulcher’s Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing on

2015-05-20 23:00:28

Narconon Arrowhead issues a new prevention tool to help keep family members and loved ones safe and drug free this Memorial Day. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May

2015-05-20 16:35:35

LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego, an international health care non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, honored actress-activist Kristen Bell and Los

2015-05-20 16:35:22

NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, and Little Simon are proud to announce Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Neil

2015-05-20 16:33:15

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 22, 2015, PAC-MAN(TM) - one of the most iconic videogame characters in history - will celebrate his 35(th) birthday.

2015-05-20 16:23:39

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX's Romano DeSimone has been awarded the Association of American Railroad (AAR) Holden-Proefrock Award for his significant career achievements

one earth message crowdsource
2015-05-20 14:54:30

What would you upload to the One Earth Message project? In a project very similar to the "golden records" on the Voyager, artist Jon Lomberg wants to get everyone involved.

high heels health
2015-05-20 10:03:28

Christian Louboutin once said, “High heels are pleasure with pain.” Well, Mr. Louboutin had it right in this statement—high heels are a favorite to wear, but also can be a painful one. But does that mean wearing a heel is bad for you?

2015-05-20 08:37:05

TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Star will be hosting a site visit for investors and analysts at its Wassa and Prestea Mine sites this week. The presentations given by the

2015-05-20 08:35:29

Cecily Strong to host gala event NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will honor Brian L.


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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