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2015-03-20 16:22:22

New Video "Love Is It" by Fiction 20 Down inspired by lead singer Jordan Lally slowly losing his dad to depression and having his first child in the same year, which led Lally to realize that love

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burmese pythons
2015-03-20 16:59:33

Thanks to the exotic pet trade, Burmese pythons have invaded Florida’s Everglades and it turns out – they have developed a taste for area rabbits. According to a new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the python has become the main predator of marsh rabbits.

2015-03-20 12:26:35

NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Artisan Production House co-hosted a party to celebrate the launch of Joel Harper's new book "Mind Your Body." The book was published on March

2015-03-20 12:26:08

NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading public relations firm Ketchum was honored with

2015-03-20 12:23:00

Special event at Mar-a-Lago Club celebrated five courageous military dog teams; Groundbreaking new study for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress announced PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20,

2015-03-20 12:22:43

ARLINGTON, Va., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Foundation announced today the 2015 National Medal of Honor Day and Citizen Honors Program

2015-03-20 08:24:18

AWARDS/CONCERT-ONLY TICKET ADDED FOR APRIL 23rd FUNDRAISING EVENT PITTSBURGH, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Second Annual

2015-03-20 08:24:17

Seminal designer was major influence in New Urbanism, New Classical and postmodernism worked with Maryland's David Edward on furniture, designed iconic piece. HALETHORPE, Md., March

2015-03-20 08:23:33

For his achievements and accomplishments in the field of Literary Arts, Nathan M.


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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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