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2015-05-19 20:22:08

Grammy Award Winning Duo, The Jackie Boyz, honor their journey in music by throwing a concert and giving proceeds to The Ellie Fund to continue the fight against Breast Cancer.

2015-05-19 16:33:41

Guests Can Save up to $700 per Stateroom and Receive Free Onboard Spending Money SANTA CLARITA, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Memorial Day,

2015-05-19 16:29:55

To show their appreciation to military members and their spouses, the renowned facility will now be offering $500 off plastic surgeries. LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With

2015-05-19 16:29:04

NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio and Little Simon are proud to announce Tony and Grammy Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters will narrate a new collection

2015-05-19 16:28:50

Lineup Includes Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Actor Gary Sinise, Miss America 2015 & more. WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2015 National Memorial Day Parade

2015-05-19 16:28:14

- Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage, MURDER IN THE FIRST), Grammy(®) nominee and JUNO Award-winner Carly Rae Jepsen, singer Tori Kelly, and Laura Vandervoort (Space's BITTEN) chat with co-hosts

aliens religion
2015-05-19 14:18:13

If ET suddenly came to Earth and began eating up all of our Reese's Pieces, how would we respond?

panda gut bacteria
2015-05-19 13:12:04

Pandas eat bamboo all day not because they're fat and lazy (ok-maybe they are), but because their tummies just can't digest the fibrous plant.

2015-05-19 12:33:46

Stevie Wonder, Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar Headline The Three-Day Festival September 25 - September 27 LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Life is Beautiful Festival announced

2015-05-19 12:32:45

Filmmakers Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters Recognized in Documentary/Reality Category COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Bush Presidential


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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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