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2014-10-21 12:32:14

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of California's Latino children paints a complex picture of their health and well-being - and finds striking differences within a 4.7 million-strong population that comprises more than half of all the children in the state. See the report and full press release>> More than 94% of these children were born in the United States. While many Latino children live in poverty and are uninsured, they have comparable access...

2014-10-21 12:30:30

Spotlight on Healing Courage WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teresa Carlson, Chairman of the Board of the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region, presented the Light of Healing Hope Foundation's newest publication, Healing Courage by Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave, at the Red Cross Salute to Service Gala on October 18, 2014. The Light of Healing Hope Foundation offered the book as gifts to the event to support the Red Cross and all Service Members and...

2014-10-21 12:29:47

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer offers night-friendly workout products to help athletes stay safe as the days get shorter LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of Daylight Saving Time begins on Nov. 2 and with the sun setting earlier, Sport Chalet offers a variety of gear to assist athletes with their after-dark workouts. The premier specialty sporting goods retailer aims to keep athletes safe in the upcoming winter evenings without compromising their workout regimens....

2014-10-21 12:29:24

Look Deeper, Mirrors Will Never Be The Same NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A New Idea in Décor -- Mirrors Will Never Be The Same Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153341 Look Deeper -- Revolutionary New Mirror Combines 3D Image With Reflection You may never see yourself the same way again thanks to LUCID(TM), an innovative new type of mirror that places a luminous 3D image inside of the mirror's reflection. Designed by Brooklyn-based public...

2014-10-21 12:28:58

Actual Gameplay Prototype Shown LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Psycho Sorted recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Everstar, a true 3D party-based RPG with co-op campaign for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Everstar features a dynamic real-time combat system that can be paused at any time and controlled via a tactical mode as well as a host of unique interactions made possible through the expert integration of 3D physics. Advanced AI lets each of your party members...

2014-10-21 12:28:34

CARY, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GNC franchises in the Triangle Area of North Carolina announced today a title sponsorship of the Tobacco Road Half-Marathon, the sister event to the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) presented by Inside-Out Sports. The franchises are located in Holly Springs, Park West Village of Morrisville and North Hills of Raleigh. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130917/DC81240LOGO "Working with the Tobacco Road Marathon team is...

2014-10-21 12:28:29

Annual ranking showcases the 100 fastest-growing urban businesses in America CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced that Rise Interactive was selected for the 2014 Inner City 100 for the second, consecutive year, recognizing the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. This year, for the first time in the list's 16-year history, the Inner City 100 consists of 10 fast-growing businesses from 10 industry...

2014-10-21 12:28:24

The Investigative Series Also Features 'Underground Sounds' on November 25, and the Two-Hour Special Examining the Shameful Side of International Adoption in 'Unwanted In America' on December 2 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV closes out the 2014 season with premieres of three brand new episodes of the award-winning investigative journalism series Dan Rather Presents, airing Tuesdays at 8pE from November 18 through December 2. With his trademark candor, Rather...

2014-10-21 12:28:14

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PFNY, LLC, the largest franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire based Franchisor who pioneered the high-value/low cost fitness experience, is excited to announce the Grand Opening of their new White Plains location on Wednesday, October 22 at 250 Main Street. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153334LOGO "We are so pleased to open this location for our members," says James Innocenti, COO of the PFNY franchise....

2014-10-21 12:27:41

-- 14M People's Anger Turns to Joy, Real Hoverboard Arrives Oct. 2015 -- LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of Silicon Valley's most remarkable (and eagerly anticipated) feats of innovation, a small but passionate team has resolved the issues surrounding hover technology by using Magnetic Field Architecture (MFA(TM)) to transmit electromagnetic energy more efficiently than ever before possible. As proof of concept, the company -- Arx Pax -- has created a working...


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English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.