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2014-10-30 12:26:22

WGBH, EDC, SRI International Conduct Research on Preschool Tablet Use to Develop Series of "Next Generation Preschool Math" Mobile Applications BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four and a half years after the introduction of the iPad, many parents, caregivers and educators still struggle with how to integrate technology and media into their children's lives amidst concerns that uninterrupted passive screen time can be detrimental to a child's development. To address...

2014-10-30 12:26:20

BOERNE, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Strait and Texas businessman Tom Cusick today announced the fourth annual Vaqueros del Mar Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction raised a record $550,000. Over the four years of the event, more than $1.1 million has been raised to benefit military wounded in action. Hosted by Strait and Cusick at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort & Spa in Boerne, Texas, Saturday and Sunday, October 25 -26, the event benefits Feherty's Troops...

2014-10-30 12:26:19

DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced that effective immediately, methodology guide changes, if any, will only take place on the last business day of each month. If a methodology guide is updated, it will be posted to the website after market close on the last business day of the month. To receive an email alert when any index methodology guide has been updated, sign up here or visit www.alerian.com. About Alerian Alerian equips investors to make informed decisions...

2014-10-30 12:26:03

--The Trust and Believe® Life Enthusiast Offers Further Personal Engagement and Motivation to Dig Deep in 2015-- NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 22(nd) and Saturday May 23(rd), 2015, Shauntervention, a two-day fitness experience led by popular fitness celebrity, Shaun T (creator of INSANITY®, T25® and Hip Hop Abs®), will be held in Toronto, Canada. In addition to an exhilarating workout experience, Shauntervention will include a VIP dinner (at an...

2014-10-30 12:25:45

More than 30 Leading Brands Enable Consumers to "Shop, Share and Save" in Support of Wounded Warrior Project® NEW YORK and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News America Marketing (NAM), the premier publisher of coupons in the U.S. and Canada, producing billions of coupons annually, today announced that the Sunday, November 2 issue of its widely distributed SmartSource Magazine(®)coupon insert is dedicated to the Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) Believe in...

2014-10-30 12:25:44

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This table package traces a sample of U.S. residents and examines how many of them were poor during at least some portion of the four-year period as well as how long their poverty spells lasted. It also looks at how many entered into poverty, how many exited and how many stayed poor during the entire...

2014-10-30 12:25:38

DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For anyone who has ever wanted to throw their hat in the political ring, this holiday season, they'll have the chance...right in their own living room with the launch of The Agenda Game. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155361 You're a staunch Libertarian? Prove it. Or a Moralist? Make the case. The board game pits friends, family and political wonks against each other to see who can raise enough money, lift opinions in the polls and...

2014-10-30 12:25:37

- A Witty App That Texts You Out of Trouble, Spices Up Your Love Life and Covers For You. Free for iOS - BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world where technology and multi-tasking is the norm, we've all been there. As soon as you hit "send" you realize that snarky text about your boss, was sent to your boss, or that "selfie" you sent to your significant other mistakenly went to your mother-in-law. After the initial shock, you text a friend for advice and quickly work to undo the...

2014-10-30 12:25:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX-Free Report), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (Nasdaq:FOXA-Free Report), New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT-Free Report) and Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI-Free Report)....

2014-10-30 12:24:04

Patented Technology Requires Fewer Chemicals, Keeps Water Clean Up to 12 Months VISTA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The state-of-the-art ACE® Salt Water Sanitizing System from Hot Spring®, the only brand to sell more than one million hot tubs, leads the industry in extending the life of clean water in hot tubs. Built with exclusive diamond technology, the ACE Salt Water hot tub system uses a small amount of salt to automatically create powerful cleaners. Available only for Hot...


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Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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