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Cunchaicha rock shelter in Peruvian Andes
2014-10-24 07:28:01

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Kurt Rademaker, an archaeologist from the University of Tübingen in Germany, has ventured with his team high into the arid mountains of the Peruvian Andes to search for evidence of the earliest human habitation in South America. In one of the driest and most inhospitable areas on the planet he stumbled across two primitive rock shelters. What he and his team discovered will change the way archaeologists understand the ancient Paleoindian...

facebook rooms
2014-10-24 06:49:07

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a major move away from its traditional insistence on members using their real names, Facebook has introduced the Rooms app which allows or even encourages the use of pseudonyms. The whole concept of the Rooms app recalls those heady early days of the web and the beginnings of social media. For those who can remember such times, it seemed like a totally new world where people from all over the globe could interact to their hearts’...

Deinocheirus
2014-10-24 05:34:46

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After more than five decades, researchers have discovered two well-preserved specimens of a dinosaur previously known only for its eight-foot arms and hands containing three eight-inch claws, according to research published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The arm, hands and shoulder girdle of the creature, known as the Deinocheirus mirificus (Greek for “terrible or horrible hand” and “unusual”), were recovered during the 1965...

ai google
2014-10-24 05:10:37

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As part of an ongoing effort to bolster its London-based artificial intelligence research center, Google has announced a new partnership with Oxford University and the acquisition of two of the institution’s spin-off companies. According to Samuel Gibbs of The Guardian, the seven Oxford engineers and computer science experts behind Dark Blue Labs (Dr. Edward Grefenstette, Dr. Karl Moritz Hermann, Prof. Phil Blunsom and Prof. Nando...

2014-10-24 04:22:11

Day/Night Cameras Help Capture Paranormal Phenomena FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced that it is giving away refurbished HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Cameras (DCS-5222L/RE) and HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Cameras (DCS-2330L/RE) to those looking to capture paranormal activity this Halloween season. To qualify for a free Wi-Fi camera, ghost hunters can submit their story about why they want a camera and, if chosen, create a video on how they set up their ghost...

2014-10-24 04:20:58

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoproyecto LLC announced today the appointment of Javier Mota as Editor-in-Chief of Autoproyecto.com, the countries largest Hispanic automotive Website delivering more than 8 million page views per month. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154132 As Editor-in-Chief, Mota will be overseeing all editorial efforts and ensuring that Autoproyecto.com's 1.6 million users are receiving the best automotive news and test drives,...

2014-10-24 00:21:54

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ComponentPro, a division of ATP, Inc., is proud to announce its entry into the exciting new Apple iOS and Android applications market with the launch of Ultimate components for Xamarin iOS and Android. Our products enable developers to programmatically transfer files between PC or devices with FTP, FTP/SSL and SFTP servers, compress and decompress files, send, receive and manage mailboxes, create or modify Word, Excel and PDF documents,...

2014-10-23 20:29:27

Victory Living Programs' Clients Explain Their Definition of Independence in New Video FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Living Programs has turned the microphone and video camera over to their most powerful advocates - the individuals they serve. In their newest promotional video entitled, "Independence Defined," Victory Living Programs invites 13 of their clients to define the word independence in their own, unedited, unfiltered terms. "We really wanted...

2014-10-23 20:27:53

"Property of a Well-Traveled Gentleman" Generates a Sell-Through Rate of 84% NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auctionata successfully conducted its first New York auction this morning, from 10 AM to 12:10 PM EDT. The inaugural auction attracted over 100 bidders from 32 countries, in conjunction with partner bidding sites. Forty-three out of fifty-one total lots sold, with the most active bidding surrounding the Cartier Ball Form Clock, the collectible Blue Enamel Novelty...

2014-10-23 20:20:45

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Downtown San Antonio shines with world class art, entertainment, and dining. Now, a new Smartphone app takes the guesswork out of parking, leaving motorists more time to enjoy all that downtown has to offer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154122 The City's Center City Development and Operations Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new downtown parking locator app provided by Pango Mobile Parking. The City...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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