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2014-10-30 12:22:07

Leading Marijuana Resource Site to Expand National Safe Transportation Campaign IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weedmaps, the world's largest online medical and recreational marijuana resource, today announced a partnership with Curb, the taxi app that connects riders to a nationwide network of professional drivers, to promote safe transportation for marijuana users. Through the campaign, first time Curb users can use the promo code "WEEDMAPS" to receive $15 off their...

2014-10-30 12:21:55

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Experts Take Advantage of Carfax Service Loyalty Program Benefits GAINESVILLE, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hybrid Shop (THS), global leaders in hybrid and electric vehicle training, education and battery conditioning, has joined the Carfax® Service Network. In addition to joining the Network, each participating location is automatically enrolled in the Carfax Service Loyalty Program, which helps grow service revenue by reaching new customers...

2014-10-30 12:21:32

ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) will present at the Raymond James 2014 Global Airline/Transportation Conference at 10:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO A live webcast of this event can be accessed at: http://wsw.com/webcast/rj93/dal/ An online replay will be available at the same site shortly after the webcast is complete until Dec. 6, 2014. Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million...

2014-10-30 12:21:11

Local Honda and Toyota dealership helps raise awareness for Kokomo Rescue Mission campaign KOKOMO, Ind., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the season of giving is already under way in Kokomo, Indiana. As Kokomo Rescue Mission's largest, and most important, food drive of the year kicked off Oct. 27, Kokomo Auto World has set out to help the organization achieve and surpass its 1,000-can or 1,000-pound goal. Photo -...

swimming cuts
2014-10-30 03:00:25

Provided by Keith Coles, Brunel University Experts agree that it’s a great way of staying fit and healthy at any age, but when faced with higher prices people are likely to swim less often, while other forms of physical activity such as working out or walking are barely affected. According to a study by Brunel University London’s Health Economics Research Group (HERG), swimming is the individual activity that most people would drop if they faced higher prices. The study included...

Chimpanzees Plan Ahead For A Good Early Breakfast
2014-10-30 03:51:09

Provided by Jeffrey Day, University of California, Davis New research by the University of California, Davis, shows that chimpanzees plan ahead, and sometimes take dangerous risks, to get to the best breakfast buffet early. The study co-authored by Leo Polansky, an associate researcher in the UC Davis anthropology department, reveals that chimpanzees will find a place to sleep en route to breakfast sites and risk travel in the dark when predators are active to obtain more desired, less...

2014-10-30 08:44:30

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Ricoh, a global technology company with services and solutions that help law firms and legal departments capture, transform and manage information more effectively in today's dynamic work environment, and mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc., a Ricoh company and leading provider of managed IT, cloud, data center and professional services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140718/128669 Ricoh and mindSHIFT deliver solutions that address the...

2014-10-30 08:44:14

Greater NY Chamber urges city businesses to protect their brand names NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dot NYC, The Internet's newest domain extension has been available for just three weeks and already over 45,000 New Yorkers have secured their names in the new domain name. New York is the first city in the country to get its own domain extension, which is restricted to users with physical addresses in New York City. Logo -...

2014-10-30 08:44:07

Former Adobe and Disney Design Guru Brings Expertise to Further Advance Datameer's Vision to Make Big Data Simple for Everyone SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Further strengthening its market leadership position in simplifying big data analytics, Datameer, the only end-to-end big data analytics application for the Hadoop ecosystem, today announced that Ralf Eiling has joined the company as vice president of user experience and design. Keeping in line with the company's...

2014-10-30 08:43:36

PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarningForecast.com has issued earnings forecast research with special focus on financial performance of the following stocks: American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ:ARCP), Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (NYSE:PBR), Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD), and GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130725/HK53184LOGO (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need...


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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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