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2014-07-25 12:24:03

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a refreshing new fashion and entertainment brand that stands out with its contemporary and fashionable country apparel alongside daily updates of the best country music videos of today. Country Rebel's new online store is pledged to helping fans rediscover true modern country music with their distinctive brand of clothing options that is reflective of the country rebel lifestyle. Other than their impressive...

2014-07-25 12:23:43

To Be Released in February 2015 SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish BONE #1: Out from Boneville, The Tribute Edition on February 24, 2015. This special edition of the first book in Jeff Smith's award-winning and bestselling graphic novel series will kick off the 10(th) anniversary celebration of the Scholastic Graphix imprint in 2015. The Graphix imprint launched in 2005 with the color...

2014-07-25 12:21:13

ATLANTA, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE:DAL) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 8, 2014 and will be paid on August 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO Delta Air Lines serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and...

2014-07-25 12:20:56

ATLANTA, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) board of directors today announced Francis S. "Frank" Blake as its newest member, effective immediately. Blake serves as Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO "Frank brings demonstrated success in leading a complex organization focused on improving shareholder returns through excellent customer service," said Daniel...

scale insect infestation on a red maple
2014-07-25 02:00:50

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University New research from North Carolina State University shows that urban "heat islands" are slowly killing red maples in the southeastern United States. One factor is that researchers have found warmer temperatures increase the number of young produced by the gloomy scale insect – a significant tree pest – by 300 percent, which in turn leads to 200 times more adult gloomy scales on urban trees. "We'd been seeing higher numbers of plant-eating...

coral Acropora Pharaonis
2014-07-25 03:00:00

Gina Hebert, Marine Biological Laboratory What do mollusks, starfish, and corals have in common? Aside from their shared marine habitat, they are all calcifiers — organisms that use calcium from their environment to create hard carbonate skeletons and shells for stability and protection. The June issue of the Biological Bulletin, published by the Marine Biological Laboratory, addresses the challenges faced by these species as ocean composition changes worldwide. As atmospheric...

rosemary for diabetes
2014-07-25 03:00:30

American Chemical Society The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. In their new study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait. Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia and...

2014-07-25 08:28:45

MobileIron app now available in Amazon Appstore MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), a leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM), today announced support for Fire Phone, the first smartphone designed by Amazon. By extending its policy, enrollment, selective wipe, application management and certificate capabilities, MobileIron lets Mobile IT teams confidently add Fire smartphones and tablets to their mobile environments. MobileIron...

2014-07-25 08:28:23

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a world where a mom can see that her child is at soccer practice from her smart phone, a world where a dog sneaking out of the backyard immediately triggers a smartphone notification to the owner, and a world where the caretaker of an Alzheimer's patient no longer has to worry about the patient wandering off. This dream could come to fruition as soon as early 2015 thanks to the Iota, a revolutionary tracking and sensing device...

2014-07-25 08:26:11

CLEVELAND, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tragedy of a medical error resulting in a birth injury extends long past the insurance settlement. Victims and their families deal with the disability or the death of an infant for a lifetime. Those who are able to recover and lead productive lives are true heroes, and Michael F. Becker, a Medical malpractice attorney has established a scholarship to recognize their efforts. The deadline for applications is August 10th, 2014. The $1,000...


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Brahman Cattle
2014-07-12 10:51:49

The Brahman or Brahma is a breed of cattle that originated in America during the early 1900s. It was developed from imported breeds during the years of 1854 to 1926 from India, the breeds included the Kankrej, Gujarat, Ongole and Gir. Approximately 266 different bulls and 22 different cows were used in the development of the Brahman. The American Brahman Breeders Association was established in 1924 to track and verify the bloodline. It is located in Houston, Texas and the first president...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Blonde d’Aquitaine Cattle
2014-07-12 10:17:57

The Blonde d’Aquitaine is a popular breed of beef cattle that originated in Aquitaine, France. It is found mainly in the Garonne valley and the Pyrenees. It was developed by crossing local breeds, the Garonnais, the Quercy and the Blonde des Pyrenees. In the late 1900s, the breed was imported to other parts of Europe as well as Canada, Australia and the United States where large populations of the breed is found. The breed is muscular, hardy and lean. The bone structure is light but...

Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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