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2014-07-23 08:28:32

Chris MacDonald, the only tribute artist hired to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, will be performing at the Broward Center on August 16 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014

2014-07-22 12:25:57

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that its second

2014-07-18 08:27:12

Saudi Mega Economic City businesses and residences to pilot the GreenStar Hub app to optimize mobile communications for city's sustainable economic development NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-14 08:27:00

Company to Report Higher Unit Sales For Third Quarter of FY2014 CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (NASDAQ-CM: FHCO) today announced a series of initiatives

2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.

2014-07-09 16:29:57

MONROE, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) today announced the promotion of Daniel King to President of the company's Retail Segment.

2014-07-08 16:23:36

Joyce King Thomas Named Chairman of McCann's Global MasterCard Unit NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that Devika Bulchandani has been promoted

2014-07-08 08:31:27

Avellino Lab USA's Genetic Test Makes LASIK Safer for the 350,000 Patients Who Undergo the Procedure Each Year RENTON, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-30 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO, Dr.

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.


Latest King Reference Libraries

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

King Sago, Cycas revoluta
2014-01-30 08:11:54

Cycas revoluta is a species of seed producing, cycad plant. The species may also be referred to as King sago, Sago cycad or the Japanese sago palm. The plant originated in southern Japan. It is used in the production of sago, a cooking starch or can be displayed as a decorative plant. C. revoluta gets its name from the Latin word meaning “curled back”, referring to its leaves. Its leaves are shiny and dark green in coloration. The C. revoluta species have trunks that measures...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Lake Van Monster
2013-09-17 13:16:12

The Lake Van Monster is a legendary creature said to inhabit Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. The first reported sighting was in 1995. However, in a article from April 29, 1889, in the newspaper Saadet, a report tells of a man who was dragged into the water by a creature while he was doing wudu. After this report the Turkish Government sent a scientific survey group to the lake but no evidence was found of a creature. An ancient engraving is said to be within a church on one of the four islands...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.