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Aussie's Can No Longer Claim The Kiwi's Origins
2014-05-23 11:52:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New Zealand’s iconic kiwi is not related to Australia’s emu, but instead is derived from the extinct Madagascan elephant bird, according to a new study in the journal Science. The study also concluded that both of these flightless birds were once able to take to the air. With the kiwi being about the size of a chicken and the Madagascan elephant bird standing around 6 to 9 feet tall – the two make for a bit of an evolutionary...

2014-04-24 08:29:53

KIWI magazine is pleased to announce the winning schools in its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest; each school was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI magazine is happy to announce the winners of its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest. In honor of National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day--an annual event created by KIWI that highlights school lunch--KIWI partnered with the Whole Kids...

2014-03-27 23:28:45

“Benefits Of Kiwi On Health,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of kiwi, and some reasons to eat it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Benefits Of Kiwi On Health,” a new report created by Todd Silva on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows health and nutrition benefits of kiwi, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some healthy reasons to eat kiwi such...

Euryapteryx
2014-03-05 04:24:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A report published in the journal PLOS ONE from a pair of researchers at Griffith University in Australia has refined the species status for the New Zealand moa – a large, extinct flightless bird. "Despite more than 100 years of research being devoted to the issue, determining species status is challenging, especially where there is an absence of substantial morphological, physiological, and behavioral data," explained study author...

2014-02-20 23:01:16

San Francisco based indie rock band, Kiwi Time, was able to have their sponsor Baynetwork, Inc. generate a match donation to UpRisingofLove.org and GLAAD followed up with an interview. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As the Sochi Olympics come to a close, GLAAD has taken the opportunity to remind the LGBT community that there are Eastern European born people helping to fight the fight for human rights. The specific people in this GLAAD interview are four lifelong Belarusian...

2014-02-04 23:23:41

San Francisco based indie rock band, Kiwi Time, made up four lifelong friends from Belarus, has generated a match donation from Baynetwork to UpRisingofLove.org. The initial proceeds from Kiwi Time were generated at their UpRisingofLove.org benefit show during their January 25th, 2014 Great American Music Hall concert. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The human rights controversy revolving around the LGBTI community has come front and center to the world as we near the 2014 Sochi...

2014-01-17 23:04:21

Just before 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Kiwi Time, a San Francisco based indie rock band made up four lifelong friends from Belarus, produced by Granted Access Studios by Baynetwork, is kicking off their EP release campaign and human rights awareness campaign at Great American Music Hall on January 25, 2014. Menlo Park, Ca (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The human rights controversy looming over Sochi Olympics creates perfect timing for four lifelong Belarusian friends (Anna Makovchik, Yoga Shyp,...

2014-01-15 23:26:52

Actinidia Chinensis (kiwi) fruit extract, a newly discovered powerful body replenishing ingredients, can now be found as an active ingredient in all Kiwifox products. If individuals are looking for clinically-proven, safe, natural products to take years off of their appearance, then Kiwifox is for them. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Kiwi extract replenishes the body and its largest organ, the skin, with powerful antioxidants and hydration. It is proven to both remove damaging sodium...

2013-12-30 23:00:28

Recently, UWDress.com has released its new designs of kiwi color prom dresses. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 UWDress.com is one of the leading brands among thousands of dress suppliers in the market. It is famous for its huge selection of colorful special occasion dresses at affordable prices. Recently, the company has released its new designs of kiwi color prom dresses. Also, the CEO has stated that all customers that place an order for these outfits can enjoy a special offer, up to 45%...

2013-10-17 23:01:28

San Francisco indie rock band Kiwi Time gets an internet facelift from Granted Access Studios by Baynetwork as the band prepares to release a new EP & single. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 This summer Kiwi Time gained sponsorship of their San Francisco based indie rock band through Granted Access Studios by Baynetwork. The sponsorship has been extremely beneficial to the band as they recently played at the 36th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival which garnered a spectacular...


Latest Kiwi Reference Libraries

Hardy kiwi, Actinidia arguta
2014-01-04 14:34:30

Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...

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2006-10-19 13:24:18

A kiwi is any of the species of small flightless birds endemic to New Zealand of the genus Apteryx (the only genus in family Apterygidae). There are currently six recognized species of kiwi: Great Spotted Kiwi, Apteryx haastii, distributed through the more mountainous parts of northwest Nelson, the northern West Coast, and the Southern Alps. Little Spotted Kiwi, Apteryx owenii, on Kapiti Island. The North Island Brown Kiwi, Apteryx mantelli, is widespread in the northern two-thirds of...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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