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2014-05-12 08:25:27

Statement by Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the Palisades in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey as the organization's newest National Treasure. The following is a statement by National Trust for Historic Preservation president Stephanie Meeks. "This new National Treasure designation signifies our ongoing commitment to preserving...

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2012-08-26 09:44:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One thousand rare and protected ants have been fitted with tiny little backpacks to try and understand the social network of how a colony works. A research team from the University of York is fitting tiny radio receivers to a colony of hairy wood ants in the world's first experiment to find out how they communicate and travel between nests. The nests are located on the National Trust's Longshaw Estate in Derbyshire, UK, which is a...

2012-06-07 23:01:01

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch in Billings County, North Dakota to its 2012 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Washinton DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation´s architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. More than 230 sites have been on the list over its 25-year history, and in that time, only a handful...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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