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Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger Of Peace On Climate

Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger Of Peace On Climate Change

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been named as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and will focus on climate change issues, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced. The 39 year...

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2014-09-16 23:04:50

“Grease” parody supports 'Yes' on Amendent 2 vote Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Founded by former Miami Beach mayoral candidate Steve Berke, The After Party PAC is a political organization fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. Advocating for a ‘Yes’ vote on Amendment 2, The After Party recently commissioned a shot-for-shot parody video of the song “You’re the One that I Want” from the movie “Grease.” (http://youtu.be/zdcvhUgeDRg) Called...

2014-09-16 12:27:03

Pop star to release new single "Ooh Wee" Oct. 14 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum selling artist and pop sensation Aaron Carter will be stopping at more than 60 cities across the country and will have more than 20 dates internationally as part of his latest tour starting Sept. 18 and running into 2015. He will also be releasing "Ooh Wee," his first single in more than 10 years, on Oct. 14. The U.S. portion of "Aaron Carter's Wonderful World" tour will begin...

2014-09-15 23:09:29

Ticketability.com has unleashed inventory of 2014 Usher Tickets for 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, CO; American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX; Toyota Center in Houston, TX; and Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA. Usher tour tickets will be hot sellers today, and savvy fans will turn to this reliable provider for great seats at fair prices (use savings code COUPON at checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Ticketability.com can offer online customers 2014 Usher...

2014-09-15 20:21:25

NORTH SALEM, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sold-out crowd of nearly 6,000 fans at the idyllic Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York cheered Jessica Springsteen on her first Grand Prix win of $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W held on September 14. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146219 Springsteen and her horse Vindicat W bested a field of 32 other qualified international entries to add their names to the list of accomplished riders and horses who have...

2014-09-15 16:25:52

Keith and Mary Hudson come to Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale September 20-21 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The parents of award winning recording artist Katy Perry will be at Living Word Bible Church Mesa 3520 E. Brown Rd Mesa, AZ on Saturday, September 20(th) at 5:00 PM and at Living Word Bible Church Scottsdale, 8620 East McDonald Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85250 on Sunday, September 21, at 9:15 AM, 11:00 AM. This is just days before their daughter...

2014-09-11 12:27:06

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness and circulate information about thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases, has chosen Paul M Ridker, MD as the recipient of the 3(rd) annual Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award. The Arthur A. Sasahara, MD, Lectureship Award was introduced in 2012 to celebrate NATF Founding Board Member, Dr. Arthur A. Sasahara, for his dedication...

2014-09-10 23:10:15

Ticketability.com is kicking off today’s presale with Usher tickets for sale at reduced prices for 14 stops on the UR Experience Tour featuring August Alsina and D.J. Cassidy. Usher tour tickets go on sale to the general public for Detroit; Cleveland; Uncasville; St. Paul; Las Vegas; Broomfield; Dallas; Houston; New Orleans; Memphis; Atlanta; Orlando; Miami; and Tampa on Monday, September 15, but many fans will opt to secure their seats ahead of time. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September...

2014-09-09 16:24:24

Bleachers, Us The Duo and Bea Miller to perform along with Pitbull and Timeflies at Family Day Event hosted by Hilary Duff on September 28, 2014 in NYC NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J. Martell Foundation is proud to announce the addition of Bleachers, Us The Duo and Bea Miller to their impressive lineup of performers for its 15(th) Annual Family Day on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Grammy award-winning musician, Jack...

2014-09-08 16:23:06

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes. The sweepstakes supports BCBSM's ongoing commitment to children's health and its #MIKidsCan...

2014-09-06 23:01:53

Usher presale tickets for the 2014 UR Experience Tour with August Alsina and D.J. Cassidy are now available for purchase in select markets. QueenBeeTickets.com, a trusted discount ticket provider, is featuring an inventory of Usher concert tickets at reduced prices (while seats last). Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is now offering an inventory of Usher presale tickets for the singer’s UR Experience Tour taking place this fall. Special guests August...


Latest Nationality Reference Libraries

Prostylotermes
2014-04-22 10:22:20

Prostylotermes is a genus that holds one species of extinct termite known as Prostylotermes kamboja. The genus and its single species are known from one male, the paratype used to help confirm the description of the species, and one female, the holotype, found encased in amber in India. Both individuals were found in the same piece of amber, which is kept in the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow, India. The fossils were first studied and described by Michael S. Engel and David...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicas
2013-06-22 16:34:14

The Japanese sea lion (Zalophus japonicas) is in extinct species that could once be found in the Sea of Japan. The biggest populations occurred around the Korean peninsula and the Japanese Archipelago. In these areas, both sea lions and seals have influenced the names of some coastal areas, like Inubosaki or “dog-barking point.” It was formally classified as a distinct species in 2003 due to a difference in behaviors and range, but was previously known as a subspecies of the California...

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicas
2013-06-10 11:01:20

The Japanese sea lion (Zalophus japonicas) is in extinct species that could once be found in the Sea of Japan. The biggest populations occurred around the Korean peninsula and the Japanese Archipelago. In these areas, both sea lions and seals have influenced the names of some coastal areas, like Inubosaki or “dog-barking point.” It was formally classified as a distinct species in 2003 due to a difference in behaviors and range, but was previously known as a subspecies of the California...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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