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2015-03-19 23:06:53

Join in the BracketBall Madness for your chance to win great prizes. Edison, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 BuyDig.com is partnering with LG to bring

2015-03-19 23:00:30

In celebration of NJ Makers Day, NJ libraries, schools, museums and commercial and public makerspaces will host fun and interesting events throughout the state. Newark,

2015-03-19 12:29:39

TRENTON, N.J., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, suicide claims over 40,000 lives - more than war, murder, and natural disasters combined.

2015-03-19 08:26:42

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

2015-03-19 08:25:29

Eleven Events, Twenty-Three Performances: "The Marriage of Figaro," Country Music, Jazz Quintet, Indian Classical Music and Dance, A Cappella Jazz, Chamber Music, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling

2015-03-18 23:03:45

Award-winning cancer magazine will recognize winner at Oncology Nursing Society’s 40th Annual Congress April 23 in Orlando. PLAINSBORO, N.J.

2015-03-18 16:26:24

Oncology team hopeful their research will help address major challenges in treating high-grade gliomas, including glioblastoma HACKENSACK, N.J., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-18 16:21:50

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC.


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Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.