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2014-11-12 12:30:39

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:44:07

- The Vanishing Game, a U.K.-based adventure thriller written by best-selling author, is released by the British luxury SUV brand as an interactive literary experience MAHWAH, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:39:45

Dark fiber optic and telecommunication solutions provider expands into Secaucus data center SECAUCUS, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:39:23

Nearly 50 percent of Experian's ProtectMyID® survey respondents have been a victim or know someone who has COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:29:24

DOVER, N.J., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc.

2014-11-11 23:01:45

NJIT signed an agreement last week with Siam Cement Group (SCG), one of Thailand’s leading industrial conglomerates, that will bring both Thai graduate students and research funds to the university

2014-11-11 23:01:25

Horizon BCBSNJ received recognition as a “Military Friendly® Employer” and its first-ever recognition as a “Military Spouse Friendly® Employer.” Newark,

2014-11-11 08:20:42

Announcement follows American Humane Association's participation in 2014 Veterans Day Parade, where the importance of four-footed veterans showcased to nation NEW YORK, Nov.


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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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