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2015-04-08 08:40:48

Day-long celebration honors Bell Labs' Nobel Prize winners and provides insight on how the Murray Hill research facility continues to explore and advance the future of connectivity and communications

2015-04-08 08:31:45

Operational excellence, rapid deployment and immediate scalability for high volume message transactions solidifies the new partnership. FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-08 08:22:15

CRANBURY, N.J., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CARiD.com, an online retailer of all things automotive and more, was recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program.

2015-04-07 20:22:56

NEPTUNE, N.J., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The boards of trustees of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corp., the parent organization of Raritan Bay Medical Center,

2015-04-07 16:24:30

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, N.J., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Neumann & Associates discusses the steps involved when purchasing an existing business to add, discussing how it involves a lot of terrific

2015-04-07 12:29:14

Smart TV Evaluation Program Recognizes LG Ultra HD TVs for Superior Smart TV Performance, Netflix Experience ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New 2015 OLED and LED 4K Ultra

2015-04-07 08:28:26

Many have criticized Harriet Tubman and her son's claims over how many slaves were actually saved by Mrs. Tubman.

2015-04-07 08:22:28

BAODING, China, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers,

2015-04-06 08:29:39

Company's "PlanCompass.com" Provides Assistance to Consumers Seeking the Best Health Plan with their Preferred Healthcare Providers CLIFTON, N.J.

2015-04-02 12:32:08

Valley Health System Joins the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Specialty Network RIDGEWOOD, N.J., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valley Health System today announced an affiliation


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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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.