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2013-05-01 23:01:41

Technology is changing the way we eat. Noviden Technologies Inc. is staying ahead of the curve by offering international clients a personalized meal planning service to help them get and stay healthy by eating fresh, fast and easy meals and avoid food groups and specific ingredients due to dietary restrictions. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 International software development firm, Noviden Technologies Inc based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is making waves in the...

2013-03-18 23:04:04

Norman Hines pens new book, ℠Soul Prints´. TRURO, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 In his new book, “Soul Prints” (published by iUniverse), Norman Hines pens a poetic tale of grief, enlightenment and an underlying hope for peace. “It is more than a love story between star crossed lovers, but goes far beyond the main lives of its main characters in its striving for a unique means of establishing world peace,” Hines explains. “The idea that man has a...

2013-02-21 23:00:43

Motion and Dymaxion deliver innovative end-to-end mobility solutions. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Dymaxion, one of Nova Scotia´s leading information technology companies providing computing products and technical services, is proud to announce it was awarded Gold Partner status through the Motion® Valued Partner (MVP) Program from Motion Computing®. Motion® is a worldwide leader in rugged tablet personal computers and mobility solutions. This new...

2013-02-17 23:02:02

The Nova Scotia Salmon Association is maximizing the benefits of the U.S. Clean Air Act by giving a river that is home to endangered wild Atlantic salmon in southern Nova Scotia continuous doses of lime. St. Andrews, NB - CANADA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 The Nova Scotia Salmon Association is maximizing the benefits of the U.S. Clean Air Act by giving a river that is home to endangered wild Atlantic salmon in southern Nova Scotia continuous doses of lime. The U.S. Clean Air Act has helped...


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Sable Island Horse
2014-05-22 10:38:32

The Sable Island Pony also referred to as the Sable Island Horse, inhabits Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is small breed that legends say swam to the island from the many shipwrecks that occurred off shore. Other legends say the horse was introduced by Portuguese explorers, but neither is supported by historic or genetic evidence. The first horses were actually introduced in 1737 by a Boston clergyman, Andrew Le Mercier. The Sable Island horses of today are the...

2012-06-14 09:32:35

Symbol: SPCAN Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Distribution: SpiranthescaseiCatling & Cruise var.novaescotiaeCatling distribution:CAN(NS) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-05-05 22:39:45

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. For amateur fishermen they are generally not considered edible, as opposed to the blue crab which is often found in the same waters. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from...

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2008-05-04 22:52:22

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the east coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from brown to a dull yellow. The tips of the claws are white. The hairs on the shell attract algae, barnacles, and debris. They like...

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2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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