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2011-11-05 23:30:00

Based on current trends, nearly 6.5 million Americans between the ages of 35 and 84 are expected to be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis in the next 10 years, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. The study also reports that people as young as 45 to 64 years old will account for more than half of newly-diagnosed cases â“ increasing the need for total knee replacements and placing an...

2011-10-17 17:50:00

Snow Blowers Direct Announces Best Prosumer Single Stage Snow Throwers. Recommendations Based on Sale Rates and Customer Reviews. (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Today SnowBlowersDirect.com, a leading online snow thrower superstore, announced its recommendations for single-stage prosumer snowblowers. "Prosumer single-stage snow blowers come with the electric start feature to make firing them up easy, even on a cold morning," said Kriss Schrader, resident product expert at Snow Blowers Direct. "To...

2011-10-13 07:00:00

Managing corporate records can be hard enough when they are in-house, but that challenge can grow significantly when there is a need to store records off-site. Updating metadata and ordering services from an off-site vendor all require time-consuming steps, creating an additional burden and possibilities for errors. However, with the introduction of the Internet transforming how people connect, communicate and do business, why canât your records management system talk directly to...

2011-07-22 15:52:00

LAS VEGAS, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KA by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas made its first appearance at Comic-Con on opening night, Thursday, July 21st, with a dramatic showdown on the outside walls of PETCO Park in San Diego. The outdoor performance took place directly across the street from the San Diego Convention Center and included a display of dazzling 3-D projections. Created especially for Comic-Con, the performance tells the adventurous tale of KA by turning the stadium facade...

2011-07-06 16:52:00

LAS VEGAS, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KA by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas will make its first appearance at Comic-Con on opening night, Thursday, July 21st, with a dramatic showdown on the outside walls of PETCO Park in San Diego. This outdoor performance will take place directly across the street from the San Diego Convention Center and will include a display of dazzling 3-D projections. Created especially for Comic-Con, the performance will tell the adventurous tale of KA by turning...


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Oryzomys_couesi,_Tylomys_panamensis
2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.