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2013-06-27 23:00:30

Cheap Concert Tickets Announces that tickets for the 2013 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis tour go onsale to the public at 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, June 28th. The venues and cities that will be onsale are: Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Auburn Hills MI, Schottenstein Center in Columbus OH, TD Garden in Boston MA, First Niagara Center in Buffalo NY, Carrier Dome in Syracuse NY, Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York City, Verizon Center in Washington DC, USF Sundome in Tampa FL,...

2013-02-09 23:04:02

Annual award is provided to fast-growing companies in Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 LightWild, a leading provider of innovative and energy efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial applications, today announced it has received the NOVA award from the Overland Park Economic Development Council (OPEDC). OPEDC annually presents the NOVA award to fast-growing companies that help make Overland Park, Kansas the “Leading Suburban Business Community...

2012-08-03 23:03:43

Due to budget cuts, the City of Palo Alto planned to shut down its animal shelter. The Palo Alto Humane Society stepped in and helped convince the city to keep the shelter open. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Located in Menlo Park, CA, Palo Alto Humane Society has been helping to reduce the suffering of animals while raising public awareness for more than a century. The non-profit organization provides advocacy, humane education, and intervention on behalf of animals. Most recently,...

Latest Park Reference Libraries

Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

Kobuk Valley National Park
2013-03-19 12:24:53

Kobuk Valley National Park is located in Alaska, 25 miles northwest of the Arctic Circle. The park contains 1,750,716 acres of protected land, of which 81,000 acres belong to the state and to native companies, and is one of the least visited national parks in America. It was first established as a national monument in 1978 by Jimmy Carter under the Antiquities Act, during which time the ANILCA bill was being proposed in Congress. Under this bill, which was signed by Carter in 1980, Kobuk...

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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'