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2015-05-28 16:31:46

CALGARY, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today unveiled four promotional videos

2015-05-28 16:27:31

MTV, Motown Records, HBO, Vans Warped Tour, Essence Magazine and Many More Join In National Gun Violence Awareness Day Effort NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, more than

2015-05-28 16:22:05

The Chicago dealership offers a wide range of detailing services COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., May.

2015-05-28 16:21:56

The 2016 Honda HR-V is now available for purchase and test drive NEW YORK, May.

2015-05-28 16:21:05

The new compact crossover is the focus of Roseburg Honda's monthly content ROSEBURG, Ore., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The

2015-05-28 16:20:59

Military personnel can receive car discounts in Vacaville, California VACAVILLE, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- During the recent Memorial Day holiday, many Americans

2015-05-28 12:23:35

Next-generation architecture demonstrates dramatic change to air and missile defense WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-05-28 12:22:27

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The fall of Ramadi is not just a bleak symbolic defeat for the Iraqi government and its allies, including the United States. During the

2015-05-28 08:26:55

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - 24option launches a new, pan-European television ad campaign aimed at increasing brand recognition while simultaneously

2015-05-28 08:26:11

"Deep dive" reporting exposes mishandled slush funds, financial cover-ups, and massive corruption in Egypt. WASHINGTON and LONDON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Africa Confidential,


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Korean Brown Frog, Rana coreana
2014-11-04 10:05:21

The Korean Brown Frog (Rana coreana) is a species of frog belonging to the genus Rana. It is endemic to the Korean Peninsula. Measuring about 1.5 inches in the males and 1.7 inches in the females, this species is the smallest of brown frogs within Korea. Image Caption: Rana coreana. Credit: Pierre Fidenci/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).