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Despite significant investments in new policies, guidance and tools, data shows very little return on the government’s cyber investment (PRWEB) May 14, 2015
Saying it will “benefit both the economy and environment,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced its strong support for legislation introduced by Sen.
CALGARY, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian International Oil Corp. ("CIOC") announces that the special meeting of securityholders of CIOC scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today applauded the fact checkers at PolitiFact, published in the Atlanta
LONDON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This research service analyzes the global automation market and presents an outlook for 2015.
Academy Award Winner Julianne Moore, Emmy-Winning Comedian Sarah Silverman and Grammy Winner Michael Stipe Rally Americans to Help Save Lives from Gun Violence NEW YORK, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
SAN ANTONIO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that retired Brig. Gen. John I.
ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) and the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) invite the public to join their commemorative Memorial
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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)
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...
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...
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...
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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