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2015-05-18 20:20:30

Active Duty, Reserves and Veterans offered discount rates for GM vehicles CHICAGO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Active Duty or Reserve members of the United States Armed Forces,

2015-05-18 16:31:50

BOSTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Ballot announced today that on May 15, the Oregon Secretary of State certified ClearVote, Clear Ballot's next-generation voting system, for use in

2015-05-18 12:26:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has launched a new national campaign aimed at countering the multi-million

2015-05-18 12:20:59

Assistance Critical in Enabling Red Cross Support for the Armed Forces WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the American Red Cross

2015-05-18 08:33:55

HARLINGEN, Texas, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled within its 900-plus pages of legalese, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ACA, requires healthcare providers participating

2015-05-18 08:33:32

Reports 118% Year Over Year Increase in Revenue LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Catasys, Inc.

2015-05-18 08:20:44

Recipient of Secretary of Defence Medal for Exceptional Public Service to serve as Senior Advisor ZURICH and LONDON and WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcanum

2015-05-15 23:03:05

PDS, a leading provider of human resource, benefits, recruiting, payroll, and time and attendance software, today announced that its User Group Association (UGA) will hold its 33rd Conference

2015-05-15 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate last night passed the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which could potentially support small businesses and smallholder

2015-05-15 12:30:43

Announces nearly $8 million in additional federal funding HAMILTON, ON, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, attended the Prescribing Practices Forum


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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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