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2015-04-16 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raymond Associates, a New York-based international firm, has been contracted to provide a broad spectrum of services to the National Salvation

2015-04-16 04:21:11

Over half of Americans don't think our society is sufficiently focused on the environment, though they are becoming less inclined to see environmental and economic goals as aligned NEW

2015-04-15 23:11:45

US Federal Contractor Registration describes the top 5 reasons why small businesses enroll into the Simplified Acquisition Program in 2015. St.Petersbrug, FL

2015-04-15 23:08:17

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Mark Elliott has been reappointed by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)

2015-04-15 23:06:46

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the third Cyber Intelligence Asia 2015 conference. London, UK (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 Market

2015-04-15 23:01:11

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a bi-partisan group of lawmakers announced the introduction of legislation to renew the Zadroga Act and subsequently extend its two critical programs, the World Trade

2015-04-15 16:30:36

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access applauds Congress for passing legislation that will improve the nation's medical liability

2015-04-15 16:29:52

DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading health care economists says the health reform law has some hidden surprises for people filing their income tax returns today.

2015-04-15 08:40:30

New Unisys civilian agency leader brings a track record of innovation in federal government cloud, mobility and security projects BLUE BELL, Pa., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-15 08:33:47

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded passage of legislation in the Senate to permanently replace the flawed


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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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.