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2015-04-28 08:32:31

Horseland, Australia's leading equestrian retailer, just launched their 2015 Autumn and Winter Catalogue.

2015-04-27 12:34:57

WILMINGTON, Ohio, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When hail damaged a 23-year-old cedar deck that had started to show signs of aging, the Omaha, NE, homeowner knew it could be an opportunity

2015-04-27 12:34:55

SCRANTON, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Trim, manufactured by CPG Building Products, introduces AZEK Ready Rake®, a one-piece extruded profile offering a finished look that is more

2015-04-24 08:29:04

Unveiling State-of-the-Art Horse Chariots WELLINGTON, Fla., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 19, 2015, Stathis Enterprises (SE) and the World Chariot Racing Federation

2015-04-23 23:04:47

An industry leader in commercial LED lighting distribution is now authoring a blog to help others make good energy efficient lighting decisions. Los Angeles,

2015-04-23 12:36:00

SPRING, Texas, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Learning Services is bringing an incredible offering of

2015-04-22 20:24:13

Former world champion cyclist will coach the university's BMX program INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University Cycling Coach Dean Peterson announced

2015-04-20 23:02:19

Network veteran Kate Williams tapped to lead network Burlington, Vt.

2015-04-20 08:34:28

Canadian innovator Sigmadek launches game-changing 'high-tech' deck design that takes safety to a new level TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Sixty percent of Canadian homeowners have

2015-04-17 23:06:55

Nike Ultimate Camps collaborates with Major League Ultimate’s Boston Whitecaps to Offer New Youth Ultimate Camp in Boston,


Latest Recreation Reference Libraries

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

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2009-01-17 17:55:07

The Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciata) is a species of freshwater fish that is found across North and Central America (from Mexico south to the Honduras). Its common name is likened to that of the famous 1920s boxer Jack Dempsey, because of its strong facial features and aggressive nature. It is found in slow-moving waters, such as areas that are swampy, weedy, murky, and/or warm. It is common in sand-bottom canals, drainage ditches, and rivers. This species has been introduced to Australia,...

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2007-04-10 15:54:54

The Pearl Danio (Danio albolineatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Sumatra, Burma, and Thailand, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 2.6 in (6.5 cm) and lives for around 5 years. The fish has a pink body and two light yellow/white stripes. It has an iridescent look. The fish has two pair of barbels. In the wild, the Pearl Danio is found in along the surface of small,...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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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'.