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2015-05-08 23:04:00

Students, families and staff from South View Middle School in Edina, MN joined school communities from around the country to celebrate National Bike to School Day. Edina,

2015-05-07 23:09:14

A poker run to raise funds for the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games is scheduled May 30.

2015-05-06 23:01:29

Customization Enables Team Logos for Further Branding (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 To collegiate teams, elite athletes and facility managers, today’s leading

2015-05-05 12:24:37

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunch Fitness announces its newest franchise location in Bonita Springs, Florida.

2015-05-05 08:29:07

Leading Scuba Diving Organization Aligns with the Global Travel Leader Targeting 18-35 Year Olds RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials taking time

2015-05-02 12:20:05

The Girl Scout Ranger Program Encourages Girls to Earn Patches and Certificates for Outdoor Projects in National Parks SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts

2015-04-30 12:23:47

Newly Passed Bill Allows Indiana Residents to Experience the Exhilaration of Slingshot® MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers across the country have been enjoying the high-octane

2015-04-30 12:22:50

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglers of all ages are in for a "reel" and "rockin'" adventure at The Crystal Coast this summer during the 57(th) Annual Big Rock Blue

2015-04-29 16:24:23

LUBBOCK, Texas, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In August of 2012, Brennen Chase Teel died as the result of an explosion in a Lubbock, Texas house fire.

2015-04-28 23:02:58

The Wahoo Decks team will showcase an array of outdoor decking products engineered for ease of use, design flexibility,


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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