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2014-10-06 16:24:21

BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today announced it has made a $50,000 challenge grant to The Salvation Army to help fund this year's annual distribution of Thanksgiving food baskets to needy individuals and families in the Greater Boston area. Northern Light is hopeful that the $50,000 challenge will encourage other corporate and individual donors to give, as well, so that The Salvation Army can reach its goal of $100,000 for the...

2014-10-06 08:24:48

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries are celebrating two decades of Renewing Your Mind on the radio with a special week of programming October 6-10. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150259 The first episode of the 20th anniversary week will include the very first message to be broadcast in October 1994, "The Otherness of God," from Dr. Sproul's landmark teaching series The Holiness of God. In that episode Dr....

2014-10-06 04:21:35

Previously unreleased data from CNS/NICAEA poll reveals 74% of Americans likely to watch EXODUS if biblically accurate, with 68% switching to unlikely if inaccurate; new national survey of Faith Driven Consumers finds biblical accuracy #1 deciding factor in considering a film like EXODUS RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faith Driven Consumer(TM), the group that emerged on the national stage last year with its #IStandWithPhil campaign that played a leading role in Phil Robertson's...

2014-10-03 12:25:39

Multi-Generational Ministries Unite to Protect Christian Commitment to the Sanctity of Human Life, Religious Liberty FT. MYERS, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Liberty Institute attorneys filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Ft. Myers on behalf of multiple Christian retirement communities and Christian colleges from across the country. The legal action joins many other plaintiffs seeking judicial relief from the...

2014-10-03 08:23:11

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Thomas Nelson Brasil (TNB) from joint venture partner Ediouro Group. HCCP, TNB and Ediouro will continue to work closely together in this valuable relationship. The TNB acquisition directly aligns with HCCP's strategic plan to grow its international presence to support its English-speaking authors who have a global platform while at the...

2014-10-02 23:07:55

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Conference, the official event of the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program®. Fairfield, CT. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Sacred Heart University will have a strong presence at the ANCC Magnet Conference in Dallas, TX in October. Targeting individuals who are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing, Sacred Heart University will be located at booth 1716, where representatives of the program will be available to offer information and...

2014-10-02 23:03:32

They are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford East of London before the end of the month. London, England (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Lords Witnesses church have been making these predictions for 8 years now. But given the recent hostilities in Iraq and in Syria, the secular world and their biblical interpretations appear to be converging. The British Home Secretary, Theresa May, referring to the Islamic State said at the...

2014-10-02 20:21:09

SB: TSX Venture Exchange CALGARY, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Stratabound Minerals Corp. (TSX.V:SB) ("Stratabound" or the "Company") announces that it has been advised by Mr. William Bell of Calgary, Alberta that Mr. Bell recently exercised a total of 4,500,000 Common Share purchase warrants ("Warrants"), for an aggregate exercise price to Bell of $350,000 (the "Warrant Exercise"). As a result of the Warrant Exercise, Bell now owns and controls 52,198,166 Common Shares,...

2014-10-02 12:31:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the National Press Club at 12pm in the Zenger Room, the Catholic 501(c)(3) non-profit Christ Medicus Foundation is announcing the creation of CMF CURO (www.cmfcuro.com), a Catholic Living Health Care Ministry. CMF CURO is a member-representative to Samaritan Ministries International ("Samaritan" or "SMI"), offering Catholics the first Catholic health sharing ministry. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, CMF CURO is being...

2014-10-02 12:30:59

"24 Hours of Hope" to coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10 LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show one in four adults in America will be affected by a mental illness at some point in their lives. On World Mental Health Day on October 10, Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church will host "24 Hours of Hope," a free global online event designed to encourage individuals living with mental illness, educate and support their families, and equip church leaders...


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Aure et Saint Girons Cattle
2014-07-06 14:43:31

The Aure et Saint-Girons is a breed of cattle that originated in France. It was developed in the middle region of  the Pyrenees by crossbreeding Aure cattle and St Girons cattle. The Aure were a draught oxen used to haul timber from the mountains into the valleys. The St Girons were a dairy cattle to make a cheese named bethmale. The population of the Aure et Saint-Girons is very low with only 179 cows and 19 bulls. Breeders prefer the Holstein, blonde d’Aquitaine and Gasconne...

Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

Braque Saint-Germain
2013-06-11 14:43:05

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated from France in 1830. The first members of this breed were developed at the royal kennels of Compiègne, using a mixture of Continental and English pointer breeds. The breed received its name from Saint Germain en Laye, where it first became popular and where it was a favorite show dog, despite its hunting background. The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium sized dog that...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 13:48:31

Symbol: PECRT2 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PECRT3 Penstemon crandallii A. Nelson var. taosensis (D.D. Keck) Nisbet & R.C. Jacks.   PELIT2 Penstemon linarioides A. Gray ssp. taosensis D.D. Keck Distribution: PenstemoncrandalliiA. Nelson ssp.taosensis(D.D. Keck) Kartesz & Gandhi distribution:USA(NM) Classification:       Kingdom  ...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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