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2015-05-04 16:20:55

Generous donation of $50,000 will support ongoing relief and recovery work ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FedEx has just announced they will provide $50,000 to The Salvation

2015-05-01 23:05:04

Pastor at The House of Yahweh writes new publication this week showing how bible prophecy says there are two religious works going head to head, and what the outcome will be. Abilene,

2015-04-30 23:02:22

The Church of Scientology of Seattle drug education conference and open house on April 7 focused on Washington State as a microcosm of the drug problem in America. (PRWEB)

2015-04-29 23:06:28

Professional Psychic Source mediums will answer listener questions about the spiritual world on Levittown’s WBCB radio station starting May 4th. (PRWEB) April

2015-04-29 23:02:15

Leaders committed to wiping out drugs and crime in their communities formed a united front at the Foundation for a Drug-Free World’s Open House event on April 7, hosted by the Church of Scientology

america hell
2015-04-29 08:20:19

Kathryn Gin Lum’s book Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction examines the deep and long-lasting effects of belief in hell within American history. In a post-revolution America that had rejected the control of monarchy and colonial rule, fear of damnation and the desire to “save” gave structure to potential chaos as much as any other value system.

2015-04-28 23:03:19

Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of water filtration products serving the aquatics, industrial and municipal markets, is pleased to announce that Emmett Jorgensen has joined the company

2015-04-28 08:37:51

MORRO BAY, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentina Petrova, is holding an essay contest to give away the Holistic Movement Center, a yoga studio she established in 2002.

2015-04-27 23:04:28

Ashram Students learn to reconnect to the outside world via social media and contribute to the shared vision of Mount Soma. Clyde, NC (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

2015-04-27 12:35:03

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanir Construction Management Inc., a leading provider of construction management services in the public sector, announced today that industry


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Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Thunderbird on top of a Totem Pole
2014-01-20 07:48:49

Thunderbird is a Native American legend sometimes associated with storms. Several sightings of this creature correlate with storms in the corresponding area. Some researchers describe a Thunderbird as being lizard-like similar to the extinct Pteranodon. Fossils of large birds (teratorns) having a wingspan of 12 to 18 feet were around with early man, and the Thunderbird legend may have derived from them. In April 1890, two cowboys claimed to have killed a giant bird-like creature with a...

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.