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2014-08-19 23:01:38

In his featured video on the Scientology website and the YouTube Scientology channel, Dwan describes the events that inspired his work to help youth avoid lives of drug abuse and addiction. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Just back from Glasgow where he helped distribute thousands of The Truth About Drugs Booklets at the Commonwealth Games (July 23 – August 6), Pete Dwan is a man with a mission—to help kids stay off drugs. And the need for his work cannot be overstated. According to UK Home...

2014-08-18 23:00:53

In commemoration of World Humanitarian Day, the Church of Scientology released a video August 18, honoring a woman who is infusing hope into the heart of India. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In honor of World Humanitarian Day, the Church of Scientology published a video August 18, featuring Suman Nalwa, additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, working in the Union Territory Police Service of India—a woman with a mission to better the lives of the people of her country. “Right now, you see...

2014-08-15 23:06:18

Pastor of The House of Yahweh writes new blog post calling for change in light of Robin Williams' death. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 As people around the world today are still mourning the death of comedian Robin Williams and tributes continue to pour out to his legacy, Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer of The House of Yahweh, has taken a slightly different approach; he’s calling for change. In a new open letter, Yisrayl says Robin Williams suffered needlessly and that...

2014-08-15 23:00:50

In commemoration of World Humanitarian Day, the Church of Scientology is honoring men and women whose work makes a difference. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Church of Scientology International is releasing a series of videos on the Scientology Video Channel in commemoration of World Humanitarian day. These video presentations honor men and women who are improving the lives of those in desperate need of help. The first, published on August 15, features John Redman, Executive...

2014-08-15 23:00:12

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki, accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge inside Williams Stadium on Friday, Aug. 15, to raise awareness for ALS. They then issued their challenge to the entire freshman class, with help from the Lynchburg Fire Department. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 After treating incoming students to a cookout in the concourse of Williams Stadium before Friday night’s annual President’s Kickoff, Liberty University President Jerry...

2014-08-15 08:24:22

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has earned a $2 million milestone payment from Biogen Idec related to the advancement of the ongoing open-label extension study of ISIS-SMN(Rx) in children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60006LOGO The open-label extension study of ISIS-SMN(Rx) is offered to those children with SMA who have completed dosing in Isis'...

2014-08-12 23:09:32

Avani Yoga Retreats will reward a complimentary token to any group leader who can bring 10 of their students or friends with them. Pucon, Chile (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 As a celebration to their first Yoga and Hike retreat, Avani Yoga Retreats will offer complimentary tokens for their Yoga and Hike retreat this coming November. The tokens will cover everything from airport pick-up to all their claimers' meals. Given that, Avani Yoga Retreats is inviting everyone to enjoy an...

2014-08-12 23:01:32

The Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre hosted more than 1,000 Scientologists and their guests August 9, 2014, for their 45th Anniversary gala. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On the evening of Saturday, August 9, the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre hosted more than 1,000 Scientologists and their guests at the Church’s annual gala dinner commemorating its 45th Anniversary. The Centre was established in 1969 in the spirit of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s...

2014-08-12 08:30:04

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "A welcomed beginning of a broadening conversation" was the theme of a recent meeting hosted by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network in New York City, which brought together leaders of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Association of Professional Chaplains, College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, and National Association of Jewish Chaplains. The six leaders affirmed...

2014-08-08 23:06:56

Overseer at The House of Yahweh condemns legalizing marijuana and tells the leaders they need to rebuke those who use it, because it is causing immeasurable harm. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer of The House of Yahweh, has written a new article on his blog that slams the marijuana industry. Yisrayl says that using marijuana causes many sickening health problems, mental illness, and deformities that many have suddenly stopped talking about...


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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
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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