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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...

2014-08-08 23:00:42

New Oakwood chaplain Shama Mehta knew she wanted to work in a mission-based environment where she could help other people. Mehta, a 30-year-old devout Hindu, wasn’t prepared for how the journey would impact her life for the better. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Shama Mehta didn’t expect her life to change the day she interviewed for a volunteer services position at Oakwood Hospital – Dearborn. After being downsized from an administrative position with her previous employer,...

2014-08-06 08:33:57

Offerings Include The Absolute Source Organic Pink Fijian Ginger Tea & The Absolute Source Pink Fijian Ginger Incense NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wakaya Perfection, an all-natural line of preventive organic products, founded by acclaimed entrepreneur and FIJI Water founder David H. Gilmour, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with the Chopra Center to create The Absolute Source brand, a collection of all-natural products featuring Wakaya Perfection's...

2014-08-05 12:26:39

Four acclaimed boutique motion studios create an original video about The Get Together portable audio system. NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THE GET TOGETHER House Of Marley TUNE UP One country. One culture. A world of sound. Love the life you live. Live the life you love. Music is a universal language that drives and delivers us. The House of Marley celebrates that spirit of sound with the launch of The Get Together campaign, featuring the portable Get...

2014-08-04 23:00:49

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Vancouver take advantage of the summer months—the time when Vancouver shines—to promote drug-free living. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Vancouver Scientologists are working to make this a drug-free summer. From Surrey to western Vancouver, they distribute copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets to youth, parents, teachers, counselors and law enforcement officers, inviting one and all to pledge to live drug-free. “Drug education is vital,”...


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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
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.