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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,”...

2014-08-04 12:26:40

Former Maker Studios Management, Talent Demonstrate Strong Support for Zappin LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danny Zappin, co-founder and former CEO of Maker Studios, announced today the arrival of Zealot, a digital-first media company and growth accelerator that empowers creative entrepreneurs and talent, delivering multi-platform revenue, distribution and growth opportunities. With a sizeable war chest and an innovative business model, Zealot is poised to lead the next...

2014-08-01 23:07:15

Pastor of The House of Yahweh has published a new article explaining how the Bible has the answers to every problem our society faces today and gives scriptural examples. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 In a day when the Bible is not allowed in schools or public buildings, and is no longer displayed on the coffee tables of many homes, Yisrayl Hawkins is sounding an alarm on why this has been a disastrous choice. In a new online publication called “The Bible is a Thing of the...

2014-08-01 23:04:25

Narconon Arrowhead, the flagship Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program located in Oklahoma, recently celebrated their 4,300th graduate, yet another person who has made it through the program known internationally for saving lives from addiction. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead recently celebrated the occasion of the 4,300th graduate from the program at the drug rehab center located in the small town of Canadian, Oklahoma. Founded in the year 2001,...

2014-08-01 23:00:43

This summer, volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Hamburg have accelerated their efforts to reach teens with the truth about drugs, to reverse alarming drug abuse trends. (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Cannabis use among young people has spiked, with 29.3 percent of German teens aged 14 to 17 having used marijuana at least once and 17 percent admitting to regular use. With their slogan “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes to Life,’ volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Hamburg...

2014-08-01 08:25:54

-- ENDEAR Trial To Enroll 110 SMA Infants at Sites Globally CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-SMN(Rx) in infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most common genetic cause of infant mortality. Isis plans to dose the first infant in this study within the next few weeks, at which time Isis will earn an $18 million milestone payment from its...

2014-07-31 23:03:38

Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain shares five tips on how adults can cultivate new friendships when they move to a new city. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Moving to a new town is exciting and presents many new opportunities, but it's also a stressful experience and one that leaves many people without close family and friends nearby. After the unpacking is done and the new house starts to feel like home, it's time to get started on cultivating new friendships. Dr. Sanjay...

2014-07-30 23:01:45

Danish Scientologists raise awareness on drugs (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Denmark have joined forces to counter drug abuse this summer with massive distribution of Truth About Drugs education booklets. You can find these volunteers on Strøget, the famous Copenhagen walking street. Popular with tourists and residents alike for its shopping and its ambiance, some quarter of a million people stroll down the street on a typical summer day. These...

2014-07-29 23:01:08

As wintertime plays out down under, Volunteers from the new Ideal Church of Scientology of Sydney are bringing the truth about drugs to communities throughout the city. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Winter is here down under, and it seemed like just any other Thursday afternoon in Sydney’s central business district. That is, until a troop of men and women in traditional Maori costume transformed the otherwise ordinary day into a celebration—a celebration of drug-free living. The Kingi family...

2014-07-29 08:29:16

Lift Brands Expects Steady Growth of Newest Fitness Concept MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lift Brands, parent company to Snap Fitness and five other wellness concepts, has sold six new YogaFit Studio franchises, which are in development to open in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area by the end of 2014. Lift Brands launched the YogaFit Studio concept, which is a first-of-its-kind premier yoga franchise, last May when it opened its first location in Excelsior, MN. "Since...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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