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2013-03-10 23:02:06

Inspired Endurance, seller of triathlon and runner jewelry, is launching a new line of Irish-themed runner jewelry to commemorate the many St. Patrick´s day races throughout the country on March 17th. Hobe Sound, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 Inspired Endurance, seller of triathlon and runner jewelry, is launching a new line of Irish themed runner jewelry to commemorate the many St. Patrick´s day races throughout the country on March 17th. Inspiredendurance.com, retailer of running...

The Olympics And Bare Feet
2012-07-27 10:32:52

Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila made history when he earned a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. His speed and agility won him the gold, but it was barefoot running that made him a legend. When the shoes Bikila was given for the race didn't fit comfortably, he ditched them for his bare feet. After all, that's the way he had trained for the Olympics in his homeland. Racing shoeless led to success for Bikila, and now, more than 50 years later, runners are continuing to take...


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Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

2012-06-14 11:44:26

Symbol: QUMA6 Group: Dicot Family: Fagaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   QUDR Quercus drummondii Liebm.   QUSTA Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. araniosa Sarg.   QUSTM Quercus stellata Wangenh. var. margarettae (Ashe) Sarg. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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