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Image 1 - NASA Mars Tech Aids In Search For Earth's Hidden Water
2011-09-15 12:36:48

  [ View the Video ] A NASA-led team has used radar sounding technology developed to explore the subsurface of Mars to create high-resolution maps of freshwater aquifers buried deep beneath an Earth desert, in the first use of airborne sounding radar for aquifer mapping. The research may help scientists better locate and map Earth's desert aquifers, understand current and past hydrological conditions in Earth's deserts and assess how climate change is impacting them. Deserts...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

Rebranded from Run7on7, RunWell will raise funds for addiction treatment & recovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Linda Quirk, accomplished ultra marathon runner and philanthropist, today announces the launch of RunWell: The Linda Quirk Foundation, a foundation that will continue to carry out her personal mission to raise funds and awareness for addiction treatment and recovery. Linda's philanthropic efforts over the past several years have been centered around Run7on7. After...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

CitySpoon Invites Facebook Users to Make Every Day a Friday. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 CitySpoon is inviting Facebook users to make every day a Friday at T.G.I. Friday's West Sahara. CitySpoon announces the "T.G.I. Friday's Giveaway" Facebook sweepstakes. CitySpoon Facebook fans can enter to win a free dinner for two, a $70 value, at T.G.I. Friday's West Sahara. "Spooners love great food at an affordable price so we're thrilled about our partnership with T.G.I. Friday's West...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

CitySpoon Invites Facebook Users to Make Every Day a Friday. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 CitySpoon is inviting Facebook users to make every day a Friday at T.G.I. Friday's West Sahara. CitySpoon announces the "T.G.I. Friday's Giveaway" Facebook sweepstakes. CitySpoon Facebook fans can enter to win a free dinner for two, a $70 value, at T.G.I. Friday's West Sahara. "Spooners love great food at an affordable price so we're thrilled about our partnership with T.G.I. Friday's...

2011-04-20 10:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New 2011 Jeep® Wrangler Mojave pays tribute to renowned, rugged Mojave Trail Jeep Wrangler Mojave features unique desert-themed exterior and interior design Wrangler Mojave follows successful "Islander," "Mountain" and "Call of Duty®: Black Ops Edition" models Wrangler special-edition models created in response to Jeep enthusiasts looking for factory-customized vehicles All 2011 Jeep Wrangler models...

2011-03-11 10:00:00

LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Hotel & Casino announced today that it plans to close on May 16, 2011. "We are working with our partners to assess a variety of options for the property, including a complete renovation and repositioning," said Sam Nazarian, CEO of sbe Entertainment Group, which owns and operates the Sahara. "While no final decisions have been made at this point," Nazarian said, "the continued operation of the aging Sahara was no longer economically...

2010-11-15 15:51:00

Senior Palestinian official calls use of injured Gaza infant photos "disinformation"; UN official backs Morocco account of peaceful effort to disperse Laayoune protest hijacked by violent militants WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on Saturday condemned Spanish news agency EFE's "unacceptable and unfounded" publication last week of 4-year-old photos of Palestinian infants injured in Gaza which were falsely identified as photos of...


Latest Sahara Reference Libraries

Africa
2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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2009-04-28 15:40:33

Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-01-19 12:24:16

The sand Cat (Felis margarita) is a small wild cat 19.69 inches (50 cm) long, plus an 11.81 in (30 cm) tail. It is distributed over African and Asian deserts. The name "Desert Cat" is reserved for a subspecies of the true Wild Cat, but it would go better with this species. It lives in those dry areas that are even too hot and dry for the Desert Cat. These areas are the Sahara, the Arabian Desert, and the deserts of Iran and Pakistan. The head is conspicuously broad and the ears are large...

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2006-09-04 13:21:33

The African Mourning Dove, Streptopelia decipiens, is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in Africa south of the Sahara. Despite its name, it is not a close relative of the American Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura. The African Mourning Dove is a largish, stocky pigeon, up to 12.2 inches in length. Its back, wings and tail are pale brown. The head is gray and the under parts are pink, shading to pale gray on the belly. There is a black hind neck patch edged with white. The...

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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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