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2015-05-15 12:26:55

Book chronicles perseverance and triumphs of 12 remarkable family-run companies NEW YORK, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky is proud to share Family

2015-05-11 04:21:58

EDINBURGH, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Primary Performance End Point Met in First Study of Calcivis(R) Caries Activity Imaging System Calcivis, a medical

monkeyflower evolution
2015-05-07 08:42:16

The discovery of a new species of monkeyflower in Scotland three years ago has unexpectedly led to a second finding – one that could provide new insight into the evolutionary process.

2015-05-06 08:26:35

BEIJING, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd.

2015-05-05 12:34:39

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Field Services Company Says Thin Client Keeps it Secure in Cloud iomart [http://www.iomart.com ]

2015-05-02 12:20:20

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Many would imagine attending school in a castle to be synonymous with a scene from a Hollywood movie where Ron, Hermione

scottish beavers
2015-04-30 12:58:56

They disappeared from Scotland around 400 years ago, hunted to extinction. But Scottish beavers are now back and thriving. The question is: Will they stay?

loch ness Google
2015-04-22 09:36:45

When you have a powerful tool like Google Street View, you could use it to virtually explore the wonders of the world or visit landmarks from the comfort of your own home. Or you could do something truly important with it – like search for the Loch Ness Monster.

2015-04-20 23:00:07

Readers learn benefits of ‘Living a Life Less Toxic’ EDINBURGH, Scotland (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 When author

2015-04-13 23:05:14

The Glasgow manufacturers responsible for the invention of the world’s largest


Latest Scotland Reference Libraries

Angus Cattle
2014-07-04 09:54:06

The Angus is a breed of cattle originating from Scotland. They were developed using native cattle from the Aberdeenshire and Angus counties of Scotland. They are known to most of the world as Aberdeen Angus. Before the 1800s the Aberdeenshire and Angus cattle were called Angus doddies. In 1842 a bull was born to Hugh Watson named Old Jock. Another one of his cattle was a cow named Old Granny, that was born in 1924. Most of the Angus of today can be traced back to these two cattle. In...

2012-06-18 09:40:26

Symbol: ATGLF Group: Dicot Family: Chenopodiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   ATFR3 Atriplex franktonii Taschereau Distribution: AtriplexglabriusculaEdmondston var.franktonii(Taschereau) S.L. Welsh distribution:CAN(NB, NS, PE, QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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2008-05-18 18:19:00

The Border Collie is a herding breed that descended from breeds near the border of England and Scotland. It is commonly considered the most intelligent breed of dog. It has always been a herding breed and has more recently become popular as a pet and a sporting dog. The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog with a fairly thick double coat. Black and white is the most common color combination, although its coat can be black tricolor, red and white, red tricolor, blue and white, red merle,...

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2007-04-19 05:12:06

The Knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58° N and 15° N, at depths of between (200 and 1,600 m). Its length is up to 3.61 ft (1.1 m). The Knifetooth dogfish is a rare species inhabiting continental slopes, usually mesopelagic although taken most often near the bottom. It is black in color,...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.