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2013-01-30 23:01:43

We Welcome Dogs is the brand new guide that provides Scotland´s dog owners with information on the places that welcome dogs, from hotel and cottages, to pubs and cafes, doggy day care, vets and shops.Scotland has an increasing amount of businesses that are becoming dog friendly and are now opening up to this burgeoning market. Edinburgh (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Brand New Guide to Scotland´s Dog Friendly Businesses Scotland has an increasing amount of businesses that are becoming...

2013-01-01 05:01:40

Company powers forward with major wins in international banking, large law, and tax and legal publishing. Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The HotDocs Group, (HotDocs Ltd and HotDocs Corporation), today announced that 2012 was a record year for gross revenue, recurring revenue, and new business. HotDocs, which is a platform for modeling and deploying document-generation process applications (a subset of the larger BPM movement), is foundation-layer technology...

Huge Flame Shell Reef Discovered
2012-12-28 08:42:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists have found a huge colony of elusive and brightly colored shellfish species in coastal waters in the west of Scotland. Researchers found the bed containing at least 100 million flame shells during a survey of Local Alsh, which is a sea inlet between Skye and Scottish mainland. According to the Scottish environment secretary, the colony could be the largest grouping of flame shells anywhere in the world. Marine...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.