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Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park
EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday 26 March 2014, marked exactly six months until the start of one of the world's largest and
The New York Tattoo presents a cast of over 100 pipers, drummers, soparon and baritone singers, Highland dancers step dancers and military brass ensembles, in fast paced display celebrating Scotland
GLASGOW, Scotland, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help for Heroes and Tennent Caledonian have announced a new partnership that will support injured UK military veterans
New contract highlights Lockheed Martin's continued role as leader of ocean energy BALTIMORE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to its recent momentum in ocean
-- New Lockerbie evidence points to Iran NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera America today announced that the channel will air a new documentary, "Lockerbie:
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Public Welfare Beverly Mackereth and Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today met for the first time with members of the Pennsylvania
STIRLING, Scotland, February 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eClinicalHealth Limited, a technology and consulting company dedicated to the provision of innovative clinical trial
EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New medical device and consumable combination for the assessment and
NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STV has acquired GWD, an energy services firm based in Denver, CO.
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 58Â° N and 15Â° 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,...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).