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2014-02-19 16:22:57

"To me it's as much a commandment from God when he said 'they shall take up serpents,' as it was when he said 'thou shall not commit adultery.'" -Pastor Jamie Coots WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today a special episode that will examine the life of Pastor Jamie Coots, who was bitten by a rattlesnake during church service this past Saturday and died that evening after reports that his family refused medical attention...

2014-02-07 23:22:23

The fantastic story of a world under the rule of dragon gods where a young wraith dancer assassin with incredible gifts and abilities is torn between her duty and her heart has been brought to life in a new fantasy audiobook by SciFi Publishing. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 SciFi Publishing is pleased to announce its newest fantasy audiobook, " Serpent Kings Saga (Omnibus Edition),” written by bestselling author James Somers, now available on Amazon, Audible and iTunes....

Robosquirrel To Study Animal's Encounters With Rattlesnakes
2012-04-05 07:18:23

[ Watch the Video ] Researchers in California have developed robotic squirrels that are being deployed in rattlesnake country in order to learn more about the serpents' behavior and how the two species interact with one-another. According to Matthew Knight of CNN, the robots, which were built by a team of experts working out of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), are able to replicate two moves typically displayed by their real-life counterparts when they come face-to-face...

Iceland's Loch Ness Monster Caught On Video
2012-02-09 05:56:14

A mythical Icelandic monster known as Lagarfljót's Worm has reportedly been caught on video.  Belief in the creature dates back to 1345 and sighting it is considered a bad omen. The Daily Mail Online reports that in the legend, a girl placed a heather worm inside a ring of gold in order to make the ring grow. But, when she returned the worm had grown into a serpent but the gold ring stayed the same size. In fear she flung the ring into Lake Lagarfljót where...

2010-08-13 15:59:00

SERPENT RIVER FIRST NATION, CUTLER, ON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/mansour-group/serpent-river-first-nation-and-mansour-group-set-first SOURCE Mansour Group Inc.

2010-07-29 13:29:00

SUDBURY, ON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/mansour-group/serpent-river-first-nation-and-mansour-partnership SOURCE MANSOUR GROUP INC.

2010-03-09 07:20:00

HUDSONVILLE, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- While many people try to live honest, Christian lives, sometimes the concepts of demons and the devil are used as excuses for bad behavior when they are essentially symbolic entities. In his revelatory new book, The Origin & Demise of Satan: Or The Beginning & End of Satan, Devil, Serpent, Dragon or Evil (published by AuthorHouse), Jacob Poelman implores readers to take responsibility for anger, greed, lust and hate, rather than employing...

2009-09-23 17:44:11

A South African man's world record attempt for living with the most venomous snakes ended when he was bitten on the foot by a puff adder. Johannes Swart, 34, was on his 37th day Monday living in a glass enclosure with 40 venomous snakes, including boomslangs, cobras and puff adders when one of the serpents bit him on the foot, leading paramedics to fear he could go into cardiac arrest and call off the stunt, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. I saw him yesterday and he was in extreme...

2009-08-18 14:42:29

California animal control authorities said they captured an 11-foot-long, 50-pound python that had slithered into a man's front yard. Francisco Delgadillo, 43, who lives in an unincorporated area of Riverside County between Lake Elsinore and Perris, said he called Riverside County Animal Services late Sunday night after he and his sister spotted the huge snake in their yard, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Tuesday. Oh my God, that's a huge snake, Delgadillo said. Our whole yard is fenced so...


Latest Serpent Reference Libraries

Drawing of a Sea serpent
2014-01-20 09:21:57

A sea serpent is creature that inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers, with sightings from almost every large body of water all over the world. Most sightings can be explained as misidentifications of real animals such as whales, oarfish, or sharks, like the frilled shark. Sea serpents have been reported for hundreds of years with sightings still being claimed today. Over 1,200 sightings have been identified by cryptozoologist Bruce Champagne. Other cryptozoologist have stated that sea...

Storsjöodjuret Stone
2014-01-20 08:23:29

The Storsjoodjuret is a legendary lake monster said to inhabit the 300 foot deep lake Storsjon in Jamtland, Sweden. In 1986, Storsjoodjuret, its offspring, and nest was put under a protection law for being an endangered species, but the law was withdrawn in 2005. Storsjoodjuret’s name was derived in 1899 as a combination of other Swedish words. The translation of these words, stor (great), sjo (lake), odjur (monster), when combined, the results become “Great Lake Monster”. The...

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Serpent Star, Ophiura ophiura
2013-11-11 10:45:41

The serpent star (Ophiura ophiura) is a species of brittle star that is classified within the Ophiuridae family. It can be found along northwestern coasts of Europe with a range that includes the waters around Sweden, Norway, Madeira, and the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat in sandy areas at depths of up to 656 feet. This species is typically abundant throughout its range, occurring at a rate of twenty individuals per ten square feet. The serpent star is small, with a disk that...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Ophiuchus (serpent bearer) Constellation -- Location: Equatorial, visible in both Hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 17h; Declination: 0; Source: Greek Mythology The constellation Ophiuchus seems to be a figure of a man entwined with two snakes, one in each hand. The constellation is an ancient one, but most often associated with Asclepius, the son of Apollo and Coronis. Asclepius was regarded as the founder of medicine, having learned the healing arts from both his father...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.