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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wildfox Resort 14 'Dreamhouse' collection, reflective of Barbie looks inspired by the late eighties, hits stores worldwide this month.
Butterflies are extremely sensitive to changes in temperature and new research has revealed that when summer weather turns bad the silver-spotted skipper battles for survival.
GORIZIA, Italy, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Most Victorious GERMAN Sailor of all Time Takes Over as Skipper of the Maxi Yacht Champion Esimit Europa 2 - After Vila (ES) and Schuemann (DE) one More European Sailing Star is to Join the Already International Crew (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110905/452758 ) The most successful German sailor of all time, Jochen Schuemann, confirmed his presence as skipper of Esimit Europa 2, the only yacht in the world to...
BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private face off against the malevolent dolphin, Dr. Blowhole, in The Penguins of Madagascar's first Nickelodeon special, "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge," premiering Monday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Former FBI Informant Richard Stern entices casino magnate Palmino Franco to look east and build a hotel and casino in Ohio -- that way Franco would be the first casino owner in the state.
By GRAEME SMITH THE heroic skipper of a North Sea fishing vessel who dived into the water in a bid to save a crewman who had fallen overboard has been praised by investigators for his bravery.
They head out to sea in pursuit of a crab's sweet meat. Months of sleep-deprived labor can pull in hundreds of thousands of dollars for a top-grossing vessel. Their death toll -- 17 lives lost in the past seven years -- makes this the most lethal Pacific harvest.
The superfamily Papilionoidea contains all the butterflies except for the skippers, which are classified in superfamily Hesperioidea. Some authors treat this grouping as a series (Papilioniformes) within a single superfamily that also includes the skippers. However, all are agreed that, although all the butterflies constitute a single monophyletic clade, a distinction needs to be made between the skippers and the rest of the butterflies. Compared with the skippers, in the families that are...
The Skippers are a group of insects in the order Lepidoptera. They are usually counted as butterflies, but they are somewhat intermediate between the rest of the butterflies and the remaining Lepidoptera, the moths. Skippers are classified in the superfamily Hesperioidea, which includes only one family, the Hesperiidae. They differ in several important ways from the remaining butterflies, which are classified in superfamily Papilionoidea. Skippers have the antennae clubs hooked backward,...
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.