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2015-04-27 00:24:03

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-26 23:01:35

On Friday, April 17, 2015, Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) honored the 420 volunteers who donated over 28,000 hours of service during 2014 by hosting its 10th Annual Volunteer

2015-04-26 08:22:29

They Also Send Notice of Intent to Sue the State CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several West Virginia taxpayers are taking steps to require the state to follow

2015-04-26 00:20:12

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-04-25 23:01:46

With Disability Insurance Awareness Month on the horizon, National DI Day is only weeks away! Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 25, 2015 For thirteen

2015-04-25 23:01:25

In an April episode of SCI TV, David Steele of Sporting News discusses the impacts and issues around locker room culture. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 25, 2015

2015-04-25 23:01:03

Integrity House founder David H.

2015-04-25 20:21:24

IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB:CWBK) and United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County came

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2015-04-25 16:40:00

We don't know whether or not to be proud or repulsed with society on this one, but either way, babies as young as 6 months old are now using tablets and smart phones like it's nothin'.


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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