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2015-04-01 00:20:45

Syrian businessman Al-Khayyat provides funding for young woman's studies at Bryn Mawr College WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a young woman in her native city of Aleppo,

2015-04-01 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-03-31 23:16:51

As a parent that has suspicions of whether or not their child is lesbian, gay or bisexual, it can be difficult to navigate the best course of action.

2015-03-31 23:14:09

CEO and Founder of Divorce Money Matters speaks during March ‘Divorce Month’ on What to Do BEFORE Filing for Divorce. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015

2015-03-31 23:13:41

Payton Hovey, a 16 Year Old High School Student from the United States, Shares Her Recent Experience of Helping Children at an HIV Orphanage in Ecuador, South America. Vancouver,

2015-03-31 23:13:34

Health eCareers new 2015 Healthcare Recruiting Trends Survey found that nearly one-third of healthcare recruiters in the U.S.

2015-03-31 23:12:53

New SaVE Act, Alcohol Awareness and Bystander training helps colleges and universities comply with federal mandates while creating safer campus communities Cincinnati,

2015-03-31 23:09:46

While many healthcare professionals continue to advocate in favor of methadone treatment for heroin addiction, a new survey reveals that half of Americans agree with Novus Medical Detox Center

2015-03-31 23:09:32

Two-thirds of young Republicans believe that every woman should have access to affordable, effective birth control, according to new survey data from leading Republican researcher Kristen Soltis

2015-03-31 23:09:03

India Network has been helping thousands of families every year with their health insurance needs.


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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