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2015-01-21 23:06:01

Carinsuranceplan.org (http://carinsuranceplan.org/) announces a new blog post, “Use Free Auto Insurance Quotes And Avoid Paying Too

2015-01-21 23:05:24

Harbor Village supports the notion that drug addiction is a physical disease, and must be treated appropriately. (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 Amid rife drug

2015-01-21 23:04:53

Four-day Event to Help Community Leaders Learn Effective Drug Prevention Strategies Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 More than 2,500 substance

2015-01-21 23:03:49

Inmate communications leader Telmate announced the issuance of a new patent (U.S. Patent No.

2015-01-21 23:01:16

The Current Dangers Teens and Children Face Every day, a series of NoBullying Articles in the Spotlight Today http://nobullying.com/child-trafficking/

2015-01-21 16:26:01

IASIS' Facilities Gain Access to Medically Qualified Interpreters in Seconds SEATTLE, Jan.

2015-01-21 16:25:54

There are no assisted suicide "safeguards" that can ever protect those most vulnerable in society, particularly in a state as diverse as California. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-21 16:25:19

Promote Lower Cost Pharmacy Options, Increase Competition, Reduce Health Care Fraud, Waste, and Abuse WASHINGTON, Jan.

2015-01-21 16:24:47

Health Care, National Defense, Taxes, Education & Energy Analysis DALLAS, Jan.


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.