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2015-05-01 23:04:08

Mig Financial Group debuts a new charity campaign in Lewisville, TX, to support Andy and his family by raising funds to help pay off their home.

2015-05-01 23:03:37

New Sales Platform Uses Predictive Scoring to Identify and Engage Leads, Increasing Funnel Velocity and ROI Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015

2015-05-01 23:02:42

Interactive Conversation Experience Helps Build a Safe and Supportive Campus Environment New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 The Consortium of Higher Education

2015-05-01 23:02:19

Mental Health America Sees Average of 1,000 Online Screenings Taken Per Day Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 Today Mental Health America (MHA) kicks

2015-05-01 23:01:15

Funding will help UNFPA reach 7,500 girls a year in the Rajasthan region to protect their rights, ensure their education and prevent child marriage and early pregnancy Washington,

2015-05-01 23:00:51

WEDI selected to provide guidance on ways to improve security and enhance administrative processes in the care continuum RESTON, Va.

2015-05-01 16:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Governor Wolf's proposed 2015-16 budget, the Department of Human Services (DHS) announced today that it is seeking proposals for two

2015-05-01 16:31:14

New cross-Canada research initiative to identify and implement effective treatments for Canadians living with substance misuse, including prescription drug abuse EDMONTON, May 1, 2015

2015-05-01 16:31:08

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) issued a report that profiles the continued pervasiveness


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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.