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2015-03-04 08:28:23

Mobile Application Management Company Provides Leading Native User Experience to Drive Engagement and Adoption BOSTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-04 08:28:21

NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop recording artist and philanthropist Sir Ivan has released a new single titled "Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye" in support of his anti-bullying campaign

2015-03-04 08:27:40

CENTER CITY, Minn., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment solutions provider, announced today it has

2015-03-04 08:26:54

David Vobora, Founder/President of the Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF) launches campaign to support the rehabilitation of wounded warriors and disabled athletes. DALLAS,

2015-03-04 08:21:11

- Company Holds Annual Investor Conference Today in New York City MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will hold its annual investor conference

2015-03-04 00:21:05

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-03-03 23:12:23

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc.

2015-03-03 23:11:02

The 501(c)(3) organization was launched in 2014 to help bridge the ‘great minority cyber divide’ resulting from the ongoing under-representation of women and other minorities in the fast-growing

2015-03-03 23:10:58

The 501(c)(3) organization was launched in 2014 to help bridge the ‘great minority cyber divide’ resulting from the ongoing under-representation of women and other minorities in the fast-growing

2015-03-03 23:10:06

The first comprehensive online directory of its kind for the adolescent and the young adult private pay behavioral health and substance abuse markets launched today. Salt


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.