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2015-04-22 23:05:08

Half of all Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition in their lifetime. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 May is Mental

2015-04-22 23:04:59

On Thursday this week (April 23) at 10am ET executives from Ford, Towers Watson and Lexis Nexis will speak in a webinar to publicly address how an evolution in data collection will put usage-based

2015-04-22 23:03:53

Quiz - Obamacare Rules for Small Businesses - test knowledge. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Zane Benefits now announces,“Quiz - Obamacare

2015-04-22 23:02:15

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Children’s Specialized Hospital to host July 18 – 24 Throughout Union County Parks System Mountainside, New Jersey

2015-04-22 23:00:37

Latina Creative Agency, Washington Dental Service Foundation and Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Will Present “Latino Children’s Oral Health Opinion Research & Model Program” at National

2015-04-22 20:24:58

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross has, once again, failed to justify a rate increase on consumers, overcharging policyholders $33 million

2015-04-22 12:41:30

Rob Sinclair, Microsoft's Chief Accessibility Officer, to accept award in New York NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC).

2015-04-22 12:36:00

In-Depth Qualitative Study Reveals Adults Well-Attuned to Traditional and Emerging Dangers, but Many Hold Bleak Views About their Physical, Emotional, and Educational Condition WASHINGTON,

2015-04-22 12:29:40

DALLAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will speak on "Women: Survival and Empowerment" at the UT Dallas Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Hall (800 West


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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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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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