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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
New report details the role of adolescent girls in improving food security in Kenya's pastoralist communities WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by
HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Telematics has the potential to completely transform the way automotive insurance is provided, reducing both costs for consumers
81 Percent of CIOs Agree on Adoption, but Time Estimates Vary MENLO PARK, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As wearables gain popularity, it's just a matter of time before workplace applications
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"Strong Youth, Strong Community" THINK Summit AUSTIN, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 25, Centene Corporation, Cenpatico and NFL Hall of Famer, Darrell Green,
DaVita HealthCare Partners wins Communitas Award for giving back to local communities DENVER, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
NCLR and Peers for Progress Release Comprehensive Guides to Implementing Peer Support Programs LEAWOOD, Kan., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program
A State Senator in Utah openly advocates the legalization and medical use of cannabis.
New Survey from Global Insurance Provider Clements Worldwide Indicates Misconceptions Cloud Retirement Planning for Many Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2015
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.