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2015-05-26 23:02:09

Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CSAT-S, CST-S, is the co-recipient of the 2015 Book of the Year Award from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) for the

2015-05-26 23:01:30

With the American College of Lifestyle Medicine at the forefront, the nation’s leading medical doctors, nutritionists, nurses, and public health professionals say federal dietary guidelines

2015-05-26 23:00:37

May is National Mobility Awareness Month and NMEDA helps spread the word about living an active and mobile lifestyle.There are multiple options for adaptive vehicle equipment on the market to

2015-05-26 16:31:37

Inclusite has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to introduce their groundbreaking 'Web Accessibility for All' software based service.

2015-05-26 16:28:07

Award Presentation on May 28 Open to the Press OLYMPIA, Wash., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Chapter of the American

2015-05-26 16:28:06

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama will address the Catholic Health Association's 2015 annual membership Assembly on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where

2015-05-26 16:27:57

Mondo Guerra, Ana Villafane, Carlos Campos, Justina Machado, and Miss Universe Paulina Vega Are Newest Ambassadors NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latino Commission on AIDS

2015-05-26 16:27:46

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preventable chronic diseases now affect half the U.S. adult population and account for the bulk of U.S. health care costs.

2015-05-26 16:26:48

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Copernicus Healthcare announced today the release of a new book about health care delivery in the U.S., Health, Medicine and Justice: Designing

2015-05-26 16:22:13

-- Returns to Normal Funding Rules applicable to federally regulated pension plans -- Implements a Normal Course Issuer Bid for up to 10 million shares MONTRÉAL, May


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).