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2015-02-10 23:13:55

The 19th Annual CME Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia is scheduled for June 26-28 in Charleston, SC by the Continuing Education Company Inc.

2015-02-10 12:27:34

New country music festival held in Myrtle Beach announces highly-anticipated additions MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb.

2015-02-10 08:24:41

- Programs include: rebates for rooftop installations, community and large-scale solar facilities GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb.

2015-02-09 23:00:45

Six Sea Turtles Set to Return to the Atlantic Ocean February 10 Charleston, S.C.

2015-02-05 23:04:49

Access to GigaFi™, the fastest Internet connection in the Charleston region powered by Home Telecom’s fiber network, is the reason a 34-year veteran of the company chose Nexton for his home

2015-02-05 08:34:51

-- Q4 adjusted EBITDA of $106 million / $366 million in 2014 -- Excluding special items, net income of $0.38 per share in Q4 / $0.49 per share in 2014 -- Cash growth reduces

2015-02-03 23:01:41

Dan Holley will head the newest office of North America's leading geotechnical construction firm. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) February 03, 2015

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2015-01-31 11:30:56

150 years after the H.L. Hunley sank, and 15 years after it was raised, scientists may have finally solved the mystery as to why the hand-cranked submarine sank during the Civil War.


Latest South Carolina Reference Libraries

Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
2013-09-16 09:53:35

The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is a cryptid, believed to inhabit the swamplands of Lee County, South Carolina, as well as the sewers and abandoned subways in the surrounding towns. It is described as a reptilian humanoid around seven feet tall. It is muscular, covered with dark hair and his feet, hands, and face has scaly lizard-like skin. It has three toes on each foot and three fingers on each hand. It is considered to be extremely strong and may have a spiked tail. The first...

Congaree National Park
2013-04-18 00:18:43

Congaree National Park is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The park holds 26,546 acres and the largest area of old growth forest in the United States. The establishment of the park began in 1969, when a group of conservationists began a grass roots movement to save the forested area from falling into the hands of private owners. Congress established Congaree Swamp National Monument in 1976, protecting it from loggers and in 1983, the area was designated as an International...

2012-04-02 13:41:45

Glyptotherium is an extinct genus of mammal related to the armadillo. Glyptodontids lived about 4.1 to 1.5 million years ago. It is believed this genus was wiped out by climate change or perhaps early human interference, although there is no direct evidence of humans preying on them. Species of this genus thrived in tropical and subtropical regions of Florida, South Carolina, Texas, and Arizona. The genus was named in 1903, and assigned to the family Glyptodontinae in 1995. Like its...

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2006-09-25 15:21:14

The Ostrich, Struthio camelus, is a flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae. Ostriches occur naturally on the savannas and Sahel of Africa, both north and south of the equatorial forest zone. Other members of this group include rheas, emus, cassowaries and the largest bird ever, the now-extinct Aepyornis. Six subspecies are recognized: S.c. australis in Southern Africa S.c. camelus in North Africa. S.c. massaicus in East Africa. S.c....

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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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