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2014-09-25 23:03:48

Travelers from Kent and Surrey can make the journey into the heart of London using integrated smart cards San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems today announced a major milestone with Southern Railway, extending the use of the ITSO ‘the key’ card across the entire Oyster network in London. Passengers on the Southern rail franchise can now use the single smart card from most stations to travel by rail, bus and Tube across the capital. Passengers have...

2014-04-21 12:24:49

High-fashion magazine of the South, Eidé Magazine, hits stores nationwide. ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eidé Magazine, an award-winning, high-fashion and lifestyle magazine spanning the Southern region of the U.S., launches its print Spring 2014 issue at Barnes & Noble retailers nationwide. Filling an essential niche in the marketplace, Eidé Magazine offers a highly curated editorial exploration into the Southern aesthetic with a focus on designers,...

2013-12-05 23:30:02

“Ukulelian”, a Music Instrument App Produced by Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Is Also Released by transcosmos Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) and TAISHITA Label Music Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Masaki Nakanishi) have collaboratively developed “Southern+”, a new music player app of Southern All Stars’ official site, sas-fan.net, for both...

2013-11-06 23:24:03

Cubic Transportation Systems and Southern Railway have joined forces to upgrade the ITSO smart ticket acceptance capabilities at 90 stations on the Southern Railway network outside London. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Cubic Transportation Systems and Southern Railway have joined forces to upgrade the ITSO smart ticket acceptance capabilities at 90 stations on the Southern Railway network outside London. This work is in conjunction with Transport for London’s (TfL) ITSO on...

Southern Foods Raise Stroke Risk
2013-02-08 06:10:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fried chicken, bacon, fried fish, sweet tea. Sounds delicious, right? According to a new study, these Southern-style foods may be linked to an increased risk of stroke. Researchers from the University of Alabama, Birmingham believe this is the first large-scale study that examines the connection between stroke and Southern foods. The items that the team of investigators looked at included bacon, fried fish, fried potatoes, fried...

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2013-01-18 04:00:14

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from January 17: The headlines from yesterday included the heavy snow that moved through the Southeast including places in Mississippi where they saw up to five inches of snowfall along with places through Alabama before the snow pushed into Virginia and the Carolinas. High pressure over the West brought milder weather to the Western US....

2012-06-21 11:10:35

Cutting Edge Technology and Hands-On Activities bring these Big, Bizarre, and Brand-New Dinos to Life Forget about the dinosaurs you know— prepare for a whole new breed of beast! On June 23, 2012, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) launches the world premiere of Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana, presented by Raymond James Ltd., one of North America´s leading full-service investment dealers. In this original exhibition curated, designed, and produced by the ROM, some of the...

Latest Southern Reference Libraries

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

2009-06-17 12:23:44

Hercules' Club (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis), also known as Pepperwood, Southern Prickly Ash, and other common names, is a species of shrub native to the southeastern United States. This tree is also called Z. macrophyllum. It is commonly nicknamed "toothache tree" or "tingle tongue" because of the numbness to the mouth, teeth and tongue it induces when the leaves or bark is chewed on. The Hercules' Club grows to 32.5 to 55.75 feet tall. The bark is thick, spined and has cork-like lumps...

2007-12-21 13:40:21

The Southern-East Asian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), also known as the Turkish or Iranian Wolf, is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which ranges from Northern Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Iran. Israel seems to be the last hope for the Southern-East Asian Wolf's survival in the Middle East because it is the only country in the region where they have legal protection. There are between 150-250 wolves all over northern and central Israel. The biggest dangers to the wolves in...

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Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.