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2014-08-19 04:21:01

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014[1] -

2010-12-08 14:52:23

A team of scientists have tracked the movement of European bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) along the Africa-Eurasia migration flyway with the help of tiny radio transmitters.

2010-05-28 09:35:00

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening sentence of the April 2010 Newsweek article "Brand New" reads, "Nothing lasts forever--but some treasured brands make it pretty far." At the age of 68, Vlasic® Pickles is one of those brands, continuing its reign over condiment aisles and beyond as America's favorite pickle.

2009-11-04 09:49:40

If you don't have the time to travel to Florence, you can still see Michelangelo's statue of David on the Internet, revolving in true-to-life 3D around its own axis.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 9--Perched in a towering thin tree on Jekyll Island, a colony of tall slender birds sits above the sand. It is an unusual site, causing passersby to stop and take a second look. What the spectators are seeing is more than a striking scene.

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2005-06-02 09:59:19

The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder found mainly in South America, the Caribbean, and the Gulf coast of the United States. Roseate Spoonbill nests in mangrove trees, laying 2-5 eggs and does not usually share colonies with storks or herons. This species is unmistakable. It is 80cm tall, with a 120cm wingspan. It is long-legged, long-necked and has a long, spatulate bill. Adults have a bare...

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Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.