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2014-01-06 16:26:43

New Year's Promotion Encourages Consumers to Trade in Their "Sick Day" for a "Well Day" PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2013-2014 cold and flu season hits its peak this month, Ricola(®), the leading manufacturer of soothing herb cough drops from Switzerland, is encouraging consumers to trade in their sick days for well days by inviting them to "Call in Well." Now through January 31, 2014, consumers can call 1-855-4-WELLDAY or text RICOLA (22122) to share what...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...


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Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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