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Mechanisms Behind Trunk To Tail Transition In Vertebrates Revealed In New Study
2013-06-11 11:22:04

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia One of the most remarkable anatomical differences among vertebrate bodies is the relative size of their neck, trunk and tail. This can be illustrated by comparing the bodies of a typical snake and of a long tailed lizard. They are both very long and superficially similar. However, most of the snake's body is a trunk full with organs of the digestive, excretory and reproductive systems, whereas the largest part of the lizard's body is a muscular tail. These...

2013-06-04 23:03:39

Popular men´s styling service enables customers to connect with their stylists and view trunks from anywhere Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service for men that offers designer clothing without the typical shopping hassles, today unveiled its highly anticipated iPhone application. The app is designed to provide users with the ultimate dynamic, on-the-go retail service experience. It offers customers an instant connection with their personal...

2013-05-24 23:29:54

Luggage Protection Tags has spent the last year helping clients recover lost luggage and personal items while protecting their privacy at the same time. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Few people ever consider that their luggage tags: Might be giving burglars their home address in the departure terminal as they prepare to leave town. Are often lost when they are ripped off by becoming entangled in conveyor belt machinery, or when the bag´s handle actually breaks due to...

Lexus Models Found To Have Faulty Trunk Latches
2012-10-12 11:23:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ever since 2002, all automobiles for sale in the States have been required to have a glow-in-the-dark safety latch installed in trunk. The idea behind this feature is that anyone who might become accidentally trapped in the trunk (particularly children) would find the glow of the latch, pull it, and be instantly set free from their tiny trunk cells. While the thought of anyone being trapped in a trunk is a very unnerving one,...

2010-10-04 12:00:00

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dr. Koffer brand is recognized worldwide for their quality of leathers and craftsmanship. To kick off the launch of their new website, Dr. Koffer will be offering 20% off a customer's entire purchase of regular and sale priced items. More information on the launch, along with other news and company information can be found on the Dr. Koffer Facebook page. Dr. Koffer is known for its durability, quality and high regard for style. Their signature...

2009-08-18 02:00:00

MONTCLAIR, Calif., Aug 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The transition from summer haze to school daze is a breeze when packing, locking and rolling to campus with the new College Trunk. Everything from textbooks to tank tops, and iPods to ID cards fit snugly in this mobile storage unit. And some private space in public places like dorms, frat houses and sororities offers peace of mind for anyone engaged in the frenzied pursuit of higher education. The College Trunk by CaseCruzer is equipped with...

2009-02-07 14:56:22

A 16-year-old inmate who escaped from a holding cell in the Macomb County Courthouse in Michigan Friday was found an hour later hiding in a judge's car. After Macomb County Sheriff's deputies combed the downtown area of Mount Clemens for nearly an hour looking for the youth, he was found in the trunk of the Circuit Judge Peter Maceroni's 2002 Lincoln Continental, The Macomb (Mich.) Daily reported Saturday. The newspaper said a county security officer saw a picture on the ground next to the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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