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2014-08-27 04:21:04

Beyonce is third on the list of America's Favorite Band or Musician NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1964, four musicians from Liverpool appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. Now, fifty years after that iconic performance, John, Paul, George and Ringo, otherwise known as The Beatles, are America's favorite musician or band, moving up from a tie for third place in 2010. Their counterpart in that 2010 tie, Elvis Presley - who appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956 - moves up to...

2014-08-27 00:20:22

"Chinese traffickers are present in virtually every African range state, and operate at nearly every point along the ivory supply chain," according to new report WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released a groundbreaking report, Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory, which focuses on the ivory supply chain and the trafficking of ivory from the bush in Africa to retail markets tens of thousands of miles away in...

2014-08-26 23:17:30

The Top 100 Learning Organizations from Public and Private Sectors Convene to Celebrate Excellence Corona, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Elearning! Media Group announced the Learning! 100 top learning organizations for 2014 at the Annual Learning! 100 Awards Dinner & Reception held last night at the Hilton at the Anaheim Convention Center. The awards program is hosted by Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, and honors the top global 100 learning organizations across the...

2014-08-26 23:17:15

Proactive Reseller Partnership to Benefit Small and Mid-Market Clients Berwyn, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Vertex SMB, the primary sales and use tax solutions provider for small and medium-sized business, today announced a partnership with Wipfli LLP, one of the largest CPA and consulting firms in the United States. Built on industry-leading Vertex software, Vertex® SMB TaxCentral offers small and medium-sized businesses a proven, accurate and simple solution that integrates directly...

2014-08-26 23:16:04

Lightning Labels Can Help Food Manufacturers Comply with New Guidelines Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Food manufacturers that sell products in the United States may have to take another look at their food product labels in light of the Food and Drug Administration's new labeling laws affecting the use of the term "gluten-free." Lightning Labels, a custom label and sticker printing company, can help companies as they look to adjust their product labels to comply with the...

2014-08-26 23:15:22

Bird B Gone has been granted a US patent for its Repeller 360° Bird Deterrent. The wind-powered device provides an effective and humane solution for keeping pest birds off boats, docks, AC units, light posts, signs, rooftops, skylights and more. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Bird B Gone, the world’s larger manufacturer of professional bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications was recently granted a US patent for its Repeller 360° Bird...

2014-08-26 23:14:02

A live auction selling over 1,300 pieces of medical equipment will take place Thursday, August 28 in Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Centurion Service Group, the world’s largest medical equipment auction house, is proud to announce the upcoming live auction to sell over 1,300 pieces of medical equipment from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical facilities from around the United States. Various types of equipment will be sold including radiology, surgery, endoscopy, lab,...

2014-08-26 23:12:35

September 13 is Positive Thinking Day in the US. Couples in trouble all over the world can get out of trouble fast with the new Guide 3 Fast + Fun Ways to Reignite the Spark in Your Marriage TODAY, plus The 6-Point Plan to Create Romance and Intimacy created by Couples In Trouble Relationship Expert, Dr. Jackie Black. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 “Let’s make September all about staying mindful about our attitude and choosing a positive attitude. It's like the story of...

2014-08-26 23:11:04

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that since debuting its line of custom-manufactured natural gas generators in 2013, it has become a leading supplier to rental firms, the oil and gas (O&G) sector and other industries. The company now offers 13 natural gas generators in prime power ratings from 18kW to 345kW. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power...

2014-08-26 23:10:06

Virginia, Florence, and Victoria Most Popular Names Shared With Places; Asia, India, and America Also Land on List Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In honor of summer travel, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals the most popular names in the country that are shared with travel destinations. While there are plenty of places named after people, like Lincoln, Nebraska, and Washington, D.C., Whitepages data found that...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

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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).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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