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WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights along with all Americans observes Cesar Chavez Day.
First launches of wireless-guided missiles from airborne platform TUCSON, Ariz., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first of its kind launch, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired
As the events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War come to a close, the Fort Adams Trust presents a Tribute to the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln at 7:00 PM, April 17, 2015.
The book Not in God's Name: Making Sense of Religious Conflict addresses: Why do people kill in the name of God? Author/ filmmaker Paula Fouce goes on a quest for solutions to religious hatred, into
First-of-its-kind resource from NSSF encourages open conversations between parents and children about firearm safety NEWTOWN, Conn., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Shooting
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Grim outlook, but people still have a great deal of control, say experts SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Security experts at the
MENLO PARK, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International today announced an exclusive license of Iris on the Move(®) (IOM) technologies to Samsung for use in Samsung mobile products.
Military analyst John Sutherland's forthcoming book iGuerilla is a deep examination of Jihad, its global presence, leaders, intentions and results to date.
The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...
Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon. A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...
Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...
William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...
The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...
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