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2014-11-18 12:26:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is appalled by the cold-blooded Palestinian terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers today.

2014-11-18 12:21:38

Mineta Transportation Institute security experts Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth explain the numbers. SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-18 08:22:40

SOESTERBURG, The Netherlands, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday 11 December, His Majesty the King will open the National Military Museum at the former Soesterberg

2014-11-18 08:22:07

Maps will support military analysis and tactical use HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov.

2014-11-17 23:08:56

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2014 Edition" report to its research store.

2014-11-17 23:07:11

Urgent Attention and Action Needed to Stop the Genocide Forest, VA (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 Vernon Brewer, Founder and President of World Help, traveled

2014-11-17 20:22:52

LONDON, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - There were almost 10,000 terrorist attacks recorded in 2013 representing a 44% increase on 2012, resulting


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Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

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...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

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...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

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
2013-10-28 14:11:26

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...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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