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2015-02-06 04:22:28

The new EOS Rebel T6s and EOS Rebel T6i( 1) DSLR cameras combine affordability with workhorse imaging features and functionality MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb.

2015-02-05 08:21:42

Solutions Company to Provide Systems Engineering and Integration Support RESTON, Va., Feb.

2015-02-03 12:26:36

Central Texas Race on the Same Day Honors 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War KILLEEN, Texas, Feb.

2015-01-30 23:10:48

Preparing Students for their Battle of the Books: BOB Questions is Available on the Apple App Store Today Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 BOB

2015-01-30 08:20:40

First-ever Honda Power of Dreams Award honoree's lifelong dedication to serving HBCU students is rewarded with on-field surprise: a 2015 Honda CR-V ATLANTA, Jan.

chemical weapons
2015-01-28 14:59:52

In a world that faces a steady stream of terror threats from the likes of Al Qaeda, ISIS/ISIL and other radical extremists, the possibility of an attack that utilizes an undetectable chemical warfare agent has been a grave concern – until now.

2015-01-27 23:12:08

At the recent Davos World Economic Forum, Al Gore blamed Russian-block countries for causing a spike in world food prices and civil unrest like the “Arab Spring,” but Friends of Science point

2015-01-27 23:08:35

Latest report, "Global Biodefense Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020," is available at Grand View Research database.


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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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.