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2015-04-21 00:20:16

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a summary of the daily press briefing held today in Riyadh, Saudi

2015-04-20 16:21:02

OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 25(th) at 11:00 a.m., the Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, New York will observe the 70(th)

2015-04-20 12:20:48

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc.

2015-04-20 08:27:56

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY WRAPS IN BULGARIA ON A RIVETING NEW LOOK AT LIFE ON THE FRONTLINES UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A routine assignment explodes into

2015-04-20 08:21:37

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Military family members, including children, share some of the burdens of service including frequent dislocation and the separations

2015-04-16 23:00:18

The Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) is honoring five state leaders by planting trees in their name as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's Living Legacy

2015-04-16 12:33:05

SAN ANTONIO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The streets of San Antonio are filling with music, confetti and fun for Fiesta® San Antonio.

2015-04-16 08:21:26

- Cyber hackers targeting critical infrastructure worldwide TEL AVIV, Israel, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer hackers are targeting electric and nuclear power plants and

2015-04-15 23:02:35

On April 14th, 2015, a year after their abduction, GJC sent a letter and a brief to the Chief Prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, urging her to investigate whether Boko Haram is perpetrating


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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.