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2014-08-28 08:21:12

AI3 enhancements showcased during joint US military exercise PT. MUGU, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army achieved the first intercept of a cruise missile by the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative missile. An AI3 missile also destroyed an unmanned aerial system (UAS). Both intercepts occurred during the recent Black Dart demonstration - a U.S. military exercise held July 29 - August 11. Fired from the Avenger launcher, AI3...

2014-08-27 16:24:25

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a new country style clothing brand that aims to bring quality threads & entertainment to the new generation of country rebels who rule the scene of country music. The rebel clothing line's website offers a fresh new look that is reflective of their care-free, rebellious nature and their desire to have fun above all else, while also sticking to their country roots and the classic country style that...

2014-08-27 08:23:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, the leading North American day spa operator and globally recognized spa brand, is proud to announce their partnership with Battle of the Strands, the international competition that challenges top salon teams from the U.S. and around the globe to create the best fantasy designs in the world of beauty. Red Door Spa's own award-winning duo, Woody Michleb and Amy Michleb, will play pivotal roles in the competition....

2014-08-27 08:21:30

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the company's Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system (in the US named MAAWS; Multi-role, Anti-armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System). The contract is a follow on agreement to a previous 5 year contract for the 84mm recoilless rifle system. In connection with award of the contract, USSOCOM issued an initial order with a value of $14.3 million dollars...

2014-08-26 16:27:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introducing a great way for country fans to get touch with the latest trends in country fashion is the clothing and entertainment brand, Country Rebel Clothing Co. The grand opening of their online shop at their main website, CountryRebel.com, has a lot to offer fans who have a taste for modern country fashion and want to speak their minds when it comes to expressing the country rebel from within. Besides offering great apparel for...

2014-08-24 23:02:44

Holocaust survivor and scholar Dr. Walter Ziffer will present "Witness to the Holocaust" at Piedmont Crossing Retirement Community on Thursday, September 11 at 2pm. http://www.piedmontcrossing.org. Thomasville, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Holocaust survivor and scholar Dr. Walter Ziffer will present "Witness to the Holocaust" at Piedmont Crossing Retirement Community on Thursday, September 11 at 2pm. The presentation is free and open to the public. As a Jew...

2014-08-24 00:20:08

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. has recently marked the release of their online store featuring a selection of their distinctive country-styled clothing guaranteed to put a spark on any country fan's eyes. A clothing and entertainment brand company, Country Rebel Clothing Co. offers a multitude of great country fashion apparel and accessories for country fans who revel in rebellion and having over-the-top fun. In addition to innovative...

2014-08-23 23:00:57

One terrorist attack will be upon Manhattan and involve 'fire from the heavens' causing a rising mushroom cloud from the Hudson and the other will be East of London again involving 'fire from the heavens' causing a rising mushroom cloud from the Thames around Dartford. London, England (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The Lord's Witnesses deduce theses dates and events from a symbolic interpretation of various scriptures in the bible. For full the details see...

2014-08-23 00:20:09

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Clothing and entertainment brand Country Rebel Clothing Co. has recently launched its online store at CountryRebel.com which now offers some great designs for those who are looking for the best country t shirts and other country-styled apparel. As an online store and entertainment site, the brand's motto - "Quality Threads & Entertainment" - gives a pretty clear picture of what visitors to the new website can expect to get. This also...

2014-08-23 00:20:07

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Clothing and entertainment brand, Country Rebel Clothing Co. is now introducing their online store to the public, which offers modern & edgy cowgirl style for women who love country western music and embrace the country lifestyle. Besides offering many excellent country apparel designs & accessories that fans will surely enjoy, the company's main website, CountryRebel.com, is also equipped for entertainment and has already become...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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