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2015-04-09 23:04:03

A 9/11 hero who worked as a special agent for the ATF has died as a result of cancer he developed following his work at New York City’s Ground Zero following the 2001 Terrorist Attacks.

2015-04-08 16:27:35

NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transfast, a leading global money transfer company, announced it is now offering instant

2015-04-08 12:26:35

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SilencerCo, the world leader in firearm silencer products and technologies, will exhibit its products at the National Rifle Association's

2015-04-07 08:32:39

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SilencerCo, the world leader in firearm silencer products and technologies, invites members of the media to join SilencerCo at the American

2015-04-07 08:32:35

12-City Tour Comes to Ancient City Shooting Range Giving Local Residents a Chance to Shoot Silenced Firearms, Learn How to Fight the Noise with SilencerCo Products for Rimfires, Rifles, Pistols & Shotguns

2015-04-07 08:28:08

The university marks the 20th anniversary of the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building with a groundbreaking theatre performance, and national summit on homeland security law.

2015-04-06 08:21:04

$5 million multi-year partnership will provide math and science education at BGCA-affiliated youth centers on military installations WALTHAM, Mass., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A


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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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