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While the overall death rate from firearm violence has remained unchanged for more than a decade, the patterns for suicide and homicide have changed dramatically, a UC Davis study on the epidemiology
On December 1, 2014, a group of staff and patients from A Forever Recovery teamed up with more than 100 volunteers at the Wahmhoff Farms Nursery in Gobles, Michigan, so they could enthusiastically
MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has selected Luther Lau as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Lau has served as SRI's acting CFO since March 2014.
Police have now confirmed that the siege in in Sydney has ended but questions about how it happened, what the motives were and how Australia should respond will continue for some time.
Soldier’s Christmas,” a new play by award-winning playwright Philip Paradis, commemorates the 1914 Christmas Truce, in which British and German soldiers along the Western Front stopped fighting
Provides Quick Access for Long Gun Home Defense; Prevents Unauthorized Use Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2014 Salus Security Devices today announced
New Novel, "Threatened Waters" from River Walk Publishers author Kevin Land Patrick, is a fast paced immersion into water as a weapon of war delivering insight into how vulnerable infrastructure
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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...
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...
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 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...
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
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