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2015-04-16 23:08:58

California drought and exponentially increasing water costs drives property owners to seek water conservation expertise.

2015-04-16 23:02:44

The new Ambient family offers consumers and designers more than a half dozen models to consider when outfitting a new kitchen. Smyrna, TN (PRWEB) April 16, 2015

2015-04-16 12:22:43

MIAMI, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.25 per share.

2015-04-16 08:24:21

Event to draw over 2,800 senior executives and government officials HOUSTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zahroof Valves' CEO Anthony Gioffredi will be speaking at the CERA Week

2015-04-15 20:22:35

DUBLIN, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p5kw3k/aquatic_game) has announced the addition of the "Aquatic

2015-04-15 16:20:24

MONTREAL, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Fednav Limited, the largest Canadian operator of international ships in the Great Lakes-St.

2015-04-15 12:24:41

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States is experiencing severe weather events including super storms, tornados, floods and droughts.

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2015-04-15 10:28:23

Kind of like today with Frozen still taking over the universe, there was a time when everything was frozen, even places near the equator.

2015-04-15 08:26:07

First-of-its-kind global study underscores that rapidly deteriorating water quality - not just water quantity - is escalating a global water crisis CHICAGO, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While

2015-04-14 23:08:11

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio host will discuss climate change, solar radiation and skin protection on upcoming radio show.


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Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale
2014-01-31 13:35:04

The Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is part of a group referred to as, Mole salamanders. A member of the Ambystomatidae family, the species ranges throughout eastern and central US and Canada. The Blue-spotted salamander prefers seasonal woodlands and forests and finds shelter in wet, damp areas. Hiding under damp leaves, rocks, logs and moss, the salamander is able to find cover. Mostly comprised of their long tail, the Blue-spotted salamander reaches lengths of 3.15 to 5...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

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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.