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2015-03-18 16:22:32

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 8(th) Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater

2015-03-17 23:07:01

Homeowners can fight water scarcity through conservation with these simple tips from Mr.

2015-03-17 23:04:13

A Leader in Specialized Insurance, McNeil & Company Advises Businesses to Take Extra Precautions as Temperatures Warm New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2015

Levison Wood
2015-03-17 18:52:14

Last year, British explorer Levison Wood attempted to become the first person in history to walk the entire length of the River Nile, an expedition which would take nine months, seven million steps and masses of physical and mental endurance to deal with the challenges thrown at him by nature and humanity along the world’s longest river.

2015-03-17 16:21:06

New ship to be named MSC Seaside; Sail year-round from Miami to the Caribbean; and feature most interactive aqua park at sea FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-17 08:27:12

Adults are no longer being taught children's lessons by instructors in the know SARASOTA, Fla., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming lessons for adults began evolving in the early

2015-03-16 23:05:35

Pelican Water has revealed the results of a new scientific study into the performance of various salt-free water softener systems.

2015-03-16 23:04:37

Experts at 10 Best Water have delved into creations that originated all across the globe to determine the best water brand.

2015-03-16 23:01:50

METTLER TOLEDO’s HE73 halogen moisture analyzer offers reliable moisture results and gives companies control over the manufacturing process.

2015-03-16 20:21:32

Franchise Urges Property Owners to Make Simple Repairs to Save Water, Money PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --The Environmental Protection Agency will help businesses and


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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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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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