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2014-10-17 23:03:13

Retailers Offer 0% APR for up to 36 Months Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Before the chill of winter sets in, Dimension One Spas retailers across the country are offering 0% financing for up to 36 months on all spa models from October 17th-27th. Please visit http://www.d1spas.com/financing for more information and to apply. As the industry leader in hydrotherapy, Dimension One Spas offers a wide variety of portable hot tubs with exclusive features at your fingertips including...

2014-10-17 16:22:04

Inland Empire Families and businesses taking advantage of rebates and using less to help #endwaterwaste INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California enters its fourth consecutive year of drought, residents across the Inland Empire are successfully partnering with their water agencies to reduce water use. Many local water providers have saved substantially more water than the 11.5 percent statewide average savings that were announced last week by the State Water...

2014-10-17 04:21:00

New facility designed to meet strict ASME industry standards and certifications SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentair Valves & Controls has commissioned a new pressure relief valve testing facility to help meet Asia's growing need for pressure relief systems in critical applications for the power generation, oil and gas, process, and petrochemical industries. The new steam test facility expands Pentair's current China based manufacturing, assembly, sales, start-up,...

2014-10-16 23:01:20

The top Springdale, Arkansas-based provider of gutter, siding, patio, and deck cleaning and staining is pleased to announce the limited “Just in Time for Fall” deck cleaning special, available to residents of the Northwest Arkansas region. Springdale, AR (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Renew Crew of Northwest Arkansas is offering a special, limited-time deck cleaning special, just in time for fall. Renew Crew serves Springdale, Arkansas and the surrounding area as the leading gutter, siding,...

2014-10-16 08:25:20

Microalgae-based Renewable Oil Technology Platform to Produce Sustainable Oils and Ingredients Takes Top Honor in Green Chemistry WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, has won the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its breakthrough platform technology to produce sustainable oils and products from microalgae for commercial use in a wide range of industries. The company will be honored today...

2014-10-15 23:12:51

FloLogic Inc.’s new FloLogic System 3.5 robust automatic water monitoring and shutoff system is designed for indoor, outdoor and now below grade installations. It’s the ideal way to eliminate the risk of an uncontrolled water leak, and prevent catastrophic property damage – which is the most preventable claim in the insurance industry today. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Homeowners, business owners, builders, property managers, plumbers, home and commercial building...

2014-10-15 23:09:23

In global water crisis, water policy could make US vulnerable to attack reports bio logic aqua research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The United States is blessed with abundant fresh water, an extensive water infrastructure and very low prices reports water advocate Sharon Kleyne. However, with our outdated fresh water policies, widespread undercharging, a growing population, worsening drought and a global fresh water crisis, our water supply is...

2014-10-15 23:05:40

Entrepreneurs discover an effective solution to ice and snow removal. A magnetic ice shield that removes ice faster than the time it takes you to locate your scraper. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Entrepreneurs Dan Miller and Andy Wright never imagined their homemade snow cover would become an instant Kickstarter success. Almost $35,000 and over 600 backers later, they have a new perspective. With just four weeks left, backers have until November 9th to pre-order the iceScreen...

2014-10-15 20:21:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Pennsylvania legislature passed two bills that will harm the water and air of Pennsylvanians. Both HB1565, the Subdivision Flooding Bill, and HB 2354, the Stall on Carbon Bill, kowtow to powerful special interests as they dismiss the need for clean air and water for all Pennsylvanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO The Stall on Carbon Bill allows either chamber of the General Assembly...

2014-10-15 12:24:10

Program's first stop in Kenya targets over 125,000 school children to receive more than 23 million liters of safe water a year KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestergaard, a global company dedicated to improving the health of disadvantaged people, launched its LifeStraw® Follow the Liters program in Kenya this month. As part of this program, high-volume LifeStraw® Community water purifiers have been distributed to provide more than 23 million liters of safe water a...


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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...

Crown Of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci
2013-11-11 10:54:41

The crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that extends from the Red Sea to the African coasts in the east and from the Indian Ocean to the western coasts of Central America. It prefers a habitat in coral reefs, which can be harmed if population numbers are too high. Damage occurs when filamentous algae covers bare skeletons of coral and the starfish move in to feed, stripping...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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