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2015-05-06 16:23:52

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc.

2015-05-05 23:07:43

DeepFlight announced today that it has delivered a DeepFlight Super Falcon, a new class of high performance personal submarine, to Palmarina Bodrum, the only mega/giga yacht marina in Turkey.

2015-05-05 23:02:36

Neptune Benson is proud to announce its ProStrainer™ was chosen for the Longwood Gardens Fountain Revitalization Project. Coventry, Rhode Island (PRWEB) May

2015-05-05 16:23:33

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WaterAid Nepal has stepped up efforts to prevent the spread of cholera, typhoid and other waterborne diseases by providing both public health

2015-05-04 23:06:17

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne discusses water drinking strategy on her May 4th radio show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB)

2015-05-04 12:21:56

The Value of Water Coalition Highlights the Importance of Investing in Water Resources and Infrastructure During National Drinking Water Week WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-01 23:06:07

Global Water Intelligence (GWI) today announced the winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Monday 27 April at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water

2015-04-30 23:10:31

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and water advocate announces that water’s behavior in atmosphere, soil and body could be manipulated to improve efficiency. Grants

2015-04-30 23:03:23

New products and offers from Mercury Marine are attracting new boaters on the water Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 According to the National

2015-04-30 20:22:16

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Surfrider Foundation, the largest non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to protecting the world's ocean, waves and


Latest Water Reference Libraries

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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.