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Cape Cods Salt Marshes Are Under Threat
2013-01-26 05:59:46

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the iconic ecological features of Cape Cod in Massachusetts is the dominant form of coastal wetland in the region called salt marshes. Most typically, a salt marsh can be found behind a barrier beach and within estuarine systems. They have, over the previous 3,000 years, come into existence as a direct result of sea-level rise. Vegetation in the area primarily consists of saltmeadow cordgrass and, in lower marshes, smooth...

2011-07-01 00:15:00

Download the guide "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia" from http://www.cabincreekwood.com/download.htm. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Central Virginia and the area surrounding Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County have so many different types of activities to offer the visitor. The owners of Cabin Creekwood have put together a guide of personal favorites entitled "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia." After many years of providing valuable information to...

2011-04-27 06:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With so many hiking trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which ones provide the best scenery without requiring an extensive trek? Here are the Top 10 Quick Parkway Hikes near Asheville by www.RomanticAsheville.com. This popular vacation guide features extensive guides with photos and insider tips for each of these safe, well-marked hikes: 1. Rough Ridge: This unique hike offers plenty of extensive views of Grandfather Mountain, Linn Cove...

2010-08-04 10:50:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will reinvent the customer dining experience at New York's LaGuardia Airport with the introduction of 13 new food and beverage concepts throughout its main terminal facility beginning this fall. Developed exclusively for Delta by airport restaurateur, OTG Management, the LaGuardia upgrade reinforces Delta's commitment to customer service and is one of several major investments being made by the...

2010-05-04 18:00:00

ATLANTA and TEMPE, Ariz., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) announcement that they will reject the airlines' modified proposal with JetBlue Airways, AirTran Airways, WestJet and Spirit Airlines for a slot transaction at New York's LaGuardia Airport and Washington's Reagan National Airport. (Logo:...

2010-02-09 16:46:00

ATLANTA and TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed rulemaking on the airlines' previously announced slot transaction at New York's LaGuardia and Washington's Reagan-National airports. In its decision, DOT said it would require the airlines to divest 20 of the 125 slot pairs involved at New York-LaGuardia and 14 of the 42 slot...

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2009-09-13 12:45:00

The Transportation Security Administration says it has seized 123,189 items from passengers at three New York-area airports, including a baby alligator. The New York Post said Sunday also among the tens of thousands of prohibited items seized since January at the three local airports was a 6-foot-long African spear and a gassed-up chainsaw. The federal agency said other items that passengers were not allowed to board flights with include unwashed adult toys, 10-point deer antlers and even a...

2009-06-18 10:00:00

Two part documentary tells the story of the Federal Writer's Project of 1930's to premiere Sunday, September 6 at 8 pm WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was a time of unparalleled national crisis; as millions of Americans faced unemployment, vanishing life savings, banks foreclosing on homes and feeling a general loss of hope, Americans turned to a newly elected President to lead them out of this turbulent time. It sounds eerily like today's current events. But as viewers of...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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