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2013-05-16 23:02:00

“What is Global Leadership?” Featured in CEO Speaker Series San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Aperian Global, a leading provider of consulting, training, and web tools for global talent development, today announced that Dr. Ernest Gundling, co-founder and president of Aperian Global, will be the featured speaker in the CEO Speaker Series of The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, May 21, 2013, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel Tomorrow in Shanghai, China. The...


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Taihu Pig
2014-09-05 10:11:41

The Taihu pig is a breed of domestic pig that originated from China that was developed in the area around Taihu Lake. This breed is known for its large amount of strains and they have become popular in many regions throughout the world including the United Kingdom, the United States, France, and Japan. Because all of the strains are able to reproduce efficiently and are resistant to diseases, the breed has become popular for research studied pertaining to genetics and breeding. The strains...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'