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2009-01-13 08:00:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Embrace the coming spring months and enter a wonderland full of bright and airy colors from Lowe's. Painting a room, ceiling or a wall are all affordable ways to make a brilliant change in your home's decor. With inspirational names and hues that pop, you'll transform your home from drab to fab with this season's paint palette. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "When spring comes, most of us are ready to...

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2008-07-22 13:35:00

One of the easiest ways to identify an object is by its color -- perhaps it is because children's books encourage us to pair certain objects with their respective colors. Why else would so many of us automatically assume carrots are orange, grass is green and apples are red? In two experiments by Holger Mitterer and Jan Peter de Ruiter from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, perception of color and color constancy (the ability to see the same color under varying light conditions)...

2008-03-16 09:00:19

Botanical name Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum' Family Magnolia (Magnoliaceae) Category Shade tree Primary uses Specimen Dimensions 60 or more feet tall by 30 to 50 feet across Culture Full sun; prefers a moist, well-drained, deep soil. When young, trees can be pruned as needed to develop shape during the winter. Trees receiving adequate summer moisture generally have few insect or disease problems. Drought- stressed plants often lose leaves prematurely. Bloom time Spring...

2006-06-27 00:30:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK -- When picking out a pair of sunglasses this summer, it's best to avoid blue-tinted lenses and instead to choose yellow- or amber-tinted lenses, advises an eye researcher in New York. "Yellow- and amber-tinted sunglasses filter out blue light, reducing the amount of blue light getting to your eye," Dr. Janet Sparrow, professor of ophthalmic science at Columbia University Medical Center in New York explained in an interview with Reuters Health. Sparrow is...

2005-10-25 20:23:46

First-ever images of living human retinas have yielded a surprise about how we perceive our world. Researchers at the University of Rochester have found that the number of color-sensitive cones in the human retina differs dramatically among people"”by up to 40 times"”yet people appear to perceive colors the same way. The findings, on the cover of this week's journal Neuroscience, strongly suggest that our perception of color is controlled much more by our brains than by our eyes....


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Yellow-tipped Tigertail, Choristhemis flavoterminata
2013-07-30 13:52:06

The yellow-tipped tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) is species of dragonfly that is native to Queensland, Australia. This species prefers to reside in warm, moist habitats near bodies of water like rivers. The yellow-tipped tigertail reaches an average body length of 1.8 inches and holds a long, thin abdomen. The end of the body holds a bright yellow spot and the wings are light brown in color with a brown spot. Larvae are described as slightly hairy and are light brown or gray in...

Yellow-headed Caracara, Milvago chimachima
2012-12-28 12:54:53

The Yellow-headed Caracara is a bird of prey belonging to the Falconidae family. It’s found in tropical and subtropical South America and the southern part of Central America. Not like falcons in the same family, the caracara is not a fast-flying aerial hunter, but it is rather sluggish and often gets food by scavenging. The caracara is 16 to 18 inches long and weighs 11.5 ounces on average. Just like many other birds of prey, the females are larger than the males, weighing 11 to 13...

Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby, Petrogale xanthopus
2012-10-27 16:07:37

The yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) is a marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range includes eastern areas of Australia, western areas of New South Wales, northwestern Victoria, and a few areas of Queensland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, where it is safer than other species of wallaby from predators. It can reach an average height of 23.6 inches and a weight between 15.4 and 28.7 pounds. It is typically greyish brown in color with a yellow tail, feet, and...

Yellow-Nosed Cotton Rat, Sigmodon ochrognathus
2012-07-20 10:57:52

The yellow-nosed cotton rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) has a range that extends from eastern Sierra Madre Occidental into the central areas of Durango. Its western range includes western Coahuila, located in Mexico, and it occurs from New Mexico to Arizona. It has a fragmented range in the deserts of Mesa del Norte, located in Trans-Pecos Texas. The yellow-nosed cotton rat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”. Image Caption: Picture of a Sigmodon...

Yellow-winged Bat, Lavia frons
2012-05-23 13:48:28

The yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) is a species of false vampire bat. It can be found in Africa, and its range consists of much of mid-Africa including Benin, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and Zambia. It will roost in many habitats at elevations less than 6,561 feet. It prefers to roost near bodies of water in acacia trees and thorn bushes, but it may be seen roosting in buildings or tree hollows. It will have two roosts...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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