National Pet Month - Wikipedia

National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people's lives - and vice versa. It is observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United Kingdom. The Campaign Is Coordinated By National Office Of Animal Health (NOAH) And Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA)

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Companion dog - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) A companion dog is a dog that does not work, providing only companionship as a pet, rather than usefulness by doing specific tasks.Many of the toy dog breeds are used only for the pleasure of their company, not as workers. Any dog can be a companion dog, and many working types such as retrievers are enjoyed primarily for their friendly nature as a family pet, as are mixed …

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Chia Pet - Wikipedia

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Posted: (53 years ago) The Chia Pet is marketed by Joe Pedott and produced by San Francisco, California-based company Joseph Enterprises, Inc. He originally developed the idea for Chia Pets after visiting Mexico and seeing Oaxacan artisans using sprouted chia seeds in their artwork. The first Chia Pet was created on September 8, 1977.

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Pet Supplies Plus - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Pet Supplies Plus (also styled Pet Supplies "Plus"), founded in 1988 in Redford, Michigan in the United States, is a privately held pet supply retailing corporation with a major presence in the US. As of 2005, it was the third largest specialty pet food retailer in the US. The ...

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Pet Rock - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Pet Rock is a collectible toy made in 1975 by advertising executive Gary Dahl. They were marketed live rocks , in custom cardboard boxes, [1] complete with straw and breathing holes. [2] The fad lasted about six months, ending after a short increase in sales during the Christmas season of December 1975.

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Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective (also known as Ace Ventura 3: Jr. Pet Detective) is a 2009 American made-for-television adventure comedy film standalone spin-off/sequel to Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, without involvement from either lead actor Jim Carrey nor writer Steve Oedekerk.The third installment in the Ace Ventura franchise, it …

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List of songs recorded by Pet Shop Boys - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) This is a comprehensive list of The Pet Shop Boys songs that have been officially released. The list includes songs that have been performed by the band. The list consists of mostly studio and BBC recordings; remixes and live recordings are not listed, unless the song has only been released in one of the two formats.

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Pet Sematary (1989 film) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Pet Sematary (sometimes referred to as Stephen King's Pet Sematary) is a 1989 American supernatural horror film and the first adaptation of Stephen King's 1983 novel of the same name.Directed by Mary Lambert and written by King, it stars Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Blaze Berdahl, Fred Gwynne, and Miko Hughes as Gage Creed.The title is a sensational spelling of …

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Five stages of grief - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) The five stages of grief model (or the Kübler-Ross model) is popularly known as a model that describes a series of emotions experienced by people who are grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.In actuality, the Kübler-Ross model was based on people who are dying rather than grieving. Although commonly referenced in popular culture, studies have not …

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Five whys - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Five whys (or 5 whys) is an iterative interrogative technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem. The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem by repeating the question "Why?" five times. The answer to the fifth why should reveal the root cause of the problem.

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Ace Ventura - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Ace Ventura is an eccentric self-styled "pet detective" who forsook regular police work to concentrate on this latter pursuit. Like other fictional detectives, he is notable for extraordinary powers of observation and deduction; and on at least one occasion, he has managed to escape being shot by catching a bullet in his teeth. ...

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Master/slave (BDSM) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) In BDSM, Master/slave, M/s or sexual slavery is a relationship in which one individual serves another in a consensual authority-exchange structured relationship. Unlike Dominant/submissive structures found in BDSM in which love is often the core value, service and obedience are often the core values in Master/slave structures. The participants may be of any gender or sexual …

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Guido van Rossum - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Guido van Rossum (Dutch: [ˈɣido vɑn ˈrɔsʏm, -səm]; born 31 January 1956) is a Dutch programmer best known as the creator of the Python programming language, for which he was the "benevolent dictator for life" (BDFL) until he stepped down from the position on 12 July 2018. He remained a member of the Python Steering Council through 2019, and withdrew from …

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Rebecca (raccoon) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Rebecca was a raccoon kept as a pet by US president Calvin Coolidge and First Lady Grace Coolidge.. Rebecca came from Mississippi. She had been sent to the White House to be served for the 1926 Thanksgiving dinner.Since the 1913 death of Horace Vose, the traditional provider of the White House Thanksgiving turkey, numerous farmers had been angling to provide the …

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Chang'e - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Chang'e (/ tʃ ɒ ŋ. ʌ / CHONG-u; Chinese: 嫦娥; pinyin: Cháng'é, alternatively rendered as Chang-Er or Ch‘ang-o), originally known as Heng'e, is the Chinese goddess of the Moon.She is the subject of several legends in Chinese mythology, most of which incorporate several of the following elements: Houyi the archer, a benevolent or malevolent emperor, an elixir of life, and …

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Ben M. Baglio - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Ben M. Baglio (born 1960 in New York City, U.S.) is an American author who created the brief for two series of children's books – Dolphin Diaries and Animal Ark. Dolphin Diaries features a girl and her family from Florida, who travel around the world as marine biologists and study dolphins. Animal Ark features Mandy Hope, whose parents are vets; she helps injured animals and …

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NASA Clean Air Study - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) The NASA Clean Air Study was a project led by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in association with the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) in 1989, to research ways to clean the air in sealed environments such as space stations.Its results suggested that, in addition to absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through …

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Pet banks - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Pet banks is a derogatory term for state banks selected by the U.S. Department of Treasury to receive surplus Treasury funds in 1833. Pet banks are sometimes confused with wildcat banks.Although the two are distinct types of institutions that arose concomitantly, some pet banks were known to also engage in practices of wildcat banking. They were chosen among the big …

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Attack dog - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) An attack dog (guard dog, patrol dog, or security dog) is a dog trained to attack a person on command, sight, or by inferred provocation. They are used to defend people, territory, or property. Attack dogs have been utilized throughout history and are used today primarily in …

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Elizabethan collar - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) An Elizabethan collar, E collar or pet cone (sometimes humorously called a treat funnel, pet lamp-shade, pet radar dish, dog-saver, or cone of shame) is a protective medical device worn by an animal, usually a cat or dog.Shaped like a truncated cone, its purpose is to prevent the animal from biting or licking at its body or scratching at its head or neck while wounds or injuries heal.

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PET-CT - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Positron emission tomography–computed tomography (better known as PET-CT or PET/CT) is a nuclear medicine technique which combines, in a single gantry, a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner and an x-ray computed tomography (CT) scanner, to acquire sequential images from both devices in the same session, which are combined into a single superposed (co …

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Oolong (rabbit) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Oolong (ウーロン, Ūron, Originated from Chinese: 烏龍; July 28, 1994 – January 7, 2003) was a domestic rabbit owned by Hironori Akutagawa.Oolong became an Internet phenomenon through his owner, Akutagawa, uploading images of the rabbit with objects balanced on his head because of his skills of balancing items such as dorayaki and others. ...

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Prism - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Science and mathematics. Prism (geology), a type of sedimentary deposit Prism correction, a component of some eyeglass prescriptions; Government. PRISM, a surveillance program run by the US National Security Agency; PRISM (website), an educational portal website for Indiana teachers Oregon Performance Reporting Information System, a state agency; Media and …

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Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Rosco Purvis Coltrane is a fictional sheriff character who appeared in the 1975 film Moonrunners, which inspired the creation of the American TV series The Dukes of Hazzard (and related spin-off films).. In Moonrunners, he was played by Bruce Atkins.The role of Rosco in the television series (and a much more detailed character than the one in Moonrunners) is the right-hand man of …

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Gates of Heaven - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Production. After a trip to Florida where he tried and failed to make a film about the residents of the town of Vernon, Errol Morris read a San Francisco Chronicle article with the headline: "450 Dead Pets Going to Napa Valley." This story about dead pets being exhumed from one pet cemetery and reburied in another became the basis for Gates of Heaven. ...

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Pete - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) People. Pete (given name) Pete (nickname) Pete (surname) Fictional characters. Pete (Disney), a cartoon character in the Mickey Mouse universe Pete the Pup (a.k.a. 'Petey'), a character (played by several dogs) in Hal Roach's Our Gang comedies; Places. Pete, Zanzibar, a village in Tanzania; Pete, the Hungarian name for Petea village, Dorolț Commune, Satu Mare County, …

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Deadweight loss - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) In economics, deadweight loss is the difference in production and consumption of any given product or service including government tax. The presence of deadweight loss is most commonly identified when the quantity produced relative to the amount consumed differs in regards to the optimal concentration of surplus. This difference in the amount reflects the …

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French petition against age of consent laws - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) In 1977, a petition was addressed to the French parliament calling for the abrogation of several articles of the age of consent law. The primary argument behind the petition was the disparity in age of consent created by a previous piece of legislation, which made heterosexual sex legal at the age of 15, but prohibited sodomy and similar acts until age 18.

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens is a novel by J. M. Barrie, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, and published by Hodder & Stoughton in late November or early December 1906; it is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he created, Peter Pan.Most of the text originally appeared as chapters 13–18 of Barrie's 1902 novel The Little …

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Parakeet - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Etymology and naming. The name parakeet is derived from the French word perroquet, which is reflected in some older spellings that are still sometimes encountered, including paroquet or paraquet.However, in modern French, perruche is used to refer to parakeets and similar-sized parrots. In American English, the word parakeet usually refers to the budgerigar, which is one …

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Petawawa - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Petawawa had a population of 18,160 living in 6,762 of its 7,174 total private dwellings, a change of 5.7% from its 2016 population of 17,187.With a land area of 164.7 km 2 (63.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 110.3/km 2 (285.6/sq mi) in 2021.. Transportation. Ontario Highway 17, Ontario Northlands …

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Petropavlivka, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Petropavlivka (Ukrainian: Петропавлiвка; Russian: Петропавловка) is an urban-type settlement in Synelnykove Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in Ukraine.It hosts the administration of Petropavlivka settlement hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. Population: 6,651 (2022 est.) Petropavlivka is located on the left bank of the Samara River, a left tributary of the Dnieper.

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List of highest paid American television stars - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Name Program Role Salary Inflation Adjusted Year Ref. Jennifer Aniston: The Morning Show: Alex Levy $2 million $2,120,000 2019– Reese Witherspoon

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Polyvinylidene chloride - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Polyvinylidene chloride is applied as a water-based coating to films made of other plastics, such as biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). This coating increases the barrier properties of the film, reducing the permeability of the film to oxygen and flavours and thus extending the shelf life of the food ...

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Gallium-68 generator - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Parent isotope (68 Ge) sourceThe parent isotope germanium-68 is the longest-lived (271 days) of the radioisotopes of germanium. It has been produced by several methods. In the U.S., it is primarily produced in proton accelerators: At Los Alamos National Laboratory, it may be separated out as a product of proton capture, after proton irradiation of Nb-encapsulated …

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Hypocorism - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) A hypocorism (/ h aɪ ˈ p ɒ k ər ɪ z əm / hy-POK-ər-iz-əm or / ˌ h aɪ p ə ˈ k ɒr ɪ z əm / HY-pə-KORR-iz-əm; from Ancient Greek: ὑποκόρισμα (hypokorisma), from ὑποκορίζεσθαι (hypokorizesthai), 'to call by pet names', sometimes also hypocoristic) or pet name is a name used to show affection for a person or object. It may be a diminutive form of a person's ...

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Five-second rule (basketball) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Five-second throw-in violation. Under all basketball rule sets, a team attempting to throw a ball in-bounds has five seconds to release the ball towards the court. The five second clock starts when the team throwing it in has possession of the ball (usually bounced or handed to a player while out of bounds by the official).. Penalty. Loss of ball.

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Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1868–1879) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) He was quick to learn and his mother found him a pleasure to teach. Waldemar had a "fun loving" character and a great sense of humour and love for animals and sports. On one occasion, when visiting his grandmother, Queen Victoria, Waldemar let loose his pet crocodile in her study, much to the shock of the middle-aged queen.

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Angora rabbit - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) History. The Angora is said to have originated in Ankara (historically known as Angora), in present-day Turkey, and is known to have been brought to France in 1723.The Angora rabbit became a popular pet of the French royalty in the mid-18th century, and Angoras had spread to other parts of Europe by the end of that century. In the United States, garments made of …

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Armistice Day - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Armistice Day, later known as Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth and Veterans Day in the United States, is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, at 5:45 am for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven in the …

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Barron v. Baltimore - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Barron v. Baltimore, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 243 (1833), is a landmark United States Supreme Court case in 1833, which helped define the concept of federalism in US constitutional law.The Court ruled that the Bill of Rights did not apply to the state governments, establishing a precedent until the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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Vehicle insurance in the United States - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) Insurers use actuarial science to determine the rates, which involves statistical analysis of the various characteristics of drivers.. Cost. The automobile insurance market in the United States is a 308 billion US dollar market. Every state has a different minimum coverage requirement, making auto insurance coverage more expensive in some states than others, but they remain lower …

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David Ogilvy (businessman) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) David Mackenzie Ogilvy CBE (/ ˈ oʊ ɡ ə l v iː /; 23 June 1911 – 21 July 1999) was a British advertising tycoon, founder of Ogilvy & Mather, and known as the "Father of Advertising".Trained at the Gallup research organisation, he attributed the success of his campaigns to meticulous research into consumer habits.

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The Famous Five (disambiguation) - Wikipedia

Posted: (53 years ago) The Famous Five is a series of novels by Enid Blyton . The Famous Five may also refer to: . Adaptations of the novel series: . Famous Five, a 2012 German adaptation; The Famous Five (1978 TV series), a TV adaptation; The Famous Five (1995 TV series), another TV adaptation; Famous 5: On the Case, an animated series; Other uses: . The Famous Five (Canada), a …

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