North

Cardamine micranthera

Cardamine micranthera is a rare species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common names small-anthered bittercress and streambank bittercress. It is endemic to the Piedmont region around the border between Virginia and North Carolina, particularly in the Dan River watershed. It is in decline mainly because its habitat has been disturbed …

Cardamine micranthera Read More »

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus, commonly called Strawberry crinkle virus (SCV), is a negative sense single stranded RNA virus that threatens strawberry production worldwide. This virus reduces plant rigidity, runner production, fruit size, and production, while causing distortion and crinkling of the leaves. This virus was first described in 1932 in Oregon and California with commercial strawberry …

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus Read More »

E.T. Seton Park

E.T. Seton Park is a public park located in the North York district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main entrance is located at 73 Thorncliffe Park Drive, with additional entrances at the junction of Don Mills Road and Gateway Boulevard North, and via the entrance to Sunnybrook Park and Wilket Creek Park near the junction …

E.T. Seton Park Read More »

Apple

An apple is a fruit that grows on an apple tree and is edible (Malus domestica). Apple trees are the most widely grown species in the Malus genus and are cultivated all over the world. The tree’s wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, can still be found in Central Asia. Apples have been cultivated in Asia and …

Apple Read More »

Desman

The desman, a snouted and naked-tailed diving insectivore of the tribe Desmanini (sometimes called a subfamily, Desmaninae), is one of two Talpidae species found in Euraasia. This tribe is made up of two monotypic semiaquatic insectivores found in Europe: one in Russia and the other in the northwest of the Iberian peninsula and the Pyrenees. …

Desman Read More »

Chinatown MRT station

Chinatown MRT station is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) interchange station on the North East (NEL) and Downtown (DTL) lines in Outram, Singapore. It serves the ethnic enclave of Chinatown. Situated at the junction of Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road and Upper Cross Street, the station is near several landmarks, including the …

Chinatown MRT station Read More »

Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the upper Midwestern United States. It is the 12th largest U.S. state in area and the 22nd most populous, with over 5.7 million residents. Country United States Admitted to the Union May 11, 1858 (32nd) Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Largest metro and urban areas Minneapolis–Saint Paul  Governor Tim Walz   Lieutenant Governor …

Minnesota Read More »

Dole Food Company

Dole plc is a global Irish agricultural firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The corporation is the world’s largest producer of fruits and vegetables, employing 74,300 full-time and seasonal workers who are responsible for over 300 products in 90 countries. Dole sells bananas, pineapples, grapes, strawberries, salads, and a variety of fresh and frozen fruits …

Dole Food Company Read More »

Geometer moth

The geometer moths are moths that belong to the insect order Lepidoptera, which includes moths and butterflies. Their scientific name is derived from the Ancient Greek geo and metron meaning “measure” in allusion to how their larvae, or “inchworms,” appear to “measure the earth” as they crawl in a looping form. It is a fairly …

Geometer moth Read More »

Germany

Germany is a nation in Central Europe. Its official name is the Federal Republic of Germany. It is Europe’s second-most populated country after Russia, and the European Union’s most populous member state. Germany is located between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps to the south, and it has a total …

Germany Read More »

Javier Treviño

Javier Treviño (born December 11, 1960 in Monterrey, Mexico), was appointed Mexico Deputy Secretary of Education by President Enrique Peña Nieto on November 20, 2014. He was elected Member of Mexican Federal Congress (Diputado Federal) in 2012.Javier Treviño Javier Treviño combines a solid and successful business-government experience along his nine-year career of high-level corporate experience and …

Javier Treviño Read More »

University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder, CU, or Colorado) is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system, and was founded in 1876, five months before Colorado became a state. CU Boulder is a member of the Association of American Universities, a selective group of major research universities in North America, and is classified as an R1 University, meaning that it …

University of Colorado Boulder Read More »

Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness

The Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness is a tiny wilderness region in northwest Washington state, next to North Cascades National Park. The Noisy-Diobsud National Park, established in 1984, has 14,100 acres (57 km2) of steep valleys, subalpine lakes, and the peaks of Anderson Butte and Mount Watson. It is located within the Mount Baker National Forest.

Census Bureau-designated regions and divisions

Since 1950, the United States Census Bureau defines four statistical regions, with nine divisions. The Census Bureau region definition is “widely used … for data collection and analysis”, and is the most commonly used classification system. Region 1: Northeast Division 1: New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) Division 2: Mid-Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) Region 2: Midwest (Prior to June 1984, the …

Census Bureau-designated regions and divisions Read More »

England

England is a country that is a constituent of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea is located northwest of England, and the Celtic Sea is located southwest. The North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south divide England …

England Read More »

London

London is the capital of England and the largest city in the United Kingdom. For two millennia, it has been an important community on the River Thames in south-east England, at the head of a 50-mile (80-kilometer) estuary down to the North Sea. The old center and financial centre of London, the City of London, …

London Read More »

Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains, sometimes known as the Appalachians, are a mountain range in eastern to northern North America. During the Ordovician Period, the Appalachians initially developed some 480 million years ago. They formerly reached altitudes comparable to the Alps and the Rocky Mountains before succumbing to natural erosion. The Appalachian Mountains are a barrier to …

Appalachian Mountains Read More »

United States

The United States (U.S. or US), officially the United States of America (U.S.A. or USA) and commonly known as America, is a country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major unincorporated territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million square kilometers), it is the world’s third- or fourth-largest country by total area. The United States shares significant land borders with Canada to the …

United States Read More »

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American wide-body jet airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. After dropping its Sonic Cruiser project, Boeing announced the conventional 7E7 on January 29, 2003, focused on efficiency. The program was launched on April 26, 2004, with an order for 50 from All Nippon Airways (ANA), targeting a 2008 introduction. On July 8, 2007, the prototype was rolled out without major …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Read More »

Canada

Canada is a nation located in North America. Its 10 provinces and three territories stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, totaling 9.98 million square kilometers (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country in terms of total area. Its southern and western border with the United …

Canada Read More »

Scotland

Scotland is a nation inside the United Kingdom. Mainland Scotland, which occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain, shares a 96-mile (154-kilometer) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, and the Irish Sea to …

Scotland Read More »

Rysa Walker

Rysa Walker is an American science fiction writer. Her first book, Timebound, won the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award in 2013. Since then, she has published two series of novels, along with several short stories and other works. Early life Rysa Walker was born in Pensacola, Florida. She lived in several different cities and towns in Florida before finally settling in Wewahitchka, Florida when …

Rysa Walker Read More »