• Daniel Aves
Daniel Aves

In the city there are more and more birds of prey, parrots and pigeons, and less sparrows and goldfinches. While there are no censuses that quantify populations accurately, changes are noted by bird watchers. The small caburé, a nocturnal raptor, Aires. For example, the ñanday, the quiteri chirirí and the talkative parrot. Alexis Cerezo, a biologis...

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey could move LSU-BYU game from Houston
Tropical Storm Harvey could move LSU-BYU game from Houston

Houston's NRG Stadium, where the Tigers are supposed to play the Cougars, has not taken in any water, but the surrounding streets are submerged, making it hard for city officials to even establish an Emergency Operations Center around the stadium.

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  • Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks
Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

North Korea has accelerated its missile testing programme. The U.S. Pacific Command has revised its assessment of the latest North Korean missile launches, saying the first and third projectiles did not fail in flight. On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson openly said in Washington that, "I am pleased to see that the regime in Pyo...

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  • Tropical Storm Watch for Parts of South Carolina Coast
Tropical Storm Watch for Parts of South Carolina Coast

Earlier Sunday , the center said in a statement that a disturbance off the coast of Georgia had a 70 percent chance of "cyclone formation" within the next 48 hours. The mountains of western North Carolina will enjoy lows in the 50s and highs in the 70s. "Regardless of development, the low is expected to cause increasing winds and rough surf al...

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  • 20-25 elderly residents rescued from flooded nursing home in Texas
20-25 elderly residents rescued from flooded nursing home in Texas

McIntosh said that when she spoke to her mother over the last couple days, she told McIntosh that the nursing home was not told to evacuate. "We were air-lifting grandmothers and grandfathers", David Popoff, Dickinson's emergency management coordinator, told the newspaper.

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  • 'Dangerous' heat wave descends on Southern California; records could fall
'Dangerous' heat wave descends on Southern California; records could fall

But the worst is yet to come. Night time low temperatures will remain on the warm side, dropping only into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Rain and thunderstorms could accompany the high temperatures, but any moisture is not expected until Monday or Tuesday and will likely be contained to the mountains, the weather service said.

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  • Syria regime forces killed in IS counterattack
Syria regime forces killed in IS counterattack

Both the SDF, a Kurdish-led group, and the Syrian army are fighting IS separately, with the SDF focusing on Raqqa while the army forces on driving out IS from Deir al-Zour. Maadan lies halfway between Raqqa city and Deir el-Zour city, which is divided between government- and IS-controlled areas. IS media channels posted pictures of the attacked S...

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  • Organizer of canceled Berkeley rally previously sold protest sticks/shields with
Organizer of canceled Berkeley rally previously sold protest sticks/shields with "Based Stickman"

Chronicle reporter Michael Bodley said on Twitter that he could verify that the statement was written by the organizer. In her post, Cummings listed "signed sticks" for $50 and said Chapman was dropping the price of shields "for limited time" to $250.

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  • Nest of Sooty-faced Finch - not much known, can you contribute? / The well-known nest of the Barranquero Pinzón, who can contribute? | Birds for Beer
Nest of Sooty-faced Finch - not much known, can you contribute? / The well-known nest of the Barranquero Pinzón, who can contribute? | Birds for Beer

There the nest is built. In 1988, at the time of publication of the definitive guide to the birds of Costa Rica , its nest was still presumed unknown and it was noted that fledglings had been seen in July and August. The pair of birds that we found were busy gathering moss and other materials for a nest located in some overhanging undergrowth ...

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  • The King Boy
The King Boy

Tiago Abravanel for Jequiti is a strong and striking fragrance. EXIT: BERGAMOTA, TURANJA, TANGERINA AND VIOLETA. SOUND NOTES: SANDAL, VETIVER, AMBER AND MOSS Tiago Abravanel by Jequiti is a very aromatic woody scent, the olfactory pyramid is extensive, But to me, the mixture of notes reminds me of the smell of leather, cut grass...

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  • Inspection of asbestos-cement lining - InterNACHI
Inspection of asbestos-cement lining - InterNACHI

InterNACHI inspectors can find this form of exterior siding during inspections. Both inspectors and homeowners can benefit from knowing more about how the known health risks caused by asbestos to asbestos-cement lining apply, as well as some common problems and issues associated with material damage and deterioration.

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  • U.S. MNT vs. Panama - U.S. Soccer
U.S. MNT vs. Panama - U.S. Soccer

Came to the penalty kicks was in the final of the Gold Cup 2005, also against Panama, but on that occasion the United States raised the cup. Clint Dempsey went into change in the second half and scored his Seventh goal of the Gold Cup, keeping him at the top of the scorer's table with a game to play in the tournament.

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  • Sheet-Like Remodeling of the Transverse Tubular System in Human Heart Failure Impairs Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Functional Recovery by Mechanical Unloading | Circulation
Sheet-Like Remodeling of the Transverse Tubular System in Human Heart Failure Impairs Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Functional Recovery by Mechanical Unloading | Circulation

Obtained from 5 donors (CTRL) and 26 chronic HF patients undergoing implantation of LVADs. Three-dimensional confocal microscopy and computational image analysis were applied to assess t-system structure, density, and distance of ryanodine receptor (RyR) clusters to the sarcolemma, including the t-system.

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  • SEO-Aranjuez (Local SEO Group / BirdLife): Darwin's Finches
SEO-Aranjuez (Local SEO Group / BirdLife): Darwin's Finches

In fact, he considered that they formed a heterogeneous group of strange blackbirds, picogordos, chochines and finches. After his five-year voyage around the world, Darwin placed the collected specimens at the disposal of the famous English ornithologist John Gould, who, after a few days of painstaking study, came to the conclusion that they were a...

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  • The Care of Bacopa | Home Guides | SF Gate
The Care of Bacopa | Home Guides | SF Gate

In cooler climates it is often used as an annual. Moisture and Light Requirements A native of the wetter regions of South Africa, bacopa requires regular water ; Allowing it to dry out or wilt be fatal to the plant. Pinch back the branches to help you form a dense mat. If it gets too thick and the layer of dead branches builds up underneath...

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  • Bacopa Plant Information | Garden Guides
Bacopa Plant Information | Garden Guides

It grows from about 3 to 8 inches high and about 1 to 1½ feet wide, depending on the variety. The flowers can be blue, violet, red, pink or white. Climate In the hottest climate, zones 9 and 10 in the continental United States , Bacopa will grow outdoors as a perennial (a plant that lives for several years).

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  • Snowstorm Bacopa: A Portrait of an Annual Flower | HowStuffWorks
Snowstorm Bacopa: A Portrait of an Annual Flower | HowStuffWorks

Description of snowstorm bacopa: On creeping, it is a welcome newcomer for window boxes, planters, pots, and a garden ground cover. Or cascading stems, hundreds of small, five-petaled, white flowers stand above rounded and toothed leaves.

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  • 20 incredible photos that will impress you - The voice of the wall
20 incredible photos that will impress you - The voice of the wall

Do not miss these 20 stunning photographs that remind us of how small we are, while making us feel lucky in our existence. > 1. The Fukang meteorite. 12. The fury of a thunderstorm. A thunderstorm is a weather phenomenon characterized by the presence of lightning and its sound effects, termed thunder.

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