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What Is an Alpha Male?

In the human species, there is always a “leader of the pack,” and that leader is called the alpha male. In groups of animals that share a territory (and often hunt together) it is common for the group to choose an alpha male. This creature is the recognized authority, allowed to take first pick...

What Is Wolfram Alpha ?

What Is Wolfram Alpha ?

Wolfram Alpha or Wolfram|Alpha as they write it, is an innovative answer engine which answers your questions by crawling through the structured data on the web. Developed by well known scientist Stephen Wolfram and named after his last name, this tool was launched in May, 2009. Wolfram Alpha's...

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

When sleigh bells ring, temperatures plummet. In winter’s wicked chill, it’s best to start at the bottom and work our way to the top when weatherproofing ourselves to stay warm. Layers are good. Hats are better. And sturdy, durable, well made, and warm boots are a must. There’s no better place...

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Basic Info About the Pancreas

The pancreas is a large, elongated, grayish pink racemose gland organ located behind the stomach between the liver, kidneys, spleen and duodenum. It is composed of the exocrine and endocrine tissues being a dual function gland. The endocrine function of the pancreas is served by the Islets of...

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What Is a Beta Version?

The beta version is a stage in the creation of a product – typically software -- that will be sold in the market. In the development or creation of a product, the whole process has to undergo several stages before the said product can be deemed as ready for the market. The first stage of this...

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What Is Glycolic Acid?

Glycolic acid is an acid that is classified under the fruit acids or alpha hydroxy acids, which is more familiarly known as AHA. In fact, glycolic acid is the most recognizable member of this acid family. This acid is usually produced from sugar cane, which allows it to be classified as a natural...

10 Best Toys for Babies

10 Best Toys for Babies

Babies grow quickly and finding toys and gear suitable to meet the needs of your developing infant is sometimes difficult. Many baby toys are geared toward fostering safety, development, education, and of course, entertainment.

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What Is a Bank Identifier Code?

A bank identifier code, also known as BIC, is a set of codes which has been developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with the purpose of identifying banks and their branches. Each bank - together with its corresponding branches - is assigned a unique number that will...

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Top Five Places to Buy Checks Online

Running out of checks is a huge inconvenience and searching the Internet for a quick replacement is no easy job. Any account holder knows full well the last place to purchase checks are banks as banks charge nearly double what most check printing companies do. As with most purchases, be warned...

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Aidi Dog Breed

The Aidi is a mountain dog, lean, muscular and excellent for scenting and hunting. It belongs to the group of flock guard as it has been used to protect herds of sheep and goats. In Morocco where the breed originated from, the Aidi is usually paired with the Sloughi when hunting as they make for...