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2014-12-18 08:20:21

MUMBAI, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global car rental market performed well during the historic period, recovering from the slowdown recorded at the beginning

2014-12-15 16:26:22

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that H.

2014-12-09 12:39:06

Newark, New Jersey Summit One of 100 Nationwide that Will Examine Challenges and Solutions for Raising High School Graduation Rates and Preparing All Young People for Success NEWARK,

2014-12-09 08:23:13

LONDON, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A small Houston-based oil and gas exploration company is planning to drill a well on acreage potentially holding 266 million barrels

2014-12-05 08:23:03

Don Meehan recognized with RIAA Certified Sales Award for Simon and Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence." PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2014-11-10 16:31:21

Ben Mulroney from CTV's ETALK and Adam van Koeverden, Olympic kayaker paid tribute to 12 pediatric patients TORONTO, Nov.


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.