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genghis khan
2015-03-05 11:31:53

The ruins of a 13th century military outpost believed to have belonged to Genghis Khan has reportedly been located by a team of Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists.

2015-03-05 08:21:14

FAIRFAX, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy-Fairfax, LLC has announced the purchase of Patriot Harley-Davidson, 9739 Fairfax Boulevard in Fairfax, Virginia.

2015-03-02 08:41:37

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (Nasdaq: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced the

2015-03-02 08:20:47

YAHUD, Israel, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Magal S3(NASDAQ GMS:MAGS, TASE:MAGS) today announced that it intends to publish its fourth quarter and full year 2014 results

2015-02-27 23:16:21

Leader in thermal break technology will be attending the BUILDEX EDMONTON show March 17th and 18th at the Edmonton Expo Center, Northlands. Edmonton, AB (PRWEB)

2015-02-24 23:18:34

Certified organic dyehouse expands BIDDEFORD, Maine (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Preparing for expansion, Maine Textiles International has named Mark W.

2015-02-16 16:22:35

Grant to support construction of new facility in downtown Pensacola PENSACOLA, Fla., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The James M.

2015-02-13 23:00:35

RoboVent (http://www.robovent.com), a leading U.S.

2015-02-03 12:23:37

CALGARY, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Black Spruce Merchant Capital Corp. ("BSMC"), is pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Edmonton, Alberta.

2015-02-02 23:01:41

On completion in 2016, the Royal Alberta will be the largest museum in western Canada. Oolitic, Ind.


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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.