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2010-11-02 00:00:37

Shred Truck manufacturing process exposed on popular cable show Silver Spring MD (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 ALPINE SHREDDERS LIMITED, the industry leading mobile shredding equipment manufacturer, will be featured and have its manufacturing process profiled on the very popular cable television program "How It's Made." "How It's Made," shown exclusively on the Discovery Channel network, is a very popular show that seeks to demystify how complex and simple products and items are made. From...

2010-09-22 08:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of virtual contact center solutions and services, announced today that the company is expanding into the state of North Dakota. The company is now hiring home-based customer care professionals throughout the state in order to meet increasing demand from new and existing customers. Alpine Access' continued geographic expansion allows the company to recruit from a larger and more diversified pool of applicants from across...

2010-08-11 05:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NIKSUN®, Inc., the leading provider of real-time network performance monitoring, security surveillance, forensic analysis, and compliance solutions, is pleased to announce today that SC Magazine has rated NIKSUN's latest NetDetector/NetVCR Alpine 4.0 solution five stars out of five across the board in all six categories: Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support, and Value for the Money. SC Magazine reviewers...

2010-08-11 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of virtual contact center solutions and services, today announced a major contract expansion with a market-leading gaming console company to provide advanced technical support and issue resolution services to their customers. The expanded contract is expected to be worth nearly $30 million over the next two years. Alpine Access' relationship with this technology client began in the second quarter of 2010, when the...

2010-06-25 14:19:00

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued a ruling affirming summary judgment in favor of defendant Alpine Electronics, Inc., and Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., in a long-running patent dispute with Encyclopaedia Britannica (EB) over a chain of patents dating to 1989. The Alpine companies are industry leaders in multimedia products that include high-performance mobile and vehicle navigation systems. In Encyclopaedia Britannica,...

2010-06-01 07:00:00

DENVER, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of virtual contact center solutions and services, today announced its results for the first quarter of 2010. In further validation that the company's home-based model has now moved fully into the mainstream, the company expanded revenue 18% compared to the first quarter of 2009. With sustained momentum expected through the remainder of the year, the company also announced plans to significantly expand its U.S.-based...

2010-05-17 05:12:00

DENVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of virtual contact center solutions and services, today launched an aggressive recruiting and hiring campaign seeking intermediate to experienced video game enthusiasts to provide inbound technical support to fellow gamers. Alpine Access was recently selected by a market-leading gaming console company to help customers resolve technical issues over the phone. All positions are available immediately and are performed from...

2009-12-10 11:58:29

A resourceful approach to climate research How do plant ecosystems react to rising concentrations of the greenhouse gas CO2 in the atmosphere over the long term? This fundamental question is becoming increasingly pressing in light of global climate change. Researchers from the Chair of Grassland Science at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have now "“ for the first time worldwide "“ taken up this issue for grasslands. The scientists found their answers in two unlikely...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of contact center solutions for brand-conscious companies, announced today that the company is hiring 400 bi-lingual employees within the next four months. The company is looking for customer care professionals who speak Spanish or Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese specifically) as well as English in order to meet demand from new and existing customers. These bi-lingual positions provide the ability to work from home and...

2009-08-07 16:02:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, announced that a court has granted a motion for summary judgment resolving a patent infringement case brought by Encyclopaedia Britannica (EB). The court ruled in favor of Brinks clients, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. and Alpine Electronics, Inc., finding that EB's patents at issue are invalid. Alpine Electronics of America and Alpine Electronics...


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Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

Mountain Goat, Oreamnos americanus
2012-05-10 05:28:07

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also called the Rocky Mountain goat is only found in North America. Even though it is a goat in name, it is not in the Capra genus of true goats. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae, which holds goat-antelopes which holds thirty-two other species. It is in the family Bovidae that holds other creatures such as cattle, antelopes, and gazelle. It is the only species in the Oreamnos genus. The mountain goat is listed as of “least concern” by the IUCN....

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2009-06-17 13:03:39

The African Alpine Bamboo (Yushania alpina) is a species of perennial bamboo that is native to tropical Africa. It grows in dense stands on the mountains and volcanoes surrounding the Great Rift Valley between 8200 feet and 11,000 feet above sea level. The grass stems of the alpine bamboo are often used as fencing, plumbing and other building materials. Photo Copyright and Credit

Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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