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2014-05-13 23:03:02

Global Software Defined Radios Market 2014-2018, Global Software Defined Networking Market 2014-2018 and Global Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Market 2014-2018 are research reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Software Defined Radios (SDR) refers to those types of user radios which, with the help of software, can offer flexibility and interoperability to the system. Such radios are capable of transmitting and receiving a wide spectrum of...

2014-05-13 23:02:43

Global Oilfield Equipment Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Oilfield equipment is used for the extraction of oil and gas from reservoirs as well as the extraction of unconventional gas resources. Analysts forecast the Global Oilfield Equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 4.1 percent over the period 2013-2018. The Global Oilfield Equipment market can be categorized into four segments: Drilling Equipment,...

2014-05-13 12:34:36

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism sponsors annual red carpet gala DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism was pleased to once again sponsor People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala at New York City's Capitale on May 12. The 18(th) annual event followed in suit of the issue's "circus theme" and honored well-regarded celebrities in the U.S. Hispanic market. "We greatly value our ongoing partnership with People en...

Shipwreck Off Haiti Coast Could Be Remains Of Columbus' Santa Maria
2014-05-13 13:08:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the three most important ships in American history, the Santa Maria, has apparently been found off the coast of Haiti, according to claims from renowned archeaologist Barry Clifford. “All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly suggests that this wreck is Columbus’ famous flagship, the Santa Maria,” Clifford told The Independent. According to historical accounts, the Santa Maria ran...

2014-05-13 12:22:09

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, heads of militaries, government officials and industry representatives will be gathering in Cartagena, Colombia for OPV & Surface Combatants Latin America 2014 [http://bit.ly/1lbReq5 ] to discuss the region's maritime security concerns and solutions. OPV & Surface Combatants Latin America, taking place between 30th June - 2nd July 2014, is officially supported by COTECMAR and the Colombian Navy and will examine...

2014-05-12 12:36:01

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global DRAM Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/personal_computing/global_dram_market_2012_2016.html About DRAMDRAM is a type of random access memory used in various electronic devices such as PCs, smartphones, music players, laptops, netbooks, and tablet computers. The DRAM structure consists of a capacitor and a transistor that store each bit of data in a...

2014-05-12 12:25:30

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 8 ,2014, "American States in Yuan Xikun's Eyes: Preservation and Transformation" sculpture exhibit was unveiled at the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of the American State (OAS) in Washington DC. This is a cultural celebration to comprehend the diverse context of multilateral interactions between eastern and western cultures. As the event tribute to the 10(th) Anniversary of China's participation as an observer of the...

2014-05-12 08:26:55

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global AV Headphones Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/consumer_electronics/audio_visual_equipment/global_av_headphones_market_2014_2018.html About AV HeadphonesA set of headphones is an electrical device worn on, over or in the ears to hear speech or to listen to sound and music from various AV devices such as radios, desktops, laptops, gaming consoles, MP3...

2014-05-10 23:02:09

Global Solar PV Backsheet Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Many vendors are involved in technological development to provide better services to their customers and increase their competency in the market. For instance, market vendors have recently invented a two-in-one structure of polyolefin back encapsulant films which eliminates delamination and helps to ensure easy lamination and improved module performance....

2014-05-08 20:23:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Industrial Waste Management Market by Services (Collection, Recycling, Incineration, Landfill) & Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Americas) - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report estimates the industrial waste management market in terms of value. The global industrial waste management market is segmented based on their services which include collection, recycling,...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.