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2014-05-12 23:02:13

Australian author: people must look inside themselves in order to achieve the full potential in life. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 When people discover the hidden forces that make up a personality, one can unlock their full potential for success and step fully into personal power. Reclaiming personal power, living in present time and learning to mange your power wisely is the key to achieving all that people desire…this is Joanne’s message to everyone every day. Joanne has...

2014-05-12 20:25:09

Almost half of respondents expect data centre budgets to increase by 5-10 percent in the next 12 months SINGAPORE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The virtualization of critical applications, big data, and data centre consolidation will drive the next wave of data centre capacity growth in APAC, according to a commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Digital Realty's 2014 survey of data centre trends in APAC canvassed data centre...

2014-05-12 16:21:33

CANBERRA, Australia, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, to study airworthiness requirements for operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The collaboration involves developing solutions for safely and efficiently operating UAS in all airspace environments with a particular focus on larger...

2014-05-12 12:25:53

After Successful Rollout in the U.S. and Brazil, Incubator Will Shape the Future of Mobile Marketing in Australia DEERFIELD, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy, today announced the launch of Mobile Futures in Australia. The initiative, already successfully launched in the U.S. and Brazil, aims to ignite the company's consumer connections by collaborating with some of the brightest and most...

Southern Ocean Winds Keep Antarctica Cold And Australia Dry
2014-05-12 03:02:49

[ Watch The Video: Southern Ocean Winds Keep Antarctica Cool, Australia Dry ] Australian National University New Australian National University-led research has explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts. Researchers have found rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are strengthening the stormy Southern Ocean winds which deliver rain to southern Australia, but pushing them further south...

2014-05-12 00:22:13

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra Global has established a new Network-to-Network Interconnection (NNI) agreement with GTS, a leading Central and Eastern European telecommunications solutions and data center services provider, increasing Telstra's footprint in Europe and providing greater connectivity and redundancy options for businesses in the region. Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin, Telstra Global's Head of Connectivity and Platforms Portfolio, said GTS' 27...

2014-05-11 23:00:17

As adults become an increasingly important market segment for dental practitioners, the industry will be forced to change the make-up of services provided. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Dental Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Great progress has been made over the past few decades in understanding common oral diseases, such as tooth decay and gum diseases, which has helped pave the way for the...

2014-05-11 20:21:16

Data showing improved pharmacokinetic profile to be presented at World Federation of Hemophilia Congress MELBOURNE, Australia, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim Phase II/III and III findings presented today by CSL Behring at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2014 Congress demonstrate an improved pharmacokinetic (PK) profile of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP) among hemophilia B patients of all age groups. These...

2014-05-09 23:04:29

Surging private health insurance membership has driven strong growth in the Alternative Health industry over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Alternative Health Therapies industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The availability and acceptance of services from the Alternative Health Therapies industry in Australia have increased strongly over the past five years. Alternative health therapies...

2014-05-09 12:25:57

-- Leading-edge science at the core of $250 million expansion to drive long-term growth in promising bleeding disorders portfolio KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), parent company of CSL Behring which is based in King of Prussia, PA, today opened the CSL Behring Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility in Melbourne, Australia. The new facility, located adjacent to the site's manufacturing plant for plasma products, is the centerpiece of CSL's...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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