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2009-01-13 11:00:00

PARIS and SAN JOSE, California, January 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Bull Customers May Cut Operations, Capital, and Energy Costs by at Least 30% Through Dynamic Control, Repurposing, and Power Management Bull and Cassatt today announced a business and technology co-operation aimed at improving the effectiveness of data center infrastructures of large European organizations, in selected lines of business, including large government and local authorities, telecommunications,...

2008-10-02 06:00:20

Germany's leading high-performance computing center Forschungszentrum Julich and French IT systems company Bull have announced an agreement to build a 200 Teraflops supercomputer. The supercomputer will combine Bull NovaScale servers and Sun blade servers based on Intel Xeon Nehalem processors, HPC cluster software from Partec, and a high-performance I/O system based on a Sun ZFS/Lustre file system. It is expected to be deployed at the beginning of 2009 when it will be integrated with...

2008-08-08 09:01:05

Jewel's publicist says the U.S. singer-songwriter has married rodeo star Ty Murray. Jewel and Murray, who never formally announced their engagement, eloped to the Bahamas and wed in a private ceremony Thursday night, her representative told People magazine exclusively. "She wore a traditional wedding gown, while Ty wore his favorite blue jeans, white shirt and cowboy hat," the publicist said. "The couple is very happy and look forward to enjoying their honeymoon." People said the...

2007-07-14 18:00:00

By HAROLD HECKLE MADRID, Spain - Six massive bulls hurtled down narrow cobblestone streets alongside thousands of thrill-seeking runners Saturday, injuring three people on the final day of Pamplona's annual running of the bulls festival. Ricardo Brufau Giner, 21, of Barcelona, was gored in the buttock and taken for surgery. Fernando Garayoa Platero, 52, of Pamplona, was recovering from a skull injury after being caught and lofted in the air. And an unidentified 30-year-old Spaniard was...

2006-07-07 04:36:48

MADRID (Reuters) - A New York man was paralysed below the waist while dodging young bulls among a crowd of revellers at Spain's San Fermin Festival in Pamplona on Friday, festival organisers said. The 31-year-old was taken to intensive care after he was hurt while trying to escape from a bull when the animals were released in Pamplona's bullring following the famous running of the bulls through the town's streets. Another six people were injured dodging six half-tonne bulls from the...

2005-09-01 10:56:13

By Ian Simpson CALDAS DA RAINHA, Portugal (Reuters) - Hey, sports fans, think you're tough? Then try out a growing Portuguese pastime that is like playing rugby with a runaway refrigerator. It's bull tackling, and nearly 1,000 enthusiasts, or "forcados," from all walks of life love to jump into the ring for a head-on collision with a maddened bull. A mixture of sport, spectacle, high testosterone machismo, male bonding and, some say, art, the rough-and-tumble event is as unique to...

Latest Bull Reference Libraries

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Betizu Cattle
2014-07-09 15:12:18

The Betizu is a breed of cattle native to northern Spain and the French Basque Country. The government of Navarre established a conservation project to protect and conserve the breed. There were an estimated 254 Betizu cattle in Navarre as of 2013. There is a small herd that inhabits the abandoned village of Sastoya owned by the government of Navarre. It covers a 200 acre area with approximately 30 acres of grassland in the Urraul Alto valley. Within the village there are facilities and...

Muskox, Ovibos moschatus
2012-10-01 10:05:00

The muskox (Ovibos moschatus), also known as the musk ox, is native to the Arctic areas of Canada, United Sates, and Greenland. Populations have been introduced into Norway, Sweden, and Siberia, but these are small. There was a population in Antarctica, but it was wiped out due to hunting and climate change, which caused its habitat to decline. Despite this, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service introduced a new population onto Nunivak Island in Antarctica, as a means of supported...

2012-08-16 09:35:04

The bos is a genus that holds both domestic and wild cattle, which are split into the four subgenera, Bibos, Bos, Poephagus, and Novibos. However, these separations are debated. Currently, there are five living species recognized in this genus, but this number could rise to seven or nine if domestic cattle and bison, which are closely related, are re-classified into the Bos genus. The members of this genus are native to Asia, Western Europe, Africa, and some areas in North America. Because it...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.