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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...

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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...


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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...

Bos
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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