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2011-08-01 07:00:00

ZHONGSHAN, China, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY or "Ming Yang"), a leading and fast-growing wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 after the market closes in the United States on Monday, August 15, 2011. The earnings press release will be available on the Investor Relations page of its website at http://ir.mywind.com.cn....

2011-06-15 08:41:17

Researchers reveal how prehistoric Native Americans of Cahokia made copper artifacts By Erin White, Northwestern University Northwestern University researchers ditched many of their high-tech tools and turned to large stones, fire and some old-fashioned elbow grease to recreate techniques used by Native American coppersmiths who lived more than 600 years ago. This prehistoric approach to metalworking was part of a metallurgical analysis of copper artifacts left behind by the Mississippians of...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).