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2014-01-10 23:04:34

The famed spring waters of Greece will soon be available in North America.

DNA Helps Trace Origins Of The Minoan Civilization
2013-05-16 05:51:23

Sir Arthur Evans first discovered the 4,000-year-old Palace of Minos on the island of Crete in 1900. The civilization that built this palace was set apart from later Bronze Age Greeks by the artifacts the British archaeologist recovered, leading him to suggest that they were refugees from Northern Egypt.

2011-07-29 15:07:00

CRETE, Neb., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Petsch, Assistant General Manager at Farmland Foods and coordinator of the plant's Learners to Leaders® program, was honored today by the TeamMates Mentoring Program(TM) with their respected Local Champion Award, given to recognize individuals or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the TeamMates Mission in their community.

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2011-01-03 14:40:00

According to official reports, archaeologists on the Greek island of Crete have found startling evidence that early humans were able to navigate across open waters thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

2010-10-19 07:37:17

Lyra’s Peter Mayhew Shares ‘Observations on the European Printer Supplies Market’ at The Recycler Focus on Europe Conference Lyra Research announces that Peter Mayhew, director of Lyra Research Europe, will present “Observations on the European Printer Supplies Market—A Market in Recession” at The Recycler Focus on Europe Conference.

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2009-08-26 23:10:00

The females of the first family made the list of the 1,000 most popular baby names, says a new report, but the president did not.

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2009-07-16 06:32:33

An agronomy institute said on Wednesday that scientists are trying to catalogue hundreds of olive trees on the Greek island of Crete in an attempt to save them from abandonment amid falling olive prices.


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2007-08-14 04:23:12

The Kri-kri (Capra aegagrus creticus), sometimes called the Cretan goat, Agrimi, or Cretan Ibex, is a subspecies of wild goat. The Kri-kri is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, now found only on the island of Crete, Greece and three small islands just offshore (Dia, Thodorou and Agii Pandes). The Kri-kri is not thought to be indigenous to Crete, but was imported during the time of the Minoan civilization. Nevertheless, it is found nowhere else and the form is therefore endemic to Crete....

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Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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