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2014-06-25 08:23:47

Sees Landa Nanography(TM) as game changer for the print industry WESEL, Germany and REHOVOT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA and Landa Corporation have concluded an equity financing agreement under which ALTANA will invest EUR100 million (~US$135 million) for a minority stake in Landa Digital Printing. Both companies see the agreement not only as a financial investment, but also as a starting point for a long-term strategic partnership to...

2014-06-09 20:20:34

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a jury found shipping company, Grain Millers of Eugene, OR liable for $3.5 Million in damages to compensate for the injuries suffered by Los Angeles truck driver, Rigoberto Gutierrez. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116288 The civil trial stemmed from a tragic load shift accident that happened in Northern California in 2009. Gutierrez was catastrophically injured when 44-thousand pounds of flour was improperly...

2014-06-05 12:23:41

-- Expansion of Wallingford, Connecticut facility emphasizes commitment to local customers and North American business WALLINGFORD, Conn. and WESEL, Germany, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals group ALTANA announced today the grand opening of its BYK USA Inc. expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. With this state of the art plant, BYK more than doubles production capacity in the U.S. and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives. The...

2014-05-06 08:29:35

Over 50 years ago, the novel "On the Road" inspired young men to travel America. Today, literature and technology inspire young women to wander the world. PARIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city" (Roman Payne, "The Wanderess"). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/84593 This quote from Roman Payne's new novel "The Wanderess" is trending heavily on the...

2014-03-25 23:02:38

Bonadza names Vojdan Vrchakovski as its first Ad Operations Director. The purpose of this move is to provide a more organized and streamlined approach towards ad operations within the company. Skopje, Republic of Macedonia (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With effect from March 1st, 2014 - Vojdan Vrchakovski becomes the first Ad Operations director of Bonadza. Vrchakovski has been with Bonadza from the inception of the company, and has been heavily involved with Bonadza ever since. Thanks to his...

2014-02-04 08:30:03

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dakota County (MN) court granted a judgment in favor of Eagan-based dermatologist Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D. for the full amount he paid Inside Sports & Entertainment Group, commonly known as InsideSEG, and its owner, Ety Rybak, for his family to see international superstar Sade at the Target Center in Minneapolis. In his complaint, Crutchfield claimed that he purchased a "world class experience" from InsideSEG based on the...

2014-01-19 23:02:45

Phyllis M. Faranda is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 NAPW honors Phyllis M. Faranda, data center analyst with Golub Corporation as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in business with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

Achraeologists Find Skeletons Holding Hands
2013-12-31 09:14:08

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists in Siberia have discovered a 3,500-year-old burial site containing skeletons of men and women buried together, some facing each other and holding hands. Dozens of tombs had skeletons caught in these "post-mortal hugs;" some also had skeletons of men and women buried with a child. Some 600 of these tombs dating back to the Bronze Age were unearthed in the Staryi Tartas village near the city Novosibirsk in Russia....

2013-10-08 12:08:54

Professor Martin Richards, of the Archaeogenetics Research Group at the University of Huddersfield, has published a paper uncovering new information about how Ashkenazi Jewish men moved into Europe from the Middle East, and their marriage practices with European women. The origins of Ashkenazi Jews – that is, Jews with recent ancestry in central and Eastern Europe – is a long-standing controversy. It is usually assumed that their ancestors migrated into Europe from Palestine in the...


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Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

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2007-07-16 15:06:02

The Hucul or Carpathian Pony is a breed of draft horse that was originally found in the Carpathian Mountains. The Hucul is considered the most direct descendant of the now extinct Tarpan. It is named after the small ethnic group of Hutsuls. However, the horse breed is much older than the Hutsul people. This heavy horse possesses great endurance and hardiness. They are usually calm and are used for both trail riding and pulling timber in otherwise inaccessible forested areas. They are...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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