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2015-02-18 04:21:01

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tessonics Inc. will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2015 on March 5th & 6th at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

2015-02-18 00:20:45

DALLAS, February 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The photovoltaics market is expected to grow to $345.59 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 18.30% between 2014 and 2020, says a new

2015-02-17 23:11:31

TU-Automotive is delighted to announce that Ford, Teradata and TomTom have recently signed up to speak at Telematics Berlin.

2015-02-17 23:07:54

According to a new report series by iData Research, while fundus cameras, or retinal cameras, will maintain a niche market in the years to come, optical coherence tomographers will see more growth

2015-02-17 12:35:40

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced the winners of the 2014 Travelzoo Awards.

2015-02-17 12:22:31

DALLAS, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Plastic Films & Sheets Market by Type (LLDPE, LDPE, HDPE, BOPP, CPP, PVC, PES, PA), Applications (Packaging &

2015-02-17 08:20:53

DUBLIN, Feb .17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scnxwn/emission_control)

2015-02-17 04:22:03

PARIS, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Liquide, world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, releases its full year results for 2014.

2015-02-17 04:20:32

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminar on ship recycling during leading maritime exhibition in Turkey On Thursday 12 March


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Gotland Sheep
2014-10-07 10:25:01

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the Karakuls and Romanov breeds. Although the native Gute sheep still resides on the island, it is considered a rare breed. The Gotland sheep, sometimes called the improved Gotland, can be found in many other areas including Australia, New...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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