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2014-10-13 12:22:45

New Initiatives Set the Stage for Strong 2015 HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Group, a leading provider of independent, 3rd-party technology assurance and inspection services for oil and gas drilling and production assets, continues on pace for a record-breaking year of 70% growth. This growth can be attributed to the increased value rig owners and operators place on the systems-based quality assurance services provided by Athens Group, which measurably improve the...

2014-10-08 23:09:30

Mary Ann Uzzi, leader of the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone, received the 2014 Dr. Celia Weisman Memorial Award at the Bergen County Human Services Advisory Council annual meeting. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 On September 30th Mary Ann Uzzi, leader of the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone, received the 2014 Dr. Celia Weisman Memorial Award at the Bergen County Human Services Advisory Council annual meeting. Each year the award is given to an individual and/or organization that makes significant...

2014-10-02 16:22:33

WATERFORD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Waterford unveiled its comprehensive solar power and energy efficiency program today during a community celebration at Waterford City Hall. The event attracted a crowd of community members, including elected officials and business and education leaders, all coming together to commemorate the bold steps that have been taken to reduce the City's energy usage and generate the $2.3 million in savings taxpayers can expect to...

2014-09-26 16:20:26

Award comes on the heels of the company closing its $4M funding round from Spark Capital, General Catalyst and distinguished group of individual investors SINGAPORE and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superpedestrian, creators of the Copenhagen Wheel, was honored today when the design world came together to celebrate the laureates of the Red Dot: Design Concept Awards 2014. The Copenhagen Wheel emerged as an award winner from a record 4,791 entries hailing from 63...

2014-09-23 23:10:01

The Nordic Times is a Non-commercial Liberal Scandinavian online newspaper and aggregator founded by MediaBuzz ApS, a Danish media company based in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Nordic Times focuses on Viral Journalism and Viral Content – acknowledging the way that virality has changed and shaped journalism in the 21st century. Copenhagen, Denmark (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Nordic Times is a Non-commercial Liberal Scandinavian online newspaper and aggregator founded by...

2014-09-22 20:21:03

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A more resilient and energy efficient New York" is the vision of the House of Green exhibition which the Danish Cleantech Hub in New York opens today, showcasing state of the art cleantech solutions. Danish Cleantech Hub is an initiative backed by the Confederation of Danish Industry and State of Green, in collaboration with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering through...

2014-09-16 23:14:09

Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana, has broken ground to finish the build out of their condominiums, designed for various levels of independent and supported retirement living. They have had fifteen successful years pursuing their mission to ‘celebrate and support Life’s journey.’ Goshen, Indiana (PRWeb) September 16, 2014— (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 -- One of the key characteristics of Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana is that there is always a...

2014-09-15 08:24:52

LOUSÃ, Portugal, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next edition of the International Surrealism Now will be hosted in the Palacio da Lousa, a historic, 18th century building. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705920-INFO ) International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting the surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions worldwide. "International...

2014-09-11 12:30:43

AHMEDABAD, India, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland will vote on an independence proposition on September 18, and Elegant MicroWeb, of Ahmedabad, India, wishes the Scottish people the best during this important time in their history. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/705199 ) In 2001, just two years after the Scottish Parliament was established, it became the first of many organizations throughout the United Kingdom to join hands with...

2014-09-05 08:20:34

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BEONTRA, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Copenhagen Airport (CPH) are partnering to offer a new consulting service to help airports maximize available data to improve operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Airports have an abundance of data that goes unused during operational planning. The joint Lockheed Martin and CPH consultancy service will help airports analyze data and optimize processes to get the...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Bovec Sheep
2014-09-25 09:04:07

The Bovec sheep, also known as the Trentarka or Plezzana, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in near the Soča or Isonzo river, which is now located in Slovenia. The breed takes its Solvenian and Italian names from the cities of Bovec and Plezzo. It is bred in areas of Resia and Tarvisio in Italy, in Carinthia and Styria in Austria, and in the Soča valley of Slovenia. The Bovec sheep has short, thin legs which are positioned in forward angle in the back to help it navigate steep...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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