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2014-08-19 12:26:26

OBERWIL, Switzerland, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Walter, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Higher Education as a result of his role as Dean of Medical Faculty and Professor Emeritus at the University of Basel. The University of Basel is fully committed to the principle of research-based teaching that provides skills-oriented range of degree programs closely aligned with international standards. As the University for...

2014-08-14 12:24:44

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the capital's exceptional autumn season, as forecasts show over two million tourists are expected to visit a collection of blockbuster exhibitions and events taking place throughout the city. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/701141 ) The stellar line-up of shows and exhibitions taking place in the autumn...

2014-08-05 12:28:44

Ci Utilized to Streamline Submission Process, Judges Review & On-site Production Workflow CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 3000 entries from 61 countries, the 2014 Festival del film Locarno team took an innovative approach to organize film submissions, help programmers review films efficiently, and streamline some of their onsite production workflows. Requiring a solution that could handle a wide range of films and formats as well as an easy-to-use...

2014-07-28 04:21:11

PORTO, Portugal, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/698117 ) The "International Surrealism Now" began in 2010 in Coimbra, when Santiago Ribeiro conceived a major exhibition organized by Bissaya Barreto Foundation. This event has...

2014-07-17 23:09:45

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds to find out about the events that took place in Ireland, learn the excitement of The Vi Launch of Ireland, and get the inside scoop on how Reynolds promotes the...

2014-07-09 12:25:41

WARSAW, Poland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 1 August 1944, Warsaw, the Capital of Poland, saw the beginning of what was to become one of the most important events in the modern history of Poland - the Warsaw Uprising. All journalists interested in providing media coverage for the anniversary event, which will welcome insurgents, international guests, Polish Government officials and the Mayor of Warsaw, are kindly asked to complete the Accreditation Form available...

2014-07-07 12:22:31

- City of Madrid selects IBM, through its subsidiary INSA, to provide citizens more efficient environmental services MADRID, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Madrid and IBM (NYSE: IBM), through its subsidiary INSA, announced today the largest environmental services management project in Spain, designed to improve city life for all of Madrid's three million citizens. Using IBM's Smarter Cities technology, this initiative will help improve the delivery and efficiency of city...

2014-07-01 16:28:28

ImagineBudapest Prides Itself on Offering Visitors Memorable Themed Sightseeing Tours BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ImagineBudapest, a company that offers visitors and residents historical sightseeing in Budapest, has just revealed their brand new sightseeing tours. From pointing out the narrowest house and the oldest tree in Budapest to showing tourists the shortest bridge, the building that has been photographed the most frequently, or even where convicts...

2014-07-01 08:26:09

SION, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealFly team from Sion, Switzerland has won the 2-Way Dynamic Contest, a new discipline of the Extreme Barcelona event considered to be paramount in the extreme sports community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694428-c ) The Extreme Barcelona 2014...

Women May Lower Their Blood Pressure Playing Recreational Football
2014-06-20 08:34:39

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Millions around the world are tapping into their love for football (soccer) as the World Cup competitions surge forward in Brazil. New research suggests that if women between the ages of 35 and 50 would take their football interest onto the field it may help lower their blood pressure. In only fifteen weeks’ time, women in this age range who have mild high blood pressure significantly reduce their blood pressure as well as body...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

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...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

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