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2014-06-12 08:26:12

Leading Spirits Brand Celebrates Local Pride on the Silver Screen MODESTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapidly growing spirits brand New Amsterdam® Vodka announced today the launch of its partnership with 48 Hour Film Project. A madcap filmmaking contest, the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) will visit more than 120 cities in 2014 where more than 60,000 people will compete to make high-quality, short films in just 48 hours. In addition to sponsoring events in all US-based...

2014-06-10 23:07:49

Brand New Package Includes Round-Trip International Airfare, Internal Flights,Accommodations for 4 Nights, Daily Breakfast, Game of Thrones Tour and Souvenir, and More Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Diehard "Game of Thrones" fans can vacation in the "Land Beyond the Wall" with GreatValueVacations. On this Akureyri Highlights & The Game of Thrones tour, travelers will see the HBO cult classic brought to life with tales of the "Seven Kingdoms"...

2014-06-10 08:25:05

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world's leading provider of sustainable building materials, for the naming rights to what will now be called Kingspan Stadium. The agreement will result in significant investment for the game of rugby at all levels within the Province. Kingspan, whose global headquarters are in Kingscourt, County Cavan, has been a sponsor of Ulster...

2014-05-28 08:40:08

STOCKHOLM, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netigate, leading European provider of cloud based services for online surveys [http://www.netigate.co.uk ], today announced that Dariush Ghatan, Innovation Specialist, founder of Innovation and Opportunity firm Googol and former COO of telecommunication company 3C Communications International, was appointed to the company's board of directors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/689540 ) - "Dariush brings...

2014-05-27 12:22:15

DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over 6300 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians and 275 exhibiting companies took part in the 9(th) annual Breakbulk Europe Exhibition from 12-15 May 2014 at the Antwerp Expo, Antwerp Belgium, making Breakbulk Europe 2014 the largest specialised logistics event worldwide. Breakbulk Europe 2014 attracted logisticians from 100 countries, creating a fertile environment for global cargo connections and business development....

2014-05-27 04:21:16

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), the organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of Welsh red meat, have appointed Bath-based integrated communications firm The Agency to a 12-month contract to help promote Welsh lamb across the UK. The appointment follows a three-way strategic and creative pitch that saw The Agency ward off stiff competition from established network agencies such as McCann Erickson and...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they meet in Norway to compete in the northernmost bike race in the world; The Arctic Race of Norway. North Cape sets the stage for intense action Last year, the Arctic Race of Norway became the first professional cycling race held inside the Arctic Circle. This year it will take it a step further,...

2014-05-10 23:03:55

Chris Yavelow is preparing to launch a new magazine about the 500-mile walk across Spain. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 The Camino de Santiago (also known as The Way of St. James) is a 500-mile walk across Spain, which has generated interest all over the world. People who have made the walk want to share their experiences while others are fascinated by this ongoing pilgrimage and want to learn all they can about it. This route leads to the shrine of the apostle St. James the Greater in the...

New Species Of Wasp Discovered In Central Europe
2014-05-08 03:26:11

Pensoft Publishers Swiss scientists have discovered a new species of aculeate wasp, not hidden somewhere in a jungle on a remote continent, but in Central Europe, in a swampy area just a few kilometers from Zurich. The new species named "Polistes helveticus", or the Swiss paper wasp, was described in the open access journal ZooKeys. Paradoxically, this species has been long known in Central Europe but was confused for decades with a closely related species native to southern Europe....


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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