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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...

2014-06-16 09:28:17

Royal Holloway, University of London Scientists have discovered a relationship between climate change and ocean currents over the past six million years after analysing an area of the Atlantic near the Strait of Gibraltar, according to research published today (Friday, 13 June) in the journal Science. An expedition of scientists, jointly led by Dr Javier Hernandez-Molina, from the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, examined core samples from the...

2014-06-16 08:22:40

GENEVA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT), announced today that its shareholders have approved changing its place of incorporation from Switzerland to Ireland at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held in Zug, Switzerland. As previously disclosed by the SIX Swiss Exchange, trading in the shares of Weatherford International Ltd. (the "Shares") on the SIX Swiss Exchange will be suspended as from and including June 17, 2014,...

2014-06-16 00:21:20

382,000 Londoners Work in Technology and Information Sector; an increase of 11% since 2009 LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published today at the start of London Technology Week found that London's technology and information sector -- which includes traditional tech companies as well as related media and information companies -- employs 382,000 workers, an increase of 11 percent since 2009. The report, "London: Digital City on the Rise," was released today in...


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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