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2013-05-05 23:04:17

Madeira Beach waterfront homes still raking in profits for buyers and sellers alike. ARME Realty.com releases a web development toolkit designed to bring those buyers and sellers together online. Madeira Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 Madeira Beach waterfront homes can be difficult to find for buyers, and yet difficult for owners to sell as well. The current economy has made the real estate market seem like a very scary place, but there are areas recovering. Madeira Beach waterfront homes...

2009-03-20 18:57:58

Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey shot 5-under 66 Friday and holds a one-stroke lead after 36 holes at the Madeira Islands Open in Porto Santo, Portugal. Hoey's round included six birdies and a bogey at the par-5 fourth hole. He is attempting to capture his first European Tour tournament victory. I have played well over both rounds, said the 2001 British Amateur champion. I think I just made a few more putts (Friday). I didn't actually have to putt that well because I was hitting the ball so...

2008-08-22 09:01:01

MPX Energia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Energias do Brasil for the joint development of the Porto do Pecem II thermal power plant. The agreement foresees the acquisition by Energias do Brasil of a 50% stake in the project. The Pecem-II thermal power plant (TPP) will have an installed capacity of 360MW and will be located in Sao Goncalo do Amarante in the Brazilian state of Ceara. The first phase of UTE Porto do Pecem TPP (Pecem-I), a 720MW coal-fired plant, is an...

2008-07-22 15:00:48

According to anba: TAP, the Portuguese airline, is going to inaugurate, on October 27, a flight between Lisbon and Casablanca, in Morocco. Apart from being one more option for Europeans to travel to the Arab country, and vice-versa, the new route is going to simplify the life of Brazilians who want to go to Morocco. That is because TAP is the airline that has the largest number of flights between Brazil and Europe. The company flies to eight Brazilian capitals: S?o Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo...

2006-03-30 08:41:56

By Norman Dabell PENINA, Portugal (Reuters) - Champion Paul Broadhurst of Britain equaled the Penina course record of 64 on Thursday to take an early one-shot lead in the opening round of the Portuguese Open. Swedish rookie Christian Nilsson bogeyed the last to drop back to second place on seven-under. Last year's victory was Broadhurst's first for 10 years and Thursday's opening round was fashioned on a spectacular putting display. Broadhurst single-putted a succession of greens...

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Black Scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo
2013-02-02 08:04:02

Image Credit: R Mintern/Wikipedia The black scabbardfish is native to the North Atlantic Ocean in deep water ranging from the Southern United States to Northern Africa, and heavily populated around Greenland and Iceland. The depth range of the adult of this species is from 600 feet to a mile, and the juvenile depth range is from 300 - 3,000 feet. The body of the black scabbardfish is elongated, coppery black in color, with a large snout, and fang-like teeth inside the mouth. The dorsal...

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