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2014-02-25 23:28:44

FamilySAFE, Missouri provider storm shelters, takes their products on an eight-state tradeshow tour giving homeowners and builders a first-hand look at the company's state-of-the-art shelters. Republic, MO (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 FamilySAFE releases its 2014 list of tradeshows where representatives of the company will be present, allowing participants to tour FamilySAFE's state-of-the-art storm shelters. These storm shelters keep individuals safe, even through the fiercest...

2014-02-24 16:25:06

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. ("EADG") and Global Ethiopian Medical Enterprise, Inc. ("GEME") have agreed to merge their efforts to pursue their common goal to build and establish a center of excellence hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under one entity: EADG. Collectively, both organizations have over 250 physicians members of Ethiopian origin and this exciting development will likely result in other members of the Ethiopian...

2014-02-24 04:22:03

MUMBAI, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta today announced that it has been awarded a prestigious 3D City Modeling contract valued at $4M by a major Middle-Eastern country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121023/570667 ) Rolta is an early mover in developing, adopting and mastering the technologies required to address this emerging trend of using 3D City Models for planning and e-governance. The Company first won a project for establishing a...

2014-02-21 23:25:01

Grown in the nutrient area of the Dead Sea, allow your body to reap the amazing benefits that Dead Sea Moringa gives. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa (DSM) is pleased to announce that starting in the New Year, DSM products will now be available directly on Amazon.com, the worlds leading online retailer. Dead Sea Moringa is a supplement that is beneficial to all people and ages. It’s like a natural one-a-day multivitamin that can replace a host of supplements...

2014-02-19 08:20:23

AZOUR, Israel, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 1.30 per share or $0.38 per share, totaling approximately NIS 27.3 million or US$8.0 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2014. The Company will pay the dividend out on April 10, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution of...

2014-02-18 12:24:12

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Shangri-la claim located within the El Barqueño Concessions in Jalisco, Mexico, which are fully optioned by Cayden. The Shangri-la claim lies adjacent to the Pena d'Oro target where drilling will commence shortly. Under the terms of the acquisition, Cayden is paying $100,000 for a 100% interest in the claim, which carries a 1.5% Net...

2014-02-18 08:24:10

Award Winning Country-Rock Songstress Announces Partnership to Write and Perform Anthem for NPCA in Honor of the National Parks Centennial WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving an overwhelming response from her National 2013/2014 "MAGIC" Tour Kick-off Concert and selling out dozens of shows across America including Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia, award-winning songstress Doreen Taylor has been honorably chosen to collaborate with the nation's leading...

2014-02-13 12:21:38

Larsen Finalizes Preparations for Upcoming Arctic Ocean Traverse Which Could be the Last Geographic North Pole Expedition in History BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In March 2014, Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters, will traverse the Arctic Ocean from Northern Ellesmere Island to the geographic North Pole. The team hopes to cover the nearly 500-mile distance in less than 49 days; in doing so, they would break the current 'unsupported' expedition speed record set by a...

Recent Decades Likely Wettest In 3,500 Years In Tibet
2014-02-12 12:34:10

University of East Anglia Recent decades may have been the wettest in 3,500 years in North East Tibet – according to climate researchers at the University of East Anglia (UK) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Lanzhou, China). Researchers looked at 3,500-year-long tree ring records from North East Tibet to estimate annual precipitation. They found that recent decades have likely been the wettest on record in this semi-arid region. The precipitation records have been...

2014-02-11 08:20:34

AZOUR, Israel, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN)(the "Company") announces today that, due to the untimely passing of Dr. Orna Ophir (see our immediate report in this regard, dated January 13, 2014), the Nasdaq Stock Market has notified the Company that it is not in compliance with Nasdaq's audit committee requirements, which mandate an audit committee of three board members (as set forth in Listing Rule5605(c)(2)); and that,...


Latest Geography Reference Libraries

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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