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2014-09-08 08:27:25

Contest Forges A Unique Partnership Among Three Entities Committed To Women's Empowerment: Bayer HealthCare, Glamour And Actress Zosia Mamet WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare, maker of Skyla® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 13.5 mg, today announces the Skyla(®) Make Your Mark contest, designed to inspire and celebrate women who are looking to make their mark on the world. In a joint project with Glamour and actress Zosia Mamet of the HBO hit TV...

2014-09-08 08:22:00

More than 500 volunteers, 3,000 hours of service scheduled the week of September 8 FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, one of the leading automotive financial services providers in the U.S., is mobilizing more than 500 volunteers across greater Fort Worth to deliver ten nonprofit organizations more than 3,000 hours of volunteer service during the company's second-annual Week of Caring. Week of Caring is a week-long community service campaign that...

2014-09-08 08:21:12

500 volunteers, 3,000 hours of service scheduled the week of September 8 FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, one of the leading automotive financial services providers in the U.S., is mobilizing 500 volunteers across Metropolitan Detroit to deliver ten nonprofit organizations more than 3,000 hours of volunteer service during the company's second-annual Week of Caring. Week of Caring is a week-long community service campaign that...

2014-09-08 04:21:28

AERZEN, Germany, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlime announced today a new three year contract with Telesat for Telstar 11N Ku-band capacity linking Europe and Africa. Onlime has Ku-Band coverage over the whole of Africa and the Telstar 11N footprint over the western part of sub-Saharan Africa is an important part of the jigsaw. Onlime started with pre-launch capacity on the satellite and has seen demand grow steadily over the past five years. Onlime delivers both SCPC...

2014-09-05 23:08:10

HIStalk readers say Cerner is making the right move, just needs to avoid distraction Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Cerner Corporation’s planned acquisition (Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2014, http://online.wsj.com/articles/cerner-corp-to-acquire-siemens-health-information-technology-unit-1407271734) of Siemens AG’s Health Services division for $1.3 billion is a good deal for Cerner, according to a majority of healthcare information technology experts polled in late August...

2014-09-05 23:03:02

The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-water-treatment-chemicals-4991728118.html (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the...

2014-09-05 08:25:18

BERLIN and KARLSRUHE, Germany, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disy Informationssysteme GmbH will present GIS 2go at INTERGEO 2014. GIS 2go is a novel solution for mobile GIS. It transfers maps from ArcGIS Desktop to an iPad or Android tablet. With the novel GIS-app, users can access their own maps while they are in the field - even without internet connection, e.g. in rural areas. For more information about GIS 2go, visit http://www.gis2go.com. (Logo:...

2014-09-04 12:23:19

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electricity, Gas and Water Meters: The European Market Report 2014, Forecasts to 2018 and Long Term Trends to 2050https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2098928/Electricity-Gas-and-Water-Meters-The-European-Market-Report-2014-Forecasts-to-2018-and-Long-Term-Trends-to-2050.html The Combined European Annual Demand for Electricity, Gas and Water Meters Valued at $3.35 Billion in 2014But By 2018,...

2014-09-04 08:24:18

- Part of Bayer's EUR 7 Billion Global Research and Development Commitment to Innovation MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience today celebrated the grand opening of its newest research facility, a $17 million, 76,000-square-foot state-of-the-art greenhouse and headhouse addition to its Memphis site. The site is a hub for cultivating cotton and soybean solutions for the international market. The greenhouse, located at Agricenter International, is part...

2014-09-04 04:21:15

MUNICH and LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - SevenVentures Pitch Day supports consumer ventures making their breakthrough into Europe - ProSiebenSat.1 associates with TF1 France, Dogan TV Turkey, TVN Group Poland and Modern Times Group Sweden for an international start-up pitch competition - International ventures are pitching for a media budget worth more than EUR7 million in order to enter the European market SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD) goes...


Latest Germany Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Rhenish-German Cold-Blood horse
2014-06-25 13:26:52

The Rhenish-German Cold-Blood is a breed of horse originating from Germany. It was developed less than 100 years ago from crossbreeding heavy horses from Rhineland, Westphalia and Saxony, with the main stock coming from the Belgian horse. The Rhenish-German became the most numerous heavy horse breed in Germany. Today, it makes up only two percent of the total horse population in Germany. The other breeds of German heavy horses are the Black Forest, the Schleswig and the South German...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'