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2010-10-13 22:07:22

The red, metal-laden sludge that escaped a containment pond in Hungary last week could be made less toxic with the help of carbon sequestration, says an Indiana University Bloomington geologist who has a patent pending on the technique.The bauxite residue now covers 40 square kilometers south of the Danube River, and has caused the deaths of eight Hungarians and injured at least 150. The residue also has caused the extinction of life in a local river and as yet unknown environmental damage...

2010-09-30 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Zwack, a premium herbal liquor and the national shot of Hungary (yes, they have a national shot), has been fueling the resurgence of air hockey popularity in North America. One world record, a new undisputed world champion and a series of world-class events have made Zwack and air hockey a winning combination. In June, Zwack sponsored two professional air hockey players (yes, they exist too) to break the world record for the longest marathon game of air...

2010-09-21 02:00:00

SZENTGOTTHARD, Hungary, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission, Inc., the premier global provider of commercial and military-duty automatic transmissions and hybrid systems, announced its plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Szentgotthard, Hungary. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/CL67453-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100921/CL67453-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/CL67453-b ) (Photo:...

2010-06-24 11:14:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Using 21st-century technology to help researchers understand more about an 18th-century mummy, an adult male mummy born in 1765 in Vac, Hungary received a non-invasive computerized tomography (CT) scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center on June 23. The scan of the Vac mummy, Michael Orlovits, was organized by the California Science Center in collaboration with the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums (REM) in Mannheim, Germany...

2010-06-01 15:49:00

BATON ROUGE, La., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) a global leader in delivering innovative specialty chemicals, clean energy solutions and outstanding sustainability practices, celebrated the Grand Opening of its global shared services center in Budapest, Hungary during a reception held at the facility last week. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) Known as Albemarle's Center of Excellence (ACE), the facility was...

2010-05-20 07:05:00

BUDAPEST, Hungary, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) today announced that it has signed a reseller and consulting partner agreement with software consulting and Cloud Computing specialist, iMotion, to resell SuccessFactors' products and services across Hungary and into Central and Eastern Europe. The agreement is part of SuccessFactors ongoing expansion and market penetration for delivering Business Execution solutions to enterprise customers globally....

2010-03-24 06:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Torn from the Flag, a feature-length, sociopolitical documentary about the decline of communism and the global effects of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution continues to be blocked by Hungary's current post-communist government. Even though the film has received many international accolades, in Hungary it is apparent that is being discriminated against and its distribution has been prevented. The film's emphasis on the human need for freedom inspires...

2010-02-23 02:00:00

PARIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Pannon GSM Tavkozlesi Zrt (Pannon), a leading Hungarian mobile operator and member of the Telenor Group, has selected an all-IP solution from Alcatel-Lucent to unify its mobile core network and its existing IP/MPLS-based mobile backhaul infrastructure. By transforming the entire network to IP, Pannon is preparing for the anticipated surge in mobile traffic and laying the foundation for the...

2010-02-19 10:17:00

DENVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO) ("Falcon" or the "Company"), a global energy company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing large acreage positions of unconventional and associated conventional oil and gas resources, announced today that the Company has received written notices from ExxonMobil and MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc ("MOL"), stating that neither company will proceed to the Appraisal Work Program in the joint production and...

2010-02-09 22:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Raleigh Studios, the largest independent studio operator in the United States, will commemorate the grand opening of their newest state-of-the-art studio facility in Budapest by bringing the magic of Hungary to Hollywood. The invitation-only gala will be held at Raleigh Studios Hollywood, located at Melrose Ave. on February 18th, from 7 p.m. until midnight. The exclusive guest-list, consisting of top studio executives, celebrities, press and members of...


Latest Hungary Reference Libraries

Mangalitsa
2014-08-28 08:49:49

The Mangalitsa, originally known as the Mangalica, is a breed of domestic pig that is a direct descendant of wild boars. It was originally bred for lard production, but once lard declined in popularity, the breed suffered a massive decline in population. In the early nineteenth century, breeders in Austro-Hungary crossed many types of pig including the Bakonyi and Szalontai pigs, a Serbian pig, and the European wild boar in order to develop the blonde Mangalitsa. This new breed did not...

Transylvanian Hound
2013-09-23 11:09:59

The Transylvanian hound is a domestic breed of hunting dog that originated in Hungary. The ancient breed was developed when hounds traveled with Magyar tribes into Hungary in the ninth century, who bred them with Polish hounds and local breeds. Hungarian kings used the breed to hunt bears, wolves, foxes, and other creatures, but by the twentieth century, it was on the verge of extinction. In 1986, breeders began saving it, but it is still rare and can only be found outside of Hungary in...

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2008-05-27 17:08:15

The Magyar Agár, also known as the Hungarian Greyhound is a hunting breed which originated in Transylvania and Hungary. The breed is a sight hound used for coursing. It is an ancient, elegant breed. The Magyar Agár resembles the Greyhound in its build. It stands 25 to 27 inches high and weighs 49 to 68 pounds. The breed has small button-shaped ears and bright oval eyes. Its coat is smooth and short and can be any variety of color. The breed is generally well-behaved and very...

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2008-05-27 12:07:02

The Hungarian Vizsla is a hunting breed which originated in Hungary. The breed's ancestors can be traced back to 9th century Hungary; they were a toy breed used by tribesmen to hunt rats. The breed has neared extinction several times in its history, first when they were overrun by Pointers in the 1800s, and then after World War II. They survived and became founders for breeds such as the German Shorthaired Pointer and the Weimaraner. The breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in...

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2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.