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2014-12-18 12:31:32

TREVISO, Italy, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Part of China Construction Bank's (CCB) new headquarters in Beijing, the 136,200m2 data centre, reflects the highest standards

2014-12-16 04:20:06

LONDON, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Europe (EU28+EFTA), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted November sales up 3.6% year-over-year versus 1.2% for the industry.

2014-12-16 00:20:38

FLORENCE, VENICE and ROME, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italy: the cradle of culture, literature, art, music, science and business. In the same way IED

2014-12-15 23:08:37

RAI Advertising Movie Theaters, Small Business Shops, and OVS Fashion Retailer deploying New York and Milan (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 In a significant

2014-12-15 08:27:40

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2014-12-11 12:21:07

LONDON, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The press has reported certain rumors suggesting that Ferrari S.p.A.

2014-12-02 12:34:58

High-Tech and Electronic Distributor uses OpenText Information Exchange Platform to Improve Service Quality and Reduce Operating Costs WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec.

2014-11-29 23:00:45

Vodafone SMART III by Nr21 Design Gmbh has been awarded with the prestigious Golden A' Design Award in Digital and Electronic Devices Design Competition Como,


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Mora Romagnola
2014-09-05 10:41:07

The Mora Romagnola, also known as the Bruna Romagnola, Miora, i Forlivese, or the Castagnina, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from northern Italy. It was developed in Emilia-Romagna during the early twentieth century, at which time there were many sub types of the Mora pig that differed from region to region. These included the Forlivese, the Forli, the Mora Riminese, and the Romagnolo. All of the subtypes were crossbred with the Yorkshire pig during the twentieth century, which...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Polverara
2014-06-23 10:56:24

The Polverara chicken, also known as the Sciata or Schiatta, is an old breed of domestic crested chicken that was developed in the Veneto region of Italy, where it was named after the city of Polverara. Its exact origin is unknown, as well as its relationship to the smaller Padovana chicken, which has a larger crest and beard. Some suggest that this breed was developed using the Padovana while others suggest that it was used in the development the Padovana. The population numbers of the...

Cave bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-06-22 16:42:25

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Cave Bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-05-17 22:36:40

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.