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2013-06-19 23:22:22

July 27th marks the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. On June 19th and 20th Lexington Square senior living communities in Lombard and Elmhurst, Illinois will honor Korean War veterans through a program led by renowned speaker and Korean War educator, Lynnita Jean Brown. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Richard Bilowos was a self-professed war bride. Drafted into the Army Infantry in 1952 to fight in the Korean War, the long time resident of Lombard got married on a...

2013-06-18 23:01:03

Interbattery 2013 will launch this fall as part of Energy Korea Week at Coex. Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Coex Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul is to launch new show ℠Interbattery 2013´ as part of Energy Week Korea this fall in order to further enhance the domestic and international battery market. From October 16th - 19th 2013 an estimated 200 battery-related companies will gather in Hall C of the center for a battery expo expected to spearhead secondary...

2013-06-17 23:00:44

FileCatalyst announces value added reseller agreement with Digibase for distribution of the FileCatalyst platform in Korea, Japan, Thailand and Philippines. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Unlimi-Tech Software, the pioneer in accelerated file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world´s leading accelerated file transfer solution, announces today a value added reseller agreement with Digibase. This partnership enables Digibase to distribute the FileCatalyst suite of...


Latest Korea Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

Long-tailed Goral, Naemorhedus caudatus
2012-09-24 09:31:33

The long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus), also known as the Chinese gray goral, is a species of wild goat that can be found in northern and eastern Asia. Its range includes China, Russia, and Korea. It prefers a habitat in mountainous regions with little vegetation and rocky ground. This species lives near crevices, which it uses for safety and shelter. Occasionally, these goats can be found in the area of evergreen or deciduous forests. The long-tailed goral differs in size depending...

Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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2009-02-28 22:39:10

White Forsythia or Nakai (Abeliophyllum distichum) is a species of flowering plant of the family, Oleaceae. It is the only species in its genus. It is endemic to Korea, where it is endangered in the wild. It is known as Abelialeaf in Korea. It is related to the Forsythia, but differs in having white, not yellow, flowers. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant in Europe and North America. It is a deciduous shrub that grows to 3.25 to 6.5 feet tall. The leaves are simple, 2.33 to 4 inches...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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