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2013-05-05 23:04:17

Madeira Beach waterfront homes still raking in profits for buyers and sellers alike.

2011-04-20 05:00:00

TACOMA, Wash., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundraising for LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM) has powered through the recession and construction has moved forward on-time and on-budget.

2010-02-09 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc.

2009-05-10 14:08:18

Argentina's Daniel Vanscik used a 6-under-par 65 Sunday to record an impressive six-stroke victory at the Italian Open golf tournament in Torino, Italy. His 72-hole total, 17-under 265, gave him his second win on the European Tour. The other was by seven at the 2007 Madeira Islands Open in Madeira, Portugal. My putting was fantastic, Vanscik said.

2009-03-21 15:57:33

Estanislao Goya shot 2-under-par 69 Saturday and has a three-stroke lead after 54 holes at the Madeira Islands Open in Porto Santo, Portugal. The steady 20-year-old European Tour rookie from Argentina was not stymied by the difficult Seve Ballesteros-designed Porto Santo Golfe course like veteran players. His third round included four birdies, a bogey and four closing pars. I played great with the short game and then putted great as well and I think that was really the key, he told reporters.

2009-03-20 18:57:58

Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey shot 5-under 66 Friday and holds a one-stroke lead after 36 holes at the Madeira Islands Open in Porto Santo, Portugal. Hoey's round included six birdies and a bogey at the par-5 fourth hole.

2008-08-22 12:00:46

Finnish power engineering company Wartsila will supply a 54.5MW power plant for installation in Madeira, Portugal. The order was placed by Empreasa de Electricidade de Madeira, a publicly owned energy company that generates and sells electricity throughout the island of Madeira.

2008-07-08 03:00:23

French engineering major Alstom has announced the construction of a hydromechanical equipment plant in the state of Rondonia, Brazil, in a bid to support hydroelectric projects in the northern region of the country, and supply hydromechanical and lifting equipment for projects in the Amazon region.

2006-04-03 13:19:47

By Ian Simpson LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal will create a major museum of 20th century art after the government signed a deal with a tycoon on Monday to allow works by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali to go on display.

2006-03-30 13:36:48

By Norman Dabell PENINA, Portugal (Reuters) - Holder Paul Broadhurst of Britain equalled the Penina course record on Thursday, an eight-under-par 64 carrying him one shot clear after the first round of the Portuguese Open.

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Black Scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo
2013-02-02 08:04:02

Image Credit: R Mintern/Wikipedia The black scabbardfish is native to the North Atlantic Ocean in deep water ranging from the Southern United States to Northern Africa, and heavily populated around Greenland and Iceland. The depth range of the adult of this species is from 600 feet to a mile, and the juvenile depth range is from 300 - 3,000 feet. The body of the black scabbardfish is elongated, coppery black in color, with a large snout, and fang-like teeth inside the mouth. The dorsal...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.