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2013-05-05 23:04:17

Madeira Beach waterfront homes still raking in profits for buyers and sellers alike. ARME Realty.com releases a web development toolkit designed to bring those buyers and sellers together online. Madeira Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 Madeira Beach waterfront homes can be difficult to find for buyers, and yet difficult for owners to sell as well. The current economy has made the real estate market seem like a very scary place, but there are areas recovering. Madeira Beach waterfront homes...

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. With these assessments in tow, ACM management today announced that the Tacoma, Wash., project, built mostly through philanthropic funding, will have its 2012 grand opening on May 19. "We've managed to build a museum (which began construction in June 2010) during difficult economic times when nearly...

2010-02-09 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Pousadas de Portugal, owned and operated by The Pestana Group, the largest Portuguese tourism and leisure organization, has implemented the MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution. The solution, which includes MICROS OPERA Multi-Property Management System (OPMS), OPERA Reservations System...

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. I played more aggressive. I haven't played really well the last few months, but I changed many things in my swing. Now my goal is to get into a...

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. He is attempting to capture his first European Tour tournament victory. I have played well over both rounds, said the 2001 British Amateur champion. I think I just made a few more putts (Friday). I didn't actually have to putt that well because I was hitting the ball so...

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. The Vitoria III project, which is an extension of the existing Vitoria thermal power plant, will supply electricity to the Madeira grid. Of the island's 240MW total installed capacity, 183MW is claimed to be...

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. Alstom Hydro has joined forces with Bardella, a Brazilian capital goods company, to create an equal-stake joint venture called Industria Metalurgica e Mecanica da Amazonia (IMMA). IMMA will...

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. The agreement between the Socialist government and self-made tycoon Joe Berardo will allow Portugal's biggest collection of modern and contemporary art, almost 900 works in all, to go on display at the Belem Cultural Center in the suburbs of...

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. Swedish rookie Christian Nilsson bogeyed the last to drop back to second place on seven-under. Christian Cevaer, bidding to become the second successive French winner on the European Tour after Jean Van de Velde's triumph at the Madeira Island Open last week, was...


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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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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