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2014-05-19 23:05:53

Private social intranet service protects SMB's business information while improving productivity by up to one full workday. Los Angeles, CA; Malmo, Sweden (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Incentive, a private social intranet service that protects SMB's business information while improving productivity, today announced it has launched in the U.S. with a new office and $1.8M in funding. Incentive chose to turn to angel investors in this round of financing, which will be used to strengthen...

2012-04-16 22:08:31

Foods high in fibre provide good protection against cardiovascular disease, and the effect is particularly marked in women. This is shown in a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The study, which was recently published in the scientific journal PLOS One, involved the study of the eating habits of over 20 000 residents of the Swedish city of Malmö, with a focus on the risk of cardiovascular disease. The importance of 13 different nutrient variables (aspects of fibre,...

2009-09-02 22:26:26

Users of some public toilets in Sweden must receive a code for payment before they can get down to business in Malmo's Folkets Park, the park manager said. Sverker Haraldsson said the new toilet is a safe facility and a good idea. The country's Data Inspection Board approved the automated payment system, which uses text messages. Those entering the public toilets must send a message to a number on the toilet door. Once they receive a code they are authorized to use the facility by entering...

2009-06-25 11:55:00

The sports and recreation committee in Malmo, Sweden, has voted to allow women to go topless in the city's swimming pools. The board struck down a motion that stated: Women with two-piece swimsuits ought to wear a top piece, after controversy was sparked by members of the feminist Just Breasts/Bare Breasts network made visits to the city's pools sans bikini tops, The Local reported Thursday. The final measure, which was approved, stated that everybody should wear bathing suits at the city's...

2009-03-06 17:25:55

Israel and Sweden split their Davis Cup matches Friday at Malmo, Sweden on a day that was marred by demonstrators outside their Baltic Hall venue. 2002 Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson gave Sweden a 1-0 lead by beating Israeli Harel Levy, 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 8-6. In the nightcap, Israel's Dudi Sela beat Andreas Vinciguerra, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 11-9. Swedish authorities had decided before the first-round commenced that Friday's matches would be played without fans because of...

2008-08-18 00:00:00

THE open spaces surrounding housing developments are a vital part of our landscape, while our own gardens and yards can also play an important part in creating sustainable environments. As a practice, we recently visited a large newly-built housing scheme in Malmo, Sweden, to see how other countries managed their landscaping and were delighted to see that ideas of sustainable landscapes, using a mix of hard landscaping with indigenous flora and fauna to create attractive environments, were...

2006-04-12 14:42:25

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - Swedish geologists have found fossilized feces from a worm that lived some 500 million years ago, media reports said Wednesday. The tiny piles of feces were found embedded in rock-face near Malmo in southern Sweden by geologists Mats Eriksson and Fredrik Terfelt, newspaper Sydsvenskan reported. Eriksson told the newspaper they examined the level of phosphorus of the samples and that "we realized pretty soon that it could not be anything other than coprolites, in other...

2006-02-16 09:06:28

By Stephen Brown MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - Muslims in Scandinavia have suffered arson attacks on mosques, discrimination in the job market and been demonised in the media, but say they still want to make a future for themselves here and reject extremism. "They make me out to be a Taliban, but they don't say any positive things like the fact that my kids go to Swedish schools and my wife doesn't cover her face," said Ammar Daoud, who runs a small basement mosque in the southern...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.