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2013-12-25 23:01:30

Venezuelan energy company Derwick Associates is seeking to expand its business to Spain. Directors Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt López, Pedro Trebbau López, Edgard Romero Lazo and Francisco Convit Guruceaga meet in Spain with the president of the Spanish Association of the Electrical Industry in order to explore their options. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Venezuelan energy company Derwick Associates is seeking to expand its business to Spain. Directors Leopoldo...

2010-07-09 14:11:45

A sophisticated new analysis of team tactics predicts a Spanish win in Sunday's FIFA World Cup final and also shows why England were beaten by Germany. Mathematicians and football supporters Dr Javier L³pez Peña and Dr Hugo Touchette from Queen Mary, University of London have collected ball passing data from all of the FIFA World Cup games and analyzed it to reveal the nations' different styles of play. Using the mathematical technique called Graph Theory, they have...

2009-07-23 09:10:43

Scientists have recorded a decline in winter precipitation over the past 60 years in Spain, and they now forecast that precipitation will also decrease in spring and summer. A team from the Pyrenean Institute of Ecology (CSIC) has studied rainfall data from 1950 to 2006 and the climate projections for coming decades, showing that less rain will fall in future over the Iberian Peninsula. However, precipitation will continue to be more frequent in winter than in spring-summer.Have there been...

2009-07-14 17:42:39

Austrian candy company Pez Inc. is suing a California museum showcasing Pez memorabilia, seeking all profits from the museum's 14 years of operation. The trademark-infringement suit against the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco last month, names the couple who own the museum, Gary Doss and Nancy Yarbrough Doss. The museum contains at least one item from the more than 550 versions of the Pez dispenser created by the company. From a branding...

2009-07-01 17:40:00

The company that makes Pez candy is suing a California museum, seeking to have a giant Pez dispenser created by the owners destroyed. Pez Candy Inc. said in the federal lawsuit, filed in San Jose, Calif., that the giant snowman Pez dispenser at the Museum of Pez Memorabilia in Burlingame amounts to trademark infringement and should be destroyed, KTVU-TV, Oakland, Calif., reported Wednesday. Gary Doss and his wife Nancy, who own the museum and created the giant dispenser with the snowman head,...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'