Quantcast

Latest Portugal Stories

2012-10-13 04:00:13

The Amazon Kindle Fire version of Noyo´s critically acclaimed Portuguese language learning tablet app is now available. Noyo´s graphics-centric, interactive platform features nearly 200 custom-illustrated scenes, high-quality audio, and built-in assessment questions to help students learn over 1,800 Portuguese vocabulary words and phrases. The app is now available in the Amazon App Store, and works for the Kindle Fire as well as other Android tablets. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 11,...


Latest Portugal Reference Libraries

Arouquesa Cattle
2014-07-04 10:20:33

The Arouquesa is a breed of cattle from Portugal and is in protected geographical status. Its range of habitat is restricted to the Northern Portuguese districts of Viseu, Aveiro, Porto and Braga. It is a small breed with the cow only reaching a height of about 48 inches and weighing between 790 and 950 pounds. The bull is slightly bigger at about 52 inches high and will weigh about the same as the cow. The color is a light brown, but the bull will be a little darker than the cow. There...

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...

prlu_001_php
2012-06-14 12:09:00

Symbol: PRLU Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   PRLUM2 Prunus lusitanica L. f. myrtifolia (Mouill.) hort. ex Zabel Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

45_2a5a2c01f1b883936402ae386f76617e
2010-09-29 15:30:41

Torvosaurus, meaning "savage lizard," is a genus of large theropod dinosaur from the late Kimmeridgian to early Tithonian stage of the Late Jurassic Period. Fossils of Torvosaurus have been found in North America and Portugal. It was first discovered by James Jensen and Kenneth Stadtman in the Morrison Formation at Dry Mesa Quarry, Colorado in 1972. The genus and type species, T. tanneri, were named and described by Jensen and Peter M. Galton in 1979. The type specimen was further...

45_5d46e3bd06425dcd8c383b15b1f60242
2010-02-02 15:13:18

Miragaia, named for the area in which it was found (Miragaia, Portugal), is a genus of stegosaurid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (approximately 150 million years ago). A fairly complete half skeleton and partial skull were discovered. It was described by Octávio Mateus and his colleagues in 2009. The type species is M. longicollum. Fragments from a juvenile individual were also found in the same bone bed as the type specimen. Miragaia is notable for its long neck, which...

More Articles (10 articles) »
Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
Related