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2014-10-20 12:32:41

Architects and designers can enter to win a trip to Spain. MIAMI, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Association (ASCER), is now accepting entries for the 2015 "Passport to Creativity" contest. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152829 The contest gives architects and interior designers an opportunity to enter to win a free trip to...

2014-10-17 04:20:17

LONDON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Increases for Jeep (61%), Lancia (13.2%) and Fiat (4.2%) -- The Fiat 500 and Panda were once again the two top-selling vehicles in the European A segment, with a combined share of 28.7% for the year to date The European auto market (EU28+EFTA) continued its upward trend in September with new passenger car registrations up 6.1% to nearly 1,270,000. For the nine months year-to-date, registrations were up 5.8% to 9,907,000....

2014-10-16 16:32:15

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Elevators and Escalators in Units by the following Product Segments: Elevators (Gearless Elevators, Geared Elevators, & Hydraulic Elevators), Escalators (Moving Stairways {Heavy-Duty Transit & Standard-Commercial}, and Moving Walkways). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-10-16 16:28:30

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Safes and Vaults in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Safes, and Vaults. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-10-15 23:14:08

Sweden, Denmark, Spain, UK and Netherlands top the list of Europe's leading technology, media, and telecom companies Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 White Bull Summits (http://www.whitebull.com), champions of European innovation, today announced the winners of the 2014 Bully Awards, honouring outstanding technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies. White Bull Summits conducted a rigorous evaluation of over 500 TMT companies. A complete list of the 2014 Bully...

2014-10-14 08:38:27

VMWORLD, BARCELONA, Spain, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica expands its enterprise cloud offering to include Disaster Recovery as a Service for virtualized data centers - This solution allows enterprises to protect their applications in case of a disaster with the service Virtual Data Center (VDC), guaranteeing business continuity. - Cloud data is replicated, using less time to recover...

2014-10-14 04:23:06

VMware Optimized Compute, Storage and Networking Solutions Provide Turnkey Virtualization Platforms for Scalability and Adaptability in Hyper-Scale Environments BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its 2U TwinPro(TM) VMware certified EVO: RAIL, 4U FatTwin(TM) Virtual SAN Ready Nodes and an early access program NVIDIA GRID(TM)...

2014-10-10 23:06:41

AloEspana.com offers free international calls to Spain to celebrate Fiesta Nacional de Espana on October 12. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Fiesta Nacional de Espana starts with free international calls to Spain! National Days are good opportunities to share pride, patriotic feelings, while watching spectacular parades and enjoying delicious dishes. But for Spanish people living outside their mother country, these forms of celebration are not at hand. However, there is a way to...

2014-10-10 12:24:31

Microbial Robotics adds innovation portfolio access to industrial and therapeutic microbiology applications with its strategic partnership with Spain-based Bacmine SL CINCINNATI and MADRID, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacterial Robotics, a biotechnology firm developing enhanced bacteria (BactoBots(TM)) and viruses (ViruBots(TM)), announces its strategic alliance with Spain-based Bacmine SL. In line with its access to new and novel organisms and synthetic biology technologies, the...

2014-10-07 00:21:54

Physicians are becoming less important influencers of purchasing decisions for medical technology CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite ongoing commercial challenges in 2013, the global medtech industry's financial performance held steady at the relatively low levels of growth that have become common in recent years. But even as the industry grapples with these market and regulatory pressures, it faces a potential growing challenge: the threat of commoditization, according to new...


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

Perez’s Frog, Pelophylax perezi
2013-07-19 16:15:38

Perez's Frog (Pelophylax Perezi) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It's found in southern France, Spain, Portugal, and two sites in the United Kingdom. In Spain, it is very abundant, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana comun, meaning "common frog". Its natural habitats include temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, intermittent rivers, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, sandy...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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