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2014-07-30 23:06:20

Schools may now be one step closer to finding out how students' grades are affected by their Internet use habits. Qustodio launches a professional version of its cutting-edge software, allowing educational organizations to supervise and protect students’ activities across connected devices. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Schools may now be one step closer to finding out how students' grades are affected by their internet use habits. Qustodio, the Barcelona-based start-up...

2014-07-30 23:06:14

Qustodio Professional has arrived with big plans to disrupt a market dominated by enterprise players who charge hefty premiums for single feature solutions such as device management or content filtering. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 For businesses and organizations looking for easy-to-use tools to monitor and manage employees’ device and internet use, Qustodio Professional has arrived with big plans to disrupt a market dominated by enterprise players who charge hefty premiums...

2014-07-30 08:30:35

Agreement to co-locate at the Las Vegas Convention Center in March 2015 ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's 38th annual IWCE expo, one of the industry's largest conventions for two-way radio manufacturers, is slated to host ETA's Education Forum. The 2015 conference will take place March 16-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 350 leading manufacturers will exhibit at the event, and attendees will have the opportunity to take part in ETA's...

2014-07-29 23:14:29

Importing the Energy of the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX to Customers on the Continent with a Special Customer Success Story Session Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Following on the success of the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX in June, CM First is bringing the modernization story to Europe. A major stop was Zurich, Switzerland; on July 8th, CM First experts presented the CA Plex Developer Conference, a day of training on such subjects as: justifying uplift to CA Plex 7.1, RPG and C++...

2014-07-29 20:22:57

- The closing session of the III Universia International Presidents' Meeting Rio 2014, with the participation of 1,103 honorable presidents from 33 countries. RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today we have the final activities as part of the III Universia International Presidents' Meeting Rio 2014, after two days of intense discussions about 10 topics that are key for higher education in Ibero-America. 1,103 honorable presidents from 33 countries participated in this event, which...

2014-07-29 08:25:18

Central Maine Power and Rochester Gas and Electric earn high marks for trust, engagement and operational excellence in recent national brand study. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Power (CMP) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), two Iberdrola USA-owned utilities, were ranked among the most trusted utility brands in the nation according to a recent study conducted by Cogent Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140128/MM54425LOGO...

2014-07-27 12:21:46

- MiriadaX offers free higher education that is open to a potential public of more than 600 million Spanish and Portuguese speakers. RIO DE JANEIRO, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairmen of Telefonica and Banco Santander, Cesar Alierta and Emilio Botin, respectively, met this morning in Rio de Janeiro to host the global launch of MiriadaX, the e-learning platform that both companies are jointly promoting and has already become the largest in the Spanish-speaking world. The event was held...

2014-07-23 23:04:27

The European Bio fertilizers Market report defines and segments the bio fertilizers market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-bio-fertilizer-4637178345.html. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The European Bio fertilizers Market Report defines and segments the bio fertilizers market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The bio fertilizers market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $ 2,566.4 million in 2012 to $4,582.2...

2014-07-23 16:21:00

RED BAY, NL, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Residents of Red Bay, Labrador and the surrounding Labrador Straits region watched on today during a formal ceremony as three UNESCO plaques - one in English, French and Basque - describing the international significance of the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station World Heritage Site were unveiled. The approximately 600 hectare World Heritage property that takes in a wealth of terrestrial and submerged cultural resources related to 16(th) century Basque...

New Planthopper Species Discovered In Southern Spain
2014-07-23 03:16:24

Entomological Society of America Not much is known about the the genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which now includes six species after a new one was recently discovered in the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula in the Spanish city of Jaen. A description of it appears in the open-access Journal of Insect Science. The new species, Conosimus baenai, has been named after Manuel Baena, a Spanish hemipterologist, for his contributions to the taxonomy of Iberian Hemiptera....


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

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...

Iberian midwife toad, Alytes cisternasii
2013-03-30 08:17:41

The Iberian midwife toad is found around the Iberian Peninsula in southern and eastern Portugal, and also in western and central Spain. The elevation range of this species is between 300 - 4,265 feet, but it is typically found around 2,000 feet. The Iberian midwife toad prefers dry habitats in meadows and open forests with sandy soil that grow vegetation adapted for dry regions. However, this toad relies on streams and pools for the development of the tadpoles. The Iberian midwife toad is...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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