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2014-09-04 08:23:35

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:OGA Europe Oil and Gas Industry Research Guide (Q1 2014)- Analysis of Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Infrastructure, Investments, Companies and Outlook to 2025https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2056628/OGA-Europe-Oil-and-Gas-Industry-Research-Guide-Q1-2014--Analysis-of-Upstream-Midstream-and-Downstream-Infrastructure-Investments-Companies-and-Outlook-to-2025.html Europe Oil and Gas...

2014-09-02 08:35:04

Ultra-broadband 100G technology will address ever-growing demand for network capacity in Spain fueled by increased use of video and cloud services PARIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Telefonica have today agreed to deploy a 100 Gbps (gigabits-per second) optical network throughout the north-west, eastern and southern regions of Spain. Alcatel-Lucent's industry-leading 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) platform will be the key element of the...

2014-08-29 12:20:47

LONDON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a few weeks, cruise industry professionals from around the world will be heading to Barcelona, Spain's leading cruise port, for the tenth edition of the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention. This year's event has already achieved a record number of ports, destinations and suppliers showcasing their products and services on the exhibition floor, mirroring the market growth of the cruise industry in the Mediterranean. A highlight of the...

2014-08-28 12:27:38

Parents Invited to Share Child's Outstanding Academic Accomplishments for Chance to Win Spot in Santander/Revolution "Soccer Scholars" Clinic BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the back to school season, Santander Bank, N.A. today announced a new "Soccer Scholars" sweepstakes in partnership with the New England Revolution as part of the Bank's sponsorship of the Major League Soccer team. Between August 28 and September 19, 2014, parents are invited to submit 100...

2014-08-27 23:09:07

The second quarter of 2014 has seen the creation of 15 million new strains of malware. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs quarterly report for Q2 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day. While Trojans are...

2014-08-27 23:06:23

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Wind Power Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View Full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/wind-power-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The global cumulative installed capacity for wind power is expected to reach 760.35 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Favorable regulatory...

2014-08-27 12:28:35

LONDON, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recorded at Circo Perrotti Estudios, Gijon, Spain "...these songs are some of the most brilliantly executed examples of garage beat from a young contemporary band that you're ever likely to hear." Jason Hobart in Shindig! Magazine Video of "Bubblegum": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q6P5OLscHQ Copenhagen's The Youth...

2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...

2014-08-26 08:28:10

BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barcelona Cooking is the most recommended recreational cooking school in Barcelona according to the travel industry's most important critics, other travellers. The #1 cooking school in Barcelona according to Yelp and with more "Excellent" reviews than any other cooking school in Barcelona on TripAdvisor. Visitors' reviews include accolades such as "An absolute must do in Barcelona," "I'd give this 6 stars if I could" and "Best tour in...

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2014-08-25 04:52:12

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that Homo sapiens in Spain ate snails around 30,000 years ago, 10,000 years before the French, whose escargot dish is now celebrated. Excavation of a site in Benidorm in the southwest of the country revealed that the inhabitants had a varied diet which included cooked snails. It can be difficult for archaeologists to pin down how snails end up at some sites, because many animals eat them and may...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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