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2014-09-03 20:24:23

BNY MELLON SPEARHEADING EFFORT GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

2014-09-03 12:23:25

VANCOUVER, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gungnir Resources Inc.

2014-09-02 23:09:45

Ostfold County partners with Unimi Solutions and decides to use the innovative Unimi-1BaseTM Electric Vehicle (EV) charger foundations at all charging sites as they continue expanding the County’s

2014-09-01 08:20:44

STOCKHOLM, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to

2014-08-28 23:13:54

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1,

2014-08-28 08:20:53

LINKÖPING, Sweden, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NIRA Dynamics AB has now developed algorithms that can estimate the friction value between the road and the tires.

2014-08-26 23:07:16

Bio Health Solutions Enters Distribution Agreement with VetNutra Reno, NV (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Bio Health Solutions, the developers and manufacturers

2014-08-26 16:25:16

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuck Berry was unable to attend ceremony due to illness Peter Sellars collects Prize


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Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

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2008-05-27 22:50:09

The Nordic Spitz is a type of dog bred originally for work on farms and hunting. It originated in the 1600s in Sweden and was an excellent hunting companion. In the 1940s, the breed neared extinction, but was saved by a breeding program begun by Nordic Spitz enthusiasts. The breed eventually declined once again in popularity; today it is relatively rare, especially in its original purpose, as it is used more as a companion. The Nordic Spitz stands 16.5 to 18 inches tall and weighs 18 to 33...

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2008-05-22 18:12:33

The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.