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2014-10-29 23:14:10

Career Key announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader Cummins, Inc. in Turkey. The Career Key test, based on the respected Holland’s Theory of Career Choice, will help Turkish secondary school students make successful career and education decisions. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Career guidance content provider Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader, Cummins, Inc. In Izmir, Turkey, Cummins will...

2014-10-29 16:26:25

Eleven one-of-a-kind vacation packages combine immersive European river cruises with modern luxury ocean sailings MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the successful launch of "Celebrity Explorations" - unique vacations that pair ocean cruises with rich destination experiences on land - is the introduction of European river-and-ocean cruise vacation packages. Unique to the cruise industry and only available on Celebrity Cruises, these one-of-a-kind Celebrity Explorations...

2014-10-29 00:22:00

Growth of Online Retail in Eastern Europe Attracts Global Investors LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Europe accounted for a small one-digit share of the global B2C E-Commerce sales last year, dwarfed by the large double-digit shares of North America, Asia-Pacific and Western Europe. However, it terms of growth year over year, some of the nations of the region are among the global leaders.The leading emerging markets in this region in terms of market size are Russia,...

2014-10-28 04:20:27

MUNICH, Germany, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Additional sales channel with BSP connection Wirecard AG has gained Onur Air, a private airline in Turkey, as a client. The airline is now using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interface for the billing and settlement plan (BSP) via Wirecard's multi-channel payment gateway for the first time. This now allows Onur Air to process ticket sales even more quickly and easily. Onur Air is a member of...

2014-10-27 23:02:01

Adhesive and dispensing equipment manufacturer signs new distributor in Istanbul, Turkey Sanford, Fl (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 HERNON Manufacturing, Inc., the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment is pleased to announce its newest edition to its team of distributors, a Turkish company, named AVA Automotive. Founded in 2005, with headquarters located in Istanbul, Turkey, AVA Automotive has been continually expanding operations since its inception. The company’s reach...

2014-10-27 04:21:07

PARIS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has just finalized the acquisition of Turkey-based Atlas Zimpara, a long-standing partner of Saint-Gobain Abrasives. Headquartered in Istanbul, Atlas Zimpara has a coated abrasives processing plant in Gebze, an industrial area close to Istanbul. The company offers a broad spectrum of products for the industrial supplies, automotive repair and building markets in Turkey. This investment strengthens Saint-Gobain's...

2014-10-22 08:29:12

Brazil's leading digital payment company now providing local payment options for STEAM users in Mexico and Turkey SÃO PAULO, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian-based digital payments company UOL BoaCompra [http://www.boacompra.com/shop ], and VALVE [http://www.valvesoftware.com ] Corporation, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2) and the largest online game distribution platform, Steam...

2014-10-14 23:01:32

With an emphasis to boost tourism and narrow its current financial deficit — also known as its main economic weakness — Turkey is on a mission to raise awareness for medical treatment abroad. VisitandCare.com reports its 2014 sales profit rose 75 percent, as a thriving European health tourism presence has helped boost its earnings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 With an emphasis to boost tourism and narrow its current financial deficit — acknowledged as its main economic...

2014-10-13 23:03:27

Provides U.S. and Turkish Companies Opportunities to Engage in Turkey’s Growing Geothermal Market Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Registration is still available for the U.S.-Turkey Geothermal Workshop on October 21-22, 2014 in Ankara, Turkey, sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). The workshop will connect U.S. and Turkish stakeholders to support the implementation of geothermal projects in Turkey, which is ranked first in Europe and seventh worldwide in...

2014-10-07 00:21:51

Milestones Honor World Sight Day JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies (JJVCC) today announced that Sight for Kids, its partnership program with the Lions Clubs International Foundation, has now reached 20 million children with free, volunteer-directed vision screenings. To broaden its worldwide impact, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies will provide funding for Sight for Kids to expand into Greater Nairobi, Kenya and Ankara,...

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Lake Van Monster
2013-09-17 13:16:12

The Lake Van Monster is a legendary creature said to inhabit Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. The first reported sighting was in 1995. However, in a article from April 29, 1889, in the newspaper Saadet, a report tells of a man who was dragged into the water by a creature while he was doing wudu. After this report the Turkish Government sent a scientific survey group to the lake but no evidence was found of a creature. An ancient engraving is said to be within a church on one of the four islands...

2012-04-03 18:08:27

The Compass Jellyfish, (Chrysaora hysoscella), is a fairly common species of jellyfish that is found in the coastal waters around the United Kingdom and Turkey. It has a diameter of up to 12 inches. It has 24 tentacles arranged in eight groups of three. It is typically colored yellowish white, with some brown.

2009-02-27 14:42:24

The Krüper's Nuthatch (Sitta krueperi) is a species of nuthatch found in southeast Europe and southwest Asia. It occurs in Turkey, Georgia, Russia and on the Greek island of Lesvos. It inhabits pine forest at lower altitudes, and it is also found in spruce, fir, cedar and sometimes juniper forests at higher altitudes. In Turkey it is abundant in Turkish pine. In the Caucasus region the bird lives in spruce forests between 3200 and 6500 feet in elevation. This species is declining in...

2008-05-27 14:17:13

The Kangal Dog is a mastiff type sheep dog which originated in Turkey. It is a large breed, not used to herd, but instead used as a guardian for livestock. The ancestors of the breed likely migrated from central Asia to Turkey with the Oghuz Turks who fled from Genghis Khan. The breed is one of over 30 livestock guardian breeds in Europe and Asia and is regarded as a treasure in Turkey. Major interest in the breed occurred during the 1980s, and the Turkish army began to train the Kangal...

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
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.