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2013-11-27 23:03:45

Wild Turkey Distillery Utilizes the NOVAtime 4000 SaaS Workforce Management Solution and NT6500 Fingerprint Time Clocks to Automate Business Processes DIAMOND BAR, CALIF. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, is happy to announce that Wild Turkey Distillery uses the NOVAtime 4000 SaaS Workforce Management Solution with innovative NT6500 fingerprint time clocks to...

Just In Time For Thanksgiving Comes Turkey Science: Exclusive
2013-11-27 14:55:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each Thanksgiving, 46 million turkeys are consumed by 88 percent of Americans, but what do we actually know about the bird that graces our table each year? redOrbit has dug up some facts about the delectable birds to help throw a little knowledge down at the dinner table this year to impress the in-laws. The National Bird As most everyone knows, the Bald Eagle is America’s national bird. However, Benjamin Franklin had a poor...

2013-11-22 23:33:13

The increased use of Turkey Fryers pose unique fire hazards during the Thanksgiving Season. All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing fire safety tips to help keep families safe this year. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Thanksgiving has always been a time with high house fire rates. The deep fried turkey trend has increased fire safety awareness requirements substantially. New Jersey fire and safety equipment provider All Hands Fire Equipment, a family-owned fire safety company,...

2013-11-20 23:27:21

To enhance the fun on Thanksgiving 2013, 123Greetings.com offers interactive turkey ecards, adding a new twist to the most popular Thanksgiving dinner ingredient. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Thanksgiving is frequently referred to as Turkey Day. This may be an apt name for the holiday as nearly 46 million turkeys are consumed by Americans on Thanksgiving, as mentioned in History.com’s infographic - "Thanksgiving by the numbers". Turkey is not only the favorite...

2013-11-19 23:27:27

Thanksgiving Turkey Promotion to Demonstrate the Power of the XBowling Platform to Provide a New and Unique Interpretation of a Bowling Industry Classic Dacula, GA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Sports Challenge Network, LLC (“SCN”) today announced the launch of its special Thanksgiving tradition – the XBowling Turkey Challenge, which runs from today until midnight PST on November 24. In the olden days of bowling (late 1800s/early 1900s), bowling center proprietors would often give out...


Latest Turkey Reference Libraries

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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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