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2013-11-08 23:03:04

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Pre-Harvest Market: By Types(Primary Tillage Equipments, Secondary Tillage Equipments, Planting Equipments, Irrigation Equipments, Plant Protection and Fertilizing Equipments, Others), By Geography: Trends & Forecasts To 2018. London (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The practice of agriculture around the world showed a significant change owing to the developments made in farm equipment industry. Mechanization in agriculture...

2013-11-08 23:01:22

The American Turkish Society commemorated U.S.-Turkey financial ties at a gala celebration on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on November 7th. U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek attended as guests of honor. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The American Turkish Society commemorated the financial and commercial ties between United States and Turkey at a festive gala celebration on the trading floor of the New York Stock...

New Scorpion Species From Ancient Lycia
2013-11-08 11:06:28

Pensoft Publishers Scientists discover and describe a new species of scorpion, Euscorpius lycius, coming from the area of ancient Lycia, nowadays the regions of the Muğla and Antalya Provinces in Southwestern Turkey. With the new discovery, the scorpions from this genus found in the country go up to a total of five known species. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Euscorpius is a genus of scorpions, commonly called small wood-scorpions. As their name suggest...

2013-10-29 23:03:55

TMS Elektronik has grown to be a mid-size sales and engineering support organization synonymous with electronic component distribution and high technology systems. Their customer base is primarily in the defense and telecommunications industries. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Fremont Micro Devices USA Inc., a supplier of Serial EEPROM and energy efficient power management integrated circuits, announced that TMS Elektronik Telekomunikasyon LTD. has been appointed as their Franchised...


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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...

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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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