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2014-07-25 23:03:05

Members of worldwide holiday exchange company DAE Europe are being invited to review their latest exchange holiday in a new campaign launched by the DAE Europe office. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Members of worldwide holiday exchange company DAE Europe are being invited to review their latest exchange holiday in a new campaign launched by the DAE Europe office. The ‘Welcome Home’ campaign includes an email to members returning from their DAE exchange, welcoming them back home...

2014-07-25 23:01:57

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece:http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275 London, United Kingdom. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism, who...

2014-07-25 08:28:09

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Typical tech spend - GBP300 a year per household - Children now have an average of four gadgetseach - E.ON's'Saving Energy Toolkit' [https://www.eonenergy.com/for-your-home/saving-energy ] allows parents to monitor how much energy their household is using compared to similar homes UK parents are spending a combined GBP2.25 billion a year[1] on technology for their...

2014-07-25 04:21:45

MALVERN, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare Life Sciences and has also purchased the Archimedes particle characterization system from Affinity Biosensors LLC (Santa Barbara, CA). Both of these developments extend Malvern's portfolio of analytical solutions for the rapidly advancing biopharmaceutical industry. (Photo:...

2014-07-24 20:24:09

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Services provider, ResellerClub has announced a brand new hosting promotion where its resellers can benefit from Free Hosting for the first month on the company's new server locations - United Kingdom, Hong Kong & Turkey. This promotion comes shortly after the company expanded its geo-located hosting offering to Servers in Hong Kong & Turkey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/614177 ) This...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...

2014-07-24 12:21:05

MAM Software to provide next-generation Point-of-Sale System to replace GBMS BARNSLEY, England, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, today announced it has been selected by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to provide its next-generation Point-of-Sale (POS)...

2014-07-24 08:43:21

Conference Call Scheduled for August 11, 2014 at 9:00 ET NETANYA, Israel, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), announced today that it will be releasing its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Monday, August 11, 2014, before the US markets open. The Company will be hosting a conference call at 9:00 am ET (6:00 am PT, 14:00 UK time, 16:00 Israel time). On the call, management...

2014-07-24 08:32:31

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) reported consolidated net income of $137.8 million ($3.34 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2014 compared to $78.5 million ($1.77 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2013. Consolidated net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $238.2 million ($5.70 per diluted share) compared to $171.7 million ($3.81 per diluted share) for the six months ended June 30, 2013. Taking into account certain...

2014-07-23 23:19:43

Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months. London, UK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months....


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Ancona
2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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