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2009-07-17 18:55:09

Soaring temperatures in Veneto, Italy, sent farmers scrambling to find innovative ways to cool their cows, the farm organization Coldiretti said Friday. With temperatures reaching 86 degrees Fahrenheit, farmers are installing fans and cold showers to keep the cows cool and producing milk, the news service ANSA reported. Cows accustomed to summer temperatures between 72 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit are eating less, drinking more and producing 15 percent less milk than the nearly eight gallons...

2009-06-16 08:00:00

Spatial data infrastructure (SDI) technology to streamline geospatial data sharing across region while supporting industry standards HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The region of Veneto, Italy will use Intergraph(R) technology to create a centralized spatial data infrastructure (SDI) database to improve access to spatial data across the region and to conform to standards such as INSPIRE (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe).

2006-08-30 03:40:00

Venice may not be sinking yet, but it is certainly emptying -- that is, if you don't count the 18 million tourists who flock to the canal city every year.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.