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2013-10-14 23:27:11

ADabisc Future Qatar is a multi-national communications group born and raised in Qatar. The group has excelled as an effective and trusted provider of communications for more than a decade in the nation, developing new businesses, and managing international brands, mega-clients, and large-scale government communication projects. Doha, Qatar (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Founded in 2003, and backed by the Salam International Group, ADabisc is a pioneer in the Qatari advertising industry growing...

2013-09-26 23:32:44

Hack Cyprus 2013, the first technology and startup festival in Cyprus, took place on the 4th-8th of September, bringing together more than 400 people over five days of building and learning. In times of crisis, Hack Cyprus is creating a grassroots movement aimed to shift an entire country's image. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Hack Cyprus 2013, organised by the Cypriot Enterprise Link, came to a very successful close on Sunday 8th September with the Insights Conference at...

2013-09-25 23:04:22

Ethiopian Dvorah Marsha Hired As Development Manager in ITC's NY Office New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Israel Tennis Centers’ Vice President of Development Jacqueline Glodstein announced today that Dvorah Marsha, coach at the Israel Tennis Centers in Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon, Israel, would be moving to New York to take over the role of Development Manager in the ITC Foundation’s NYC office. “As our organization continues to grow, we must recognize individuals whose...

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Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.