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2014-02-06 08:26:54

LONDON, Feb. 6 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NET-A-PORTER Group's Publishing Division announces the launch of PORTER - the Group's first independent consumer magazine powered by NET-A-PORTER.COM.The first issue of PORTER will be available at newsstands globally and via NET-A-PORTER.COM (www.net-a-porter.com/portermagazine) from the 7(th) February and the digital edition will be available to download from the 14th February via Apple Newsstand and Google Play. (Photo:...

2008-12-10 17:02:00

OLATHE, Kan., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just one year after the international pump corporation Grundfos added Peerless Pump Company to its group of companies, they have now acquired Yeomans Chicago Corporation (YCC) of Aurora, IL, which specializes in pumps for waste water. Five years ago, Grundfos laid out a plan for growth in the North American pump market. In addition to adding sales resources and significant investments in product development and supply chain...

2008-07-01 13:47:51

The year is 1908, and it's just after seven in the morning. A man is sitting on the front porch of a trading post at Vanavara in Siberia. Little does he know, in a few moments, he will be hurled from his chair and the heat will be so intense he will feel as though his shirt is on fire. That's how the Tunguska event felt 40 miles from ground zero. Today, June 30, 2008, is the 100th anniversary of that ferocious impact near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in remote Siberia--and after 100 years,...

2007-12-28 19:06:11

LOS ANGELES -- The chance of a football field-sized asteroid plowing into Mars next month has been increased to 4 percent, scientists said Friday after analyzing archival data. Though still a long shot, some researchers are hoping for a cosmic smash. "I think it'll be cool," said Don Yeomans, who heads the Near-Earth Object Program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Usually when an asteroid is headed toward Earth, I'm not rooting for an impact." The space rock, known as the nondescript...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.