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14 hrs ago | Reuters

Voestalpine CEO calls for Europe to frack in low-density areas -paper

Europe should consider allowing fracking for shale gas in sparsely populated areas, the chief executive of Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine told a German newspaper.


Related Topix: Austria, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Inventor Spot

Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle: Two-Wheeled Barrel Of Fun

The innovative Austrian-designed Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle doesn't look like any other electrobike while performing better than most of its competitors.


Related Topix: Austria, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Guns and Ammo

Steyr Arms Unveils New U.S. Headquarters in Alabama

What better way to commemorate your 150th birthday than to celebrate with friends, family and neighbors in a brand new home? Steyr Arms did just that on April 4, 2014, unveiling a new 33,000 square-foot manufacturing headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Bessemer, AL, Trussville, AL, Jefferson County, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Intelligent Robotic Navigation Attracts Million Euro Investment

Linz, Austria, 15 April 2014. The innovation leader for intelligent robotic navigation, RobArt GmbH, announced today the closing of a financing round A. The successful investment consortium includes Robert Bosch Venture Capital , the corporate venture company of the Bosch Group as well as Innovacom and SEB Alliance.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Robots, Science / Technology

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Johammer electric motorcycle breaks 200 km range, looks like you're riding a terrified snail

I must admit, I'm kind of amazed this thing exists. The Johammer electro-cruiser is up there with the very strangest motorcycle designs I've ever come across.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Gadgets


One-Handed Instrument Competition Removes Barriers to Music

If you want to play an orchestral instrument and have a disability restricting play to one hand, there are currently no options.


Related Topix: World News, Austria


Latin America's 10 quirkiest hotels

The Lapa's Nest Tree House in Costa Rica features rooms perched above the rainforest floor in a guanacaste tree These aren't features typically associated with hotels, but the most interesting places to stay in Latin America somehow make them work.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, World News, Austria, Travel

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Alabama Live

High-end gun maker Steyr Arms completes move to Bessemer facility

Steyr Arms opened its new showroom and distribution center Friday, marking the high-end gun maker's expansion into Bessemer.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Bessemer, AL, Trussville, AL

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio


The program was recorded at the 17th century baroque Abbey of St. Florian in Austria, where Bruckner served as a chorister, later as the Abbey's organist and where he chose to be buried.


Related Topix: Austria, World News, Symphony, Arts, St. Florian, AL


Austrian F100 near Linz on Apr 4th 2014, smelly galley

An Austrian Fokker 100, registration OE-LVI performing flight OS-183 from Vienna to Stuttgart with 98 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing through FL240 out of Vienna when the crew decided to divert to Linz due to an unusual odour in the galley.


Related Topix: Austria, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Longtime outfit debuts its biggest hit yeta

Turns out the Trapp Family Singers aren't the only Austrian product worth hearing.


Related Topix: KTM Motorcycle, Motorcycles, KTM Super Duke, KTM Duke, World News, Austria, Autos

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Charleston City Paper

Author Robert Edsel talks about The Monuments Men

The greatest art theft in history took place in broad daylight, as bombs fell, tanks rolled, and opposing armies chewed up Europe in a relentless battle that would decide whether the future of Western society belonged to fascism or democracy.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Italy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Charleston, SC

Tue Apr 01, 2014


EBD Group Release: 2014 Announces Pre-Conference Business...

The sixth annual EuroMedtecha partnering conference will be held May 7-8, 2014 in Linz, Austria.


Related Topix: Austria, World News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Granite REIT Announces Second Lease Extension at Graz, Austria

Magna Steyr will continue to pay rent at the then existing rental rates plus an increase based on a modified consumer price index formula and Granite will pay a one-time tenant allowance in the amount of a 6 million.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Personal Finance, REIT,

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Cleveland Orchestra recording of Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 to air soon on national public...

The Cleveland Orchestra and music director Franz Welser-Most are headed back into the national spotlight next week when their 2012 recorded performance of Bruckner's Symphony No.


Related Topix: Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra, Symphony, Arts, World News, Austria, St. Florian, AL