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Commemorative Coins Issued To Mark 50 Years Of European Space Cooperation
2014-02-12 11:23:04

ESA 2014 is a milestone year for Europe as it looks back with pride on 50 years of space cooperation. To mark this important anniversary, the Monnaie de Paris, France’s national mint, is issuing a set of collectors’ coins in gold and silver to celebrate Europe’s exploits in space. The collection, dubbed '50 Years of European Space Cooperation', forms part of the Europa series, which every year since 2002 has featured on the reverse side of these coins individuals or events that...

2012-02-25 11:00:00

Three prints chosen by judge Alison Pincus will be sold exclusively on the leading home decor flash sales site One Kings Lane in a special sales event. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 Minted (http://www.minted.com), the global design community and e-commerce site, today announces the guest judges´ awards from their first-ever Art Print Challenge. All the designs chosen by the well-known décor experts will receive cash prizes of $500. Between the prizes awarded for...

2011-05-01 00:09:04

According to a lastminute.com survey over one-third (36 per cent) of people in Ireland have gone on a diet prior to their beach holiday and half of those don't do it sensibly "“ 49 per cent leave it to the eleventh hour, embarking on a crash diet to shed the pounds. (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Panicking about getting bikini-fit already? Worrying about unveiling acres of white flesh for your sun holiday? You're not alone. According to a lastminute.com survey over one-third (36%) of people...

2010-06-30 14:02:20

Motivation doesn't have to be conscious; your brain can decide how much it wants something without input from your conscious mind. Now a new study shows that both halves of your brain don't even have to agree. Motivation can happen in one side of the brain at a time. Psychologists used to think that motivation was a conscious process. You know you want something, so you try to get it. But a few years ago, Mathias Pessiglione, of the Brain & Spine Institute in Paris, and his colleagues...

2008-12-30 12:29:00

The first Central European state to adopt the euro, Slovakia, is poised to officially join the Eurozone on Jan. 1, officials said. Some officials called Slovakia's road to compliance with Eurozone directives as bumpy, the EU Observer reported Tuesday. Slovakia's ambassador to the European Union, Maros Sefcovic, said the country -- which will be the poorest member of the Eurozone -- had to work at least twice as hard as other Eurozone states to convince member states it was ready to join. Once...

2008-11-27 15:22:00

Excavations in the Netherlands have uncovered 30 coins that date back to the 15th century, archaeologists say. Radio Netherlands said Thursday that archaeologists suspect a traveling salesman may have left the silver coins in the Dutch town of Coevorden at one point in history. The coins were minted between 1380 and 1425, archaeologists say. The coins were minted in various Dutch cities, along with the German city of Aachen and the Belgian city of Ghent. Since the coins were found in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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