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2014-12-08 08:36:43

The launch event will introduce an innovative crowdfunding platform for any cause or initiative worldwide NEW YORK and MINNEAPOLIS, Dec.

2014-12-08 08:35:43

Lantiq is at the forefront of the new standard offering powerful chip solutions and the industry's first G.fast reference board MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, Dec.

2014-12-01 12:22:21

YPSILANTI, Mich., Dec.

climate change conference begins
2014-12-01 08:59:13

The United States and China announced an agreement earlier this year to reduce carbon emissions, and some observers are predicting the announcement could kick-start a trend of similar commitments from other countries as the annual UN climate conference begins in Peru today.

2014-12-01 08:31:17

On World AIDS Day, mayors meet in Paris as UNAIDS releases a new report on the huge potential of fast-tracking the AIDS response in cities PARIS and GENEVA, Dec.

2014-11-26 16:23:09

New York Launch of "Addressing Climate Change" by Henry Dallal Supported by Leaders from Government, Business, Civil Society, Multilateral Institutions, Media, and Entertainment NEW

2014-11-19 12:23:03

Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions Including Non-CO2 Must Shrink To Net Zero by 2100 WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-18 08:25:33

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) today announces the appointment of new council members

2014-11-13 23:10:50

Askai Solutions founder and President Edan Puritt announced two new contracts for the Ottawa-based information asset company - one with the


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.