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2015-03-19 12:25:41

Architect Rodney Leon Designs Spiritual Place of Remembrance NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations announced today the observance of the eighth International

2015-03-19 12:21:05

AAR Airlift presence in Africa now includes peacekeeping missions WOOD DALE, Ill., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that AAR Airlift has been awarded a contract

2015-03-19 04:21:25

DUBAI, UAE, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes to get a social message across, a documentary film is all you need.

2015-03-15 20:20:25

NEW YORK, March 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a host of superstars have teamed up with the United Nations and the world's most personalised music streaming service, MixRadio, to launch the

2015-03-12 08:27:08

In partnership with The Jack Brewer Foundation and the U.S.

2015-03-11 16:22:12

CELEBRITIES LEND VOICES TO BRING ATTENTION TO CRITICAL WATER ISSUES NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Water

2015-03-10 12:32:11

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) joins leaders from over 50 countries at the 58(th) session of the United Nations

2015-03-10 12:25:27

PARIS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Paul Kagame is expected in Paris, France on Thursday where he will attend a closed door Broadband Commission meeting.

2015-03-05 16:24:31

VANCOUVER, Wash., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thirty-seven billboards with positive messages aiming to spread joy, optimism and inspiration will start popping up the week of March 16th from


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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.