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2013-07-02 23:26:38

Throughout Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, an area filled with ancient Mayan temples, ruins, and ethnic traditions, this past week’s summer solstice of 2013 took on a different significance with the simultaneous occurrence of the "Super Moon." At Hotel Xixim (http://www.hotelxixim.com), a Mayan style retreat resort located on the white sand beaches of the Celestun Biosphere Reserve, guests and employees alike arose before dawn to view the celestial show. Celestun, Yucatan (PRWEB)...

2013-03-08 12:24:46

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georg Jensen today announced it has named David Chu Chief Executive Officer of Georg Jensen, the Danish based luxury silver, jewelry and watch design company and global retailer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130308/NY73845LOGO ) Previously, Mr. Chu served as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors as well as Chief Creative Officer of Georg Jensen. He will continue to serve as a board member as well as the Chief Creative Officer...

2012-07-24 23:00:58

Josh Stein Realtor and SEOMiracle.com once again partner to promote the best Art Deco condos in South Beach. South Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 South Beach has gone through an architectural revolution in 1930s which brought Art Deco, Nautical Moderne and Streamline Moderne to the Beach. South Beach is known as the world´s largest collection of Art Deco architecture, and Josh Stein is familiar with each item in that collection. JoshSteinRealtor.com has a variety of Art Deco condos...

Mayan Mask Reveals Beliefs At El Zotz Site
2012-07-19 06:28:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there. The team, led by Brown University´s Stephen Houston, began uncovering the temple, called the Temple of the Night Sun, in 2009. The ornately decorated structure is topped by a temple covered in a series of masks depicting different...

Research Reveals Water Management And Climate Change In Ancient Maya City
2012-02-22 04:12:24

[ Watch the Video ] The findings inside a cave and a key cultural and religious center for the ancient Maya will be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York. Meticulous mapping and excavations at an ancient cave in the Yucatan Peninsula are revealing the vitality of the site to the ancient Maya — for both religious ritual and human survival. The University of Cincinnati research will be a key topic of discussion on Feb. 24, at the...

2012-01-27 12:05:00

2012 marks the centennial year of the famous Danish architect and designer Finn Juhl. At the United Nations headquarters in New York, the Trusteeship Council Chamber, one of Danish designer Finn Juhl's major works, is currently being renovated. NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some architects and designers grow in popularity over time. This seems to be the case for the Danish design icon, Finn Juhl, who would have been 100 years old on Monday, January 30, 2012....

2010-11-19 00:00:44

Southland Log Homes, provider of America's Favorite Log Homeâ“ž¢, is pleased to announce a new agreement with The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, the former home of early twentieth century designer Gustav Stickley. Irmo, SC (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Southland Log Homes, provider of America's Favorite Log Homeâ“ž¢, is pleased to announce a new agreement with The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, the former home of early...

2010-07-20 17:49:00

DENVER, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy today announced the execution of a definitive agreement and plan of merger with an undisclosed buyer. Under the terms of the agreement, Ellora Energy stockholders will receive base consideration of $695 million in cash, which after adjustment for certain items is expected to result in approximately $13.10-13.35/share on a projected fully diluted share count basis. The transaction is subject to escrow and customary closing conditions,...

2010-02-01 17:26:00

DENVER, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy today announced that it has closed on the previously announced sale of substantially all of its southwest Kansas (Hugoton Field) and southeast Colorado properties to an undisclosed buyer. The contract sale price was $247 million subject to customary closing adjustments. The sale was effective as of January 1, 2010. The transaction also provides for an additional closing on certain properties subject to preferential rights to purchase held by...

2010-01-19 11:05:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As Modernism Week grows in stature, so does its event schedule. There will be more than 40 events at the 2010 Palm Springs Modernism Week (February 12-21, 2010), which surpasses the number last year by double the amount. The 5th Anniversary of Palm Springs Modernism Week is poised to set a new benchmark for fun and frivolity as it celebrates all things "modern" during the annual 10-day festival. The event schedule is not the only thing that...