Latest Around the World Stories

2013-10-04 23:01:22

Stepping Stones Museum for Children program exposes children to the world’s diverse cultures. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Exposure to the world’s diverse cultures and customs provides priceless educational opportunities for children. Through Stepping Stone Museum for Children’s highly-popular and award-winning Around the World programming, families can explore the world without leaving Norwalk through cultural programs brought to life. Recently, the museum announced the 12...

2009-03-30 13:20:00

On 3 April, ESA astronomers will take part in "˜Around the world in 80 telescopes', a unique live webcast which will be part of the "˜100 Hours of Astronomy' cornerstone project for the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Viewers will have a peek into ESA's XMM-Newton and Integral satellite control rooms in Spain. The General Assembly of the United Nations has declared 2009 as the 'International Year of Astronomy' (IYA 2009). This global program was initiated by the...

2008-07-05 18:00:10

Minnesota teenager Palbasha Siddique says she has become a veritable overnight sensation after her voice was used in a popular online video. The 17-year-old, who attends Southwest High School in Minneapolis, said the video clip called Dancing has been watched on YouTube an estimate 4 million times and her accompanying song has gained instant notoriety, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis reported Friday. Siddique said her song Praan, which means life in Bengali, has already reached the top...

2008-06-27 00:02:22

By Carla DeStefano Travel the globe with adventurer Phileas Fogg as he tries to beat the clock in "Around the World in 80 Days." The play, set to open today at the Carey Performing Arts Center at St. Vincent College, near Latrobe, invites audience members to journey along with Fogg, played by David Cabot, as he and the rest of the cast encounter stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, runaway trains and more. Director Colleen Reilly, of Los Angeles, says the play is highly theatrical and...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.