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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...

2013-06-17 08:34:55

Expedia taps gamification to raise awareness of best-in-class loyalty program BELLEVUE, Wash., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's largest online travel company, today launched Around the World in 100 Days, a 15-week gaming contest that allows players to earn up to 1 million real-world Expedia Rewards points. The gaming contest is designed to raise awareness and engagement of the U.S. Expedia Rewards program. Expedia Rewards is the only loyalty program run by...

2013-03-26 08:20:53

Embark on a tour of the Americas or visit 10 legendary destinations in 2014 TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Departure." Few words in the English language carry such excitement and promise (especially when spotted at an airport). It means you're going places -- in more ways than one. Now, after selling out all three Around the World by Private Jet tours to date, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts reveals a boarding pass for two new 2014 itineraries that promise a departure from...

2012-10-31 15:25:13

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Around the World For Life will offer Houston-area children a day of learning about becoming a pilot at its free community-wide Come Fly with Us event. WHO: Around the World for Life is an organization dedicated to helping children nationwide learn about general aviation while raising money to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and other life-altering...

2012-02-07 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthTV and KO Kings Promotions today announced that they have signed an agreement for the live telecast of the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight title bout scheduled for March 17, 2012 to air exclusively on WealthTV. Undefeated fighters Chris "Hurricane" Howard (14-0) will battle Arash Usnamee (16-0) for the vacant WBC Championship title. The evening of world class boxing, billed as "Undefeated Warriors from Around the World" will feature four...

2011-10-05 08:00:00

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV today announced that multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to spice up the "2011 MTV EMA." Fresh off the release of their latest chart-topping album I'm With You, these legendary funk rockers from California are guaranteed to give fans in Belfast - and MTV audiences around the world - an unforgettable performance that will show why they continue to be one of the biggest rock...

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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...