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2014-02-24 08:26:44

Materials taken from Great Salt Lake to be cornerstone of installation entitled, "Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto - 'Floating Garden'" OGDEN, Utah, Feb.

2014-02-20 23:32:27

Inspired as much by the Beastie Boys as Ravi Shankar, the yoga rapper's new single and video hits #2 on the iTunes World Chart within 24 hours of its release. Boulder,

2014-02-20 04:21:02

ARTIST AND LABEL TRANSITION TO INDEPENDENT STATUS AFTER 12 YEARS WITH SHADY RECORDS/AFTERMATH ENTERTAINMENT/INTERSCOPE RECORDS SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to

2014-02-19 12:25:50

Three Folk Musicians on View CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

2014-02-19 12:21:50

Join us for some new captivating Sculptures and prints from the artist. BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb.

2014-02-18 08:27:15

NYC SOLO EXHIBITION MARCUS JANSEN: FUTURE GROUND NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-02-17 20:21:39

Global Pepsi campaign unites renowned photographer Danny Clinch, six of the hottest street artists & six of the foremost footballers in the world for bespoke art collection PURCHASE,

2014-02-14 23:02:18

Acclaimed pianist, recording artist and breast cancer survivor Rebecca Bogart will be performing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Liebesleid (Love’s Sorrow)” and Manna Zucca’s “Valse Brilliante”

2014-02-13 23:00:42

An acrylic painting created by Amber Stock, 17, of Eugene, Ore., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s national Art Collection. Tucson,


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

2012-06-14 12:53:49

Symbol: PLCH Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 12:53:50

Symbol: PLCHU Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ALUN2 Allocarya undulata Piper   PLUN2 Plagiobothrys undulatus (Piper) I.M. Johnst. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.