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2014-09-10 23:02:56

Cambridge.com is a Geo Domain and So Much More (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Igloo.com, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites, has been engaged to broker the sale of one of the world’s most prestigious online properties, Cambridge.com. This top ranking website is highly searchable, easy to remember, and provides an exciting opportunity for a savvy investor or an existing company. Cambridge, England is the well-known namesake of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and...

2014-08-11 08:33:35

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp. ("Campus Management" or the "Company"), a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced today the appointment of Jim Milton as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140810/134935 Mr. Milton brings to Campus Management more than 30 years of experience at a range of innovative technology companies, where he has...

2014-07-31 08:42:39

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of British Columbia Vancouver (UBCV) campus has a very unique set of emergency management needs. UBCV is not only responsible for 50,000 students and over 14,000 faculty and staff members, but also the 9,000 residents of the University Neighborhoods Association and almost 600 buildings, homes, and facilities in and around the UBCV campus. In addition, UBCV is the venue for several major annual events, which can bring...

2014-07-15 12:21:21

KANPUR, India, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MKU Pvt. Ltd. a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions for personnel and land-air-sea platforms is participating in the Land Forces, Defense and Security Exhibition being held from July 14-16 in Tanzania. The exhibition, being organized in partnership with the Tanzanian People's Defence Force, also includes MCSA East Africa and presents an opportunity for MKU to showcase its cutting edge technologies to military...

2014-07-01 11:51:03

QUT Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week, a QUT study has found. Researcher Dr Ioni Lewis, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), said in a survey of young people aged 17 to 25, friends were the strongest influence on their intentions to drink walk. "Drink walking, or walking while intoxicated in a public place, is linked to increased risk of injury...

2014-06-04 08:22:07

SITTENSEN, Germany, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MKU GmbH is proud to be associated with the Baden Wurttemberg class frigate project F-125 (7,200 tons) which is being built for the German Navy by two leading German shipyards, Thyssenkrupp and Lurssen at a cost of over 650 million Euros each. This is a unique project which features enhanced survivability - ensuring that the ships remain operational in spite of severe damage due to accident or enemy action. (Logo:...

2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-04-04 04:20:30

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Bedrooms To Billions available FREE to all UK schools from 2015 - Full length feature film financed entirely by crowd funding and pre-orders - Pre-order limited edition before 31st May to get exclusive bonus material - Find out more and watch the trailer at http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com From Bedrooms To Billions is a new documentary movie by British film makers Nicola...

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-03-13 12:22:47

Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration Number 2002/031365/06 JSE Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703 TSX Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104 ("Wits Gold" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - RESULTS OF SCHEME MEETING 1. INTRODUCTION Wits Gold Shareholders are referred to the Firm Intention Announcement as well as the further announcements by the Company released on SENS and filed on SEDAR dated 11...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'