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2014-08-14 23:06:11

Five young entrepreneurs, hailing from as far as Baghdad, create Tivvi – a network for "us" - launching August 14th, 2014 -- as featured in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kirkanthony-hamilton/against-all-odds-from-ira_b_5647005.html). San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 While Facebook and similar networks ambitiously pursue a goal of “connecting the world,” an increasing number of studies highlight their dangers. Addictive voyeurism...

2013-02-21 23:01:13

An international coalition of book artists exhibit work responding to the 2007 car bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad´s street of booksellers. The exhibit consists of fifty-four artist books created by the letterpress and book arts community in response to the bombing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 On March 5, 2007, during the States´ most recent war with Iraq, an unnamed group detonated a car bomb in al-Mutanabbi Street, Baghdad´s age-old center for...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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