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2013-08-01 23:19:50

Party World's Partywedding.com now has all Children’s Tableware on sale at 50% off MSRP. As one of the largest party supply stores on the Internet, they continue to offer free shipping on orders over $65 to on-line customers. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Party World is very pleased to announce their sale on all Children’s Tableware: 50% OFF the manufacturer suggested retail price! The sale includes all kids’ themed and birthday paper plates, napkins, cups and table covers...

2013-07-25 23:02:08

America’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist Joins U.S. Toymaker to Launch Stick-Flying Chain Reaction Design Kits Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 This is not your everyday, run-of-the-mill Popsicle fort. Tim Fort, the self-proclaimed “Kinetic King,” weaves amazing chain-reaction masterpieces using sticks, connectors, bridges and balloons. When these elaborate creations explode, kinetic energy causes them to rise up 3 feet off the ground like a huge cobra ready to strike. Now, children can...

2013-07-12 23:24:49

Middletown’s Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival is July 12th - 14th, and is set to include several performances by the Team Fastrax skydivers. This includes their much anticipated pyrotechnic display, which is an amazing site to behold. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The event will be held July 12th through the 14th, in Middletown’s Smith Park, which is adjacent to the Middletown Regional Airport. It has something fun for everyone, including hot air balloon rides, Murray Brothers Carnival,...

2013-07-12 23:18:36

Middletown’s 11th annual Balloon Festival, the Ohio Challenge, is this weekend, July 12th - 14th. Selection.com invites everyone to come out and enjoy the good weather and friendly atmosphere. Middletown, OH (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Since its beginning in 2003 the Middletown Balloon Festival (Ohio Challenge) has been a great family friendly event. This year is sure to be no different.     The event will be held July 12th, 13th, and 14th, in Middletown’s Smith...

Google Unveils Project Loon: Internet Access From Above
2013-06-16 05:27:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, Google announced an ambitious plan to provide true worldwide internet access by using a network of balloons. While using 19th century technology to send instantaneous communications might seem like something out of a steampunk fantasy, Google said it envisions the newly unveiled Project Loon as a way for children living in remote villages to gain access and education or far-flung farmers to track weather patterns....

2013-06-11 23:30:18

The company will participate in the exhibition from June 17 to 23 Hod Hasharon, Israel (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 CONTROP is proud to announce that - for the first time ever at an exhibition - the company will be displaying an operating state-of-the-art SPEED-A EO / IR camera payload at the upcoming Paris Air Show 2013. The SPEED-A is a unique EO / IR payload with unmatched capabilities which were specifically developed for use on tactical aerostats/balloons because of its being a...

2013-06-06 23:29:16

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a June 11 visit to the Ella Flagg Young Elementary School, 1434 N. Parkside Ave., Chicago, in the Austin neighborhood, where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX real estate network in northern Illinois. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a June 11 visit to the Ella Flagg Young Elementary School, 1434 N. Parkside Ave., Chicago, in the Austin neighborhood,...

2013-05-27 23:00:22

On June 3, 360 students at Rock Cut Elementary School, 7944 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park, Ill., will learn about various aspects of ballooning, including its history and the scientific principles involved when the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Team presents an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX real estate network in northern Illinois. Loves Park, IL (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 On June 3, 360 students at Rock Cut Elementary School, 7944 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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