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2014-08-05 16:26:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley B. Burns, MD, a leading expert on turn-of-the-century medicine, surgeon, and founder of The Burns Archive, the largest private collection of historic and early medical photography, consults on the new HBO/Cinemax series THE KNICK. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133741 Stanley B. Burns, MD, Elizabeth A. Burns and The Burns Archive, were contracted by HBO as the medical, historical and technical advisers to THE KNICK and...

2014-04-04 16:21:34

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This month is thirty years since the year immortalized in George Orwell's iconic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Global research company YouGov asked Americans their thoughts about the legacy of the novel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/MN98058) Inspired by Orwell's depiction of perpetual wars and the pervasive surveillance regime operating in the novel we asked Americans how they felt about war and government surveillance...

2014-02-11 08:29:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Long Island beach home designed by architect Myron Goldfinger, FAIA (http://www.myrongoldfinger.com/), is the setting for Jordan Belfort's wild party in the Oscar-nominated film "The Wolf of Wall Street," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/MN62345) The home, completed in 1981, was the subject of a major feature article in the March 1982 issue of Architectural...

2014-01-23 08:26:58

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They have sold around the world in the millions. Now, the 15 explosive novels from No.1 global bestseller Andy McNab are available to American readers for the first time, thanks to a new tie-up with Apostrophe Books. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH50999-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH50999-b) The all-action Nick Stone missions follow a former top soldier in Britain's elite fighting unit, the...

2010-07-19 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Group (USA), one of the leading U.S. consumer book publishers, and Starz, LLC, launched today the Amplified Edition of Ken Follett's international bestselling novel "The Pillars of the Earth." The Amplified Edition of "The Pillars of the Earth" showcases striking video clips, beautiful art and original music from the upcoming, critically acclaimed Starz Originals 8-hour epic television event based on the book. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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