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2015-05-26 08:28:00

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing The World's First Connected Champagne Bottle On the eve of the 2015 Monaco Grand

2015-05-25 08:20:57

ICONIC COMEDIAN PICKS HIS FAVOURITE NERDY BRITISH ITEMS TO SEND SUBSCRIBERS TORONTO, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Mr.

2015-05-20 16:33:03

DALLAS, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor Emergency Medical Centers is excited to announce it will be an official sponsor of the AT&T Byron Nelson, to be held May 28-31 at the Four Seasons

2015-05-07 08:33:21

LONDON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today (7 May 2015) the citizens of the UK go to the polls to vote for their next Government. Britain has a long tradition

2015-05-06 12:26:19

Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation To Testify Before U.S. Foreign Operations Appropriations Committee in Support of Continued U.S.

2015-05-06 08:29:21

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark, one of the top independent integrated marketing and communications agencies in the world, today introduced its new website and logo designed

2015-05-04 08:25:27

Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,

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2015-04-28 13:01:21

A 3D hologram of Stephen Hawking reportedly made an appearance at the Sydney Opera House in Australia, streamed from Cambridge University. Appearing for a remote lecture, he discussed his life and his work in cosmology, as well as his thoughts on the biopic The Theory of Everything and Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of Hawking.

2015-04-28 12:21:22

Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,

2015-04-23 08:25:32

The second event in The 614 Group's exclusive brand safety series, 'The Future of Digital: Winning the Fight to Be Seen by Humans,' brings together senior industry thought leaders to solve digital


Latest British people Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

Formal Aspects of Computing
2012-04-25 18:46:59

Formal Aspects of Computing (FAC) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. It covers the area of formal methods and associated topics in computer science. The journal is associated with BCS-FACS (The British Computer Society Formal Aspects of Computing Science Specialist Group). FAC's editors-in-chief are Jim Woodcock and Cliff Jones. The main goal of the journal is to promote growth of computing science, to show its relation to practice and to...

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2010-02-03 13:44:47

Masiakasaurus, meaning "vicious lizard", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (70 million years ago), and possibly existed until the end of the dinosaur reign (66 million years ago). The type species, M. knopfleri, was named after musician Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, whose music inspired the expedition. Unlike most theropods, the front teeth of this small predator projected forward rather than straight down. This characteristic suggests that Masiakasaurus had a...

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2009-07-17 13:44:17

Thomas Harriot (c. 1560 - 1621) was an English astronomer. He was also a mathematician, ethnographer, and a translator. He is sometimes credited for introducing the potato to Great Britain and Ireland. He was also the first person to make an accurate drawing of the moon through a telescope. His drawing (July 26, 1609) was accomplished nearly four months before Galileo's. Harriot's surname is sometimes spelled Harriott, Hariot, or Heriot by different sources. Harriot was born in 1560 in...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.