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2014-07-21 20:20:28

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine riding along a serene coastline with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the shining sun on the other in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth. The only sounds to be heard are the rhythmic waves and the engines of your dream motorcycle and those of your close friends and fellow adventurers. You own the road. This is the Baja California motorcycle tour by EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle...

2014-07-21 08:26:33

Sir Elton John provides heartfelt, inspirational narration for the film NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Voice of America today premiered a documentary that explores how stigma interferes with AIDS treatment and prevention around the world. The documentary, Living in the Shadows, profiles six individuals combating HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, Canada, Cambodia, Haiti, and the United States. Each of their stories argues...

2014-07-16 23:03:32

Site Highlights Managers and Features of Local Offices Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Eliot Management Group has launched a new website dedicated to providing merchants and potential employees with information about the company’s 23 local offices. Eliot Management Group believes in a consultative approach to helping merchants. To facilitate providing one-on-one assistance to its customers, the merchant services provider maintains fully staffed local offices in the communities...

2014-07-10 23:10:01

Customers Save 10 Percent For Back-To-School CLEARWATER, FL. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Victoria Chart Company, a leading innovator in practical, easy to use reward charts for children announced they will celebrate 10 years in business on August 16th. To celebrate, all customers can use promo code “VCHART10” at checkout to get 10 percent off their orders through the end of 2014. “We’re elated to celebrate this milestone,” according to Victoria Ballard, Founder and CEO of The...

2014-07-10 23:09:55

Roger Daltrey of The Who will give two fans a chance to win the ultimate VIP concert experience. Fans can enter to win by donating to Teen Cancer America - all proceeds go towards building a teen cancer unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Legendary frontman of The Who and Teen Cancer America founder, Roger Daltrey, will give two lucky fans the opportunity to win the ultimate VIP concert experience on July 28th in Philadelphia,...

2014-07-09 16:26:38

The popular outdoor amphitheater brings three sell-out artists to the Columbia River Gorge in 2014: Styx and Foreigner, Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy, and Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull GOLDENDALE, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer season officially underway, tickets to the 2014 concerts at Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater are on sale now through Ticketfly at www.maryhillwinery.com/amphitheater. The first of the three chart-topping performances, Styx and Foreigner on Saturday,...

2014-07-08 16:24:28

Proceeds to benefit Park City children's youth theater, street art preservation PARK CITY, Utah, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah is announcing a fundraising initiative called "SOB - Save Our Banksy." A rare Banksy piece of street art, a rat wearing red and blue 3-D glasses, was painted on a theatre stage door in advance of the world premiere of the film "Exit through the Gift Shop" at The Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24, 2010....

2014-07-05 23:02:28

FunkyCartoon.com has just launched its services with a half price sale. If you're looking for caricature from photo service, look no further. (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 A new online-based caricature service has been launched. FunkyCartoon will allow customers from all around the world to order caricatures drawn by expert artists online. Customers can choose the style of caricature they are interested in from a wide pool of options. Black and white or color options are available, allowing...

2014-06-26 08:27:41

MARKHAM, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth, a national health provider and innovator, is proud to announce it will be working with three unique ventures who participated in the recently concluded Impact8 program , a bootcamp for social businesses to learn how to widen their impact. The program was co-sponsored by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and Saint Elizabeth. Saint Elizabeth became involved with Impact8 to support the work of entrepreneurs intent on empowering...

2014-06-25 16:26:15

HosNav includes maps, parking information, diagnostic test preparations and more BRAMPTON/ETOBICOKE, ON , June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting today, William Osler Health System (Osler)'s patients and visitors will have the organization's hospitals at their fingertips when Osler launches its first mobile app, HosNav. The free iPhone app, available for download from the iTunes app store, will act as a guidebook for patients and visitors during their experiences at Brampton Civic Hospital...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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