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2014-10-14 04:21:34

Tim Minchin and NSW Government launch Australian Premiere season in Sydney SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Sydney-Australian premiere season to one of the most sought after musicals currently in production -- Matilda The Musical -- will go on sale tomorrow, with travel packages set to whisk visitors into the world of an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. At an event in Sydney, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and...

2014-10-10 23:02:57

Ticket Down announces that Billy Idol tickets at the House of Blues, the Tabernacle, Tower Theatre, Lincoln Theatre, Beacon Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, Riviera Theatre, Paramount Theatre and The Wiltern go on sale to the general public Friday, October 10th. This popular ticket reseller is offering their customer appreciation code BILLY-IDOL-2015 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for authentic Billy Idol tickets for his 2015 tour....

2014-10-08 12:26:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce that Cary Elwes will narrate his forthcoming audiobook AS YOU WISH: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. Many of his Princess Bride co-stars including Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon, Andy Scheinman, Wallace Shawn, and Robin Wright along with producer Norman Lear and director Rob Reiner will join Elwes on the audiobook, available on CD and for...

2014-10-02 16:24:19

BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From our Un-Gyve archives, an original sequence of thirty-nine small watercolours by an unknown artist, the home or haunt and the poet being identified by hand in blue ink on the tissue leaf that precedes each illustration. These lovely vignettes are bound, the pages with gilt edges, and the album secured with a brass clasp. This loving series of associations opens with Geoffrey Chaucer (Tabard Inn -- Southwark), and closes with Alfred Tennyson...

2014-10-02 16:24:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) has announced that it has been named the official agency of record for the new indie film, "The Lennon Report." Produced by twin brothers Gabriel and Rafael Francisco of Francisco Productions, "The Lennon Report" will begin filming in New York City in early November. Award-winning director and one of the founding members of Francisco Productions, Jeremy Profe will direct the film, which he co-wrote with Walter...

2014-09-30 23:25:19

Some of today's most recognizable brands including Grey Goose, Subway and Sony have employed the help of big name celebrity talent for upcoming marketing campaigns. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Celebrity spokespeople change like the seasons and the coming of fall has triggered a number of endorsement deals from brands looking to finish the fourth quarter strong and develop their marketing strategies for 2015. CelebExperts, a foremost celebrity talent consulting firm...

2014-09-30 12:27:49

--Piers Morgan has been a journalist for 25 years. As Editor-at-Large (US) he will dissect and comment on the big stories that matter in America NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MailOnline, the world's biggest English language newspaper website, today announced that Piers Morgan has joined the website as Editor-at-Large (US). Piers, one of the best known journalistic faces on both sides of the Atlantic, joins MailOnline from CNN where he was host of Piers Morgan Live from 2011 until...

2014-09-30 12:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music Is Hope Foundation has released the music EP "Summertime" featuring the renowned Julian Lennon and Meninos Do Morumbi for the Meninos do Morumbi & Friends album project. Featuring poignant vocals by Lennon backed by a hypnotic Brazilian rhythm by Flavio Pimenta and the students of Meninos do Morumbi, the track includes Lennon's longtime friend, co-writer & guitarist, Justin Clayton, with additional percussion provided by...

2014-09-30 08:29:12

Campaign (www.campaignlive.com) will give U.S. advertising, media and marketing stars a new platform to discuss the hottest topics, learn from cutting-edge thinking and celebrate the very best work driving effective marketing today NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haymarket Media Group, home to marketing and communications brands including PRWeek, Direct Marketing News and Medical Marketing & Media, today announced the launch of Campaign, the first true digital community for U.S....

2014-09-29 12:26:32

Internationally Acclaimed Actress Hosts Series Featuring Renowned Doctors Discussing Key Health Issues Affecting Active, Aging Baby Boomers NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Grandparents Association and Grandparents.com (OTCQB: GPCM), the Trusted Resource for Grandparents(TM), and Detroit Public Television are pleased to announce the launch of "Feel Grand with Jane Seymour," a new 13-part national television series focusing on health issues relevant to the active,...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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