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2014-08-27 16:24:19

ONE DIRECTION, LITTLE MIX, OLLY MURS, LEONA LEWIS, ELLA HENDERSON - WHO WILL BE NEXT? LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set, as AXS TV prepares to bring the legendary star-making series The X Factor UK to the United States for the first time ever. Created by Simon Cowell and co-produced by Syco Entertainment and Thames (a label of FremantleMedia UK), the celebrated singing competition will launch in a special two-night premiere event at 8 p.m. ET this...

2014-08-26 12:26:43

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE LARGEST COMPILATION OF BING CROSBY'S CLASSICS IN ONE TIMELESS DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection presents the legendary performer in 24 of his most memorable films available November 11, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139516 Bing Crosby was a superstar of movies, music, radio and television during a spectacular career that...

2014-08-25 08:25:23

Concert to take place in-port before departure of company's Australia & New Zealand Cruise Odyssey SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivia Travel, the world's largest travel company offering chartered cruise, resort, adventure and luxury vacations specifically for the lesbian community, has announced that Grammy award-winning singer and Australian native, Olivia Newton-John, will perform before the departure of the Australia and New Zealand Cruise Odyssey. The 12-day...

2014-08-22 23:04:24

Dr. Luciana’s gerontology show is one of six award-nominated TV shows at Action on Film International Film Festival. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 “Dr. Luciana Show – Aging and Falling” is currently in post-production. Luciana Lagana, aka Dr. Luciana, is finding it challenging to stay on top of post-production tasks with a limited budget and while taking care of hundreds of students, so the editing of the episodes will take time. The 10-minute trailer for the show is...

2014-08-18 23:02:32

Metal Seal Precision announced that they have resumed production following a fire that destroyed a portion of their plant in late July. No jobs were lost, as the company paid all employees full salary and benefits, and everyone is back to work. Mentor, Ohio (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Metal Seal Precision, Ltd. today announced that it has resumed production following a fire on Friday July 25, 2014 that caused over $50 million in damage and destroyed about one third of its plant in Mentor, OH....

skull of King Richard III
2014-08-18 05:28:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what is being hailed as the most complete forensic study ever conducted on a medieval monarch, experts from the University of Leicester and the British Geological Survey have uncovered new details about the life of King Richard III by analyzing his bone and tooth chemistry. Isotope analysis of bone and tooth material from the Britain’s last Plantagenet king has uncovered previously unknown details about his early life, as...

2014-08-14 08:26:51

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Betty Boop(TM), international animation icon and leading lady, together with Animal Logic Entertainment and Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment today announced their plan to develop and produce Betty Boop's first feature-length film. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135232 Partnering with Fleischer Studios, Animal Logic and Syco Entertainment will produce a music-driven hybrid animated comedy featuring universally adored screen...

2014-08-11 16:24:13

Sennheiser Technology Enables Visitors to Experience a Unique, Multi-Faceted Journey of the Artist's Sound and Style CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 23rd, the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition makes its U.S. debut at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). The exhibition, meticulously curated by the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London, explores the incredibly diverse work of one of the greatest artists of our time. For each of the exhibits, including the...

2014-08-08 08:25:03

Encourages social action through TakePart.com NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Cole, a pioneer in the fashion industry who has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to social change for over 30 years, is introducing a new campaign for fall, LOOK GOOD, FOR GOOD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134658 Building upon the company's heritage of promoting "style with a purpose," as well as Kenneth Cole's personally vested interest in raising awareness for...

2014-08-06 16:26:42

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR creator and judge, sits down with veteran newsman Dan Rather for a frank and open interview, where he discusses aspects of his career and events in his life that he has never publicly shared before on AXS TV's THE BIG INTERVIEW, Monday, August 25 at 8pE/5pP. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73907 In the hour-long interview, Rather questions Cowell about the major facets of his life from running a...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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