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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...

2014-06-25 16:24:38

DAVID BECKHAM, RYAN GIGGS, GARY NEVILLE, PHIL NEVILLE, NICKY BUTT AND PAUL SCHOLES - THE MANCHESTER UNITED SOCCER PLAYERS WHO INSPIRED A GENERATION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Class of '92 is a nostalgic documentary feature charting one of the most amazing sports and cultural stories of our era. The Class of '92 will debut in select theaters nationwide and will be available on DVD exclusively at Walmart and on Digital HD at online retailers everywhere on July 8,...

2014-06-25 12:28:11

MIAMI BEACH, FL, JUNE 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cre8tive Works, Inc. ("Cre8tive") (OTC:FILM) announces that Cre8tive has been named associate producer of the animated film "The Wild Adventures of Bebop Fuzz." This short film was developed using a process that is unique and innovative where computers are utilized to animate the expressions of in-camera photographed characters. Bebop Fuzz is a story about a little cat adventurer who won't let anything get him down - even though he only...

2014-06-24 08:28:44

NEW ORLEANS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Wells Hicks announced today that his latest novel Destiny's Anvil: A Tale of Politics, Payback & Pigs will be listed for free on Amazon from June 24(th) through June 26(th), 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120919Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120856 From New Orleans novelist Steven Wells Hicks comes a classic tale of revenge between a sociopathic politician and the campaign puppet...

2014-06-23 12:24:58

Unique Glasses-Free 3D experience in association with Atlantic Productions, Go Entertain and Stream TV Networks to take place in the Greenpeace Field LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world premiere of David Attenborough's 3D Journey will be shown daily at the CLiMAX Dome on state-of-the-art Ultra-D(TM) glasses-free 3D screens from Stream TV Networks in the Greenpeace field at this year's Glastonbury Festival (25th - 29th June). This exclusive event includes previously...

2014-06-18 23:12:01

Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Pinter succeeds Richard Anderson, who is retiring after nearly twenty years in the position. Pinter began his career with Arthur Andersen and later held positions with Kraft Foods and Orbitz Worldwide. He was most recently vice president,...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.