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2014-03-13 16:26:13

New Exhibition - 'Spring Fever: Emerging Artists from Saatchi Art' LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 27 March 2014, Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill launches 'Spring Fever,' a vibrant new exhibition of emerging artists from Saatchi Art, which will be unveiled alongside the newly designed Saatchi Suite in collaboration with Republic of Fritz Hansen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/LA83104 The exhibition further cements Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill's...

2014-03-13 08:31:24

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor of London Boris Johnson today outlined his vision to make London the tech capital of the world, as tech businesses said they were overwhelmingly positive about the future of the sector. Today, a new YouGov survey of tech firms based in London reveals that 84 per cent believe the outlook is bright for their sector and 71 per cent believe being based in the capital will help them attract the investment they need. The...

2014-03-12 08:21:56

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR COMPETITIVE, ADVENTURE-PACKED OBSTACLE COURSE RACE THAT SIMULATES REAL SEAL TRAINING MIAMI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To challenge even the most rigorous obstacle course / mud races in the market today, former Navy SEALs launched BattleFrog (www.battlefrogseries.com), the most adventure-packed, 15K, 5K or 1K obstacle course race (OCR) series in the history of the sport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/FL81626LOGO-a Inspired by BUD/S...

2014-03-10 23:28:27

The author has written three highly acclaimed books that show life through the eyes of these endangered animals. She hopes her books will touch hearts and make a difference. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Chimpanzees are the mammals most like humans. Because of this, people love to watch them, and chimps have long been captured and exhibited at circuses and zoos to feed the public's curiosity. Hear the story firsthand fom Joao... In "My Sanctuary: A Place I Call Home", Joao the...

2014-03-07 23:26:31

Part of Rod Stewart's North American 2014 Tour will include a stop in Buffalo, and all fans interested in attending the show at the First Niagara Center can start their search for Rod Stewart tickets at TicketProcess.com beginning today. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Rod Stewart first started making a living as a musician in the mid-1960s, where he began his journey from the tough streets of London to the biggest stages in the music business. The man has seen it all and done it all, yet he...

2014-03-07 12:23:21

-- NPC's Honor one of the Most Prestigious Awards in American Journalism -- WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charlie Rose, acclaimed broadcast journalist and interviewer, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's most-honored prize. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Rose will receive the award later this year at a gala dinner in Washington, D.C. He is the 42nd recipient of the Fourth Estate...

2014-03-06 23:03:54

Dholakia provides business development, marketing and leadership experience to help guide the strategy of the rapidly-growing software company. Prairie Village, KS (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Netchemia, the leading provider of cloud-based talent management software specifically developed for K-12 school districts and institutions nationwide, has named Sanjay Dholakia to its five-member Board of Directors. Dholakia, Chief Marketing Officer of Marketo, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), will provide his...

2014-03-06 08:28:26

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International music company, Audio Network is delighted to announce that Philip Sheppard is to perform at the Audio Network sponsored event The Austin Jump-Off on March 12th 2014 during South By Southwest, the largest music, film and interactive conference in the world. Philip is a prolific film and theatre composer, virtuoso cellist and pioneer of the electric cello. The event is a collaboration with Black Magnetic Records (owned by...

2014-03-03 16:20:10

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Honeywell kicked off the 2014 tour of "FMA Live! Forces in Motion" with middle school students at Wunderlich Intermediate School in Houston today. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this innovative collaboration designed to ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO FMA Live! is a high-energy live show that features actors,...

2014-02-25 23:00:11

New book ‘One Little Miracle’ rivets readers with the tale of the little girl who was the test case for penicillin. Roseville, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Bringing fresh hope to every bookshelf, author Yvonne Nunes invites readers to look into another angle of the remarkable story behind the most important medical event in the twentieth century. One Little Miracle, her new book released through Xlibris, tells the inspiring true tale of the seven-year-old girl whose life was saved...


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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