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2013-08-05 23:21:37

Runners and walkers head to the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains to learn the joy of bringing together mind and movement. Red Feather Lakes, CO (PRWEB) August

2013-07-31 23:27:20

The farmhouse will facilitate corporate events, as well as wedding parties at reasonable costs (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

2013-06-06 23:39:26

Nobel Peace Prize winner and one of world's most popular spiritual leaders will address delegates at the seventh-annual conference. New York, NY (PRWEB)

2013-06-04 23:23:58

In this week’s issue of Buddha Weekly, the magazine reports possible evidence of reincarnation, long a belief in Buddhism, and profiles a series of events with the respected Tibetan teacher,


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.