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2014-04-28 08:24:08

Twenty-five of the world's most amazing sculpture gardens have been hand-selected for a new web article on Best Value Schools. PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The education website Best Value Schools has just released a new article about the world's most amazing sculpture gardens. "25 Most Amazing Sculpture Gardens in the World" delves deeply into the subject of outdoor art. The list includes private, municipal and collegiate sculpture gardens and museums in a variety of...

2013-09-24 23:33:38

Anthony Dallmann-Jones (aka Doctor Zest) introduces a new form of the visual arts - painting with brilliant rays of light beams derived from a material originated by NASA's high-tech melding of glass and metal. This is a new dimension where the worlds of physics and esthetics combine to produce a jaw-dropping art form. Fond du Lac, WI (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Yes, amazing things can happen in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. A university professor and artist, Dr. Anthony Dallmann-Jones, has...

2011-07-12 12:03:00

Preliminary to 2014 Olympics, Competitors to Vie for U.S. National Championship BRANSON, Mo., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson, Missouri is the site chosen to host the 2012 National Ice Carving Competition, a preliminary for competitors to end up in the city of Sochi, Russia, the host city for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014. The two-day event will beheld on Sat., Feb. 4, and Sun., Feb. 5, 2012. (Photo:...

2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2010-01-25 08:15:00

FRANKENMUTH, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to be dazzled when Zehnder's Snowfest 2010 returns to the Bavarian town of Frankenmuth on Wednesday, January 27. The 19th annual event runs through February 1. Championship snow and ice sculpture teams along with competitions and exhibitions from high school to college students will make Frankenmuth the coolest gallery of winter art in Michigan. There will be plenty of entertainment and activities including fireworks on Saturday evening...

2009-09-22 07:15:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Form and function have seamlessly merged in the development and introduction of an utterly new and unique barwares device: the Ice Jacket. Designed to conveniently and attractively encase a manufacturer's bottle of spirits in ice for service and presentation, the Ice Jacket -- developed and introduced by Ice Jacket, Inc. (http://www.icejacket.com) -- is set to revolutionize spirits' promotion, presentation and preparation. The current edition of the...

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2009-07-29 13:59:25

Official media reported on Wednesday that Vietnamese customs officials have found 440 pounds of elephant ivory tusks that were illegally imported from Kenya. Cong An Nhan Dan (People's Police) newspaper said that the tusks were found inside some timber in a container at the northern Hai Phong port. Authorities are looking for the owner of the container, who did not show up to receive the tusks when they arrived in April, according to the paper.  The paper did not clarify who the...

2009-05-29 14:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Massachusetts man has been charged in U.S. District Court in Boston with crimes related to the illegal importation and illegal trafficking of sperm whale teeth, the Justice Department announced today. On May 13, 2009, a federal grand jury sitting in Boston, returned an indictment that was unsealed today against David L. Place of Nantucket, Mass. The indictment charges Place with multiple counts of conspiracy and Lacey Act violations for buying...

2006-04-26 13:23:50

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Two businessmen have shipped 200 tonnes of frozen deoxygenated water from Canada to London to build an ice palace that will go on show in the British capital before making a European tour. The IceSpace, which opens to the public on Monday, will stand for two months on the banks of the River Thames next to the city's landmark Tower Bridge before traveling on to Barcelona and Berlin at the height of the European summer. Seventy feet high and 300...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.