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ISPs, Parliament Launch Lawsuit Against Britain's GCHQ Over Spying
2014-07-02 10:50:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a twist that seems more fitting of a John Grisham courtroom-based drama than a James Bond adventure the British spy community is reportedly being sued by a number of Internet Service Providers as well as members of Parliament. Last year classified documents released by former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden revealed a number of American surveillance programs, while also exposing the fact that Great Britain's...

2014-05-20 08:28:29

CHELTENHAM, England, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Elgar Publishing, a leading international academic publisher headquartered in Cheltenham, has won the award for Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year at the annual industry awards hosted by The Bookseller in London on Monday 12th May. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/687215 ) This is the second time in as many years that Edward Elgar Publishing has won...

2014-04-04 23:37:49

Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Firstrust Bank awarded a $5,000 prize to Supporting the...

2014-03-06 08:27:29

MANCHESTER, England, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfred TV this Saturday will launch the ultimate Cheltenham coverage ahead of the horse-racing festival which starts on Tuesday. The Cheltenham Festival is the busiest week for the bookmaker and Betfred TV will broadcast live to its 1386 shops from its purpose built studios in Media City plus live from the racecourse itself. Betfred's Head of Media Mark Pearson, "The Cheltenham Festival is an annual...

UK Intelligence Using NSA Techniques To Spy On Citizens: Snowden
2013-11-12 08:19:46

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There can be no doubt the NSA has been, from a public trust and public relations point-of-view, marred by Edward Snowden and his slow and steady release of information to select media outlets. Now the intelligence agency emerging with a blackened eye is the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). This latest revelation has been published in the German magazine Der Spiegel. It all goes back to September. It was then...

Amateur Historian Cracks WWI Pigeon Code
2012-12-17 14:49:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A World War II message found in a fireplace attached to the remains of a dead carrier pigeon is believed to have been decrypted. A Canadian World War II enthusiast says that he has deciphered the message after realizing that a code book held the key to the encryption. Gord Young, editor for the history group Lakefield Heritage Research, says the 1944 note uses a simple World War I code to give information about German troop positions...

WWII Carrier Pigeon Message Stumps Experts
2012-11-28 05:32:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A coded message found attached to the remains of a D-Day military carrier pigeon may never be decoded, Britain´s top code-breakers say. The pigeon's skeleton was discovered in 1982 in the chimney of a 17th-century home in Surrey when the homeowner, a retired British probation officer named David Martin, was renovating the fireplace. The hand-written message was found in a red capsule still attached to the pigeon's leg...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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