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2014-08-22 08:23:31

Author weaves a beautiful Christian romance set in the country in this story, which will be featured at this year's Frankfurt International Book Fair on October 8 - 12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany STUARTS DRAFT, Va., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Dwight Burkholder brings together hunting and romance in one engaging read. He invites readers to witness Christian romance in a country setting. In this story of the powerful effect of love, grace, and friendship in the midst of pain...

2014-08-15 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is pleased to host Fouzia Dahir from northern Kenya, who is participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. "With...

2014-06-12 16:24:24

A Literary Collision of Humor, Irony, Politics, Religion and Miracles PARIS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Tragedy of Fidel Castro A Novel By João Cerqueira "...a magic realism hybrid of sacrificial lambs and revolution, capitalistic decadence, and celestial consequence in a dimension where the cogs of time have jammed." - Mark Spitzer, Toad Suck Review editor and professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas Writer João Cerqueira of Portugal has always...

2014-06-05 16:25:48

International Mandela Day celebrated in a performance of original music, drumming and the spoken word streamed live around the world NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Mandela Day 2014 will reverberate globally this year in a new musical production, Footsteps of Mandela, capping a day of commemoration marking the first birthday since the passing on December 5, 2013 of South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela. Jazzical® pianist and...

2014-05-29 16:24:42

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commemorating the life and career of General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Foreign Policy Project released a 2005 interview with General Jaruzelski. Reflecting upon General Jaruzelski's recent death on May 25, the interview provides a captive look into the general's dynamic career and with it Poland's complex recent history. The interview appears below and was published on BPC's blog today. Blaise Misztal,...

2014-05-26 23:01:39

The popular MS Outlook task management add-in TaskCracker, which helps people manage activities based on the classic Eisenhower Matrix approach, is now offered in German. Moscow (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Managers in large companies and small ones are often overwhelmed by the huge numbers of emails they receive every day. Such information overload can easily cause people to become inefficient by constantly distracting them from important tasks. One of the most popular time management techniques...

2014-05-23 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), an organization representing the interests of over 350 Hispanic state legislators throughout the country, applauds President Barack Obama for nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Mayor Castro has already proven himself a strong and innovative leader in San Antonio, now recognized as one of...

2014-05-12 08:27:48

6th Annual Executive Summit Announces First-Ever Nelson Mandela Awards And Celebrates Icons Including Hugh Evans, Bob Pittman, Sharon Stone, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Shaun White & Dustin Yellin LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTTOW!, an invite-only, member network hosts the 6(th) annual PTTOW! Summit, gathering C-level executives and cultural influencers from over 70 industries including technology, media, fashion, marketing, commerce, culture and social good, kicked-off at Terrenea...

2014-04-15 08:27:23

April issue also features a set of essays on South Asia, two articles on Zimbabwe, and an essay on Freedom House's latest report on the state of "Freedom in the World." WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In severely divided societies with ethnically based parties, ordinary majority rule usually results in ethnic domination," writes Donald L. Horowitz in "Ethnic Power Sharing: Three Big Problems." Although power-sharing institutions can ameliorate this problem,...

2014-04-02 23:28:10

Emerald extends agreement with Eisenhower as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Eisenhower Medical Center has signed a multi-year contract extension with Emerald to continue serving as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. “We are pleased about the work we’ve done with Eisenhower...


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Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich (March 8, 1914 "“ December 2, 1987) was a productive Soviet physicist. He was instrumental in the advancement of Soviet nuclear and thermonuclear weapons, and also was an invaluable assistance in the fields of adsorption and catalysis, shock waves, nuclear physics, particle physics, astrophysics, physical cosmology, and general relativity. In 1914, he was born into a Jewish family in Minsk, now called Belarus. Four months after his birth, he and his family...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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