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2013-02-28 20:22:44

'The Next Day,' Bowie's First New Album In 10 Years, To Be Released on Iso/Columbia Records on March 12 in North America NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David Bowie's much anticipated new album The Next Day is now available to stream as a worldwide exclusive on the iTunes Store (iTunes.com/DavidBowie). The album stream will remain available until release day on March 12. David Bowie surprised the world on January 8th (his birthday) by releasing a haunting video, directed by...

2013-02-21 23:01:43

Bert Louthian, a Columbia qui tam lawsuit attorney, encourages whistleblowers with knowledge of fraudulent activity to come forward, fight fraud and potentially claim significant cash rewards. Columbia, S.C. (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 With the federal government recovering more and more taxpayer dollars lost to health care billing fraud, South Carolina False Claims Act attorney Bert Louthian today praised government efforts and success in using whistleblower lawsuits to reclaim taxpayer...

2013-02-13 12:24:18

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Neighbourhood, whom Pigeons & Planes calls "one of 2012 s bubbling bands," have announced their debut album I Love You. will be released April 23, 2013 via Columbia Records. The band has also confirmed appearances at this year's SXSW Music Festival and Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/NY59620LOGO) The Los Angeles quintet, in which the UK's The Sunday Times describes their sound...

2013-02-02 23:00:27

The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) will host CABARET! an Evening of Music, Songs and Laughter on May 20, 2013 featuring members of The Capitol Steps with performances by CCTA students and alumni. The event will be held at Toby´s Dinner Theatre-Columbia beginning at 5:30pm with cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the children's theater Scholarship Fund and Outreach Programs that make quality arts programming accessible to youth in under-resourced...

2013-02-02 23:00:25

The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) will offer a Musical Theater Audition Intensive on Monday, February 18, 2013 form 9am-3pm in Columbia, MD. The full-day workshop is designed to help young performers in grades 5 - 9 develop techniques and strategies for both Dance and Vocal auditions. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) will offer a Musical Theater Audition Intensive on Monday, February 18, 2013 form 9am-3pm in Columbia,...

STS-107 Crew
2013-02-01 04:34:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today we remember a tragedy that took the lives of seven astronauts, ten years ago, when space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over the Texas sky upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. Ten years ago from today, at 7:59 a.m., reports started coming in of a loud explosion and what seemed like fiery debris coming down from the East Texas sky. Crew members of the STS-107 mission had just wrapped up 16-days in orbit, and were heading...

2013-01-31 23:02:23

Sadler & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a specialized insurance policy for technology companies. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Sadler & Company, Inc. (http://www.insurancefortechs.com) is pleased to announce the addition of a specialized insurance policy for technology companies. Sadler & Company, Inc. is committed to providing General Liability and Professional Liability insurance to technology companies and is licensed in all 50 states. Sadler...

2013-01-31 12:27:19

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The phenomenal 45-year career of international megastar Julio Iglesias, one of the world's ten best-selling recording artists with global sales in excess of 300 million units, is the focus of an inspired new collection of his signature songs entitled 1 - GREATEST HITS. The title is set for release April 9, 2013, through Columbia/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Already...

2013-01-30 23:03:48

Sadler & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new specialized insurance program, designed specifically for fire & water restoration contractors. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Sadler & Company, Inc. (http://www.fastbusinessinsurance.com) is pleased to announce the addition of a new specialized insurance program, designed specifically for fire & water restoration contractors. The new program includes hard to get Environmental Liability coverages, such...

2013-01-28 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) NASA's Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery. Flags...


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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

2012-06-18 09:50:10

Symbol: ASSU7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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