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2014-04-07 08:20:28

Paradise Found Promotion Offers Nearly Half Off On Round-trip Tickets From Los Angeles to Tahiti EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting April 8, 2014, through April 21, 2014, travelers can enjoy a savings of up to 41 percent, nearly $700, on Air Tahiti Nui tickets to Tahiti, for stays between June 1 and July 17, 2014, and between August 17 and August 31, 2014. During Air Tahiti Nui's "Paradise Found" sale, a round-trip economy ticket from LAX to Papeete, usually...

2014-01-30 12:27:22

Art Historian and m/s Paul Gauguin Guest Lecturer Dr. Caroline Boyle-Turner Reveals New Findings BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, helps make new discoveries about the life of Paul Gauguin, adding a new dimension to the world's body of knowledge of the artist. Dr. Caroline...


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2006-09-11 13:33:48

The Marquesan Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata, is a pigeon which is endemic to the Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. It is also named the Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon. It is only found in some valleys in the western part of the island. This bird is critically endangered, with an estimated population of less than 150.

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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