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2014-03-06 20:20:40

CALGARY, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As previously communicated, Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") completed a detailed review of its near term exploration and development priorities late last year with a view to allocate capital between its many development opportunities. As a result, the Company announced an initial 2014 capital budget focused on its key near term priorities, including the completion of Hangingstone Project 1, preparation for a...

2014-03-06 16:20:40

MADISON, Ind., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Kennon, president of Madison, Ind., based Vehicle Service Group (VSG), has been promoted to executive vice president of the Dover Engineered Systems Group (DES) as part of a business restructuring announced by VSG's parent company, Dover, on Wednesday. In his new role, Kennon will have oversight for five Dover operating companies as well as responsibility for the segment's operational excellence and supply chain programs....

Scientists Find 800,000-Year-Old Human Footprints On Norfolk Beach
2014-02-07 13:51:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered the oldest human footprints ever found in Europe on a Norfolk beach. Archaeologists, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, say they found the footprints while working at an excavation site in Happisburgh, UK along the Norfolk coast. The team said the prints consist of about five individuals who lived more than 800,000 years ago. According to the study, these prints provide direct evidence of the...

2014-02-04 23:24:56

Mary F. Hastings, formerly of the American London Symphony Orchestra Foundation, joins BCNY as Chief Fundraiser New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Mary F. Hastings has been named the new Chief Development Officer (CPO) at The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY), a position that is also new to the organization. As CDO, Hastings is responsible for creating and advancing a diversified fundraising and communications plan with a special focus on major gifts. She will lead all major...

2014-02-04 04:23:22

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Office is to open a new business centre over two floors in The Pinnacle, the most prestigious Grade A building in Central Milton Keynes. Ideally situated on Midsummer Boulevard, a short walk from the station with its high speed rail links to all major cities in the UK. The centre is due to open in March 2014 and will offer a range of offices to suit all sizes of business with each fitted out and furnished to the very...

2014-01-15 04:21:46

IPSWICH, England, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study has been launched to test whether technology developed to win races on the Formula 1 track could help to tackle the problem of obesity. This unique healthcare collaboration between McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus Suffolk is being funded by healthcare provider Simplyhealth. Telemetry technology, which is inspired by equipment...

2014-01-13 08:23:08

Visual display helps consumers effectively manage water usage to save money and the environment CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Options ("geo") is proud to announce that Anglian Water's in-home water consumption display, which was designed and manufactured by geo for Anglian Water, has won The Green Economy Award for Water Efficiency 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/PH44334) The Green Economy Awards, formerly known as the...

2013-12-31 23:24:28

Bedford Award Program Honors the Achievements of FCNE Bedford, NH (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The Fertility Centers of New England has been selected for the 2013 Best of Bedford Award in the Doctors category by the Bedford Award Program due to the outstanding service and care provided by the Fertility Centers of New England to those in the greater Bedford community needing IVF and other Advanced Reproductive Technologies (ART) for infertility. The Fertility Centers of New England-Bedford...

2013-12-17 23:04:11

Ceremony brought 200 local professionals together to applaud local achievements. County Durham, England (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Zine UK, a web design agency with a national client base, recently organised an awards ceremony that acknowledged hundreds of outstanding businesses in its local community. The Teesdale Business Awards, held on Friday, 15th November, at The Witham, Barnard Castle, is a prime example of how Zine makes an effort to be an active part of the Teesdale business...

2013-12-12 12:27:35

PRESTON, England, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A self-funded undergraduate medical degree programme is being launched by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The UCLan School of Medicine and Dentistry plans to offer the 5 year MB BS programme to 35 students from September 2014. In keeping with other new Schools of Medicine, the General Medical Council (GMC) has committed to work with UCLan to enable the MB BS programme to acquire full GMC recognition....


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Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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