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2013-06-24 16:26:19

Firefly set to return to The Woodlands June 20-22, 2014 after attendance surpasses 65,000 DOVER, Del., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefly Music Festival wrapped up a successful sophomore year by selling out with more than 65,000 attendees. Adding to the excitement, Firefly will return to The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 20-22, 2014. With the success of 2013, Red Frog Events (the company behind Firefly Music Festival) and Dover International Speedway reached...

2013-06-20 08:20:09

LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MoD) to design, develop, integrate, test and support a Fuel Quantity Indicator System (FQIS) for the Sentry E-3D Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft based at RAF Waddington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Work will be performed under Northrop Grumman's existing Sentry E-3D Whole Life Support Programme...

2013-06-06 23:17:35

Fit Body Boot Camp announces certified personal trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and fitness expert, Misty Mozejko, as owner of the new Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby. Whitby, ON, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Misty Mozejko is the proud new owner of a Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby that opened in April of this year. Fit Body Boot Camp says they are excited to bring the fitness franchise to the Whitby community because Mozejko is dedicated and passionate about helping lots of people reach...

2013-05-29 04:20:27

EMC becomes 'Official 2014 Development Partner' of Lotus F1 Team; Unites with VCE to Provide Information Technology and Services to Help Address the Most Radical Rule Changes in the Recent History of Formula 1 ENSTONE, England and HOPKINTON, Mass., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Story Highlights: Lotus F1( )Team enacts complete rebuild of its IT infrastructure in response to sport's new technical demands EMC appointed to provide cloud-based technology and expertise, enabling more...

Britain's Atlantis: Archaeologists Reveal Remains Of Medieval Dunwich
2013-05-09 14:31:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One researcher from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the remains of an ancient medieval city dubbed "Britain's Atlantis." Professor David Sear of Southampton's Geography and Environment has created the most accurate map to date of the lost medieval town of Dunwich. His map includes the town's streets, boundaries, major buildings, and even ruins on the seabed. Sear worked with...

2013-05-08 08:26:43

AMARILLO, Texas, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. will host their annual Summer Book Club in stores and online beginning May 12, 2013.  The Summer Book Club program is designed to encourage children to continue reading during the summer months through various rewards programs, including an essay contest for a chance to win a computer and a computer for the school of their choice.  Other rewards to be given out this summer will include product discounts...

2013-05-03 23:02:50

National Moving Company to Host Hospitality Tent at National Rowing Event in Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award-winning local and long distance mover, today announced its sponsorship of the Windermere Cup Regatta, a national rowing event celebrating its 27th anniversary this year. The moving company, with locations in Seattle, Wash. and eight other states, will host a hospitality tent for Windermere Real Estate agents and their guests. This is...

2013-05-02 08:30:31

Silver and NYU's Dr. Steven Brams will also present a panel on data and decisions RIPON, Wis., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Writer and statistician Nate Silver of The New York Times will receive an honorary degree and deliver the commencement address at Ripon College's one hundred forty-seventh graduation exercises, May 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Silver will address the theme of "data and decisions" in his speech. "Nate Silver has ushered in a new wave of political analysis...

2013-05-01 08:26:42

AMARILLO, Texas, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans for a chain-wide Free Comic Book Day promotion on Saturday, May 4(th), 2013. Hastings Entertainment is proud to be a part of the international event of Free Comic Book Day. As a part of Free Comic Book Day, there will be various offers available for customers to take advantage of throughout the day. During Free Comic Book...

2013-04-09 08:20:54

CHANTILLY, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom (UK)-based Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) to provide a muon tomography scanner system for research on new scanning and imaging applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/LA42594LOGO) Muon tomography uses naturally occurring...


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

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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