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2011-11-10 13:00:00

Public Forum to be held November 10th, 2011 at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Health Justice CT -- an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut -- will host its first community public forum on Conversations Toward Social Change held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm EST at the Mark Twain House, located at 351 Farmington...

2011-11-04 10:00:00

In conjunction with her speech at the November 4th 2011 TEDx Peachtree Conference in Atlanta, Georgia - Sarah Miller Caldicott will discuss her newly released e-book, Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today? (Wiley; ISBN: 978-1-1182-1986-7; E-Book only; $6.99; October 2011). Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 For a review copy or to schedule an interview with Sarah Miller Caldicott, contact Heather Condon, Wiley hcondon(at)wiley(dot)com â“...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

The Edison Awards and CSRware announce a joint partnership to recognize innovative companies in the area of Sustainability Resource Management. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 CSRware, a recognized leader in cloud-based Sustainability Resource Management (SRM) software with modules focused on Energy and Sustainability Management and Sustainable Supply Chain, announced today that the Edison Awards will run The Edison Green Awards program on the CSRware software platform....

2011-06-21 13:14:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mark Twain House & Museum will present a once-in-a-lifetime event with three of America's most popular writers- Mark My Words: An Evening with David Baldacci, John Grisham and Jodi Picoult. ForeSite Technologies, a Web site design and IT support company, sponsored the event by developing and donating a promotional website (www.twainmarkmywords.com). The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19th at 8:00 p.m. at Yale...

2011-06-03 09:28:50

Afficionados of modern poured-concrete design were in for a rude awakening last month when they heard NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's presentation at the 64th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. "Edison's 'Single-Pour System: Inventing Seamless Architecture" illustrated how Thomas Edison invented and patented in 1917 an innovative construction system to mass produce prefabricated and seamless concrete houses. Typically most people associate this style of...

2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Friday, May 6, students from HISD's Mark Twain Elementary will gather at one of Houston's most well-known pieces of public art, Henry Moore's Large Spindle Piece in Eleanor Tinsley Park on the Allen Parkway. This year in their first year to adopt a monument, the students have worked to raise funds for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the large bronze. Supplemented by a generous donation from eCORP, the total amount raised is $2,800....

Word of the Day
  • 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.'