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2010-10-06 01:59:00

ZURICH, October 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - In its new Brochure for 2011, EF International Language Centers Announces Four New Centers, Including Bristol and Singapore. With the new EF International Language Centers, EF Education First, the world's largest private education company, reacts to the growing demand for learning a language abroad. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/efeducationfirst/46282/ "Young...

2010-06-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, has partnered with Adventureus.com to launch a new adventure travel feature (ems.adventureus.com) on ems.com. The new feature makes it easy for users to search for the best guided adventures from the top outfitters around the world. The interface features full trip profiles, rich media, gear recommendations, and direct links to outfitters to book trips. Each trip profile includes...

2009-04-09 09:33:00

TUCSON, Ariz., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's luxury tour operator Gateway Destinations (www.gateway-destinations.com) announced that internationally recognized women's health specialist Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., will host a health retreat in southern Italy, beginning October 4, 2009. "This extraordinary travel experience will blend a unique and informative health seminar with a range of leisure activities and sightseeing in breathtaking Italy," says Gateway Destinations founder Jan...

2008-07-07 18:00:31

By Bill Zlatos, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--These aren't your momma's Girl Scouts. This fall, the Girl Scouts will introduce a new look and focus on leadership. Don't worry, though. They're still selling the cookies. Girl Scout leaders are being trained to let older scouts take on more of a leadership role. The scouts will have more responsibility in running troops, choosing community service projects and destinations for trips, while the adults assist. The Girl...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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