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2014-08-12 12:33:14

The duo seeks to revolutionize the combination lockbox experience. CLEVELAND, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MFS Supply LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of property lockboxes, announced that they have partnered with LockboxCombos.com, LLC, to provide customers with an automated solution for retrieving combos to combination lockboxes. Real estate agents who subscribe to LockboxCombos.com will receive a free combination lockbox from MFS Supply. The contract-free...

2014-07-15 04:21:28

BERLIN, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Website wall.visitBerlin.com provides current information The German capital is expecting a large number of visitors to descend on the city to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. "Guests want to experience first-hand how Berlin and its people have taken advantage of the historic opportunity given to them a quarter century ago," says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. (Photo:...

2014-05-14 20:22:24

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned art book publisher of TASCHEN, Benedikt Taschen, has made a generous half a million dollar donation to the Wende Museum's transformation of the former National Guard Armory in Culver City, California with the view to creating an international center for the exploration and preservation of Cold War culture, art, design and history. Mr. Taschen, who has made his reputation as a "cultural archeologist" and supporter of the...

Did Western Drug Companies Subject East Germans To Wrongful Medical Trials?
2013-05-15 10:45:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Western drug companies tested pharmaceuticals on more than 50,000 people in the former communist East Germany, several of whom died, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported this week, according to BBC News and other media outlets. Some 600 clinical trials were allegedly conducted in more than 50 hospitals until the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall, according to the report, which cited previously unpublished documents that came from...

2012-08-05 23:03:40

Deeply moved by the hundreds of testimonials from parents and therapists who loved the Bumbo seat, but concerned about what would happen when their children outgrew it, Wartburg Enterprises requested that the manufacturer develop a bigger seat exclusively for special needs children. Because of other products in development, the original makers of the Bumbo could not comply with this request, but they did give Wartburg Enterprises their permission to use the concept of the Bumbo to create...

2012-04-18 20:07:12

International surveys about the depth of people's belief in God reveal vast differences among nations, ranging from 94 percent of people in the Philippines who said they always believed in God, compared to only 13 percent of people in the former East Germany. Yet the surveys found one constant–belief in God is higher among older people, regardless of where they live. A new report on the international surveys, "Belief About God Across Time and Countries," was issued by the General...

2009-11-09 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Germans celebrate in Berlin the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. November 9, 1989, marked the beginning of a new era in history. It signaled the beginning of the end of Germany's postwar division and national unity came less than a year later on October 3, 1990. It was also the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a fully united Europe. Germans celebrate this anniversary in a spirit of deep gratitude towards the American people:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.