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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:...

2014-05-29 16:24:42

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commemorating the life and career of General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Foreign Policy Project released a 2005 interview with General Jaruzelski. Reflecting upon General Jaruzelski's recent death on May 25, the interview provides a captive look into the general's dynamic career and with it Poland's complex recent history. The interview appears below and was published on BPC's blog today. Blaise Misztal,...

2013-07-06 23:03:26

Keeping up-to-date is ever important with advancing technology, especially when planning a vacation. Umbrella Travel is now present on social media to keep people informed when booking a hotel in Cuba. (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 With the summer season underway, many people start looking for vacation opportunities, typically at the last moment, and when those last minutes arrive finding great deals can be a challenge. For that reason, Umbrella Travel has recently launched a social media...

2012-07-11 14:45:45

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a unique computer program that helps Asian students to improve their understanding of accented English speech in noisy environments. The team of researchers from the Schools of Psychology, Education, and English, recognized that some Asian students find it difficult to understand the range of different English accents spoken. They identified that some Asian students have particular difficulties with differentiating sounds at the...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'