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2012-07-21 23:01:31

The Polling Station announces the first part of an ongoing video series designed to educate global audiences on the fundamentals of democratic systems. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Today, the Polling Station announced the public availability of Part 1 of an ongoing Persian-language video series, designed to provide a simple introduction to the fundamental concepts that frame democratic systems. Part 1 answers several questions about democratic systems, including:...

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2012-07-18 18:20:25

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some states are tightening restrictions on voting eligibility, Washington state opens its voter registrations with the ability to sign up via a Facebook app, writes Cyrus Farivar for Ars Technica. This week, a new Facebook app created by Redmond Washington-based Microsoft will provide a new interface to let voters access the MyVote system. The internet is not exactly new, except maybe for government entities. It was only in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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