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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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