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2014-05-29 08:20:30

POINTE-AU-PÈRE and RIMOUSKI, QC, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Post today issued two stamps to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, 1914, in the St. Lawrence River, near Rimouski, Quebec. The tragedy recorded the highest death toll for a peacetime Canadian maritime accident with 1,012 of the 1,477 passengers and crew losing their lives when the Empress collided with a Norwegian collier, the SS Storstad. The Empress of Ireland was a Canadian...

2014-02-09 23:02:06

KMH AV Integration, based out of the NYC Metro area, is proud to become a Platinum Partner Reseller for the Empress eMAM lineup of web-accessible media asset management software systems. This full service platform provides the ability to ingest, store, edit, organize, share, archive, distribute and repurpose digitized video, audio, image content, as well as documentation. (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 “We are very excited to be part of the Empress eMAM team,” states Kevin Henneman,...

2009-02-26 11:01:01

Cutting edge science has finally put to rest a 90-year-old mystery that involved nobility, revolution, murder and the long-romanticized story of a child's escape from the firing squad. Genomic analysis performed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in cooperation with Institutions of Russian Academy of Science (VIGG) and Academy of Medical Sciences (MHRC) have confirmed that human remains found in the Ural Mountains in July 2007 are indeed those of the two "missing" children of...

2008-08-06 12:00:43

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - GEO MINERALS LTD. (TSX VENTURE:GM) and ALIX RESOURCES CORP (TSX VENTURE:AIX) (The "Companies") announce that Applications for Coal Prospecting Permits have been filed in south-western Saskatchewan along highly prospective grounds that cover Cretaceous Mannville stratigraphy on the Alberta border. The area has been described in many Government of Saskatchewan publications as the Empress Basin. The area applied for was previously...


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2009-04-28 15:46:45

Brunsvigia josephinae or Josephine's Lily is often referred to as Candelabra lily and was named after Josephine de Beauharnais. Josephine de Beauharnais was Napolean's empress. This deciduos species is indigenous to South Africa and features dark pinkish red leaves measuring 12 - 15 inches in length. Blooming from bulbs in early Spring, it thrives best in moderately humid climates. Although this plant blooms annually, it can take 12 years before the bulbs produce their first flowers and...

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2007-03-28 20:40:19

Protomelas taeniolatus (often sold under various trade names: Haplochromis Red Empress, Red Empress or Spindle Hap) is a cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi in Eastern Africa. The fish is popular in the aquarium hobby due to the bright rainbow-like colors of adult males and its relatively peaceful temperament. Juvenile and female P. taeniolatus, like many Haplochromines, do not display bright coloration. A freshwater fish, the Red Empress thrives in a shallow, rocky habitat with little, if any,...

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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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