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2015-01-21 08:24:13

SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST NILE RODGERS & CHIC TO PERFORM NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-20 12:25:58

For first time in the U.S., Rider Levett Bucknall predicts construction growth in major cities by counting construction cranes.

2015-01-14 12:24:04

Boots and Hearts Delivers Top Current Country Acts and Home Grown Canadian Talent ORO-MEDONTE, ON, Jan.

2015-01-13 12:25:20

On January 24, 2015 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct the sale of memorabilia from the historic Caribou Ranch® to include instruments and furnishings used by Elton John.

2015-01-13 08:26:57

Artwork by Award-Winning Artist Jim Kay NEW YORK, Jan.

2014-12-28 23:01:43

Plumstead Christian School, an independent, nondenominational college preparatory school located in Bucks County, PA is hosting singer/songwriter Steven Curtis and his wife, best-selling author,

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2014-12-21 12:42:28

These golf ball-sized mollusks live in the deep sea near thermal vents 11,500 feet under water--amongst, "hot, acidic poison."


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William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

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2009-07-17 13:44:17

Thomas Harriot (c. 1560 - 1621) was an English astronomer. He was also a mathematician, ethnographer, and a translator. He is sometimes credited for introducing the potato to Great Britain and Ireland. He was also the first person to make an accurate drawing of the moon through a telescope. His drawing (July 26, 1609) was accomplished nearly four months before Galileo's. Harriot's surname is sometimes spelled Harriott, Hariot, or Heriot by different sources. Harriot was born in 1560 in...

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