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2014-07-09 16:26:38

The popular outdoor amphitheater brings three sell-out artists to the Columbia River Gorge in 2014: Styx and Foreigner, Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy, and Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull GOLDENDALE, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer season officially underway, tickets to the 2014 concerts at Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater are on sale now through Ticketfly at www.maryhillwinery.com/amphitheater. The first of the three chart-topping performances, Styx and Foreigner on Saturday,...

2014-07-08 16:24:28

Proceeds to benefit Park City children's youth theater, street art preservation PARK CITY, Utah, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah is announcing a fundraising initiative called "SOB - Save Our Banksy." A rare Banksy piece of street art, a rat wearing red and blue 3-D glasses, was painted on a theatre stage door in advance of the world premiere of the film "Exit through the Gift Shop" at The Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24, 2010....

2014-07-01 12:26:36

The Event Boasts Appearances and Performances from Some of Music's Biggest Names, Including Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, and More LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV celebrates the life and legacy of Ringo Starr, with the once-in-a-lifetime tribute concert "Ringo Starr: A Lifetime of Peace and Love," on Sunday, July 13, at 8 p.m. ET. The David Lynch Foundation hosts the benefit event, presenting Starr with the Lifetime of Peace and Love Award for his...

2014-06-27 23:03:05

Paul McCartney recently fell ill while on the Asian leg of his 2014 World Tour, but he has assured audiences in North America that is well rested and fully healed for a string of shows that will begin in a few weeks. McCartney fans can find tickets to his upcoming concert at the Greensboro Coliseum as well as all others at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 For those who've seen Sir Paul in person before, there is no convincing necessary. For those who consider themselves fans...

2014-06-26 08:27:41

MARKHAM, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth, a national health provider and innovator, is proud to announce it will be working with three unique ventures who participated in the recently concluded Impact8 program , a bootcamp for social businesses to learn how to widen their impact. The program was co-sponsored by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and Saint Elizabeth. Saint Elizabeth became involved with Impact8 to support the work of entrepreneurs intent on empowering...

2014-06-25 12:28:11

MIAMI BEACH, FL, JUNE 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cre8tive Works, Inc. ("Cre8tive") (OTC:FILM) announces that Cre8tive has been named associate producer of the animated film "The Wild Adventures of Bebop Fuzz." This short film was developed using a process that is unique and innovative where computers are utilized to animate the expressions of in-camera photographed characters. Bebop Fuzz is a story about a little cat adventurer who won't let anything get him down - even though he only...

2014-06-09 23:04:08

It is official: Elton John will perform at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in early October, and tickets are now available to this event at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Sir Elton is as known for creating catchy tunes as he is for grabbing the attention of music fans. The Pop/Rock Star will be doing both in earnest on the evening of October 4. Downtown Los Angeles is a perfect fit for the ageless Brit, who brings a zest and fiery energy to each and every live performance....

2014-06-09 23:03:48

Ticket Down announces that Elton John tickets in California at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 4th, Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Wednesday, October 1st and SAP Center in San Jose on Thursday, October 2nd are now on sale to the general public. Concertgoers can add promo/coupon code ELTON-JOHN-2014 for additional savings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable Elton John Tickets in Los Angeles, Sacramento and San...

2014-06-09 16:23:50

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed journalist Elizabeth MacDonald, who created Forbes Magazine's "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" annual ranking, has now turned her attention from the world of finance to an unsung trailblazer of the Middle Ages. Skirting Heresy: The Life & Times of Margery Kempe (published June 2014, by Franciscan Media), is a bold, new look at the mysterious and misunderstood Margery Kempe, the first autobiographer in the English language. It...

2014-06-03 16:23:10

Film Reunites Director Nicholas Hytner and Writer Alan Bennett, Team Behind The Madness of King George and The History Boys CULVER CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has joined with BBC Films to greenlight The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett's adaptation of his commercial and critical West End hit, based on his own bestselling memoir. Dame Maggie Smith, the star of the Downton Abbey phenomenon, will reprise one of her most-loved stage roles...


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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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.