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2011-04-07 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A modern explorer travels to Brazil to find out what happened to the real Indiana Jones. In the early part of the 20th century Royal Geographical Society explorer Col. Percy Fawcett was the toughest man in the Amazon. He explored and mapped the wild jungle borders of Bolivia and Brazil: he survived Indian attacks, snakes and disease to become a legend in his own time. He came back with fantastic stories of bizarre jungle...

2010-12-08 21:06:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=4966d642-9536-44fb-915d-1ea178e485ee# The 4th European Book Prize awarded Italian Roberto Saviano for his essay "The Beauty and the Hell" and Finnish Sofi Oksanen for her novel "Purge". "It's a place where you are expecting freedom of speech. You should at least... And as well as human rights and equality. So these are very important and sensitive...

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2010-11-12 13:20:00

Russia's notorious Butyrka prison said on Tuesday that it will soon install sunbeds to improve the health of its inmates. The 19th-century Butyrka prison in central Moscow has held a slew of historical figures in its barriers, including persecuted Soviet-era writers Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Isaak Babel and Adolf Hitler's nephew Heinrich. "We are developing additional medical services and even sunbeds will be put in place," Butyrka's head Sergei Telyatnikov told state-run radio station...

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2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin's Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June. At the same time, ESA will continue its presence on its shared stand. ESA will participate in ILA's "ËœSpaceflight: Yesterday"“Today"“Tomorrow' workshop on Friday, starting at 12:00 CEST in the Space Hall (Raumfahrt-Halle). Former ESA astronauts Ulf Merbold and Ernst Messerschmid will represent the previous generation of space flyers and start...

2010-05-13 13:55:00

Music that transcends boundaries and divisions LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democracy Council and Bosana Foundation present a Benefit Concert for the orphaned children of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday at 8:00 pm at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, Hollywood. The concert will be hosted by academy award nominated actress, Annette Bening. Performances and appearances during the concert include: 1) Rade Serbedzija: one of the former Yugoslavia's finest actors, directors...

2010-03-29 10:36:00

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Simon Wiesenthal Center expressed its solidarity and condolences with the latest innocent victims of terrorism who were murdered and maimed by suicide bombers in Moscow's Subway system. "For years our campaign to have all suicide bombings -- whoever the perpetrator or targeted victims -- to be declared crimes against humanity," said Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. "Such a move would enable nations and...

2010-01-14 14:55:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to expand the brand's scope, Planet Green announces today four new development deals featuring narratives by an eclectic group of mavericks -- including actress Isabella Rossellini and the masters of hijinks, the Yes Men -- who make a difference by relating their very personal and varied experiences to prove the real impact humans can make in their surroundings. Laura Michalchyshyn, President and General Manager, Planet...

2009-10-21 19:00:00

MIAMI, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To further its ongoing mission of developing leaders for life in an ever-evolving global community, St. Thomas University is presenting "Move Moment," an exhibition of contemporary Slovenian art at the Sardinas Gallery on the school's Miami Gardens campus. His Excellency Roman Kirn, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia, attended the kick-off and pre-exhibit cocktail party. The exhibition's South Florida visit was arranged in large part by Dr....

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2009-09-26 10:25:00

Letter writers of yore had same correspondence patterns as e-mail users today You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence. A new Northwestern University study of human behavior has determined that those who wrote letters using pen and paper -- long before electronic mail existed -- did so in a pattern similar to the way people use e-mail today. The study, published Sept. 25 by the journal Science, demonstrates...

2009-09-17 12:00:00

DETROIT, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dance DJ - D.J. Generous (full name is Dima Jr. Worcestershire) announces his latest hit single 'I Do with Love', which will be available from September 15, in all MP3 stores worldwide, including iTunes and Amazon. D.J. Generous, originally from Russia is the brainchild of premier House label "Green Mono Music Studio" or GMmS Records which featured artists are house-world disturbing Romantika Sound, Armando Biz, Omnisphere and Mrak&Koba, which releases...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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