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2014-07-28 08:34:28

MIAMI, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOXA Mission 31 SUB Professional became the newest member of the authentic adventure watch club when Fabien Cousteau emerged from the water at the conclusion of the historic Mission 31, with the watch on his wrist. The DOXA Watch Company was selected to provide all the official timepieces for Cousteau's Mission 31 team. The 31-day underwater mission set a new submersion record for oceanic exploration. Photo -...

2014-07-15 16:20:40

Featuring Luxurious, Small-Ship Voyages to Exotic South Seas Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & the South Pacific brochure. The 68-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations...

2014-06-26 12:31:59

Exhibition on view June 28-October 5, 2014 features works on paper by Degas and his contemporaries PITTSBURGH, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist--Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle opens at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh on June 28, 2014. Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of the most familiar of the Impressionist artists, is known for his iconic paintings of ballet dancers, horse racing, and bathers. This...

2014-06-25 08:24:45

An unprecedented retrospective exhibition of the Master Jeweler curated by Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera and Patricia Lansing, October 14 - December 23, 2014 NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fall, to mark its 75(th) Anniversary on New York's Fifth Avenue, Verdura will present The Power of Style: Verdura at 75, a retrospective exhibition featuring over 150 jewels created by the master jeweler Duke Fulco di Verdura. The exhibition will be curated by three internationally...

2014-06-09 12:27:39

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America today announced the date of October 14, 2014 for the Inaugural Gala to support Hermione, the historically reconstructed 18th Century French Frigate of Liberty, and her grand U.S. return voyage in the summer of 2015. The Gala will take place at The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. The theme of the Gala is Lafayette's family motto "Why Not?" The Gala celebrates democracy, heritage and...

2014-05-21 16:21:42

By Islands Magazine Photographers Jon Whittle & Lori Barbely BELLEVUE, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, offers photography seminars by Jon Whittle and Lori Barbely, staff photographers for Islands magazine, on The Gauguin's 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyage departing September...

2014-04-11 16:21:23

Featuring Tahiti, Fiji, South Pacific, Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe Itineraries BELLEVUE, Wash., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, releases its new Voyages by Gauguin 2015 Collection brochure. The brochure features 52 voyages by the cruise line's two deluxe small ships, which both...

2014-04-09 16:22:42

UNITY, Maine, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Céline Cousteau, a young luminary of nature documentary filmmaking and conservation advocacy, will serve as Unity College's 2014 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Tozier Gymnasium on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine. Cousteau holds a personal affinity for Unity College's environmental mission and focus on sustainability science, the...

2014-03-25 08:29:42

gravitytank's human-centered design takes top honors in 'Records for Life Contest' sponsored by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In developing countries, widespread vaccination against disease is a major public health problem. According to The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation an estimated 1.5 million children die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia. The challenges facing immunization in the developing world are...

2014-03-20 16:29:33

AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LaGrange ISD's Board of Directors recently approved the upgrade of their student, finance and human resources technologies to Prologic Technology Systems' TEAMS(TM). TEAMS offers K-12 school districts like, LaGrange ISD, a streamlined approach to consolidate the functionality of multiple programs into a single, tightly-integrated technology solution. The Company's unique single-database repository offers continuous updates and a more...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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