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2013-07-31 23:19:28

Dallas area festival showcased on new Travel Channel television show. Waxahachie, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Scarborough Renaissance Festival® was featured on the new original series, Fandemonium, hosted by Adam Richman. Host Adam Richman is on a mission to explore the world of ultimate super-fans and the extremes they go to in order to celebrate their passion. Richman explores what makes someone willing to spend thousands of dollars on costumes, gear and food at their favorite event....

2013-07-18 23:21:59

In an exercise last month called the Leadership Summit 36 graduate students from Norwich University’s online College of Graduate and Continuing Studies spent six hours working on tough leadership challenges with representatives from a variety of organizations. NORTHFIELD, Vt. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Cybersecurity, recruitment and retention, transparency and the clash of old and new cultures: these are problems organizations everywhere face. How can students from a wide swath of...

2013-07-10 14:27:15

A BRIGHT future beckons for a University of Huddersfield metrology instrumentation designer who has recently completed his doctorate, won a national award and will now embark on a project to bring a patented product to the market. The University has earned a reputation as one of the foremost centers for surface metrology research in Europe through the work of scientists and engineers in the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology, though it was an MSc in Control...

Leicester Interns Unearth Medieval Artifacts At Richard III Dig Site
2013-07-09 06:19:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a few days into a month-long excavation of Grey Friars church in Leicester, where University of Leicester researchers uncovered the grave of King Richard III last September, university interns have already found some interesting artifacts. Year 12 intern Emma Link and archaeology undergraduate Claire Calver have just begun work at the dig site and have already unearthed some medieval remains. As part of their work at the...

Head Of Roman God Found In Trash Heap
2013-07-04 10:35:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the Romans began to lose their grip on the European part of their empire in the second and third centuries AD, strange things were afoot, and a newly discovered carved stone head suggests Roman settlers living in England were beginning to embrace the local gods, according to UK archeologists. Alex Kirton, a freshman archeology student at Durham University, found the 1,800-year-old artifact in an ancient Roman rubbish heap in...

2013-07-01 23:19:51

Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement supporting the renovation of the Port Chester Hall train station in New York following a report by the Port Chester Patch that details the construction efforts. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 On July 1, Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement supporting Heartland Brewery’s renovation efforts at the historic Port Chester Hall train station in Port Chester, New York. Heartland Brewery currently owns and operates seven restaurants and brewpubs...


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Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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