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2014-05-01 08:41:44

New School Computer Lab Helps English Language Learners, Supports Girls' Education KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at a school in Kathmandu, Nepal started their school year this week with a new computer lab and technology literacy program thanks to a multi-group nonprofit partnership. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Hands in Outreach, a nonprofit educational sponsorship program for impoverished children in Nepal, is working with...

2014-04-30 08:30:28

Chris Yavelow is preparing to launch a new magazine about the 500-mile walk across Spain. ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camino de Santiago (also known as The Way of St. James) is a 500-mile walk across Spain, which has generated interest all over the world. People who have made the walk want to share their experiences while others are fascinated by this ongoing pilgrimage and want to learn all they can about it. Photo -...

2014-04-28 16:31:48

Community expansion to offer comprehensive options for a growing number of seniors needing specialized care DUBLIN, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Star announces today an expansion to the Dublin Retirement Village campus. The addition will make assisted living and memory support options available to seniors in a new building to be constructed adjacent to the current independent living community. This new addition will provide a comprehensive care campus, offering Dublin area...

2014-04-24 16:31:30

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more than 1,100 leading voices of the fashion industry from 34 countries were gathered in Copenhagen when the world's largest and most important event on sustainable fashion, Copenhagen Fashion Summit, took over the Danish capital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/683698 ) The closing remarks have just been spoken on stage at the Copenhagen Opera House marking the end of the 2014...

2014-04-23 23:08:31

4-Night Vacation Includes Airfare, Hotel, Breakfast, Two Tours, and Airport Transfers Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Iceland is fast becoming one of the hottest travel destinations, and in honor of Earth Day, GreatValueVacations has introduced 14 new vacation packages which feature the destination. The lowest price Iceland getaway — Iceland Winter Stopover With Northern Lights — is priced from $886 per person for 4 nights. Reykjavik, the northernmost capital of the...

2014-04-22 04:21:53

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday's Copenhagen Fashion Summit marks the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster at the Bangladeshi garment factory. To honor and commemorate the victims, Copenhagen Fashion Summit has invited a Bangladesh Accord executive director to speak about the solutions being implemented to avoid another disaster. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681617 ) The world's largest and...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...

2014-04-15 23:02:01

Belimed Inc. today announced the launch of a new global website designed to provide improved navigability and product presentation, along with a new look. The company has a 40-year plus commitment to providing continuous improvements and infection control solutions within sterile processing departments worldwide. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Belimed Inc. today announced the launch of a new global website designed to provide improved navigability and product presentation, along...

2014-04-15 23:01:49

8-Night Escorted Tour Including Round-Trip Airfare, Hotel Accommodations, Sightseeing, Breakfast, Two Dinners and More From $2,399 Per Person Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 GreatValueVacations has put its Prague, Vienna & Budapest tour on sale at a savings of 15%. Good for travel from August 18 through September 28, 2014, travelers can see these three amazing cities on an escorted tour for a better value than they ever thought possible: just $2,399 for 8 nights land and...

2014-04-07 12:27:22

Students traveled to Dublin, Ireland for scheduled performances BOCA RATON, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using just iPads, 12 Lynn University students who traveled to Dublin, Ireland on April 5, will live-stream a performance of Almost, Maine to students, staff and faculty inside the television studio in the Lynn College of International Communication. The performances will be live streamed on April 8 at 12:15 p.m. and April 11 at 2:15 p.m. The students, along with...


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Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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