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2014-07-09 12:27:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow's favourite mall pledges support to Team Scotland by changing its name One of Scotland's top malls, Silverburn, is getting right behind Team Scotland this summer by renaming itself as Goldburn for the duration of the Commonwealth Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696701 ) The golden makeover will not only see the mall's central signage changed, but it will also extend to...

2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon has been named 2014 Hotel of the Year by Pride of Britain Hotel Consortium. Nestled deep in the Scottish Highlands, The Torridon was built in 1887, originally as a shooting lodge for the First Earl of Lovelace. In 1992, the property was sold, refurbished into a luxury hotel and has since been regarded as one of the finest in the United...

2014-04-24 12:26:11

Fast-Growing Brand Going Coast to Coast, Offering a Chance to Win a Flyaway Trip to Kenny Chesney's Next Tour NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Chair Bay Rum today announced the 'Nowhere to Be But Here Tour,' visiting over 25 US cities from April through August. The tour kicks off today in Dallas, offering consumers of legal drinking age prime opportunities to experience the rums that multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney created to celebrate the...

Loch Ness Monster Allegedly Captured In Apple Maps Satellite Image
2014-04-20 06:12:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Has Apple Maps succeeded where centuries of monster hunters have failed by delivering the first concrete evidence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster? Members of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club believe so, but other experts are considerably more skeptical, according to media reports published late last week. At the heart of the controversy, Zachary Davies Boren of The Telegraph explained on Saturday, is a mysterious image taken by...

2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe's air traffic, making this year's event the largest regional route development event ever. The event was officially handed over to Aberdeen City...

2014-03-25 12:20:46

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Also New! BritRail's Scottish Highlands Pass BritRail Pass and ticket holders can now take advantage of special offers from ACP Rail International at over 100 participating attractions in Britain! Newly introduced this year, these Bonus Offers provide even greater value for BritRail customers as they can realize savings while traveling in the UK. With offers ranging anywhere from 2-for-1 discounts,...

2014-03-11 12:25:37

CHICAGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoy, the leading Hispanic print and digital media company in Chicago, announced today the hiring of Andres Lombana as Executive Producer of Video Content, effective immediately. Lombana's appointment showcases Hoy's commitment to growing its video presence, in an effort to go beyond traditional reporting and analysis by using multiple platforms to tell stories that matter most to a diverse Hispanic audience. "It's an exciting time to be working...

2014-03-07 16:20:57

Ruling Impacts Royalties Due Under Lease FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wick Phillips has won a significant oil and gas appeal and a judgment in excess of $1 million against Chesapeake Exploration on behalf of a group of Fort Worth-based leaseholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/DA79354LOGO On March 5, 2014, the Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas in San Antonio issued a unanimous decision in Chesapeake Exploration, LLC v. Hyder (No....

Loch Ness Monster Appears To Be On Vacation
2014-02-11 07:19:17

[ Watch the Video: Where Has Nessie Gone? ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Accounts of the Loch Ness monster date back over 1,500 years, with modern sightings starting around 1933, according to History.com. The last 18 months, however, Nessie has been decidedly absent. USA Today reports that the last 18 months has been the longest single stretch without a "confirmed" sighting since 1925, and it has Gary Campbell, the Scotsman who keeps a record of sightings,...

2014-01-07 12:23:42

Fast-growing rum brand created by award winning singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney taps agency's expertise in adult beverages, lifestyle marketing and retail NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 360PR has been selected as public relations agency of record by Blue Chair Bay, the fast-growing rum brand poised to become one of the most successful spirits launches by an independent company, measured by year one case volume. Created and wholly owned by award winning singer-songwriter Kenny...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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