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2014-05-27 12:28:20

NOTTINGHAM, England, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Summer slowly approaches, festival season is almost upon us, a time for music, camping, friends and memories. In June the festivals kick off with Isle of Wight, Download and Glastonbury, through to July with Wireless, T in the park, Global Gathering and onto August with V Festival, Reading and Leeds, Creamfields and last but not least Bestival in September. With a jam packed few months of festivals to attend there will be...

2014-02-11 12:21:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million (approx 27.9 million USD) over a three-year period. The global programs with UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE aim to drive change within...

2014-02-11 08:24:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The H&M Conscious Foundation and the international non-profit WaterAid launched today a new global partnership for safe water and toilets in schools that will change the lives of over a quarter of a million of the world's poorest children for years to come. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/DC62106) The $9.3 million (SEK 60 million) contribution from the H&M Conscious Foundation will improve the health,...

2014-01-09 08:22:29

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WaterAid announced today a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that puts the global sanitation crisis at the forefront of advocacy efforts aimed at improving the lives of millions of people living without toilets or sanitation in Ghana, India and Senegal. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/DC42834) The $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation comes at a time when support for the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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