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2011-01-04 14:27:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An international advisory board has been created to provide market insight and guidance on the development of South Korea's first major design center, to be constructed by 2015 in the City of Guri just outside of Seoul. Leading design, architecture and manufacturing firms as well as other industry consultants have been selected to participate on the board to help facilitate the creation of the proposed $30 billion mixed-use project. Components of...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he will join Cuban scientists on flights to "bomb clouds" to generate rain amid a severe drought that has caused much public anger over water and electricity rationing. Chavez said the Cubans had already arrived in Venezuela, and were planning to fly custom equipped aircraft above the Orinoco river. "I'm going in a plane; any cloud that crosses me, I'll zap it so that it rains," Chavez said late Saturday during a ceremony with the families of five Cubans...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.