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2009-06-01 15:24:00

Refreshed design and editorial features provide United Airlines' customers a rich taste of what the world has to offer CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines has redesigned its Hemispheres magazine featuring a more contemporary design format and editorial that builds on its most popular, award-winning features written for a strong readership base consisting of America's most affluent and influential business executives.

2008-12-15 12:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines, Inc.


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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Autumnal Equinox -- In astronomy, is the equinox at the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere: the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading southward. The equinox occurs around September 22-24, varying slightly each year according to the 400 year cycle of leap years in the Gregorian Calendar. In the southern hemisphere, the equinox occurs at the same moment, but at the beginning of spring. There are two conventions for dealing with this: either the...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.