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2014-04-30 12:26:17

EVENTS HELD IN 196 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD OSAKA, Japan, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate jazz as a universal language of freedom on April 30th. With events taking place in every country on the planet, International Jazz Day 2014 culminated in an evening concert in Osaka, Japan,...

2010-12-13 10:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In its fourth consecutive year, BET Networks presents BET HONORS , an unforgettable night honoring the achievements of six extraordinary legends in music, the arts, service and education. Hosted by actress Gabrielle Union for the third year and taped at the historic Warner Theater in Washington, DC, BET HONORS recognizes lifetime contributions and exceptional service of certain individuals to African-American culture in music, media, film, service...

2009-05-16 19:47:00

Bentley Awards First-Ever Doctoral Degree WALTHAM, Mass., May 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a keynote address to approximately 1,100 Bentley University undergraduates at the 90th commencement ceremony on May 16, Ann Moore, chairman and chief executive officer of Time Inc., shared life lessons as she urged graduates to follow their passion and take an active role in the community. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090516/DC18296-a) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.