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2014-11-19 20:22:44

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2014-02-28 12:26:57

First Collaboration by the Smithsonian on a Video Game SEATTLE, Feb.

2010-10-25 15:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 50th anniversary of the donation of the world's most famous diamond to the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Channel will premiere a one-hour special, MYSTERY OF THE HOPE DIAMOND on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

2010-10-05 15:19:18

Diamonds adorning tiaras to anklets are treasures but these gemstones inside the body may prove priceless.

2009-08-19 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most famous diamond, the HOPE DIAMOND, will undergo a special re-design to honor the 50th Anniversary of its donation to the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.

2009-06-08 08:22:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Queen of Diamonds," Carol Brodie is bringing what every woman wants to multichannel retailer HSN - affordable and approachable fine jewelry.

2007-09-17 21:00:16

By Charity Vogel There's nothing on Earth like a big gem. Especially when it's a diamond. (Anita Loos knew it. In "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," gold digger Lorelei Lee put her opinions about men's gifts this way: "Kissing your hand may make you feel very, very good, but a diamond ...

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2005-02-10 07:39:01

Researchers using computer analysis have traced the origin of the famed Hope Diamond, concluding that it was cut from a larger stone that was once part of the crown jewels of France.


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  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
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