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2014-06-25 04:20:44

HOUSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowhere Man, a provocative thriller by Doug Williams that examines the dangers of blind patriotism and the illusion of personal and national security in post-9/11 America, has been published by Breakthrough Books. In the tradition of classic American political thrillers like Seven Days in May, Nowhere Man is the story of Tom Fargo, a former anti-war activist who became the "new face of patriotism" after his estranged father died in the Sept. 11...

2014-06-24 23:14:05

The Subsea Company launches 16 innovative BOP Drift Variations in accordance with API 16A, Third Edition that will reduce risk. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Subsea Company has been busy innovating tomorrow’s standards with a recent launch of 16 standard drifts, designed in accordance with API 16A, Third Edition. Many companies are using these drifts to satisfy API 53 requirements as a worst-case safe guard in order to meet compliance and improve overall performance. The Subsea...

2014-06-24 23:02:34

Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is set to join fellow members of the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church on a mission trip to Haiti where she will provide much needed dental services. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is pleased to announce she will be joining the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church during their trip to Haiti on July 9-17, 2014. The group will be doing mission work in conjunction with Haitian Methodist Church and Haitian Artisans for Peace International...

2014-06-24 16:20:34

Growing Franchise System's Milestone Hits in Houston; Brand Plans to Double City's Presence LANSING, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of signing their 300(th) franchise location, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® reached another impressive milestone by completing their five millionth move Thursday, June 19, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121026 Sponsored by company vendor, TSO Mobile, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® celebrated this exciting moment in Houston with a...

2014-06-24 12:28:16

Complimentary webinar offered July 11 for orthodontists and staff members seeking CE credit HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel(®) Technologies, Inc. invites orthodontists and their staff members to participate in a complimentary live webinar titled, "Increasing Your Case Acceptance with AcceleDent(® )" on July 11, 2014 via the OrthoAccelLearning.com web portal. Manufactured by OrthoAccel, AcceleDent is the first and only...

2014-06-24 08:29:47

Experts from across the state to present at second annual Houston Venom Conference HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is teaming up with Texas Children's Hospital and The Houston Zoo to host the second annual Houston Venom Conference. The conference will include a full day of lectures focusing on the clinical diagnosis and management of terrestrial and aquatic envenomations. The conference,...

2014-06-24 08:23:35

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH) (the "Company") today announced that it and PetroLogistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp." and together with the Company, the "Issuers") are soliciting consents ("Consent Solicitation") from holders of the Issuers' outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") to approve amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indenture relating to the Notes (the "Indenture"). The Issuers are making the Consent...

2014-06-23 20:21:17

Hospital Presented with Stroke Quality Achievement Award HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 community members attended an educational event on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus on May 29, 2014. Held in the Swadesh Khurana Healing Garden, guests were offered a free stroke risk assessment upon arrival, measuring their risk factors and assessing their knowledge regarding stroke signs and symptoms. Lunch was provided for all attendees, and the...

2014-06-23 12:23:56

HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: EVEP) today announced that Mr. Mark Houser, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Global Hunter Securities 100 Energy Conference in Chicago on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. The presentation slides will be available on EV Energy Partners' website at www.evenergypartners.com under "Investor Relations - Presentations & Events Schedule." EV Energy Partners, L.P. is a Houston-based...

2014-06-22 23:03:03

The newly relocated center will now be at 9380 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, Texas. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 To better serve the southwest Houston area, Nova Medical Centers, the leaders in occupational medicine, is proud to announce the relocation of its southwest Houston medical center, currently located at 9940 W Sam Houston Parkway in Houston, Texas. This Nova Medical Centers’ location is one of the company’s 11 Houston-area offices. The relocation site is larger and...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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