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2011-06-13 23:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant.com CEO Cary Chessick gave away $20,000 in cash to 40 random attendees at a social media conference. Chessick's celebration, called TweetItForward, was unveiled during Internet Week New York at the inaugural Likeable U: The Social Media Movement, attended by thought leaders and industry experts. He shared his experiences about the value in the gift of giving before each randomly chosen guest was presented with $500. (Photo:...

2010-01-26 12:56:00

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- How can a little indie film with no major actors, no real TV advertising, and little attention from the mainstream press catch the attention of 215,000 teenagers who came out opening weekend? How can it also have the #1 fan rating today on Fandango.com and Flixter.com? IndieWire.com says "'Life' Debuts Strong" and "debuted on an aggressive 441 screens and managed to break the overall top 15. The film - about 'an all-star athlete must change...

2009-07-16 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE), a leading global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, that the First International Bank of Israel (FIBI) has completed its initial deployment of NICE's Interaction Analytics Business Solutions to improve cross-sell/upsell capabilities, increase customer satisfaction, and decrease contact center agent knowledge gaps. FIBI has...

2009-07-08 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today introduced NICE Perform eXpress, delivering cost-efficient call recording for regulatory compliance. NICE Perform eXpress is designed for the specific needs of branches in larger corporations and small to medium contact centers, trading floors, and back offices. The new...

2008-10-02 03:00:30

By Marker, Chris It all began in Brussels' Film Library ("Cinematheque Royale") when my friend Jacques Ledoux, the flamboyant conservator, received a package of brand new prints from Moscow. In it, classics like Eisenstein, connoisseurs' choices like Barnet, and one totally unknown: Schastye (Happiness) by A. I. Medvedkin. Ledoux hadn't ordered it, he didn't even know the man's name. Apparently, one hidden hand had thrown that bottle into the sea of Cinematheques, hoping for a welcoming...

2008-09-29 21:00:00

By Dr Scott Morris Let's face it. Recent events surrounding our economy have put a knot in most of our stomachs. If you don't see how the failure of significant segments of our economy is injecting great stress into our lives, you're just not paying attention or you're one brick short of a load. And stress, as we all know, is a time bomb for physical illness, not to mention its greatest immediate effect, unhappiness. It's been hard to ignore the roller-coaster ride of breaking news, and...

2008-09-20 12:00:34

Sunday night, I'll be sitting on my couch, rooting with my cats for "Lost" and "30 Rock" to win Emmy Awards. How my night would be complete if Tina Fey and Carrie Fisher scored for "30 Rock." Sarah Palin, meet Princess Leia. But this year, I'm not as interested in the winners as I am, of all things, a production number. Josh Groban, he of the booming voice and self-deprecating sense of humor, will perform a tribute to TV theme songs. That just escalated him a gazillion notches on the...

2008-09-19 03:00:21

SEX AND THE CITY (15) Also available to buy pounds 22.99/two-disc DVD pounds 24.99/Blu- ray pounds 29.99. CARRIE BRADSHAW (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her gal pals Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) return from the TV series in this first feature film. Carrie and her paramour, Mr Big, are poised to take the next step in their relationship while Samantha pines for New York from her new base in Los Angeles with her young lover Smith Jerrod....

2008-09-19 00:00:22

By Judy Kroeger The Connellsville-Joseph A. Hardy Airport has a new manager. The Fayette County Airport Authority board unanimously voted Tuesday to hire Mary Lou Fast of Uniontown. Fast worked as assistant to the manager at Pottstown-Limerick Airport from 1985 to 1999. She will begin her new job Oct. 6 under a two-year contract. She replaces Sam Cortis, who resigned May 15. Fast will be paid $60,000 annually, with $30,000 from the airport and $30,000 from 84 Lumber founder...

2008-08-13 15:00:13

By MARGERY EAGAN Forget Pilates. Sunday in Beijing the world got a gander at the "core muscles" of 41-year-old asthmatic, new mother and swimming sensation Dara Torres. She's the oldster feel-good tale coming out of that sinister nation breathing down our collective neck. Dara Torres? We're talking abs of steel. Buns of krypton. Triceps of granite. We're talking: Get me some of that. And get me to a pool. OK, OK, so her neck and shoulders are reminiscent of...


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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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