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2011-04-22 18:20:00

100,000 young people have pledged 25 hours of silence to conclude Invisible Children's national '25' campaign; the organization is hosting events in 18 cities across the country where partnering musical artists will "break the silence" SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invisible Children is excited to announce David Archuleta as the most recently added headliner for their event: Break the Silence, which is the end of their campaign '25' that launched earlier this year....

2011-04-21 22:56:27

Research refines the tools and techniques to make water available for the world's poor In the arid Namib Desert on the west coast of Africa, one type of beetle has found a distinctive way of surviving. When the morning fog rolls in, the Stenocara gracilipes species, also known as the Namib Beetle, collects water droplets on its bumpy back, then lets the moisture roll down into its mouth, allowing it to drink in an area devoid of flowing water. What nature has developed, Shreerang Chhatre...

2011-04-21 09:45:00

Invisible Children's filmmakers were featured on the April 20th episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with their friend and film director Tom Shadyac. SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invisible Children launched an ambitious national campaign earlier this year, '25', which ends this Monday, April 25th. With an appearance on an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," '25' is on track to raise close to $1.5 million for projects aimed at protecting people affected by a...

2010-12-07 11:13:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, December 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five Additional Companies Recognized Amongst Field of 2,700 Entries Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced that Craft Silicon Ltd. has won the US $100,000 grand prize of the 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. Based in Nairobi, Craft Silicon provides software solutions for core banking, microfinance, and electronic and mobile payments...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.