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Andreas Mogensen Asks You To Name His Mission
2014-03-05 13:44:20

[ Watch The Video: Name That Mission ] ESA ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen will be venturing to the International Space Station next year. He is training as the flight engineer on the Soyuz spacecraft that will fly 400 km above Earth but his mission does not have a name – yet. Andreas is asking you to be creative and submit a name for his 10-day flight in space. His time on the Space Station will focus on testing and demonstrating new technologies such as ESA’s Skinsuit that...

2014-02-10 16:24:14

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saatchi Art, the world's leading online art gallery, announces that its latest Showdown competition, presented in partnership with the Saatchi Gallery and Winsor & Newton, has attracted a record-breaking 6,440 entries inspired by the theme In Glorious Colour. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/LA62224-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/LA62224LOGO-b) Launched in 2010 as an opportunity for art...

2013-10-31 12:25:47

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Building Systems announces new corporate rebrand. After 85 years in business, Star refreshes their brand's image using new marketing strategies to build current and new connections with their clients. Star's brand update consists of a refreshed logo, launch of a new website and blog, and new social media opportunities to increase engagement. These marketing strategies' will further Star's relationship with their audience and give...

2013-08-08 16:21:35

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary data collected by the National Safety Council indicates deaths from motor vehicle crashes during the first six months of 2013 are down 5%, compared to the same six month period last year. In 2013, an estimated 16,620 traffic deaths occurred from January through June, compared to 17,430 in 2012. Definitive reasons behind the decrease are not known. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/MM23334-b) "The...

2013-08-07 12:27:15

GRENADA, West Indies, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new agreement between a New Jersey college and an international university will provide more doctors and veterinarians in the state of New Jersey, according to school officials. "St. George's University joined forces with Monmouth University so that we can both positively address the physician and veterinarian shortage and help the state of New Jersey educate and train well-qualified professionals truly prepared to practice 21(st)...

2013-08-06 12:24:08

Forget Mars and Venus: Pornographer Dave Pounder explains why men are like Bluetooth and women are like Wi-Fi ... and how they can get on the same wavelength. BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esteemed pornographer Dave Pounder has released a new book, Obscene Thoughts: A Pornographer's Perspective on Sex, Love and Dating, which examines progressive, intellectual and academic constructs regarding mate selection, sexual behavior and the reasons why people cheat. Obscene...

2013-08-06 08:44:04

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced that it will present at the Oppenheimer 16(th) Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA. EarthLink Chief Financial Officer Bradley A. Ferguson will present on Tuesday, August 13 at 1:45 p.m. ET. A webcast of the presentation will be available at: http://ir.earthlink.net/events.cfm. About...

2013-08-06 08:42:13

i-Mobb, a free roaming app that allows Android and iOS users to make and receive calls while abroad as though they were at home, has just debuted a new instructional video designed to make its program even easier to use. NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- No roaming app i-Mobb, now available for Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, and tablet devices, has just been featured in a new instructional video. Available online on the company's homepage, the video is designed to help the app's...

2013-08-03 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, AUGUST 3: IMMIGRATION RESTRICTION Profile America -- Saturday, August 3rd. "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Poet Emma Lazarus composed those words in 1883 to help raise funds for a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty. But on this date...

2013-08-01 12:27:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontiers Records is set to release Cuts Like A Diamond, the latest album of new material by Little River Band, one of the most successful global pop acts of all time. The album is due for release in Europe on August 24th, and in the US, on August 27th., and marks the first release of new studio original songs since 2003's Test Of Time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130801/NY57026) Fronted by 34 year-LRB veteran Wayne Nelson,...


Latest Jane Freeman Reference Libraries

Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

Saguaro National Park
2013-04-17 16:10:15

Saguaro National Park is located in the southern region of Arizona in the United States. The park contains 91,442 acres of land, of which 70,905 acres comprise a designated wilderness, and is divided into two areas. Both sections of the park contain portions of the Sonoran Desert and the Rincon and Tuscon mountains ranges. The park received its name from the endemic saguaro cacti that occur throughout the area. In 1933, President Herbert Hoover designated the area as a national monument and...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

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