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2012-09-24 23:00:44

In partnership with Jean-Robert Barbette, the Aspen Massage Institute is providing a comprehensive educational experience for those looking for a career in the health and wellness field. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 The program offered at the Aspen Massage Institute will provide graduates with the skill set and insight to launch a successful career as a certified massage therapist. With over 900 hours of classroom and hands-on training and approved by the Colorado Department of...

2010-09-22 08:30:00

RENO, Nev., and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Entertainment Films is pleased to announce that it will be producing "Air Racers 3D: Forces of Flight" alongside the film's original partners, Pretend Entertainment and Stereoscope. Under this new joint venture, Jean-Jacques Mantello ("OceanWorld 3D," 2009; Jean-Michel Cousteau's 3D film trilogy, 2003-2008) will direct. This follows last year's announcement that 3D Entertainment Films' distribution arm had acquired the all-media...

2009-08-19 07:04:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The first song on his first album began with strings, sustaining a hauntingly beautiful chord which faded into the song "To The Morning;" a song of hope invoking the day with the lyric, "There is really nothing left to say but 'come on, morning.'" "Birds", the last song on this, his last studio album, ends with the lyric, "It's over," and a similar sustained chord, fading to end the album. Long time fans, upon hearing the final chord of "Birds",...

2008-09-17 09:00:14

By CLAIRE HARRISON A woman who underwent a voluntary double mastectomy after losing her mother and sister to breast cancer today hailed news of a quicker and cheaper test for hereditary forms of the disease as "fantastic". Jan Aitken, from Dundonald, said the test, which could be available by next year and cost as little as Pounds 10 per patient, would save "great heartache and worry" for thousands of women with a similar concerns over family history of breast cancer. The 46-year-old...

2006-04-15 10:36:02

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Scottish-born novelist Muriel Spark, best known for her book "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," has died in Italy at the age of 88 and was buried in Tuscany on Saturday. "She was very open. Both fascinating and down-to-earth at the same time. Her loss will be very difficult to overcome," Massimiliano Dindalini, the mayor of the little Italian town where she lived, told Reuters by telephone. Spark wrote 24 novels, several short stories and three...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'