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Is Your Neighborhood Making You Sick

Is Your Neighborhood Making You Sick?

By Eric Ferreri, Duke University Residents of poorer Chicago neighborhoods are more likely to suffer terrible life events -- and their health suffers as a result, according to a new Duke University study. The misfortunes they face can come...

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2014-04-16 16:26:07

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), the leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that King's first quarter 2014 financial results will be released before market open on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. King will host a conference call to discuss its results at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time the same day. Listeners may access the live conference call via a dial-in number or audio webcast. Conference call details...

2014-04-15 16:24:08

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tyler King was just 13 when his sister Chelsea set out for a run in a community park, and never returned. She was the victim of a horrific crime committed by a convicted sex offender, who later confessed and plead guilty to taking her life. Shortly thereafter, Chelsea's Law was conceived and passed in California. Chelsea King's story is known nationally as both a tragedy and source of inspiration....

2014-04-11 12:22:31

Prominent Pastor's Acceptance Speech Receives Standing Ovation MIAMI, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionary, social activist and influential religious leader Bishop Victor T. Curry, was presented the Reverend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker award at the 16th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards held at the 16th annual National Action Network Convention (NAN) in New York City. The event is held each April to mark the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's death and, honor those who have...

2014-04-07 08:23:16

WALNUT, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE and its Nicaraguan partners are forming a company in Nicaragua to own and operate the Giant King Grass plantation and co-located 12 MW power plant. The company is named "Energia Reino Verde" or in English "Green Kingdom Energy". At the International Biomass Conference held in Orlando, Florida March 24-26, 2014, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, reported progress on the Nicaragua...

2014-04-04 23:21:59

For one night only, the best of the King of Pop will be brought to life by Who's Bad, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, at Rox inside Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on April 11, 2014. Charenton, LA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 For one night only, the best of the King of Pop will brought to life by Who's Bad, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band. Who's Bad will take the stage at Rox inside Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on April 11th. Who’s Bad’s live performance is an...

2014-04-03 12:26:26

Doyle New York Will Auction a Rare and Important Artifact from the Reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, the Babylonian King Who Destroyed Jerusalem's Temple of Solomon and Built Babylon's Hanging Gardens NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare and important ancient Babylonian artifact will be auctioned in New York on April 9. A large clay cylinder with a cuneiform inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II will highlight Doyle New York's auction of Rare Books and Autographs....

2014-04-03 12:26:23

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fanatics now have a chance to get closer than ever before to the legend himself with the launch of the new mobile gaming app Pele: King of Football (www.peleapp.com). The engaging "flick-to-shoot" app invites users to follow in Pele's footsteps, finding their way from the backstreets of Brazil all the way to the grandeur of the World Stage. The first-of-its-kind biographical game is free to download and features virtual players in 3D, in-game...

2014-03-31 08:22:43

WALNUT, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the St. Croix government has approved Tibbar Energy's permit to build a 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The government approved the permit on Tuesday evening, March 25, 2014 during a meeting at the Virgin Islands Port Authority. The final approval came from the Virgin Island Department on Planning and Natural Resources' Division of Coastal Zone Management (CMZ)....

2014-03-28 08:27:10

Video with caption: "Video: Plea from a child to a King : Stop Child Euthanasia by @CoalitionMD ". Video available at: http://youtu.be/ESQljzA3GB8 Image with caption: "Four-year-old Jessica Saba from Canada pleads with the King of Belgium not to sign the euthanasia law for children". (Photo credit:coalitionmd.org) MONTREAL, March 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Assisted suicide and euthanasia are prescriptions for abuse and must not be legalized in Canada or anywhere else in the world....

2014-03-27 23:31:15

Summer Senn and Hank Jeannel complete dual-enrollment online course with a flourish with The King’s College, New York. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Oaks Christian Online High School (OCO) partners with several colleges to offer dual-enrollment courses, including Berklee College of Music and Grand Canyon University, but two OCO students recently completed online courses with The King’s College in New York City, NY, with honors. Hank Jeannel and Summer Senn, OCO...


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King Sago, Cycas revoluta
2014-01-30 08:11:54

Cycas revoluta is a species of seed producing, cycad plant. The species may also be referred to as King sago, Sago cycad or the Japanese sago palm. The plant originated in southern Japan. It is used in the production of sago, a cooking starch or can be displayed as a decorative plant. C. revoluta gets its name from the Latin word meaning “curled back”, referring to its leaves. Its leaves are shiny and dark green in coloration. The C. revoluta species have trunks that measures...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Lake Van Monster
2013-09-17 13:16:12

The Lake Van Monster is a legendary creature said to inhabit Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. The first reported sighting was in 1995. However, in a article from April 29, 1889, in the newspaper Saadet, a report tells of a man who was dragged into the water by a creature while he was doing wudu. After this report the Turkish Government sent a scientific survey group to the lake but no evidence was found of a creature. An ancient engraving is said to be within a church on one of the four islands...

Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

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