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2013-12-10 23:01:28

Peter Becker Community, a non-profit continuing care retirement community, has recently partnered with Home Helpers of Lansdale, the area’s leading home care provider, in a move to enhance choices and meet the changing needs of community members. Harleysville, PA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Peter Becker Community, a non-profit continuing care retirement community, has recently partnered with Home Helpers of Lansdale, the area’s leading home care provider, in a move to enhance choices...

King Richard III Was Not A Psychopath, As Portrayed By Shakespeare
2013-03-04 12:52:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Richard III, who ruled England from 1483 until his death in 1485, when he died in the Battle of Bosworth Field, has been featured in popular culture for centuries. He was first and foremost portrayed in Shakespeare´s 1592 play Richard III as a villainous psychopath who would stop at nothing to claw his way to power. But according to new research from the University of Leicester, psychologists are painting an entirely...

2009-09-13 12:19:29

The mayor of Lansdale, Pa., says he and his opponent in the upcoming mayoral election donned inflatable suits to take part in a public sumo wrestling event. Lansdale Mayor Andy Szekely said he and former Borough Council President Ben Gross, his opponent in November's election, decided to mimic oversized sumo wrestlers in an attempt to increase public interest in their mayoral race, The Philadelphia Inquirer said Sunday. We wanted to get together and do something quirky, Szekely said. On...


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.