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2009-07-28 06:30:00

ATLANTA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Get Married Media, an integrated tri-media wedding planning resource with national platforms online, on television and in print, reveals the details of the cover of Get Married magazine's inaugural issue available October 2009. As part of its fresh approach to planning a wedding, each issue of Get Married magazine will present an unconventional and distinctive cover including a design challenge by a leading wedding professional. The first issue,...

2009-07-16 12:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that six life insurance and annuity companies are the first to receive CSC awards for innovation and leadership in the areas of technology and quality enhancement. The company's client community nominated and selected the Innovation Award winners, who were honored during CSC's Life and Annuity Users' Forum in June. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/CSCLOGO) More than 250 life and...

2009-07-08 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- FROM THE EDITORS OF LIFE MAGAZINE comes LIFE Michael: 1958-2009, one of one of the most intimate and all embracing Michael Jackson portfolios available - including seven never-before-seen photographs and many photographs taken exclusively for LIFE from the LIFE archives. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/NY43168 ) Millions of photographs have been taken of Michael Jackson but rarely has a collection captured the personal side of...

2009-06-05 20:08:00

LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One year into publication, Girls Gone Wild Magazine is releasing its biggest and best issue to date. More pages means more girls. And the July/August issue has the hands-down hottest girls who have ever graced the pages of the magazine. From real college girls who climb aboard the GGW bus at events across the country to the hottest, freshest young models in Hollywood, these girls are unlike those featured in any other men's magazine. Cover girl Breana...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Company Ranks Number One on LOMA Benchmarking Survey FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced its life insurance business processing outsourcing (BPO) service ranks highest in the industry on the LOMA performance benchmark for service turnaround times. LOMA, the leading international association for the insurance and financial services industry, performed the study through its 2008 Life Insurance Service Turnaround Times Survey. This is the fourth year that...

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2009-06-01 20:10:00

Previously unpublished photos taken of Marilyn Monroe at age 24, before she became a Hollywood sex symbol, have been discovered in the archives of Life.com. The actress and model died of a drug overdose in 1962 at age 36. In honor of what would have been her 83rd birthday Monday, Life.com posted Life photographer Ed Clark's 1950 pictures on its Web site. The photos discovered last month show the future bombshell looking pretty, but demure, wearing a long-sleeved, button-down shirt or bikini...

2009-05-28 12:59:55

U.S. space agency-sponsored scientists say they have developed a technique for determining whether Earth-like extrasolar worlds have oceans. A 'pale blue dot' is the best picture we will get of an Earth-like extrasolar world using even the most advanced telescopes planned for the next couple decades, Nicolas Cowan of the University of Washington said. "So how do we find out if it is capable of supporting life? If we can determine that the planet has oceans of liquid water, it greatly...

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2009-05-26 21:55:48

Sly Stone's daughter says her dad may not perform in public often or grant many interviews these days, but he is still busily working on his music. It's not like he wasn't making music, Novena Carmel, Stone's daughter, told CNN about where the famously media-shy, 66-year-old musician has been in recent years. He was enjoying his life and riding motorcycles, one of his passions. Stone's group Sly and the Family Stone was enormously popular in the 1960s and 1970s, however, Stone in later years...

2009-05-21 09:00:00

Life:WIRE Teams Up With TCS to Offer Unique Mobile Communication Solution That Improves Patient Engagement Levels TORONTO and AUBURN, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TCS Healthcare Technologies (TCS), an industry leader in the development of medical management software applications, announced today that they have added an interactive text messaging application and interface to its care management software platform, supported by Life: WIRE(TM) Corp, a mobile communications and...

2009-05-19 20:28:57

Former child actor Mason Reese, who was best known for his Underwood Deviled Ham commercials in the 1970s, says he is opening a bar in New York. The New York Post said Reese, 44, is starting up the Destination Bar and Grille in Manhattan's East Village. I've always enjoyed nightlife, I've always found it to be really magical, he told the Post. Reese said he also co-owns a restaurant called Paladar on Manhattan's Lower East Side. As for his show business career, Reese was a frequent guest on...


Latest Life Reference Libraries

Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
2013-03-15 12:21:05

The ocellaris clownfish closely resembles the orange clownfish, but is hardier and less aggressive. It lives in coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and Indian Ocean, around Thailand, Malaysia, northwest Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It hides amongst the anemone using the host for protection from predators, to lure other fish into the host anemone, and to feed the host with fecal matter. The ocellaris clownfish has a membrane that will release mucus to...

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Panspermia -- Panspermia is a theory (more directly described as a hypothesis, as there is no compelling evidence yet available to support or contradict it) that suggests that the seeds of life are prevalent throughout the universe and life on Earth began by such seeds landing on Earth and propagating. The theory has origins in the ideas of Anaxagoras, a Greek philosopher. An important proponent of the theory was the British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle. There is some evidence to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Extraterrestrial Life -- Extraterrestrial life is life beyond planet Earth (apart from humans travelling in space, and living organisms they bring along or send). There are many questions about extraterrestrial life, including: -- Does it exist? -- Where? -- What kind? -- Could there be non-carbon based life forms, e.g. life forms based on other elements like silicon (See Carbon chauvinism)? -- How does life differ depending on the type of structure (unicellular life,...

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