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Archaeologists Discover Richard III Remains Came Close To Being Destroyed
2013-08-23 14:16:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of Richard III, which were first discovered last August, came very close to being destroyed, said archaeologists who were part of the dig team. The remains were found underneath a car park in Leicester, UK. A team from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have discovered during the second dig that a massive disturbance occurred at the Grey Friars church site sometime in the past that could have...

2013-08-21 23:02:33

eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™, revealed today that the MAC version of the software is based on a holistic approach to learning, making learning to speed read an effortless process. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The newly released MAC version of 7 Speed Reading™ is taking a holistic approach to learning, according to a statement released today by eReflect, parent company of the software. The software doesn’t solely focus on improving reading speed, but it also...

British Judge Opens Judicial Review On Richard III Reburial Location
2013-08-17 06:49:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British high court has allowed a judicial review of a decision to rebury the remains of King Richard III at either of two distinct locations. The University of Leicester, which has backed the unearthing and analysis of the remains of Richard III, has claimed them as its own and is planning to rebury the remains in Leicester Cathedral later this year with the support of the government. The British public, however, want their say...

2013-08-15 23:17:33

Cambridge International, the world's largest manufacturer of metal belting and wire cloth, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Gary Compton, who will join the Cambridge marketing team as Brand Manager for Cambridge Architectural and Cambridge EnTech divisions. Within this role, he will be responsible for providing strategic guidance and shaping of Cambridge brands. Cambridge, MD (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Cambridge International, the world's largest manufacturer of metal...

2013-08-10 23:01:52

The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! These musicians achieved the most votes on BEAT100 for their music videos while receiving international recognition for their...

2013-08-02 23:00:39

Oxford City Football Club – Armed Forces Free Admission; Oxford City Football Club are delighted to announce that all members of the Armed Forces are welcome to attend all Skrill North matches at Marsh Lane this season absolutely no cost. OXFORD, UK (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Oxford City FC (OTCQB:WMXG) are offering any associates within the Armed Forces free entry to all of Oxford City’s home league games this forthcoming season, starting with the opening fixture at home to Harrogate...

2013-08-01 23:18:29

Oxford City FC remains unbeaten in the preseason building momentum towards the regular season. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Oxford City FC (OTCQB:WMXG) maintained their unbeaten preseason campaign with a solid 2-1 over Birmingham City. After a first half early goal by Birmingham City, Oxford City FC took control of the match. Jamie Cook scored the equalizer, which was followed up 15 minutes later by Lee Henderson header off of a free kick to secure the victory for Oxford City. CEO...


Latest Local government in England Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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