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2014-06-11 08:25:29

Clownbox Press releases updated edition of author E T Ellison's 2002 novel "The Luck of Madonna 13" SEATTLE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A much-praised science fiction/fantasy novel from 2002 is back in print in a completely revised edition from Clownbox Press. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116606 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116607 The Luck of Madonna 13 arrived on the book scene with a rare splash for a debut novelist and a rookie...

2014-04-03 08:27:18

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian luxury brand Treccani Milano has created exclusive limited edition shoes to mark the Grand Opening of Hard Candy Fitness® Toronto, the global luxury fitness brand created by Madonna and New Evolution Venture (NeV). The leather shoes were unveiled on Tuesday, February 11, when the music and fashion icon herself officially inaugurated the Toronto location of her luxury fitness franchise. ?? Photo -...

Previously Unknown Painting Successfully Attributed To Renaissance Artist Raphael
2014-01-29 11:55:56

University of Granada A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector in Cordoba, Spain. The painting, entitled the ‘Small Madonna of Foligno’, depicts a scene identical to that of the ‘Madonna of Foligno’ and was probably a preliminary version of Raphael’s painting, which is exhibited in the Vatican Pinacoteca. Luis Rodrigo...

2014-01-27 08:28:16

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital has purchased 20.8 acres of land, near 175(th) Plaza and Burke Streets in Omaha, Neb., from the University of Nebraska Physicians Group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/PH52556-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/PH52556LOGO-b) The acquisition is the first step in Madonna's long-term project to build a world-class rehabilitation hospital in Omaha. The 110-bed,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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