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2011-04-12 11:21:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a White House event this morning, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden launched a national initiative to support and honor America's service members and their families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/NETH035LOGO ) Heeding the challenge set forth by Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden, Discovery Communications today announced a national campaign to generate awareness and support for returning troops and America's...

2010-12-21 09:51:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Capturing the intensity of a tank battle from the heart of the action has been a mission impossible for filmmakers who must always take a safe position at the edge of the battlefield. Now, Military Channel's new action-packed series GREATEST TANK BATTLES brings to life the most gripping and monumental battles ever fought on the front lines with these weapons on wheels. Filmed on battlefields across the world, the series uses stunning,...

2010-03-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading distributor of lifestyle media, today announced the release of three hit titles in March under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. Titles include TLC's Toddlers and Tiaras: Season 1, Discovery Channel's Hunting the Lost Symbol and Military Channel's Special Ops Mission. Toddlers and Tiaras: Season 1 - Each week viewers tune in to watch miniature beauty queens vie for the coveted crown and sash....

2009-06-15 15:55:00

- Comprehensive Special Features New Footage of U.S. Navy's Decisive Response, First-Ever Accounts from Maersk Alabama's Crew and Exclusive Footage From Military Channel Production Crews Aboard U.S. Navy Vessels Leading Counter-Piracy Operations -   SILVER SPRING, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This past April, news of U.S. Navy snipers bringing a swift end to the Somalia pirate standoff captivated the world's attention. After failing to seize the Maersk Alabama, the three remaining...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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