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2013-08-28 23:20:05

Conferences Will Highlight Biodiversity and Urban Waterways Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting two online education conferences for teachers and students Sept. 11 and Oct. 9 that offer a look into how Smithsonian conservation biologists are helping save frog populations from extinction and ways to facilitate citizen scientist projects for students. The sessions bring together experts from the Smithsonian Conservation...

Wealth Of History Uncovered At Richard III, Grey Friars Excavation Site
2013-08-02 06:33:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A month-long excavation at a Leicester car park in the UK has turned up a treasure trove of artifacts. The site where King Richard III's remains were first uncovered in September 2012 has been heralded as the "site that keeps on giving" by the archaeological team tasked with the latest dig. The University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) team made a much larger 55x82-foot excavation at the Grey Friars church site in...

2013-07-12 23:00:17

Throughout the United States, museums serve as institutions to conserve artifacts of artistic, historical, scientific, and cultural importance. Outlook Ben Kingsley will showcase these efforts in a new report later this year. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Within our fast paced and busy lifestyles, many of us do not have time or opportunity to travel the world and discover its vast history and culture. Museums allow visitors to experience a wide array of exhibits from all over the...

2013-07-09 23:20:36

Interactive Installation Exposes Kids to Art Making From Concept to Exhibit Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Boston Children’s Museum announced today that Over Hear and Here: A Centennial Reinvention exhibit recently opened as part of the Museum’s 100th birthday celebration. The exhibit is an interactive collaboration with Boston Children’s Museum and multidisciplinary sound artist Crank Sturgeon. Over Hear and Here explores the ideas of place and technology using multimedia....

2013-04-30 23:03:06

Open Anthropology is the newest publication of the American Anthropological Association. It is a digital-only publication that will be provided to the public free of charge. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Open Anthropology is the newest publication of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). It is a digital-only publication that will be provided to the public free of charge. In providing this journal to the public, AAA is alerting its members and other interested audiences...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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