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2014-05-31 23:06:38

Ticket Down has slashed ticket prices on all 2014 World Cup matches. The lucky teams who will be participating in this historic event are: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia, South Korea, Australia and the...

2014-05-28 08:27:28

Average Hotel Prices in Host Cities Up 120 Percent in the Last Year NEWTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today reveals the results of its TripIndex Soccer, a cost-comparison of what travelers headed to Brazil for the upcoming soccer tournament will spend in each of the 12 host cities. According to the TripIndex, Rio de Janeiro is the most expensive city to visit, while fans traveling to watch the U.S. team's group round matches...

2012-04-01 23:00:49

Great Atlantic Travel & Tour is currently taking contact information from those interested in reserving a spot to experience the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Brazil is gearing up to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As host, Brazil gets an automatic bid with the remaining 31 teams determined by over 800 qualifying matches. The first match was played in June of 2011 and will continue until late 2013. Sprawling across half of South America, Brazil...

2010-09-14 18:24:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. ("Amilpar") (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358, of January 3, 2002, informs that it signed today through its subsidiary Amil Assistencia Medica Internacional S.A. ("Amil"), a Purchase Agreement with the controlling shareholders of Excelsior Med Ltda. ("Saude Excelsior") for the acquisition and transference of the totality of the representative quotas of Saude Excelsior's capital. The...

2010-03-12 08:58:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (Bovespa: AMIL3) ("Amilpar"), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358 of January 3, 2002, informs that it has signed through its subsidiary Amil Assistencia Medica Internacional Ltda. ("Amil") "Contract for Purchase and Sale of Quotas under Suspensive Condition," regarding the totality of quotas representatives of ASL - Assistencia a Saude Ltda. ("ASL") capital for the amount of R$ 8.6 million, to be paid as...

2009-08-21 14:00:00

Microsoft's revolutionary hands-free controller technology made its first public debut Friday at the "gamescom" convention in Germany. Microsoft's project "Natal" is a hands-free controller that consists of a microphone as well as visual and infrared cameras for the Xbox 360. Natal first appeared at the E3 Expo in June, but it was only previewed and members of the public audience were not permitted to test it out. "The current controller is a barrier to some people using our console," Kudo...

2008-07-19 09:00:36

By JOHN ROSS KATE Chetwynd was receiving help from family, friends and professionals, and yet this was not enough to save her life. As with many new mothers, the joy of having a child was mixed with depression - but instead of being temporary "baby blues", the feeling became overwhelming, as it does for a small number of sufferers - and led her to take her own life. Mrs Chetwynd, 41, lived with her husband, Tom, a chartered surveyor, near Forres. She was the second daughter of the...

Word of the Day
  • 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.