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2014-07-02 12:27:18

Network Ignites Nostalgia for the Decade to Celebrate the Premiere of The '90s: The Last Great Decade? Airing July 6-8 at 9 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel dubs Wednesday, July 2, Macarena Day and invites the nation to dance through its midweek slump with the craze of the 1990s, a feature of the channel's upcoming three-part miniseries event. In celebration of Macarena Day, and the upcoming miniseries The '90s: The Last Great...

2014-06-26 12:31:22

National Geographic Channel And Vanilla Ice aka Robert Van Winkle Join Forces To Host The Ultimate '90s #TBT Party WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel today announced it will kick off July Fourth weekend with the ultimate '90s #TBT ("Throw Back Thursday") party. Hosted by Vanilla Ice aka Robert Van Winkle, the all-day event will take place Thursday, July 3, at The Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, N.Y., and will celebrate the premiere of National...

2014-06-25 16:23:53

New Survey from National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global Survey Timed to the World Premiere Miniseries Event THE '90s: THE LAST GREAT DECADE? Finds That It (Almost) Was, Along With Other Surprising Revelations About News Events, Entertainment, Culture and Celebrities WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sandwiched between the Cold War and the war on terror, the '90s were a decade that gave us grunge music, reality TV, the Internet, multiple national...

2014-06-23 16:23:06

From a "Nazi Town" to the Westboro Baptist Church, New Six-Part Series Premiering Wednesday, July 9, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT Investigates America's Most Divisive and, at Times, Dangerous Communities WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White supremacists. Anti-gay churchgoers. Freedom- loving misfits. Gun-toting "hillbillies." Across all 50 states, there are provocative groups of Americans with unorthodox beliefs that do more than just raise eyebrows; they push the...

2014-05-19 12:31:10

Captains Answer Fan Questions Live and Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Details from Their Relentless Battle to Take Bluefin Fishing's Top Spot This Season WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An age-old battle wages off the coast of Gloucester, Mass., in the icy waters of the Atlantic. As the final weeks of bluefin season approach for the fishermen on National Geographic Channel's hit series Wicked Tuna, no captain will rest until they climb to the top of the leaderboard to...

2014-03-24 20:23:13

The Cast of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Provides Hilarious Narration to Find Comedy Gold in Nat Geo's Wildest Shows WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't be alarmed when you turn on National Geographic Channel (NGC) on April Fools' Day and see a mantis shrimp talking about its dinner or bloodthirsty monsters being compared to celebrities. We've just decided to have a little fun this year. For the first time, National Geographic Channel has teamed up with...

2014-02-24 12:25:53

Time Capsule Containing Steve Jobs' Apple Lisa Mouse Considered Lost for More Than 10 Years but Uncovered 30 Years Later WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A time capsule containing the mouse from Steve Jobs' first mass-marketed Lisa computer was uncovered in September 2013 on the grounds of the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, Colo. The finding was made by National Geographic Channel's Diggers team for the kick-off episode of the second season, airing tomorrow,...

2014-02-06 16:23:34

National Geographic Channel Announces Casting Call for Next Season of Ultimate Survival Alaska WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Imagine hiking upwards of 30 miles a day; paddling through white water rapids; crossing turbulent rivers on foot; or rappelling down (or climbing up) icy cliffs -- all while carrying on your back every bit of gear you need to survive. Then imagine ... it's a race ... with no prize ... only your pride. That's what competitors on National...

2014-01-03 16:22:11

Sweepstakes Begins This Sunday, Jan. 5, and Continues Through March 9 Season Two of Ultimate Survival Alaska Airs Sundays at 9 PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Viewers looking for a chance to test their meddle like the survival and wilderness experts seen on National Geographic Channel's Ultimate Survival Alaska will get their chance with the launch of the Ultimate Survival Alaska Sweepstakes, a multiplatform consumer...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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