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2014-06-25 08:24:45

An unprecedented retrospective exhibition of the Master Jeweler curated by Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera and Patricia Lansing, October 14 - December 23, 2014 NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fall, to mark its 75(th) Anniversary on New York's Fifth Avenue, Verdura will present The Power of Style: Verdura at 75, a retrospective exhibition featuring over 150 jewels created by the master jeweler Duke Fulco di Verdura. The exhibition will be curated by three internationally...

2014-06-24 23:16:38

Averaging more than 30 miles a day at elevations over 14,000 feet, Gerry Morton and Andrew Skurka travel the 221-mile John Muir Trail in seven days — a trip that takes most hikers four weeks. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The John Muir Trail runs 221 miles from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States. It is a challenging trek that averages 10,000 feet in elevation, with several mountain passes that are in excess...

2014-06-24 08:27:59

Original Designs from Capital Cities, Aloe Blacc, Luis Fonsi, DJ Irie, TYPOE, Maluca Mala, Ron Finley, Camille Rose Garcia to Adorn Millions of Beck's Beer Bottles This Summer ST. LOUIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beck's Beer today announced that indie pop sensation Capital Cities and singer/songwriter/rapper Aloe Blacc, as well as six additional artists, will collectively take over millions of Beck's beer bottle labels beginning July 1, 2014....

2014-06-24 00:20:36

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During an interview with Author/Director J Neil Schulman on the Ron Paul Channel posted June 21, 2014, Dr. Ron Paul praised his new movie, "Alongside Night" (starring Kevin Sorbo/Hercules and God's Not Dead) by emphasizing, "I'd like to mention to the viewers, hopefully when you get the chance take a look at this movie, read the book. Neil's worked hard in the libertarian movement. And we'd like to move it along and get it a lot of attention...

2014-06-23 16:22:46

The Comedy Event Also Features Appearances by Stand-Up Icons Tom Green, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tommy Davidson, Jimmie Walker, and Gilbert Gottfried LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exercise your right to laugh this Independence Day weekend, with "AXS TV's 5(TH) of July Comedy High-Five" marathon on Saturday, July 5, at 3pE. The unprecedented block features five hours of the network's hit series GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE, putting the spotlight on some of the country's top comics as...

2014-06-19 08:23:54

IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today it has entered into a joint collaboration agreement with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to evaluate ChromaDex's natural product libraries. The collaboration between ChromaDex and...

2014-06-17 16:24:38

- 'Magic of Flying' and 'Bald Cartoons' Win Gold - CANNES, France, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OgilvyOne London's 'Magic of Flying' and Ogilvy Brasil's 'Bald Cartoons' have both taken home Gold Lions in the Outdoor and Media categories respectively at the second day of this year's Cannes Lions Festival, bringing the network's total to 70 Lions to date. OgilvyOne London's British Airways campaign, 'Magic of Flying', picked up three Gold Lions today, with two in the Media category and one in...

2014-06-16 20:21:28

Immersive and Interactive Experience Celebrates the Upcoming Release of the Studio's James Brown Biopic UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures today announced the launch of the Get on Up Tour, an authentic and immersive storytelling experience crossing the country in anticipation of the studio's upcoming James Brown biopic, Get on Up. Beginning on Friday, June 20, fans can "Get Up," "Get Down" and "Get on the Good Foot," throughout the United States...

2014-06-14 16:20:13

Film Recreates Hillary Clinton's Political Indoctrination LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America, the new film from bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler's List, Gerald R. Molen which hits theaters July 2(nd) will feature a teenaged Hillary Clinton being introduced to the radical philosopher Saul Alinsky for the first time. In the film, Hillary Clinton is played by actress Jennifer Pearson and is introduced to the political...

2014-06-11 23:02:41

Ticket Down announces that they have slashed ticket prices for Dave Chappelle's upcoming shows at the Radio City Music Hall. This reputable ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code DAVE-CHAPPELLE-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices for popular comedian Dave Chappelle at the Radio City Music Hall. Chappelle will be headlining at the legendary venue between June 18 - June 26. Some of...


Latest Nationality Reference Libraries

Prostylotermes
2014-04-22 10:22:20

Prostylotermes is a genus that holds one species of extinct termite known as Prostylotermes kamboja. The genus and its single species are known from one male, the paratype used to help confirm the description of the species, and one female, the holotype, found encased in amber in India. Both individuals were found in the same piece of amber, which is kept in the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow, India. The fossils were first studied and described by Michael S. Engel and David...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicas
2013-06-22 16:34:14

The Japanese sea lion (Zalophus japonicas) is in extinct species that could once be found in the Sea of Japan. The biggest populations occurred around the Korean peninsula and the Japanese Archipelago. In these areas, both sea lions and seals have influenced the names of some coastal areas, like Inubosaki or “dog-barking point.” It was formally classified as a distinct species in 2003 due to a difference in behaviors and range, but was previously known as a subspecies of the California...

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicas
2013-06-10 11:01:20

The Japanese sea lion (Zalophus japonicas) is in extinct species that could once be found in the Sea of Japan. The biggest populations occurred around the Korean peninsula and the Japanese Archipelago. In these areas, both sea lions and seals have influenced the names of some coastal areas, like Inubosaki or “dog-barking point.” It was formally classified as a distinct species in 2003 due to a difference in behaviors and range, but was previously known as a subspecies of the California...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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