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2014-02-13 23:04:30

David Rockefeller, Jr. was voted 2013 YachtWorld Hero from among five finalists by an independent group of boating journalists and marine industry members. Rockefeller was cited particularly for his founding and leadership of the ocean conservation non-profit, Sailors for the Sea. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com, today announced its selection of David Rockefeller, Jr. as...

2014-02-13 16:25:27

RUMI SYMPHONY PROJECT CYCLE I: UNTOLD SET FOR MARCH 11 RELEASE LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical has announced a March 11(th) worldwide release for UNTOLD, the much-anticipated major label debut from acclaimed Iranian composer, vocalist and virtuoso instrumentalist, Hafez Nazeri. An innovative synthesis of Middle Eastern and Western elements, UNTOLD introduces Nazeri as one of modern music's most exciting new visionaries. Co-produced by Nazeri and David...

2014-02-13 16:24:29

Keys Combines Music with Imaginative Play in The Journals of Mama Mae & LeeLee's Latest Series App NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys will attend the 111th American International Toy Fair on Sunday, February 16th, 2014 to cut the ceremonial ribbon and take part in a press conference following the opening ceremony. The press conference will include a question and answer session and introduce the new interactive storytelling app "Mookey,"...

2014-02-12 12:32:17

HKI's global programs save millions from blindness and death CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont McKenna College announces today that Helen Keller International, whose mission is to combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition, has won the ninth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize carries a $250,000 award and recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller...

2014-02-11 16:23:30

MJ&M Event in Austin, Texas to Benefit Children's Charities across the United States AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas coaching legend Mack Brown, announced today that nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sheryl Crow will headline their Gala Night on April 24, 2014 as part of MJ&M's two-day event in Austin, Texas. "Sheryl is a...

2014-02-11 16:23:13

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EGARD watch company, a USA based watch brand launched a collaborative watch collection with William Shatner named 'PASSAGES' by EGARD. Mr. Shatner was deeply involved in the conceptualization and design of PASSAGES, a signed Limited Edition watch, featuring an automatic movement outfitted with a custom disk to represent day and night, that sits opposite to the open "beating heart" of the mechanical automatic movement displayed on the dial. Mr....

2014-02-11 12:25:39

ALT, BANKS, BENITEZ, BRINKLEY, DECKER, DIAZ-RAHI, HUNTER, IRELAND, KLUM, MARCH, MILLER, MURPHY, NEMCOVA, PESTOVA, PORIZKOVA, REFAELI, ROMIJN, SHAYK, TIEGS, UPTON, VENDELA AND VAREKOVA, AMONG THE COLLECTION OF STARS REUNITED FOR THIS HISTORIC PRODUCTION AND NEW LEGEND MAKES DEBUT NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a spectacular assemblage of entertainment impresarios, international fashion zeitgeists, philanthropists and jaw-dropping beauty, twenty-two former Sports...

2014-02-11 08:28:34

Festival opens in Palm Springs, California on March 27, 2014 and runs through March 31, 2014. PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund, described by MoneyMaker Magazine as "One of the World's Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee," will host an impressive number of award-winning filmmakers this year. Oliver Stone, three time Oscar-winner and 2012 AmDocs career achievement award recipient, leads a list that also...

2014-02-10 23:24:10

Join DMG Productions and the Innovations team as they explore breakthroughs in health and education. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 DMG Productions is proud to announce the upcoming airing of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 5:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Health. In this episode of Innovations, viewers will learn about Read It Once Again's literary preschool curriculum units, which uniquely use rhyme, rhythm and repetition as the approach to...

2014-02-10 16:24:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton announces the release of her new album Blue Smoke which will be released by Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records on May 13, 2014. Following the album release the Blue Smoke World Tour will hit select dates in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/NY62195) "On this CD I think...


Latest Nationality Reference Libraries

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...

Transvaal Lion, Panthera leo krugeri
2012-11-16 15:10:38

The Transvaal lion or the Southeast African lion (Panthera leo krugeri) is subspecies of the lion. It can be found in southern Africa, with a range that includes the Kalahari Region and Kruger National Park. This species was named after the Transvaal region of southern Africa, where it is thought that the closely related and extinct Cape lion represented the southern population of the species. Males can reach an average body length between 8.5 and 10.4 feet, with a weight of up to 551...

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