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2010-05-07 02:00:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Some men are lucky at love... and some are not. For those men that desire to improve their "social skills," and their ability to attract better quality women into their lives, Speer, voted "The number one 'Lifestyle' Pick-Up Artist in the World," is bringing together over 26 coaches to help men understand women, and improve their lifestyle. According to Speer, "In the relationship world, many women laugh at the idea of the 'complete man.' But this...

2009-02-25 05:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Speer, Vice President and General Manager, Quality Float Works, Inc. has been tapped to testify before the U.S. House Small Business Committee on Wednesday, February 25th at 1:00 pm (EDT) to discuss the challenges facing small business in maintaining employees' 401(k) plans during the tough economy. Speer was recommended by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to testify as his company offers a strong 401(k) plan providing a maximum 4% match to...

2008-10-30 09:00:25

Tempelhof, once Europe's largest airport and a central player in Berlin's history, ushers its final takeoff into the sky Thursday, officials say. Its future is uncertain. Supporters of the airport tried to save it but a public referendum in April that would have called for its preservation failed to attract enough votes, Deutsche Welle said. The city of Berlin and the German government, which own Tempelhof, have wanted to close it for years, citing costs and declining passenger numbers....

2008-10-10 06:00:22

By Liza Foreman Finding a commercial or cultural use for quirky properties abandoned after reunification has long been a feature of the German capital. Think of the East German post office, in use as a museum, or the Wertheim department store, which became the techno club Tresor. Now, two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, adventurous residents have been following suit, creating unusual residences from some of the city's most mundane buildings. One of the most recent additions...

2008-10-07 03:00:16

By Cleveland-Peck, Patricia Patricia Cleveland-Peck visits Tempelhof which is about to close for ever as an airport. Templehof will reach the end of its life as an airport by November. Its tiny duty free shop has already gone, its main restaurant is closed and few footsteps now echo down its long corridors and across its massive passenger hall. The tranquil atmosphere is nothing like that of any modern airport. Its traffic had been much reduced for several years, because its runways are too...

2008-07-20 03:00:35

By Tang, David Albert Speer was commissioned by the Chinese government to lay out a masterplan for the access to the Olympic Green in Beijing. His design consisted of one impressive avenue connecting the Forbidden City and the National Stadium in which the opening ceremony will take place. Speer is indeed the son of the infamous Albert, chief architect to Hitler and his minister of armaments. Speer Senior had also laid out his signature axis within Hitler's megalomaniac city 'Welthaupstadt...

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2007-10-15 21:00:03

By RON HARRIS SAN FRANCISCO - Days after the end of World War II, an American soldier entering the wreckage of Adolf Hitler's mountain stronghold found that fierce Allied bombing had left the "Eagle's Nest" in ruins. Hitler was dead, and other soldiers had already looted the inside of his private residence, even stripping the leather from furniture. Nearly everything of value was gone - except for the Fuhrer's globe. "Literally, the place is all bombed out and here this globe is sitting...

2006-08-08 07:34:34

By Louis Charbonneau SCHWERIN, Germany (Reuters) - A naked man with the body of a Greek god, a textbook Aryan face and the haircut of a Nazi foot soldier. A muscular warrior brandishing a massive stone as he prepares for an act of vengeance. These are among the items on display at a new exhibition of works by Adolf Hitler's favorite sculptor, Arno Breker, that has sparked controversy. It is the first Breker exhibit at a publicly funded German museum since World War Two and although...

2006-08-07 07:10:00

By Tom Armitage BERLIN -- A vast open space almost the size of New York's Central Park, complete with one of the world's biggest buildings, might be a sought-after asset in the heart of any other metropolis. But in Berlin, a city where space is plentiful and property cheap by European standards, the huge Tempelhof airport with its imposing terminal threatens to pose a problem for city authorities when it is closed to air traffic next year. No one seems to know what to do with the giant,...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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