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2010-11-02 07:00:00

LONDON, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading British Concept Designer Philip Pauley's futuristic Halo Intersceptor car has vehicle attachments which turn it into an aeroplane, helicopter, and sea going motor cruiser! This same visionary has devised the Urban Tree Planter(TM) modular system for standardising urban tree installation and replacement by containing root growth virtually anywhere from the top of buildings to cruise liners and superyachts. (Photo:...

2010-10-15 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only cable network dedicated to covering matters of concern for Boomers, retired and mature Americans and advocating on behalf of seniors, is launching Prime Votes, a series of programs designed specifically to address the issues of fundamental importance in the upcoming election. This November, choices will be made that will directly impact older adults. The outcomes will have long-term repercussions. As part of its...

2010-10-06 10:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- mono, the award-winning Minneapolis-based creative branding and advertising agency, today announces the new brand position, campaign and tagline for cable news giant MSNBC. The line, "Lean forward" is a simple, yet bold statement designed to impassion MSNBC's audience and urge them to engage with the issues of the day. The new campaign, based on a vision by MSNBC President Phil Griffin and the largest in the network's history, includes anthemic 60...

2010-09-17 15:50:00

Will discuss Education Nation a national education summit being convened by NBC in New York City, Sept. 26-28 involving Sec. of Education Duncan, governors, mayors, teachers, school administrators, CEO's and leading education advocates from across the nation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The state of education in America is facing a number of complex challenges. Many students are falling behind, dropping out and leaving school unprepared for today's jobs in alarming...

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2010-09-08 13:55:00

Ten-part video series gives students new way to understand action on the field In America, the autumn season means two things -- back to school and back to football. To celebrate both events, NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, is teaming up with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Football League (NFL) to release the "Science of NFL Football"- an informative 10-part video series that explores the science behind America's most beloved sport. Narrated by NBC News' Lester...

2010-08-18 18:26:00

NEW YORK and MIAMI, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide, Inc. has acquired "Nightly Business Report" - America's most-watched daily business news program announced today by Mykalai Kontilai, Chairman and CEO of NBR Worldwide, Inc. This historic occasion marks the first time that a premier nightly news broadcast produced specifically for PBS and owned by one of its affiliates has been acquired by a private entity. Nightly Business Report, which is anchored by Susie Gharib and Tom...

2010-08-04 03:00:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2010 Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink today announced that veteran NBC News journalist and author Tom Brokaw will serve as the moderator for the California Governor's debate between Republican candidate Meg Whitman and Democratic candidate Jerry Brown on Tuesday, October 12. The debate will take place at Angelico Hall on the Dominican campus. The debate will air live at 6:30 p.m. on the California NBC Local...

2010-07-20 12:20:00

Dr. Oz, CNN's Soledad O'Brien, Director Spike Lee, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, RNC Chair Michael Steele, Actor Boris Kodjoe, Gospel Legend CeCe Winans and Google Executive David Drummond among Convention Headliners WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will hold its 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair July 28-Aug. 1 in San Diego, Calif. In traditional NABJ fashion, this year's convention brings some of the...

2010-06-15 10:02:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Definition 6, an integrated interactive agency, today announced its appointment of Frank Radice as expert-in-residence in its New York office. A highly-respected marketing innovator, Radice joined Definition 6 from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), where he was President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to NATAS, Radice served as Executive Vice President of Advertising and Promotion at NBC Universal's "NBC Agency", where...

2010-06-14 15:35:00

HAMDEN, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University presented its 17th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of PBS' "Washington Week," on June 14 during a luncheon ceremony at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/DC20687 ) The award, presented in honor of Friendly, the former CBS News president who died in 1998, acknowledges one of the most basic constitutional...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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