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2014-02-19 08:28:18

Dr. Rob Havers, the museum's executive director and internationally renowned Churchill historian, will provide commentary to journalists and educators ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Winston Churchill's great-grandchildren, Randolph Churchill and Jennie Churchill Repard, will pay their first visit to the National Churchill Museum to see where the "Iron Curtain" speech was delivered for Churchill Weekend March 1-2. The museum is located on the campus of Westminster College in...

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Drops Out Of Antarctic Trek Due To Frostbite
2013-02-25 13:23:51

[WATCH VIDEO: Cold Journey Team - Not Going Anywhere] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ambitious expedition to become the first human to walk across Antarctica during the winter has ended for one brave adventurer. Sixty-eight-year-old Sir Ranulph “Ran” Fiennes, the “World´s Greatest Living Explorer,” as dubbed by Guinness World Records, has bowed out of his bid to walk more than 2,000 miles across the frozen wasteland due to...

2011-07-13 13:53:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Wills, a clothing and lifestyle brand newly expanding in the US from the UK, brought its "Fabulously British" style to the West Coast with their sponsorship of the Foundation Polo Challenge to benefit The American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry and the Polo Training Center of Santa Barbara on July 9th. As the official apparel sponsor, Jack Wills provided the custom-made polo uniforms for the players...

2011-06-12 18:56:00

LONDON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry demonstrated polo at its finest today, with the Duke's team coming out on top, in front of a star-studded crowd at The Sentebale Polo Cup sponsored by Royal Salute. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-b ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-c ) (Photo:...

2011-03-02 15:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (Nasdaq: GOOD) announces the following event: Gladstone Commercial Corporation Fourth Quarter and Year End What: Earnings Call & Webcast When: Wednesday, March 9th @ 8:30am EST Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=75345 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the How: address above By phone...

2011-01-03 13:05:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "New Captains of Industry" (www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry/) today announced the availability of an audio economic roundtable hosted on December 30, 2010 by market commentator, institutional fund manager and Chairman of the National Eagles and Angels Association, George Jarkesy. During this fascinating roundtable, Jarkesy engaged economists L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of...

2010-07-13 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rothschild has been appointed Vice President and Partner of the Washington DC based private investment and advisory firm, Monument Capital Group LLC (www.monumentcapitalgroup.com). Monument Capital Group LLC also announced the opening of its office in central London. The London base will allow the group to focus on expanding its European activities. The London office will complement existing operations in New Delhi, India and Istanbul, Turkey....

2010-03-11 13:44:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolfram Alpha LLC, creator of the breakthrough Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine, today announced the appointment of Barak Berkowitz as Managing Director. Berkowitz--a well-known industry veteran--brings to Wolfram|Alpha 30 years of experience in introducing world-changing technologies to the marketplace. "Wolfram|Alpha has experienced explosive growth since we launched last May--and with every passing month I become more convinced that...


Word of the Day
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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