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2010-03-10 21:42:00

JINJIANG, China, March 10 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCLTF, CCLWF, CCLUF) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles, which are used for exterior siding, interior flooring, and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced the Company's management team will present at the upcoming ROTH Capital 22nd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference in Dana Point, California. The date, time and...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

JINJIANG, Fujian, China, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCLTF, CCLWF, CCLUF) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles, which are used for exterior siding, interior flooring, and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced the Company's management team will present at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference in Beijing, China. The date, time and...

2009-09-14 11:38:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Saffronart and the Guild Art Gallery present the exhibition `A New Vanguard: Trends in Contemporary Indian Art' from September 16(th) to October 1(st) 2009 at Saffronart the Guild Art Gallery New York. The show includes works by eighteen contemporary Indian artists that encompass diverse artistic practices including painting, digital printmaking, sculpture, site specific installation and video art, and will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue with...

2009-06-30 12:11:47

Pigeons could be art critics yet, according to a new study1 which shows that like humans, pigeons can be trained to tell the difference between "Ëœgood' and "Ëœbad' paintings. According to Professor Shigeru Watanabe from Keio University in Japan, pigeons use both color and pattern cues to judge the paintings' beauty as defined by humans, as well as their texture.  Professor Watanabe's work has just been published online in Springer's journal, Animal Cognition.The...

2009-04-27 05:31:00

- Expanded Capabilities Projected to Increase Annual Revenues by $15 Million - HANFORD, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment, including...

2008-12-10 08:31:00

HANFORD, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR) is pleased to announce that the company plans to expand its business through the purchase of high pressure die casting technology. The company has agreed to purchase two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment including efficient high volume melt / hold furnaces. The new work cells will allow...

2008-09-03 18:00:16

Paris Fisher, of Pawtucket, an artist and director of Project Peace, paints clouds on a giant sunflower picture created by him and other teens in the group. The mural, entitled Healing, was painted on a former graffiti-covered wall at 385 East Ave., Pawtucket. The Providence Journal / Bob Thayer (c) 2008 Providence Journal. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-26 18:00:49

Celadon Group Inc. (Nasdaq:CLDN) announced today that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has signed a receivables collection and equipment marshalling agreement with Priority Transportation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Priority America ("Priority"). Under the agreement, Celadon has agreed to use reasonable efforts to cover certain customer loads, to assist a secured lender in retrieving tractors and trailers under defined circumstances, and to assist in the collection of accounts...

2006-11-30 06:00:00

By Cammy Clark KEY LARGO -- For 18 years, a lovely green mermaid greeted visitors to the Florida Keys at mile marker 99.2. But sun, rain and time took their toll on her home -- a four-story cement block building in the median of U.S. 1. A few months ago the creature disappeared under a fresh coat of yellow paint. "I got a lot of calls. Even [city] commissioners wanted to know what happened to the mural of the mermaid," building owner Michael Denault said. One call came from none other than...

2005-07-01 12:47:06

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - Art curators have uncovered a newLeonardo Da Vinci drawing hidden beneath the surface of one ofthe Renaissance artist's most celebrated works, Britain'sNational Gallery said on Friday. Da Vinci painted two versions of The Virgin of the Rocksbetween 1483 and 1508. London's picture has long been regardedas an inferior copy of the original now in the Louvre in Paris. National Gallery curators found the uncompleted drawingwhile researching how Da Vinci copied...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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