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2012-12-11 05:03:39

Plumstead Christian School's third annual Founders Forum will feature philanthropist and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow. Founders Forum annually seeks a nationally recognized Christian speaker whose life has been informed by their faith in order to inspire the students of Plumstead Christian School and the surrounding community to think biblically, serve effectively, and lead Christ-centered lives. Souderton, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Tim Tebow, philanthropist and NFL quarterback,...

2009-08-13 10:15:00

London's oldest timber structure has been unearthed by archaeologists from Archaeology South-East (part of the Institute of Archaeology at UCL). It was found during the excavation of a prehistoric peat bog adjacent to Belmarsh Prison in Plumstead, Greenwich, in advance of the construction of a new prison building. Radiocarbon dating has shown the structure to be nearly 6,000 years old and it predates Stonehenge by more than 500 years. Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd acted as the managing...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.