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2014-07-29 23:02:42

Atlanta Special FX expands into International market just months after opening four new offices in the United States. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Just months after the recent announcement of Atlanta Special FX expanding offices to 4 new states, the exciting FX family does it again! Michael Willett, Owner of Atlanta Special FX and one time farmboy from Arkansas, is shocking the world with his new vision and strategies of bringing innovative event technologies to the masses....

2014-07-29 12:31:18

Territorial Governor Padilla Continues Assault on U.S. Constitution, Investor Rights and U.S. Taxpayers DES MOINES, Iowa, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, continues its advertising campaign warning on the unlawful actions of Governor Alejandro Padilla of Puerto Rico - a U.S. Territory - that puts at risk the U.S. Constitution and edges the Commonwealth ever closer tohemispheric rogue nation, Argentina. Nick...

2014-07-28 08:33:27

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on August 14 BEIJING, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it plans to release unaudited financial results for the third quarter fiscal year 2014 ended June 30, 2014, after market close on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The earnings release will be available on the...

2014-07-28 00:20:17

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Joseph Kabila furthered his commitment to eradicating the systemic problem of sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by nominating Jeanine Mabunda Lioko as his special representative. Sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups have plagued the DRC, particularly the war-torn east, for the past decade....

2014-07-27 12:20:15

OTTAWA, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to recognize the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement and Korean War Veterans Day. "Today, we take time to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of more than 26,000 Canadians who served during the Korean War. More than 60 years ago, these young men and women left their homes and families--put their entire lives on hold--to travel...

2014-07-25 08:24:08

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. They are used in homes, schools, NGOs and government agencies, promoting discussion among citizens as an effective approach to strengthening democracy. The first handbook, "The New Rwanda: Prosperity and the Public Good," was endorsed by H.E President Kagame, who also requested a translation into Kinyarwanda. The book features articles...

2014-07-24 23:13:51

Photo Workshops with Joe McNally return to Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet in Saint Lucia in September. Photographers learn lighting, story telling and state-of-the-art photo techniques. Soufriere, Saint Lucia (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Photographers have an opportunity to learn lighting, story telling, and camera techniques from two of the world's leading photographers and educators at Saint Lucia's ANSE CHASTANET http://www.ansechastanet.com and JADE MOUNTAIN...

2014-07-24 23:08:31

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Construction in Malaysia – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” to its store. Inquire before buying at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=198919. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Malaysian construction industry increased in value at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.93% during the review period (2009−2013). Growth was supported by the country’s economic development and an increase in investment...

2014-07-24 08:30:28

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners has been contracted for public relations by EKOS, an Ecuadorian publishing and communication company, in support of Ecuador's International Communication Campaign directed at the trade industry by the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador. The new assignment is part of the country's recently launched "All you Need is Ecuador" worldwide marketing campaign and will target consumers and travel trade in more than 14 countries worldwide in...

2014-07-24 08:25:21

TORONTO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) ("Ecopetrol") and Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) ("Pacific Rubiales") announced at a meeting yesterday of Ecopetrol's board of directors in which the Synchronized Thermal Additional Recovery ("STAR") pilot project being developed in an area of the Quifa SW field was considered; and based on the technical analysis of the pilot a decision was made to adopt the...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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