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2009-07-16 22:32:01

Pagan police officers in England and Wales can take time off on religious holidays like Halloween and the Summer Solstice, the Home Office said Thursday. The days off will be deducted from officers' annual vacation time, The Daily Telegraph reported. But practicing Wiccans and Druids will be guaranteed free time on their sacred days. Andy Pardy, a constable with the Hertfordshire Police, follows the Norse religion, worshipping Odin, Thor and Freya. He discussed more official recognition for...

2009-04-27 09:49:00

PRSA National Capital Chapter Now Accepting Call for Entries for 2009 Thoth Awards WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) is accepting entries for the Thoth Awards, an annual event that recognizes outstanding achievement, creativity and innovation in the field of public relations. Top communications agencies, corporations, government organizations, associations and non-profits throughout the Washington, DC...

2009-03-26 07:26:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Environmental Services (BES), a full-service pest management company that's been operating in the New York Metropolitan area for 46 years, has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to their business practices. Bell is one of the few companies using a pest control tool of the future: Instant Freeze, a completely non-toxic and non-chemical procedure helping to eradicate the bed bug epidemic infiltrating the tri-state area. BES is known...

2008-10-14 09:00:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Charles Kaplan, chief technology strategist, Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behavior-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions. What: Kaplan to deliver a presentation titled, "Kick Your Application Performance Management into Fifth Gear" during the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Kaplan will discuss how although traffic has increased at the port 80 level, most...

2008-08-27 09:01:27

Villa Sistemi Medicali, a subsidiary of Del Global Technologies, a manufacturer of diagnostic imaging systems for medical firms, has installed its new Apollo DRF systems at two hospitals in Rome, Italy. According to the company, one system is installed at Policlinico Umberto I hospital in the city and part of La Sapienza University. The second system is located at Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina hospital, a religious institution that provides health services. Fabio Curti, marketing...

2008-08-27 09:00:59

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The theatre of Dionysus. Roman gladiator shows. The Olympics. These are just a few of the storied pieces of Greek and Roman myth and history that continue to shape events and customs today in the modern world. But would you believe that all of the above actually have origins in Africa? And that Africa is the actual birthplace of the Greek and Roman classics? Author, scholar and lecturer GJK Campbell-Dunn explores the possibilities...

2008-08-18 12:00:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behavior-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions, today announced the addition of Mike Bartlett to the management team as vice president of sales. Bartlett joins Mazu Networks from HP Software where he continued his executive leadership position as vice president of sales after the acquisition of Mercury Interactive Corp(1). Bartlett will lend his strong background in executing successful...

2008-07-06 09:00:14

By TOM BONCZA-TOMASZEWSKI *** When the battered body of a young woman is discovered on a remote Greek island the local police seem in far too much of a hurry to get the body buried and catalogued as a case of accidental death. Anne Zourodi's hero, Hermes Diaktoros, generally referred to as "the fat man", arrives on the island to investigate the crime apparently uninvited, and uncovers a sordid mess of lies and secrets: the death is anything but accidental. In places the story is highly...

2008-06-27 06:02:38

By Joyce McMillan THE BACCHAE **** HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, ABERDEEN ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA **** ORAN MOR, GLASGOW FEAST *** ARTA, GLASGOW IT WAS a fabulous, gaudy night in Aberdeen when Alan Cumming climbed back into his famous gold kilt, descended upside-down and bare-bottomed to the stage like a true Hollywood god diving to Earth, and gave the city's audiences a performance to remember, in the revival of the National Theatre of Scotland's controversial and spectacular version...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Pisces (fish) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible from both Hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 01h; Declination: +15; Source: Ancient, Middle East and eastern Mediterranean, also Greek and Roman mythology. The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'