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2013-12-22 23:01:22

TicketProcess.com is growing every day in terms of inventory and popularity, and they are an epicenter for affordable Book Of Mormon the Musical Tickets. The edgy and progressive musical has been captivating audiences and garnering rave reviews since it opened on Broadway just a few years ago. (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Savvy theater fans who obtain their tickets online are often looking for promo codes, and that is exactly what TicketProcess.com is offering the general public right now....

2013-05-18 23:03:40

Online ticket giant TicketProcess.com has utilized their depth of resources and industry knowledge in order to offer discounted Book Of Mormon tickets to each and every one of the 32 shows at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 By offering a large fleet of discounted Book Of Mormon tickets and cheap Broadway Show tickets to many other performances, TicketProcess.com is once again demonstrating their love and admiration of great theater, as well as their willingness...

2013-04-30 12:24:42

Half-Hour Documentary Goes Behind the Scenes of New Film That Brings to Life One of the Most Daring and Dramatic Sea Explorations of Our Time KON-TIKI: The Incredible True Story Hosted by EXTRA's Maria Menounos Premieres This Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. ET/PT During Night of Exploration on National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today the world premiere of KON-TIKI: The Incredible True Story, a 30-minute...

2012-04-23 23:00:37

The 2012 NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest $5000 Grand Prize is awarded to six teens at Cypress Bay High School in Florida for the space settlement project "The Kon Tiki." Weston, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Six Cypress Bay High School students have recently won a $5,000 grand prize award in the 2012 NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest. Their space settlement plan, “The Kon Tiki,” was selected from 474 entries throughout 18 countries. The “Kon Tiki” team...

2012-04-01 23:02:17

MormonVoices offers better understanding of Mormon scripture. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 MormonVoices, a volunteer group dedicated to providing accurate information about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has published an article responding to concerns that the Book of Mormon teaches racism. The article clarifies that the Book of Mormon is written from an ancient perspective, and its references to skin color do not equate to racial categories as they are...

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2010-07-06 11:55:00

Organizers said Tuesday that a boat made from 12,500 plastic bottles will leave New Caledonia for Sydney this week on the final leg of a voyage across the Pacific to raise environmental awareness. The "Plastiki" has already sailed 6,944 nautical miles in 108 days from San Francisco to the French Pacific territory. The voyage, inspired by the 1947 Kon-Tiki raft expedition, is said to highlight the dangers of plastic pollution, over-fishing and climate change to the world's oceans.  It...

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2009-07-18 07:15:00

A Danish expert said on Friday that a 15th century Vinland Map, the first known map depicting part of America prior to Christopher Columbus' arrival on the continent, is almost certainly authentic. The map has been surrounded by controversy since its discovery in 1950, with many scholars suspecting it was merely part of a hoax intended to prove that Vikings were the first Europeans to land in North America (a claim confirmed by an archaeological find in 1960). Doubts about the map remained...

2009-01-18 15:18:51

A British millionaire says he plans to set sail in a plastic raft to alert the world to a huge floating garbage dump drifting between Hawaii and California. David de Rothschild, 30, of the noted banking family, plans to set sail from San Francisco in April aboard a 60-foot raft of empty plastic water bottles, The Sunday Times of London reported. His destination is a becalmed region known as the north Pacific gyre where plastic waste covers an area five times the size of Britain. The world's...

2007-06-04 01:10:00

WASHINGTON (AP) - Why did the chicken cross the ocean? To get to America before Columbus - and from the other direction - according to a new report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Many scholars had thought chickens arrived in the New World with the early Spanish or Portuguese explorers around the year 1500. When Juan Pizarro arrived at the Inca empire in 1532, however, he found chickens already being used there, raising the possibility they had been around for some time....

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2007-05-03 00:05:00

ROSLIN, Scotland -- Like a plot from "The Da Vinci Code," a team of code breakers claims to have found music hidden for 500 years in intricate carvings at the church where author Dan Brown set the climax of the best-selling book. Father and son team Thomas and Stuart Mitchell say they deciphered a musical code hewn into stone cubes on the ribs supporting the ceiling of Rosslyn Chapel in the village of Roslin, near Edinburgh. "Breaking the code was a true eureka moment. It's like we have been...


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Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

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