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2014-07-08 23:05:55

Pre de Provence products have been meticulously crafted by French artisans for generations. Hallandale, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Luxury Barber proudly welcomes Pre de Provence to their family of high-end men’s grooming products. Pre de Provence is a versatile company that produces soaps, creams, balms, oils, shower gels and more. Made with carefully selected natural ingredients, Pre de Provence provides relaxation and healing through aromatherapy and aromachology. This body care...

2012-07-20 23:02:10

O&CO. has introduced two new olive oils, a Parsley Specialty Olive Oil and a Garlic Specialty Olive Oil. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 O&CO.´s specialty olive oils press fresh fruits and herbs right along with the olives: basil and mint from the Galantino family's farm in Puglia, green lemons from Tras-os-Montes, Portugal, and mandarin oranges from sunny Sicily; all 100% natural. Following an age-old Italian tradition, our two newest olive oils have distinct flavors and...

2011-07-08 14:23:00

MARSEILLE, France, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a country that has resisted open proclamation of the Gospel for hundreds of years, God provided a much needed breakthrough this past week in southern France, focusing attention on the city of Marseille and the greater area of Provence. Invited by 1 Meme Coeur, an organization made up of church leaders from throughout the region, world evangelist Luis Palau led historic evangelistic campaigns in the cities of Istres,...

2010-03-31 13:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Allurent(TM), the market leader in powering superior online shopping experiences, today announced that L'Occitane en Provence has selected Allurent on Demand to add differentiated shopping experiences to their online boutiques. Allurent on Demand (AoD) is a hosted, software-as-a-service offering that increases customer satisfaction and site conversion by quickly and cost-effectively deploying interactive merchandising widgets to retailers'...

2008-05-30 21:00:19

People living along France's Rhone River and people who regularly eat fish from the river have tested positive for a toxic chemical, health officials said. Some of those tested had four to five times the so-called safe level of PCB, or polychlorobiphenyl, in their blood, EuroNews.net reported Friday. PCB is known to be toxic, said Pierre Souvet, president of the medical association in Provence, which carried out the tests on 52 Rhone residents. It can cause cancer, neurological problems...

2006-07-29 14:46:41

PARIS (Reuters) - French actor Jean Reno, star of such films as "The Big Blue," "Leon" and "The Da Vinci Code," married model and actress Zofia Borucka on Saturday in a hilltop village in the south of France. The wedding, witnessed by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy and singer Johnny Hallyday, took place in the town hall of Les Baux de Provence, near Avignon, a day before the star's 58th birthday. The ceremony was conducted by the mayor of Les Baux, Gerard Jouve, a friend of the...

2005-08-23 17:08:02

By Shiraz Sidhva PARIS (Hollywood Reporter) - French actress Marion Cotillard, best known for her role in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "A Very Long Engagement," will star opposite Russell Crowe in the French romance "A Good Year." The film is about failed London banker Max Skinner, played by Crowe, who moves to Provence to tend a vineyard he inherited from his uncle, played by Albert Finney. There he encounters Cotillard's character, a beautiful California woman who says she is a long-lost...

2005-06-06 23:14:28

A submarine seismic sensor was recently set in place at 2400 m depth, off Toulon. The instrument was attached to a neutrino telescope developed by the international scientific programme Antares (1) . For the first time in Europe, this sensor, designed by a partnership between G©osciences Azur (Mixed Research Unit IRD/CNRS/UPMC/UNSA, Villefranche sur Mer)(2) and Guralp System (United Kingdom), with the financial support of INSU, Villefranche Oceanological Observatory and the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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