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2014-01-02 12:21:41

Titles are among only 39 electronic works named to prestigious annual list ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest® Statistical Abstract of the United States and Queen Victoria's Journals have been selected for Choice Magazine's annual, highly acclaimed Outstanding Academic Titles list. ProQuest's "Stat Ab" has been heralded for rescuing and upgrading an "essential" reference from extinction, while Queen Victoria's Journals was noted for providing "an important...

2013-12-31 08:22:21

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SphereChess is a frightening new monster. It has the same 64 squares and pieces set up like Chess, but SphereChess pieces and files A-H are arranged concentrically around opposing poles of a sphere. SphereChess ranks 1-8 extend between these poles. SphereChess has no backlines or sidelines. www.spherechess.com (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/PH39016-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/PH39016-b )...

Queen Grants Royal Pardon To WWII Codebreaker Alan Turing
2013-12-24 07:00:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alan Turing, a computer pioneer of his time and World War II codebreaker who may have single-handedly shortened a long conflict and saved thousands of lives, is getting a Royal Pardon from Queen Elizabeth II. Turing was chemically castrated in 1952 after being convicted of homosexuality, which at the time was a criminal offense in Britain. Along with the conviction, Turing lost his security clearance and was forced to stop his...

2013-12-19 23:26:06

Screenwriter, Producer, Actress, & Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur, Kim MacKenzie, Chosen to be 2014 Miss Norway Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Joyce Giraud’s "Queen of the Universe” unites the intelligence and beauty of women around the world, in the search for the perfect ambassador of love, hope, and peace to be crowned Queen of the Universe. Contestants must be born in, or have blood from the country they represent. This year, screenwriter, producer, actress,...

2013-12-18 08:27:41

SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What if you never had to leave your favorite game world? Never wanting a game to end is a wish we often hear from our customers, and it is a wish that we are happy to grant with the release of "Awakening Kingdoms", Big Fish's new free-to-play PC and Mac game. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/SF35387) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131014/SF96949LOGO) The Awakening series, developed by Boomzap Entertainment...

2013-12-17 16:22:39

Sampson provides readers with a fresh view of an Old Testament book in rhyme MAITLAND, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Irma W. Sampson's new book, Esther, the Queen in the PALACE is Seen ($9.99, paperback, 9781628395846; $20.99, hardcover, 9781628395853; $4.99, e-book, 9781628395860)--complete with vibrant illustrations--is an astonishing, poetic interpretation of the biblical book of Esther. Sampson stays true to the Bible while retelling the real-life, "Cinderella story"...

2013-12-12 16:24:10

ACTOR RECOGNITIONS INCLUDE REBECCA FERGUSON, CHIWETEL EJIOFOR, JANET McTEER AND JACQUELINE BISSET BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STARZ miniseries were nominated for a network record six Golden Globe(®) nominations by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association this morning at the 71(th) Annual Golden Globe Awards nomination ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The network garnered two nominations in the Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television...

Hardworking Sisters Allow Insect Colonies To Thrive
2013-11-21 14:09:25

University of Edinburgh They are among the animal kingdom's most industrious workers … now a study reveals why colonies of ants and bees depend on females for their success. Altruistic workers in social insect colonies – such as ants, bees and wasps – are more likely to be female, because their maternal instincts make them better at caring for the queen's offspring. The findings come from a study of who does what in these highly organized insect societies. In these species, it...

2013-11-21 08:26:40

LONDON, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The St John International team today hosted celebrated social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at their offices in London to discuss the development work of the global health charity and the maternal and newborn health work they are rolling out across Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/654215 ) Archbishop Tutu, who chaired South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was...

2013-11-21 08:25:42

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury travel agency network, Virtuoso®, which specializes in creating exceptional experiences for travelers, once again brings a rare opportunity to the agencies that belong to the group and their clients: sailing aboard Cunard Line's famed Queen Mary 2 with Grammy® Award-winning artist James Taylor. Taylor and his band will perform two special concerts during the August 27, 2014 Transatlantic Crossing, taking passengers on an eight-day...


Latest Queen Reference Libraries

Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

Queen Scallop, Aequipecten opercularis
2013-04-16 20:35:52

The Queen Scallop, Aequipecten opercularis is a species of scallop of medium size. It is an edible marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Pectinidae. Being around 7 centimeters in size, this is one of the smaller scallop species that is commercially exploited. The shell of this species is sometimes fairly colorful, and it is also thin and brittle. It features about 20 radiating umbones. The valve on the left is slightly more convex than the valve on the right. One auricle of the...

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2012-06-14 08:35:48

Symbol: TRPA10 Group: Monocot Family: Commelinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    I Synonyms:   SEPU11 Setcreasea purpurea B.K. Boom Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

2012-06-14 09:20:25

Symbol: STSYT Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   STTE11 Stillingia tenuis Small Distribution: StillingiasylvaticaL. ssp.tenuis(Small) D.J. Rogers distribution:USA(FL) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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