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2013-05-14 23:20:52

The Holiday Inn Express Reston/Herndon has teamed up with the Global Soap Project to recycle used hotel soap from check out rooms to be reprocessed into usable soap for developing countries. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Holiday Inn Express Reston/Herndon has teamed up with the Global Soap Project to recycle used hotel soap from check out rooms to be reprocessed into usable soap for developing countries. The Global Soap Project is working to save lives and improve global health by recycling used...

2013-05-09 23:21:22

The week will offer classified presentations, training and professional development, exhibits and demos, and more. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) released its agenda and opened registration for GEOINT Community Week 2013, during which various education, technology, and networking events are held in the Northern Virginia region May 20-23. This year´s GEOINT Community Week will emphasize training and professional development,...

2013-02-15 23:05:06

Interactive Web Maps Connect History Buffs with Presidential History Sites. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 MapMuse today announced the release of its Presidents Day Locators, a series of complimentary web maps that connect history buffs with historical sites related to the American presidency. Users can now find and learn about nearby presidential birthplaces, presidential libraries, and presidential burial places with the click of a button. “For most people, Presidents Day is...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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