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2014-07-10 23:10:01

Customers Save 10 Percent For Back-To-School CLEARWATER, FL. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Victoria Chart Company, a leading innovator in practical, easy to use reward charts for children announced they will celebrate 10 years in business on August 16th. To celebrate, all customers can use promo code “VCHART10” at checkout to get 10 percent off their orders through the end of 2014. “We’re elated to celebrate this milestone,” according to Victoria Ballard, Founder and CEO of The...

2014-06-26 08:27:41

MARKHAM, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth, a national health provider and innovator, is proud to announce it will be working with three unique ventures who participated in the recently concluded Impact8 program , a bootcamp for social businesses to learn how to widen their impact. The program was co-sponsored by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and Saint Elizabeth. Saint Elizabeth became involved with Impact8 to support the work of entrepreneurs intent on empowering...

2014-06-20 23:08:17

Ethiopian Prince from the Imperial Royal House of David Speaks at the DuSable Museum of African-American History Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As movies such as “12 Years a Slave” are praised and popularized for their depiction of black history beginning with slavery in America, the Queen of Sheba Historical Research Foundation, Inc. in Chicago believes that a new narrative on black history needs to be written which goes beyond the painful legacy of slavery. The constant...

2014-05-21 08:31:17

QUEENSTON, ON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Willowbank School of Restoration Arts is honoured to announce that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has agreed to become its new Royal Patron. The announcement was made on the occasion of The Prince's 17(th) visit to Canada. Willowbank, situated on the U.S.-Canada border near Buffalo, NY, delivers post-secondary education in the crafting of new futures for old places. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89639)...

The Fight For Richard III's Final Resting Place Begins In English Court
2014-03-13 13:15:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last summer architects began drawing up plans for a raised tomb that would house the remains of King Richard III, whose remains were unearthed in late 2012 and later removed from underneath a car park in Leicester, England last year. Shortly after it was noted that Richard III’s remains would be housed in a Leicester cathedral, living relatives of the last Plantagenet King demanded that the remains should be buried in York,...

Archaeologists Unearth An Unknown Pharaoh's Tomb In Egypt
2014-01-17 06:51:10

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Museum have made a discovery of epic proportions at the Egyptian dig site of Abydos. Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of the previously unknown Pharaoh, Woseribre Senebkay. Along with this amazing discovery, comes proof that the Abydos Dynasty from 1650-1600 BC existed. The team from the museum, working closely with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, revealed...

Mummified Head Not King Henry IV's
2013-10-10 12:06:27

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mummified head purportedly belonging to French king Henry IV recently surfaced on the collectors' market in France, but a report from forensic experts has shown that the relic is not royalty at all. Spanish and French researchers claimed to have found positive DNA matches for the mummified head of king Henry IV, as well as a handkerchief that allegedly belong to King Louis XVI. Several historians expressed doubt about the findings,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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