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2014-04-04 04:20:30

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Bedrooms To Billions available FREE to all UK schools from 2015 - Full length feature film financed entirely by crowd funding and pre-orders - Pre-order limited edition before 31st May to get exclusive bonus material - Find out more and watch the trailer at http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com From Bedrooms To Billions is a new documentary movie by British film makers Nicola...

2014-01-23 23:21:10

Leading Academic Institution to Implement Axiom EPM Higher Education Suite to Streamline University-Wide Financial Planning and Performance Management Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Axiom EPM, a leading provider of financial planning and performance management software, today announced that the University College London (UCL), London’s largest leading multi-disciplinary university consisting of 27,000 students, 4,000 employees and 16 faculties across 3 academic schools has...

Supercomputer To Mimic Mollusc Shell
2011-11-30 04:35:32

One of the first tasks for Warwick´s new £1.3 million supercomputer is to use its monster megabytes to analyze the natural properties of the tiny mollusc shell. The humble mollusc shell is made up of only one mineral: calcium carbonate, yet the combination of that plus other enzymes and proteins give it remarkable properties in terms of strength while remaining incredibly light. By modeling the process of its construction on the computer, scientists from the University of...

2011-07-04 15:00:00

LONDON, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New world rankings in six Social Sciences disciplines: Statistics, Sociology, Politics, Law, Economics, Accounting - Business, Accounting, and Economics graduates are most popular with employers - 119 US universities make rankings in at least one subject, followed by UK (64), Germany (39), Australia (31), France (31), Canada (21), Japan (18), China (14) and the Netherlands...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxford Resource Partners, LP (NYSE: OXF) (the "Company" or "Oxford") declared a cash distribution of $0.3519 per unit for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. As indicated in our prospectus, this distribution is pro rated for the seventy-four days in which Oxford was a public partnership in the third quarter. The distribution will be paid on November 12, 2010 to all common unitholders of record as of the close of business on November 1,...

2010-09-07 18:00:00

LONDON, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge becomes the first non-US university ever to head the QS World University Rankings(R), in the 7th annual edition published today. The Top 200 results and methodology is available on http://www.topuniversities.com. - Harvard, which has topped the table since 2004 drops to 2nd place - MIT jumps to 5th from 9th, reflecting a strong performance by technology universities - There are 22 countries represented in the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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