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2011-06-25 00:00:31

The Academy is a summer program for the advanced teaching of science and engineering that incorporates and highlight industry experts. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A week long summer camp consisting of engineering seminars and hands-on learning sessions got underway Monday, June 20, 2011 at the Savannah Engineering Academy hosted by Georgia Tech Savannah. The Academy is a program for the advanced teaching of science and engineering that incorporates and highlights industry experts...

2011-06-07 10:05:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actress, producer and bestselling author Whoopi Goldberg addressed the Savannah College of Art and Design graduating class of 2011 at commencement ceremonies in Savannah and Atlanta, Saturday, June 4. Goldberg spoke to graduates at SCAD's 31st Savannah commencement ceremony, 9 a.m., at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. She then addressed the graduates at SCAD Atlanta's fifth commencement ceremony, 6 p.m., at the...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

C Savannah, the city's premier provider of tours, launches a complete new line of On Demand Specialty Tours. Tourists have come to expect that C Savannah will always offer the next new and exciting tour experience, so when they launched the new line of Specialty Tours, it was enthusiastically received by everyone. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 The Specialty Tour offers families or small groups the opportunity to pick and choose a theme tour based on their personal interests. Whether...

2011-05-05 15:45:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m., Hideaki Omiya, the President of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), will dedicate the first phase of a $325,000,000 gas turbine manufacturing and service facility at Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc.'s (MPSA) new Savannah Machinery Works located at 1000 Pine Meadows Drive, Pooler, GA. This will be the first Mitsubishi industrial gas turbine manufacturing facility outside of Japan and reflects a corporate...

2011-04-18 07:30:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2011, the university's nationally recognized, signature style and design event, April 25-April 29, at various locations at SCAD Savannah and SCAD Atlanta. This series of events features world-renowned artists, designers and industry professionals and highlights several of the college's programs of study, including fashion, fibers and interior design. All lectures are free and open to...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

The recent North American Tree Climbing Championships in Savannah, Georgia, brought together 67 of the continent's most skilled arborists. Usually these intrepid climbers trim trees to beautify landscape or clear power lines. On this weekend, their skills were judged for speed, accuracy and style. Safety is a priority, safety eyewear is mandatory, and Defog It antifog was given to every competitor to assure a clear, safe view. A Defog It short film documents the event. Valley View, Ohio...

2011-03-24 10:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steven High today was named executive director of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, home to the Ca' d'Zan mansion, Museum of Art featuring a rare Old Masters collection, Circus Museum and Historic Asolo Theater. The announcement was made after Eric J. Barron, president of The Florida State University, approved his appointment by the Ringling Museum Board of Directors. (Photo:...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAD's second annual deFINE ART, which ran Feb. 22 - 26, attracted thousands of visitors. deFINE ART featured lectures by prominent figures in the art world, special exhibitions, commissions, student showcases, performances and other events, all of which were free and open to the public. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/scad/48515/ (Photo:...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

C Savannah, the city's premier provider of tours, is now giving away a free "Savannah Hot Sheet" along with a free "Local & Area Map" with every online tour purchase. The Savannah Hot Sheet, exclusive for C Savannah's customers, lists the best places to eat, drink, and play in Savannah. It also includes the "must-know" information for the traveling family such as the locations of restrooms, drug stores, elevators and more. In addition to this exclusive Hot Sheet, everyone who purchases...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

Honoring and Featuring Marina Abramovic Series of public programs featuring Alfredo Jaar, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sarah Lewis, Sarah Thornton, Gary Tinterow and Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid Feb. 22 - 26, 2011 SCAD Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the second deFINE ART program, the showcase of leading artists, art professionals, SCAD students, faculty, alumni and special...


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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

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2007-01-22 13:34:34

The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) is a canid found in Central and South America, including Panama, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru (West of the Andes), Ecuador, the Guianas, Paraguay, northeast Argentina (Misiones province), and Brazil. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare. It was originally discovered as fossils in Brazilian caves and thought to be extinct. It is the only species in its genus, Speothos. The Bush Dog has soft long brownish-tan fur. It has a lighter reddish tinge on...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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