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2014-07-24 23:03:46

Dazzling Deals Tickets announces that Susan Boyle will be touring throughout North America in 2014. This popular ticket exchange is offering the customer appreciation promo code CHEAP for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 For the first time in her career, Susan Boyle will be touring across the United States. The Scottish singer first became a known musical commodity after appearing on the British television reality show, Britain’s Got Talent. Her first song on the show...

2014-05-13 16:25:00

- Tickets go on sale today for Salt Lake Comic Con taking place on September 4-6, 2014; Producers bringing in guests from Back to the Future, Evil Dead, Doctor Who and The Princess Bride - SALT LAKE CITY, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced initial guests, new features and put tickets on sale for its second annual Salt Lake Comic Con on September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Salt Lake Comic Con is an epic pop...

2014-04-02 16:27:14

Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh annual Scotland Run (10K), part of the Scotland Week festivities. Runners line up at West Drive near 62nd Street and finish at West Drive near 67th Street. A key part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, and operated by New York Road Runners (NYRR),...

2013-02-24 23:00:17

CapTel, MED-EL Corporation, and Oticon are Partners in Hearing Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 Three leading telecommunications and hearing technology organizations– CapTel®, MED-EL Corporation, and Oticon–have become major sponsors of the AG Bell Listening and Spoken Language Knowledge Center, the Internet resource for adults and children with hearing loss, their families and the professionals who support them. The “Partners in Hearing” sponsorship will...

130 Year Old Recordings By Alexander Graham Bell Restored
2011-12-27 12:42:09

Scientists, journalists and curators have all had to opportunity to listen to audio-recordings made by Alexander Graham Bell 130 years ago. A man's voice in the recording can be heard reading "to be or not to be“¦" from William Shakespeare's Hamlet on a green wax disc. The early audio recordings had been packed away and considered obsolete at the Smithsonian Institution for over a century.  However, new technology has allowed the recordings to be recovered so they...

2011-12-21 22:55:11

Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 percent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity, a study has found Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity, a study has found. Scots of Indian and Pakistani origin also have much greater levels of hospital admissions for both conditions than people of white Scottish ethnicity. Those of Pakistani...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

AG Bell has partnered with The Townsend Group to sell its exhibits, sponsorship and advertising Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell), the international organization committed to advancing the outcome of listening and spoken language for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, has retained The Townsend Group to sell its exhibits, sponsorships and advertising. Founded in 1983, The Townsend Group works...

2010-12-20 05:00:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KILTR today announced the public beta launch of its international online platform for business professionals of Scottish descent at http://www.KILTR.com. KILTR brings together 40 million Scots worldwide to network online and tap into the vast knowledge, experience and opportunity offered by the Scottish community, which is renowned as canny and entrepreneurial in business. The company has recently closed a Series A round of financing with...

2009-08-24 10:00:00

"It is not given to us to peer into the mysteries of the future. Still, I avow my hope and faith, sure and inviolate, that in the days to come, the British and American people will for their own safety and for the good of all walk together in majesty, in justice, and in peace." - Winston Churchill NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scots Guards Pipes and Drums are coming to New York to commemorate the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001 and to pay...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin