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2011-03-14 08:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the summer of 1966 and early 1967, The Beach Boys recorded, in several sessions, a bounty of songs and drafts for an album, SMiLE, that was intended to follow the band's 1966 masterpiece, Pet Sounds. The sessions were ultimately shelved, and The Beach Boys' SMiLE has never been released. With the full participation of original Beach Boys Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson, Capitol/EMI has collected and compiled the...

2011-03-07 16:23:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Operation Smile today voted to discontinue the proposed merger with Smile Train. The Board of Directors of Smile Train also has voted to discontinue the proposed merger. William R. Fox, Chairman of the Board of Operation Smile, released the following statement on behalf of the Board of Directors: "We have thoughtfully and carefully pursued combining our two organizations with the goal of treating more children in more...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen's 40th anniversary is now upon us, and the band plans to pull out all the stops to celebrate this historic occasion. "2011 is an important year for Queen," said Brian May "and there will be a lot of activity." Adds Roger Taylor, "I can't believe it's been that long and that we are still around in such a big way. I'm amazed and grateful!" This yearlong event will be marked by a series of releases, re-releases, special limited-edition...

2011-02-22 21:22:37

Want to keep your boss happy? Smile at your customers. Want to keep yourself happy and productive? Smile like you mean it. A new study led by a Michigan State University business scholar suggests customer-service workers who fake smile throughout the day worsen their mood and withdraw from work, affecting productivity. But workers who smile as a result of cultivating positive thoughts "“ such as a tropical vacation or a child's recital "“ improve their mood and withdraw less....

2011-02-19 00:00:40

SmileBooks, owned by CEWE COLOR, the global leader in photo book production and printing, has announced a new "Send A Smile" special. From now through the end of March 2011, everyone is invited to send a coupon for a free 26 page, soft cover 8x8 Medium SmileBooks photo book to friends, family members, co-workers or anyone else. Best of all, the sender will get a 50% discount on their next order of SmileBooks photo books printed on digital print paper. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) February 18,...

2011-02-14 13:59:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Smile Train and Operation Smile, two of the leading cleft lip and cleft palate charities in the world, today announced that they have voted to combine the two organizations into a single new entity, to be known as Operation Smile Train. In a joint statement, Charles B. Wang, Co-founder of Smile Train and Dr. William P. and Kathleen S. Magee, Co-founders of Operation Smile, said, "We are delighted that our boards have voted...

2011-02-09 13:05:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face sales teams, announced that team members have raised more than $3,440 for Operation Smile, a children's medical charity that provides cleft lip and palate repair surgeries to children worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/LA45420) In conjunction with its annual kickoff meeting to raise money for Operation Smile, Cydcor held a charity bowling event at...

2011-02-09 00:01:31

Miami dentist Ted Herrmann and the dental professionals at Assure a Smile are giving you one more reason to smile this Valentine's Day. From February 1st to the 28th, new Invisalign patients will receive a $500 credit towards Invisalign clear braces as well as a $500 credit towards a Zoom teeth whitening procedure! Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 Miami dentist Ted Herrmann and the dental professionals at Assure a Smile are giving you one more reason to smile this Valentine's Day. After...

2011-01-13 00:00:40

Go Smile, the Smile Beauty company, partners with Infused Industries to open a store on the company's Facebook page to help deal with the massive traffic spike resulting from Go Smile being featured as one of Jill's "Steals and Deals" on the Today Show. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Go Smile, the Smile Beauty company, achieves success with their Facebook store, powered by Infused Commerce. After being featured as one of Jill's "Steals and Deals" on the Today Show, the company's...

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2011-01-07 09:20:29

Queen's University Classics professor emeritus Ross Kilpatrick believes the Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, incorporates images inspired by the Roman poet Horace and Florentine poet Petrarch. The technique of taking a passage from literature and incorporating it into a work of art is known as "Ëœinvention' and was used by many Renaissance artists. "The composition of the Mona Lisa is striking. Why does Leonardo have an attractive woman sitting on a balcony, while in...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.