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2014-12-01 12:27:44

National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square Announce Partnership on "What It Means to Be American" WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-11-25 12:24:55

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clark Charitable Foundation has pledged $5 million to expand the A.

2014-11-19 20:22:44

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2014-10-20 12:26:18

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2014-10-15 04:21:44

International Awards Exhibition Printed with Epson Printers and Papers Opens at Smithsonian on Oct. 24 LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-10 16:23:59

Selected By Public Vote, Winning Design Announced Oct. 9 At Design Awards Gala In NYC NEW YORK, Oct.

crown-of-thorns sea star
2014-10-02 03:00:06

New research highlights the role of diversity in the healthy functioning of coral reef ecosystems and shows that guard-crab species and size classes offer different kinds of effective protection against various threats to coral reefs.

2014-10-01 12:29:10

More Than 300 Design-Related Events in New York City and at Organizations Across the U.S. NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-09-03 12:23:09

Exhibit Opens Today at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept.

2014-08-29 23:04:15

Other Notable Experts – from the Smithsonian to the International Space Station – Take Attendees to Deep Sea and Space Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.