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2014-02-05 23:25:51

RingingCedarsofRussia.org announced today that the English publication of the highly anticipated Ringing Cedars of Russia Book 10 is postponed indefinitely. The Ringing Cedars of Russia Book Series has a devoted following across the globe, with several books in the series translated into multiple languages. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 RingingCedarsofRussia.org, the official website of the Ringing Cedars of Russia, announced today that the English publication of Ringing Cedars of Russia Book...

2014-01-31 16:23:24

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pharmaceutical industry recognizes that patient advocacy groups serve as a critical information channel for patients. Thus the function within pharma companies that interacts with patient advocacy groups has risen in importance as organizations look for effective ways to better communicate with patients. And in addition to working with external patient groups to educate consumers, the advocacy function within the pharmaceutical sector also...

2014-01-29 23:30:24

Global participatory futures research, State of the Future Index, Real-Time Delphi, Global Futures Intelligence System, Tele-Nations, and TransInstitutions are some of the innovative ideas and methodologies introduced by The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Some 2000 experts polled by the University of Pennsylvania rated think tanks throughout the world in various categories to produce the 2013 “Global Go To Think Tanks Index.” The Millennium Project was rated 6th in the...

2014-01-22 23:27:06

On January 29, 2014, at the Wayra Academy in Caracas, Venezuela will be launched a contest among university students to think about how to colonize Mars (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Going to Mars has been the dream of many people for ages and might soon become a reality. National governments of several countries (including China, the European Union, India, Japan, Russia, and the USA) and private initiatives (such as MarsOne, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic) have plans for both manned and unmanned...

2013-12-20 23:21:03

The Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone released a new website to expand their mission on ending the stigma of mental illness. The website can be used to view events, updates, and relevant content. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 On November 25th, the Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone, a community based initiative, officially launched a website to expand on the mission of ending the stigma associated with mental illness. The new website, paramusstigmafree.org, was created as a way to help spread...

2013-12-04 23:28:44

The European Regional Foresight College and the European Millennium Project Initiative met in Warsaw, Poland to develop plans for improving foresight with focus on Eastern Europe and the EU 2020 strategy, and launching of the “Regional Foresight 2.0 project. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The meeting of the European Regional Foresight College (ERFC) and the European Millennium Project Initiative Nodes (EuMPI) was hosted by the Polish foresight company 4CF Sp. Ltd., which leads The Millennium...

2013-11-07 12:29:32

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering college students and others free tools to increase mental health education on college campuses. The special toolkit also supports the National Dialogue launched by the recent White House Conference on Mental Health. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/NAMILOGO) The toolkit is based on NAMI's College Students Speak, a survey report published last year in which...

2013-11-01 12:26:03

PARIS, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hassan Jazayeri is a doctor tending to the needs of the hunger strikers at Camp Liberty, Iraq, place of residence of Iranian opposition, members of the People's Mojahedin Oranization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). He recently sat down with Iran News Update and gave us a detailed report on the health conditions of the residents participating in the global hunger striker. Jazayeri like many is very worried for the continued health of these...

2013-10-31 08:26:12

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide capital expenditures among oil and gas companies increased 13% in 2012 despite relatively flat upstream revenues and a decline in upstream profits. Worldwide oil reserves increased 3%, while worldwide gas reserves decreased 2% due to the recording of downward reserve revisions attributable to low natural gas prices in North America, according to EY's annual Global oil and gas reserves study. This study analyzes the worldwide and regional...

2013-10-18 23:01:27

Near-futurist and author, Simon Anderson, has been selected to deliver two keynote presentations to the Telekom Austria Group Business School and Minnesota Community Education Association. Anderson will focus on the future of learning and how we must “unlearn” traditional education as new trends and technologies transform education and our lives. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Thought-provoking keynote speaker, education futurist and author, Simon Anderson has been selected...