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2014-07-15 16:20:40

Featuring Luxurious, Small-Ship Voyages to Exotic South Seas Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & the South Pacific brochure. The 68-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations...

2014-07-03 16:22:18

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia is pleased to announce that the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was honored in Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards as one of the "Top Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific." "We would like to thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for this tremendous honor," said Guillaume Epinette, General Manager, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort &...

2014-06-18 08:25:30

"Stingray Cove" explores the underwater world of coral reefs DETROIT, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is excited to announce the grand opening of its new fun and interactive exhibit, "Stingray Cove" and the premiere of the IMAX(®) movie, "Journey to the South Pacific." From June 21 to Aug. 31, 2014, museum guests will explore the tropics and learn about the amazing sea creatures that live in and around coral reefs. Upon entering the hands-on...

2014-05-20 23:01:50

Guests can buy nectar cups and hand-feed the lorikeets in walk-through aviary, open May 24-Sept. 1. A memorable 'Get-Close' experience. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Step into a lush aviary to share a laugh and a squawk with beautiful tropical birds that will sip food right out of your hands as “Lorikeets” returns as the special summer exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. “Lorikeets” will be open from May 24 through Sept. 1 outside on the Aquarium’s riverfront...

2014-04-21 08:24:02

Events include "A Retrospective with MacGillivray Freeman Films" including the Orange County premiere of Journey to the South Pacific and a screening of the surfing cult classic Five Summer Stories with special guests Laird Hamilton, Gerry Lopez, Peter Townend and more LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For 50 years, Orange County filmmaker and giant-screen film producer/director Greg MacGillivray and his team at MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) have been making...

2014-04-11 16:21:23

Featuring Tahiti, Fiji, South Pacific, Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe Itineraries BELLEVUE, Wash., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, releases its new Voyages by Gauguin 2015 Collection brochure. The brochure features 52 voyages by the cruise line's two deluxe small ships, which both...

2014-04-09 08:34:01

IBM to manage Coca-Cola Amatil's mission-critical SAP infrastructure in the cloud, servicing the company's South Pacific operation. SYDNEY, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar cloud agreement with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA). The cloud project will streamline CCA's operations and processes across the South Pacific region and is expected to drive significant operational costs out of the business....

Polynesian Chickens May Have Flown The Coop, But They Didn't Make It To South America: Study
2014-03-19 11:07:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is commonly agreed in the scientific community that Polynesians expanded their culture throughout the South Pacific some 3,000 years ago and later arrived in places like Tahiti and Hawaii. But did the Polynesians make it all the way to South America? And if they did, did they beat Columbus? New evidence paints a pretty clear picture that Polynesians were in fact not the first to arrive in South America, and maybe never made the...

2014-01-31 12:20:24

on all m/s Paul Gauguin 2014 Sailings Booked Between February 1 and February 15, 2014 BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, is celebrating Valentine's Day by offering an exclusive gift package to guests on any 2014 sailing aboard The Gauguin who book between February 1 and...

Earth's Climatic History Was Written In Dust
2014-01-25 05:28:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Polarstern, a research icebreaker, returned from the South Pacific in 2010 with a scientific treasure. The treasure, described in a recent issue of Science, consisted of ocean sediments from a previously almost unexplored part of the South Polar Sea. To geological history researchers, these inconspicuous mud samples are a valuable archive from which they can reconstruct the climatic history of the polar areas over many years of...


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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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