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2011-03-28 06:50:00

SANTA FE, N.M., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years after Rumi Returning, their documentary about the great Persian poet, was broadcast on over 330 PBS stations with screenings around the world, Heaven on Earth Creations is set to release Globalized Soul. The new film follows the theme of a universal spirituality of love, which made Rumi Returning popular. But, this time producers Kell Kearns and Cynthia Lukas have embraced the whole planet. Globalized Soul is a mystic tour through...

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2011-03-05 11:35:00

Lijun Yin wants computers to understand inputs from humans that go beyond the traditional keyboard and mouse."Our research in computer graphics and computer vision tries to make using computers easier," says the Binghamton University computer scientist. "Can we find a more comfortable, intuitive and intelligent way to use the computer? It should feel like you're talking to a friend. This could also help disabled people use computers the way everyone else does."Yin's team has developed ways to...

2011-03-04 05:48:00

BEIJING, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced it will launch the open beta testing for "Empire of the Immortals" on March 22, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/CNTH023LOGO) Following "Battle of the Immortals," "Empire of Immortals" is another new title in Perfect World's "Immortals" franchise. The game has received...

2010-09-19 04:20:00

BEIJING, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it plans to launch a brand new MMORPG "Empire of the Immortals" soon. The new game is part of the immortals-themed online game series, which began with the Company's first adventure MMORPG, "Battle of the Immortals." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/CNTH023LOGO )...

2010-08-05 14:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - They have little interest in running the streets alone nor in battling a treadmill with headphones over their ears. To them "health" goes beyond maintaining six-pack abs and agonizing over their body mass index. A recent focus group of young enthusiasts of the Taoist Tai Chi(TM) internal arts of health revealed that they value the "meaningful fitness" integral to their practice. A sampling of members of the International Taoist Tai Chi Society in their 20s and...

2010-07-29 13:57:00

TORONTO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ - Dimitri Granovski, a Russian immigrant to Canada, says that after 20 years of chronic migraines, he's become painkiller-free by practising these arts for only three months. Samantha Albert of Stratford, Ontario, says they help her deal with the effects of a critical blood disorder called amyloidosis. Helen Gaunt a wine producer in Margaret River, Australia, attributes her smooth recovery from thyroid and breast cancer to their practice. Klaartje Timmerman, of...

2010-02-19 11:22:00

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Domingo Colon, a Tai Chi instructor from Bronxville in Westchester, New York, has created a new and exciting Tai Chi Program for kids. Whereas most people believe Tai Chi is for adults only, Master Colon wants anyone of any age to be able to benefit from this ancient Chinese health system. Tai Chi's ability to improve concentration, focus, self-esteem, confidence, and discipline is exactly what many children need. Of course, Tai Chi...

2009-10-06 00:08:13

U.S. researchers say Tai Chi, a form of Chinese martial arts, may help treat patients with balance issues -- vestibular symptoms. Dr. Paul Lee of the New York Eye and Ear Institute evaluated the utility of Tai Chi in managing patients with vestibular symptoms, who have failed conventional vestibular therapy. Lee and colleagues used the activities-specific balance confidence scale and dynamic gait index survey -- both prior to therapy and at the conclusion of an eight-week course. The...

2009-07-06 06:45:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years in the fitness industry teaching martial arts, T'ai Chi, personal training, and other fitness classes, Dale Buchanan, a Washington, DC native, has created an entirely new fitness system and will be teaching it to South Florida in his new studio located in Boca Raton. It's called Supreme Ultimate Fitness and is a combination of High Intensity Fitness Training and T'ai Chi. High Intensity Fitness Training uses tools such as the Russian...

2009-05-04 10:15:00

BLOWING ROCK, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz on Oprah called qigong "the secret to anti-aging." It's the "miracle exercise" for people seeking to avoid drugs, surgery, and expensive doctor bills. Medical Tai Chi, known in China as Qigong, may eventually replace health insurance for many Americans. Qigong ('chee gong', or chi kung) retreats are growing in popularity in the USA as a low-cost, self-care health system. (Photo:...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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