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2014-01-09 16:26:04

ROME, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and FAO Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the 2010 foundation for collaborations focusing most immediately on...

2014-01-08 12:30:02

Known as a "Change Agent", Osborne brings 26 years of experience in international intelligence to save victim of child abuse. WASHINGTON and GENEVA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Ariel King, President and Chair of the Ariana-Leilani Children's Foundation International, an internationally recognized advocate for children's human rights, announced today that Mr. Leutrell M. Osborne, Sr., agreed to serve as the Vice-Chair of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Mr....

2014-01-08 08:30:11

Company's commitment to U.N. Women's Empowerment Principles helps guide global environmental sustainability work BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweetable Highlights: -- @KelloggCompany sustainability includes focus on smallholder and women farmers worldwide w/ @CIMMYT, @CARE, @WEPrinciples -- @KelloggCompany supports U.N. Women Empowerment Principles to support women in the workplace, marketplace and community #WEPs -- Empowering women is...

2014-01-07 12:32:02

Marvell's robust G.hn chipset enables high-speed and powerful connectivity to multimedia HD content SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that Blu-Castle has selected Marvell's award-winning and HomeGrid Forum-certified G.hn chipset to power its products for the Connected Home. Blu-Castle, a leading supplier of residential and business telecommunications equipment, joins the...

2014-01-07 08:38:28

Marvell's robust G.hn chipset enables high-speed and powerful connectivity to multimedia HD content SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that Blu-Castle has selected Marvell's award-winning and HomeGrid Forum-certified G.hn chipset to power its products for the Connected Home. Blu-Castle, a leading supplier of residential and business telecommunications equipment, joins the...

2013-12-23 23:21:47

Moon Express' privately funded space telescope will be launched to the Moon in a pioneering experiment to democratize access to space exploration. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The ILO-X telescope uses innovative optical and imaging technology, combined with advanced software and micro-miniaturized electronics. The result is with a device the same size as a large shoe box which weighs around 5 pounds which is capable of delivering deep space pictures of objects inside and...


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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