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2013-07-19 23:02:08

Church of Scientology Turin took a leading role in this year’s Festival of San Giovanni with the message of the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Spirits were high at Piazza Borgo Dora in Turin June 24 when the city turned out to celebrate the festival of San Giovanni with a race against drugs. Organized by the AMECE Association, an organization that provides educational and cultural activities for...

Moon Express Mission To Moon's South Pole
2013-07-19 16:04:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) and Moon Express have just announced not only the first private enterprise mission to the Moon but also the first mission to the Moon's South Pole. The mission will be exploring the Moon's South Pole for mineral resources and water. Lunar probes have provided evidence of mineral and volatile deposits in the Moon's southern polar region where energy and resources may be...

2013-07-16 23:03:21

In this role Lange will work to generate the political will and resources necessary to end vaccine-preventable diseases, strengthen strategic engagement with UN health agencies, and support the UN Foundation’s work with partners on the ground to achieve strong global health outcomes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The United Nations Foundation announced today that retired U.S. Ambassador John E. Lange will serve as its Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy. In this role...

2013-07-15 23:02:12

Determined to counter drug abuse in their country, members of the Church of Scientology Missions of Kaohsiung and Taichung promoted drug-free living on United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Volunteers of the Church of Scientology Missions of Kaohsiung and Taichung marked United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with activities aimed at countering drug abuse by helping youth learn...

2013-07-14 23:01:58

A recent report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization reveals sharply increasing rates of obesity in developing countries such as Mexico. For Children’s Obesity Fund co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, these new facts confirm the importance of nutrition education programs to fight the global obesity epidemic. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization recently reported in “The State of Food and...

2013-07-12 23:00:59

In observance of United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, volunteers from the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe dedicated a week to drug prevention activities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 In the European Union, an estimated 5 percent of youth ages 15-24 have experimented with one or more designer drugs according to the World Drug Report released June 26—a grave situation that Scientologists in Belgium, the de facto...

2013-07-07 23:00:32

A team of volunteers from the Church of Scientology Sydney got the jump on United Nations Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking through a street event helping hundreds of people learn the truth about drugs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 A week before the June 26 official date of the United Nations Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, a team of volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Sydney began distributing copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets to...


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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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.