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2011-06-24 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Peace Prize Awarding Council held a grand award ceremony on June 14, 2011 in the Gold Room at the U.S. Capitol to express our respect for the recipients of the 2010 World Peace Prize: H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, prominent leader of Buddhism in the world; Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman, former Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The ceremony, chaired by Dr. Han Min Su, founder of the World Peace Prize Awarding Council, was...

2011-02-01 00:29:02

The Sedona Conference® is pleased to announce that John K. Rabiej has been named Executive Director of The Sedona Conference®. He succeeds Richard G. Braman, the founder of The Sedona Conference®, who will serve as the Conference's Chairman of the Board and Co-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Board. Sedona, Ariz. (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 The Sedona Conference® is pleased to announce that John K. Rabiej has been named Executive Director of The Sedona Conference®....

2011-01-25 16:49:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revere America, a grassroots organization dedicated to finding free-market solutions to national problems, today filed a brief in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals aimed at invalidating a core element of the nation's new health insurance law. In its amicus curiae, or "friend of the court" brief, Revere America challenges the new law's mandate that all individuals purchase private health insurance or pay the government a penalty for...

2010-11-19 00:00:50

With angel backing from Silicon Valley icon Tim O'Reilly and deep experience on Capitol Hill, a new company, POPVOX, today announces its beta to begin bridging the gap between the input the public wants to provide to Congress, and the information Members of Congress need to receive. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 With angel backing from Silicon Valley icon Tim O'Reilly and deep experience on Capitol Hill, a new company, POPVOX, today announces its beta to begin bridging the gap...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.