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2014-09-10 09:12:04

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A four-year project to digitally map the area surrounding Stonehenge has revealed more than two dozen previously undetected archaeological sites located near the iconic monument, including hidden chapels, burial mounds and neighboring shrines, researchers from the University of Birmingham revealed Tuesday at the British Science Festival. Members of the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project, which included Birmingham professor Vincent...

2014-05-13 23:00:32

Scholarships help cut tuition costs. Robert Morris University is offering an opportunity for student artists to develop their talents through the Art Guild while pursuing a degree in art or another major at RMU. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Robert Morris University Chicago Art Guild is now offering full tuition scholarships to graduating high school students with outstanding artistic talent. What is the Art Guild? It is a team of student artists who will be provided an artistic...

2014-04-04 04:20:30

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Bedrooms To Billions available FREE to all UK schools from 2015 - Full length feature film financed entirely by crowd funding and pre-orders - Pre-order limited edition before 31st May to get exclusive bonus material - Find out more and watch the trailer at http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com From Bedrooms To Billions is a new documentary movie by British film makers Nicola...

2014-04-01 23:01:27

Office continues surge of new commissions with Chamberlain Group HQ. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering and planning firms, has named Tim Tracey, AIA, as director of its Chicago, Ill. office. He was previously the office’s design director. Tracey will focus on strengthening the office’s holistic and integrated design process while continuing to lead its reputation as an award-winning firm. He takes over...

2014-02-04 11:40:48

A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face. The researchers say this can, in some cases, have catastrophic effects for individual patients. At least 63,000 UK residents travel abroad for medical treatment each year. However, the study led by the University of York, and involving the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Holloway...

2013-12-12 23:19:37

New study by Cybex Research Institute and University of Massachusetts-Lowell reveals link between posture and metabolic cost. Medway, MA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A recent study conducted by the Cybex Research Institute and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell uncovered how body posture can positively impact exercise. Published by the Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, “Arm Use and Posture Alter Metabolic Cost During Non- Impact Cardiovascular Cross Training at a Constant Machine...

2013-06-06 23:38:16

The #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Platform in North America, the Body By Vi Challenge, has seen incredible success in the UK in a very short time. This historic UK pre-launch event in Birmingham will train the first promoters of the Vi UK Challenge for the fight against the obesity epidemic in the UK. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 More than 15,000 people in the UK have taken on the Body by Vi UK Challenge to meet their weight loss or fitness goals since the first shipments began on the...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.