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2011-07-31 00:00:04

Study from Norway supports OmegaCure's claim that omega 3 fish oils have superior value when compared with krill oils. Venice, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2011 A recent study from Norway supports Omega Cure's assertion that fish oil products are more valuable to consumers' health and budgets than krill oil pills. Omega Cure is a fresh, natural, broad spectrum and highly effective omega-3 fish oil with no fishy taste or smell. The faculty of Health, Nutrition and Management in Lillestrom, Norway...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

Screen Idol Tab Hunter, a Space Shuttle Astronaut and "Leave it to Beaver" Star Among Those Joining Pacific Princess 2012 Global Voyage Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Globetrotting Princess Cruises passengers will be joined by a variety of intriguing special guests aboard Pacific Princess during its 107-day World Cruise departing January 13, 2012. Whether they want to hear about the golden age of Hollywood, get the scoop on modern-day filmmaking, or find out what it's really like...

2011-07-19 07:30:00

VENICE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blik, the innovative maker of self-adhesive surface graphics, and Threadless, the international community-driven design company, have collaborated once again to launch new self-adhesive Pattern Wall Tiles. These "green" wall tiles are eco-friendly, non-toxic and free of both PVC and phthalates. The environmentalist in you will love them. Blik is kicking off Pattern Wall Tiles with five self-adhesive sets that will bring bursts of pattern into...

2011-07-13 02:05:00

DUBAI, UAE, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years of Venetian Seaplane tradition has been officially re-ignited in the heart of Venice. On June 24, 2011, the Seawings Seaplane Tour of Venice took flight, taking passengers on a Venetian tour with a difference. The privileged passengers of that first flight were treated to an experience of a lifetime as they were picked up in style at San Marco square by boat, transported to the glistening shores of San Clemente...

2011-07-07 06:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the Phase 3 VENICE clinical trial evaluating the investigational agent ZALTRAP(TM) (aflibercept) in the first-line treatment of patients with androgen-independent (hormone-refractory) metastatic prostate cancer will continue to completion as planned, with no modifications due to efficacy or to safety concerns. This decision is based on the recommendation of an Independent Data...

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2011-07-05 06:00:00

Mass tourism, environmental neglect and rampant construction have a devastating effect on the lagoon city of Venice, warns Italy's leading heritage group Italia Nostra. Italia Nostra on Monday urged the United Nations to put Venice on its endangered list. "Today, this exceptional place risks seeing the destruction of its character and what is left of its natural condition," head of Italia Nostra's Venice chapter Lidia Fersuoch, told Reuters. She said that "because the Italian government has...

2011-06-23 08:09:00

DUBAI, UAE, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years after the first seaplane flight in Italy, a flight which took place over Venice, a seaplane will once again fly over the city. On 24th June 2011 Jet Ops Europe Ltd will launch its seaplane scenic flights over Venice, offering a breathtaking view of the city and its surrounding islands. This spectacular tour will be a landmark addition to the exclusive range offered by Seawings LLC, an established international...

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2011-06-11 09:20:00

Venice "“ the City of Dreams "“ may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could fall by about 30 percent by 2100. A team of international scientists led by CSIRO's Dr Alberto Troccoli studied atmospheric circulation in the Mediterranean region to assess climate impacts through changes in storm surge frequency in Venice "“ a World Heritage-listed city built on 117 small...

2011-06-06 17:25:00

June 11th benefit to support the Keratoconus Genetic Research Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Eye Defects Research Foundation/- "Vision in Venice" will be hosted by The G2 Gallery and will feature 11 year old prodigy, Benjamin Krasner in a rare concert performance. Founder of the Eye Defects Research Foundation, and Director of Ophthalmology Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Yaron S. Rabinowitz, M.D. will...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.