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2012-08-03 23:00:44

Win a year's supply of the best water in the world New York, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Easily recognizable with its distinctive cylindrical bottle, VOSS Water from Southern Norway is the purest of all major water brands. The water from our artesian aquifer is unfiltered, untreated, sodium-free and low in minerals, with a fresh, clean taste. At VOSS, our core values are purity, distinction and responsibility. Wait“¦responsibility? We´re talking about giving a way a...

2012-03-22 23:00:56

The 31 Days to Make a Difference campaign launches on World Water Day (March 22, 2012) and runs through Earth Day (April 22, 2012). By simply texting DROP to 89544 on their U.S mobile phone people can automatically donate $5 to the Give A Drop campaign which funds building wells and clean water access points in Africa. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 VOSS Artesian Water from Norway is pleased to announce the second annual 31 Days to Make a Difference campaign which launches on World...

NASA Astronaut Janice Voss Loses Battle Against Breast Cancer
2012-02-08 08:54:03

Former NASA astronaut Janice E. Voss, one of a few women who ever got to fly in space, died Monday night after a battle with breast cancer, Purdue University said in a press release Tuesday. Voss, 55, a native of South Bend, Indiana, joined NASA as a teenager while attending Purdue in 1973, where she received her bachelor´s degree in engineering science. She also received a doctorate in aeronautics at MIT. She became an astronaut in 1991, launching into space for the first time just...

2011-07-27 06:30:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.2600 per share on July 26, 2011. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2011, to common stockholders of record on August 31, 2011. The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend on its five and one half percent (5.5%) convertible preferred stock at the quarterly rate of $0.34375 per share. Dividends are payable...

2011-02-09 16:01:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that three senior officers---Charles D. Naslund, Gregory L. Nelson and Steven R. Sullivan---will assume new positions. Effective March 2, Naslund moves to the role of senior vice president, Generation and Environmental Projects, at Ameren Missouri, which provides electric and gas service to approximately 1.2 million customers across...

2010-06-16 01:41:00

WIESBADEN, Germany, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The member of the management board Dr Hartmut Voss has terminated his employment contract with effect as of 30 September 2010 and will resign from the management board of P&I Personal & Informatik AG at that time. Dr Voss has hereby exercised a special termination right granted in his employment contract for the event of a change of control as further defined in the contract. Such change of control had occurred as a result of the...

2008-08-18 18:00:13

By MARRIS, Sharon THE famous Oslo-Bergen Railway is a 500km track between Norway's two largest cities. Someone had the idea to build the tracks in 1894, but it wasn't until 15 years later that the job was completed. This is one of the world's highest railways, the apex being Finse, which, at 1222m, is the stop where everyone who disembarks is clutching skis and is wrapped up for snow so deep that entering the few houses dotted nearby is almost impossible. This is where the famous explorer...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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