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2011-05-19 06:36:00

MEXICO CITY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildcat Publishing Inc. has launched its inaugural book on Mexico - The Oil & Gas Year, Mexico 2011 - a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the country's energy industry. Published in co-operation with Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), the book was produced by a team of international journalists based in Mexico City for seven months. "This book should now be considered the official reference point for Mexico oil and gas," said Gustavo Garcia...

2010-10-21 00:00:42

For the 2nd consecutive year, NARPM® members choose AppFolio as the 2010 NARPM® Affiliate of the Year for their commitment to education in the property management industry. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 AppFolio announces the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) community has selected them as the 2010 Affiliate of the Year. Each year, NARPM® members are asked to vote for an Affiliate Member of the Year who has demonstrated the...

2010-04-21 07:35:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- URL Integration (www.urlintegration.com), a technology consulting firm specializing in IT integration solutions for government and business, today announced it has hired Joe Mierwa as Technical Architect. Joe Mierwa comes to URL Integration from Patriot Data Solutions Group where he worked as Senior Information Sharing Architect. Since 2004, Mierwa has been an active Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Institute representative to the...

2010-04-19 00:17:00

LAS VEGAS, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners have been announced for the 45th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded ceremony broadcast LIVE tonight on the CBS Television Network from MGM GRAND in Las Vegas. Once again, nearly half a million fans voted for the Entertainer of the Year category and named Carrie Underwood winner of the evening's biggest honor. This is the second year in a row that Underwood has been named Entertainer of the Year. Underwood is the first female...

2010-03-02 07:29:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations were announced today for the 45th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded event produced for television by dick clark productions broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Country super stars Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton read the nominations live this morning during CBS' The Early Show broadcast from New York City. As...

2009-12-11 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oracle and The Tauri Group were selected as members of the year at the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council's (Council) Annual Dinner last night. The Council selected Oracle -- the largest business software company in the world -- as the 2009 Corporate Member of the Year and The Tauri Group -- an innovator in analytical consulting in homeland security, defense and space enterprises -- as the 2009 Small Business Member of the Year....

2009-04-07 14:00:00

FORT BELVOIR, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior Master Sgt. Lucian M. Boyles was recognized as the 2008 Office of the Secretary of Defense Senior Enlisted Service Member of the Year in a ceremony March 31 at the Pentagon. Boyles is assigned to the Defense Energy Support Center, located at Fort Belvoir, Va., a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency. The OSD Senior Enlisted Service Member of the Year honor is awarded each year to a member of the armed forces based on...


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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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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Ecliptic -- The ecliptic is the geometric plane that contains the orbit of the Earth. The orbits of most planets in the Solar System lie very close to it. Seen from the Earth, this is the great circle on the celestial sphere that contains the different positions of the Sun relative to the background stars throughout the year, and most planets can be seen close this circle. The zodiac also lies along the plane of the ecliptic. Because there are about 365.25 days in a year and 360...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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