Latest Year Stories

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.

2010-10-21 00:00:42

AppFolio Chosen as 2010 Affiliate of the Year by the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) for 2nd Consecutive Year 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Year Reference Libraries

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...

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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.