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A Constitutional Democracy — Voices and Votes

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Falls Church, VA, June 11, 2016 -- IN THIS BOOK, AUTHOR EDWARD DELON DISCUSSES fundamental democratic principles by EXPRESSING the purpose and function of government through THE PRISM OF America's history. DELON PROVIDES AN EXPLANATION OF why citizens are ESSENTIAL stakeholders in preserving the "Republic" of the United States of America. TO THAT END, THE AUTHOR CITES constitutional articles and amendments, and Supreme Court decisions to explain historical and current events such as economic policy, AS WELL AS THE DEBATE SURROUNDING ener... Read More »

Rolling Stones’ Shocking Snub of Trump Prompts Indie Country Star to Respond

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After learning the Rolling' Stones asked Donald Trump to not play any of their music at his campaign events, Indie country star Luanne Hunt offers the candidate an original tune to use, free of charge. The song is titled "The Last of the Brave Ones" and Hunt says it is a fitting tribute to Trump, pointing out his bravery and other unique attributes. Shocked upon hearing that the Rolling Stones asked Donald Trump to stop using their songs at his campaign events, independent country music star Luanne Hunt announced today the candidate is welco... Read More »

The 55th digital edition of EYES IN Magazine features the World’s Most Innovative Creators

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EYES IN™ Magazine has released the interactive 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine, which explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of design, technology, film, culture and science. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of technology, science, design, culture and film. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the furniture designs of the talented Stelios Mousarris; the work of director Rick Smolan, and the use of virtual reality in the surgical room with ... Read More »

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® nominated artist encourages Canadians to get involved as Duracell looks to donate $100,000 to Children’s Miracle Network and batteries to hospital playrooms

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For the ninth year in a row, Duracell’s ‘Powering Holiday Smiles’ campaign will donate a year’s supply of batteries to member children’s hospitals across Canada in order to power lifesaving medical devices and the thousands of playroom toys and games that children and their families will be using this holiday season and beyond. In addition, for every pack of Duracell batteries that Canadians purchase at Walmart from November 25th to December 31st 2015 Duracell will donate to Children’s Miracle Network, with the goal to raise $100,000. To learn ... Read More »

The Detroit Deliverance Singers release their brand new CD

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The Detroit Deliverance Singers to release their Brand New, never before heard holiday CD, The Greatest Gift Of All! Other new songs on the album include celebrational music such as, Ain't That Good News, and Secret Closet. This all new cd is just for that person who has been waiting for something different but great! Log on to http://www.godsoundmusic.com, and get your copy today! Add a new, and exciting flavor to your holiday. Available December 1, 2015. Many, many people are still being blessed by our God Is So Good cd project, as w... Read More »

Tools To Improve Reading

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See-N-Read Reading Tools are research based products aimed at overcoming moderate to severe reading difficulties in people of all ages. The tools use a proven, research-based and classroom-tested approach to improve reading, thinking and learning skills. It offers the users an ability to develop unique strategies to improve comprehension, along with the confidence that can retain and apply knowledge in the real-world setting. Developed by Dr. Sylvia R. Smith, the tools were originally designed to help students increase their reading speed by m... Read More »

Amazon Releases a Collection of Original Holiday Music Available Exclusively for Streaming on Prime Music with Indie for the Holidays

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“We always want to deliver something special to our customers and Indie for the Holidays is the next great way we’re connecting customers with not only new, original holiday music but with amazing artists and bands that they may not have discovered yet,” stated Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. “We’re excited to follow last year’s popular All Is Bright holiday collection with songs from some of today’s best indie artists for customers to enjoy throughout the season.” “It’s been a really fun, unique experience working with Amazon an... Read More »

Royal decoration for Wim Sinke

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Sinke received the award during the symposium ‘Our solar energy future’ which took place on Friday, 13 November. Six speakers from the Netherlands and abroad presented the latest developments in the field of solar cell research and praised Sinke’s contributions to this field. At the end of the symposium, the mayor of Sinke’s municipality Hollands Kroon, Mr J. Nawijn, came on stage to present Sinke with the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. Sinke has part-time appointments in the focus group Light Management in New Photovoltaic Materials ... Read More »

Ai Weiwei guest editor Foam Magazine

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FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION UNDER SURVEILLANCE In general this issue of Foam Magazine will approach the theme ‘Freedom of Expression under Surveillance’ from two angles: the inside and the outside. From the inside, the individual or the artist will be examined regarding the following themes: Social life, Associates, Politics, Artworks and their development. From the outside, we explore the external response to the individual or artist under the following themes: Confrontation, Surveillance, Exclusion and Dissidence authority. For one of the cha... Read More »

Casa Vicens, Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí (1883-1889)

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When designing the project, commissioned by stockbroker Manuel Vicens in 1883, Gaudí, who was only 30 and had just left university, had his first opportunity ever to deploy all his skills and creative genius. Therefore, it is obvious that the house has an intrinsic value to be emphasized as an essential visit in the Gràcia neighbourhood in Barcelona. Mercedes Mora, executive manager of Casa Vicens, gives us a look behind the scenes. Who is the owner of Casa Vicens? The private company Amura Capital bought the house in March 2014. Amura... Read More »

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