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dropping knowledge announces collaboration with creative commons

BERLIN, September 7 – dropping knowledge announced today a collaboration with Creative Commons in the area of copyleft licensing. Creative Commons will be providing two international licenses covering the over 600 hours of audio-visual material from the upcoming Table of Free Voices. Later dropping knowledge will consult Creative Commons for providing copyleft licensing advice to content contributors in its user community. When dropping knowledge hosts the Table of Free Voices on

More than 112 Voices: Be a Part of the Table of Free Voices

BERLIN, September 6 – Be there on Saturday, September 9, 2006 as 112 internationally renowned thinkers and activists take their place around the biggest table ever constructed and answer 100 of the most pressing questions facing humanity. Bebelplatz square – located along Berlin’s central avenue, Unter den Linden – is an open venue, ideal for public viewing of this historic event. Due to the large international interest in the Table of

Fundamental Changes to the U.S. Patent System

On 6th of December 2006 FORUM will hold a conference in Munich on recent developments in the U.S. Patent Legislation. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has proposed new rules that will fundamentally alter U.S. patent prosecution strategy. The new rules, currently slated to go into full effect as soon as October 1, 2006, are intended to help the USPTO to issue higher quality patents faster. One effect is,

New eBook Proves America to be the Babylon of Bible Prophecy

The Soon Coming Judgment of God Upon America And How To Escape It is based on Bible prophecy and historical facts about America. Much of these historical facts are little known. These historical facts come from hundreds of books and articles detailing America\'s little known history. The researchers of these works spent literally hundreds of thousands of hours of intense research and writing. Among the sources relied upon by these researchers

Popping the Questions: dropping knowledge is releasing exclusive film of the wed …

dropping knowledge was the only camera team allowed at the wedding of Esther Müller and Smudo, aka Michael B. Schmidt. BERLIN (Wednesday, August 29): German hip hop pioneers, Die Fantastischen Vier, donate their questions to dropping knowledge ( As the only camera team present, dropping knowledge was allowed to shoot the private wedding of singer Smudo and his bride Esther Müller. All kinds of people from around the world, famous or

Come test out the biggest table in the world

dropping knowledge is looking for 100 volunteers to help test The Table of Free Voices in Berlin. Come be a part of this historic project and be the first to see and sit at the biggest table ever built. BERLIN, August 28. The non-profit initiative dropping knowledge is looking for 100 volunteers to help test-run the Table of Free Voices this Saturday, September 2. At 38 meters in diameter,


Boston, MA (August 28, 2006) – Opera singer and entrepreneur, Ja-Naé Duane is hosting a 72-hour online networking event to build a lifetime of endless referrals starting on September 26, 2006 at 3:00 PM EST. The event, called the Connector 100 Networking Extravaganza, allows participants to be the only person in their career field or voice type while networking with 99 other non-competitive business people and performers interested in

Look Into The Rays Of The New Solar Sun Rising

Markus Winter Gallery is proud to announce the exhibition and collaborative work of three American artists: Robert Davis and Michael Langlois with Rashid Johnson. The Chicago collaborative duo, Davis/Langlois, have invited Rashid Johnson of New York to participate in their most recent work, Look Into The Rays Of The New Solar Sun Rising. The exhibition is an overwhelming sensory interplay between sculpture, painting and installation. Through references as disparate as

VernissageTV covers the exhibitions The Guggenheim Collection in Bonn and The Ex …

VernissageTV News, August 21, 2006 - The most recent episodes on VernissageTV (VTV) video podcast cover: >> The Guggenheim Collection at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn/Germany. The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany presents one of its biggest and most ambitious exhibitions to date with a selection of nearly 200 of modern and contemporary masterpieces from the holdings of

EurAsEC and CSTO leaders meet in Sochi

Heads of member states of the Eurasian Economic Community and the Collective Security Treaty Organization held an informal meeting in Sochi, Russia on Wednesday. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmonov and Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yanukovich (as an observer) participated in

Imperato Embarks on Landmark Global Tour for Imperiali Inc.

West Palm Beach, FL - August 11, 2006 – In what will go down as one of the landmark events of the global economy, Daniel Imperato, Chairman of the Board of Imperiali Inc., will embark on a four continent, 40 country tour, that will open up what the world will come to know as The Fastest Gateway to The Globe. Imperiali Inc., which has been building its internal resources and

The Only Serious Independent Candidate Daniel Imperato Proves Leadership Again o …

August 9, 2006 – West Palm Beach, FL – Today Daniel Imperato, Independent 2008 presidential candidate commended U.S. actions to impose sanctions against seven firms from Russia, India, North Korea and India, for selling restricted items and weapons to Iran. Imperato stated that, "In January, I called on our administration to deploy a system that would analyze armaments transfers and their origin. I also called on the U.S. to more

Indian Artist Vies for Prize at Outdoor Art show in Schenectady, NY

Albany, NY – Indian artist, Bhavna Muthyala, will be showcasing her artwork at the Stockade Villager’s Outdoor Art Show in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, September 9, at 11:00 AM. Muthyala and other local artists will vie for over $1200 in prizes. The public will have the opportunity of purchasing their artwork. The artist will be showcasing several abstract works on canvas along with hand-made greeting cards.

Flowery Branch Coffeeshop Welcomes Student Artists

Flowery Branch, GA - August 7, 2006 - Little Artist Studio, located in southern Hall county, allows artist/designer Cathy Little to share techniques with adults and children eager to learn more about acrylic painting, watercolor, pottery, drawing and folk art projects. Some of her current students will be showcasing their work at Inman Perk Coffee, located at 5866 Spout Springs Rd. in the Villages of Flowery Branch, through the month of

New edition of Uzbek Law "On copyright and related rights" complies with interna …

The new edition of the Law of Uzbekistan "On copyright and related rights" entered into force as of 21 July. The law is intended to reinforce substantially the measures against violation of copyright and related rights. Uzbek Republican Copyright Agency, one of the main participants in the development of the new edition of the law, is planning that within the next half-year the violations in this field will be brought

Next Prez: Independent Imperato Blasts Cease Fire/Cease Fire/Americans Dead in I …

August 4, 2006 – Standing up for a third time this week, global expert and Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato sent a message to the US leadership and the world regarding dealing with and handling foreign relations and diplomatic applications with our global partners. “I, Daniel Imperato, called for a cease fire in Iraq back in December 2005 and our leadership ignored my request. Our leadership allowed Americans to be put

Independent Presidential Frontrunner Daniel Imperato on Cuba, Castro, as the Wor …

West Palm Beach, FL – August 4, 2006 – As the world waits to see what is the future of long-time American foe Cuba, 2008 Independent Presidential Frontrunner Daniel Imperato issued his second statement of the week after a prolonged period of silence. “I bring to the attention of the American people to say that back in December 20, 2005, I spoke out to the American people, specifically to the

Leading Independent Presidential Candidate Imperato Speaks out about Israel Leba …

West Palm Beach, FL – August 3, 2006 - After months of silence, Daniel Imperato, the leading Independent Presidential Candidate for 2008, came out and expressed his disgust at the recent events that have occurred in Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, and East Africa. Once again, Imperato’s predictions proved true as we saw Hezbollah come from outside the American strata into the homes of every American on CNN, by escalating their

Nur noch wenige Tage bis zur großen Mozartoper

Das große Highlight des Salzkammergut Mozartfestivals rückt näher. Von 14. (Premiere) bis 16. August 2006 wird der Salinenplatz in Hallstatt jeweils ab 20 Uhr drei Mal zur großen Bühne für die Aufführung von Mozarts „Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots“, das seine ganze Faszination aus dem Genie Mozarts und der Neufassung ihrer Schlussszene schöpft. Letztere ist auch der Grund dafür, warum man von einer kleinen Urauffühung sprechen kann. Denn die beiden letzten

Nobel Peace laureate Norman Borlaug’s biography wins award

Coralville Iowa August 2 2006 – Organizers of the August 1-6 International Read For Peace Week which kicked off August 1 with Dial-An-Author-Reading involving US, Canadian and UK authors have announced the book “The Man Who Fed The World” as winner of their 2006 Print of Peace Award aimed at encouraging writing, publishing and reading of books that promote peace. The 250-page biography of Iowa-born Nobel Peace laureate Norman Borlaug

Artistic Photographer Announces New Exhibit at the National Museum of Dance in S …

Saratoga Springs, NY -- "Eleanor Rigby's Resurrection," a new exhibit by artistic art photographer Mark Andrew, is scheduled to open at the National Museum of Dance on Friday, August 11. This is Andrew's second exhibition of dance photography at the museum. The first is an interactive display featuring the social dances of the six nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, which has been a very popular attraction for museum visitors. "Mark Andrew has

The largest arms fair of the twentieth century

In Afshin Rattansi's film, "The largest arms fair of the twentieth century", the viewer is taken through a sick and twisted world of killing. He had unparalleled access to the arms fair in his capacity as the launch editor of the Dubai Business Channel and this film was recently unearthed. The award-winning journalist and author of the bestselling quartet, "The Dream of the Decade - the London novels", managed to

Fox News Interviews Award-Winning Former Al Jazeera Journalist About the Mideast …

26 July 2006 (London, New York) Fox News Channel broadcast an interview with award-winning former Al Jazeera journalist, Afshin Rattansi, who worked for the flagship strand that first identified the 9/11 plot. Looking at the crisis in the Middle East, Rattansi cast doubts on the usefulness of Secretary Rice meeting with Mamoud Abbas, saying that Hamas was the only legitimate democratically-elected force in Palestine. He also said that whichever side one

As Mideast crisis rages, August 1-6 Read For Peace Week offers hope

The August 1-6 International Read For Peace Week kicking off in Dubuque Iowa will x-ray the ongoing Middle East crisis at its August 1-3 Dial-An-Author-Reading featuring US, Canadian and UK authors, and its 5.30pm August 4 “Building Bridges of Peace Through Books” symposium which examines how co-authoring books by nationals of warring nations, and translating and donating nonviolent books to poorest countries of the world, among others, can push frontiers

Authors Descend on Dubuque for Christian Book Fair Int'l

Roy Buol, Mayor of Dubuque, the beautiful hilly city where Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois meet, will at 11am August 4 declare open the 2006 Christian Book Fair International featuring Christian authors, publishers, others from across the US and overseas at the John F. Kennedy Mall Dubuque. The three-day Christian book marketing, sales, networking and personal ministry event organized by Coralville Iowa-based Family Reading Ministries, Inc. coincides with the Iowa tax free

Online Forum To Host Rally In Support Of Israel

Online Rally Scheduled To Voice Support Of Israel An online message group area called the Israeli Flame has been setup on MSN and an online rally is scheduled to be held this Thursday July 27th at 6pm (8pm Central, 9pm Eastern) in the forum's chat room. You can access the group 24/7 and post messages in support of Israel at The forum was originally set up for those

In Europe we will all be strangers

Romanians can’t wait. Finally, finally we’ll be in Europe. But will we be really? Starting the 1st of January 2007 the skies will open and manna, silver and gold will fall upon us. Is this how it is? No way, there will be nothing of the kind. Do we need Europe? In reality, it’s Europe that needs us most: the underground resources of Romania, the slave-like salaries, the country as protection

En Europe nous serons tous des étrangers

Les roumains sont impatients. Finalement, finalement, nous serons dans l’Europe. Mais seront-nous vraiment ? A partir du 1er janvier 2007, les cieux vont s’ouvrir et de la manne, de l’or et de l’argent tomberont au-dessus de nous. Serait-il possible ? Non, certes, pas question de ça. Avons-nous besoin de l’Europe ? En réalité, c’est l’Europe qui a besoin de nous : des richesses du sous-sol de la Roumanie, des salaires d’esclaves,

În Europa vom fi cu toţii străini

Cuvantul de Duminica 14.07.2006 Românii abia aşteaptă. În sfârşit, în sfârşit vom fi Europa. Vom fi oare? De la 1 ianuarie 2007 se deschide cerul şi va cădea mană cerească şi aur şi argint. O fi oare aşa? Da de unde, nici vorbă de aşa ceva. Avem noi nevoie de Europa? În realitate, Europa are nevoie de noi: de bogăţiile subsolului românesc, de salariile de sclavi, de ţară ca zonă de protecţie

President of Uzbekistan receives German Foreign Ministry’s State Secretary

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received State Secretary of Germany`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gernot Erler on 10th of July in Tashkent. The sides discussed issues of development of cooperation between the two countries, as well as important regional and international problems. Relations between Uzbekistan and Germany include cooperation in political, trade-economic, and socio-cultural spheres. A number of business delegations from Germany visited Uzbekistan in the recent months, including Daimler-Chrysler, EADS, MAN Ferrostaal

Larson Concepts, a photography company, announces their new website

Larson Concepts, a company which designs innovative photo products, announces the unveiling of their new website. The website, designed by Localbiznetwork, uses cutting-edge photo imagery to showcase its online services. The site’s easy navigation connects customers to the Photomax website where they can learn more about storing and organizing digital photos. Customers will find links to partner companies to find out how to become a Distributor, Instructor or Trainer. Larson Concepts provides

Sunday word: God is dead

Ziarul de Sibiu June 7th 2006 God is dead, the atheist told me. I told him: That’s strange, I have just talked to Him. Yesterday’s relics, the communists and the atheists, still exist in great numbers in Romania, this most wonderful and still so morally destroyed country. They still spread their poison, they haven’t learned anything yet, they do not want to accept the new reality. They live by the

Like it's 1773: New party in wake of Libertarian convention debacle

"Cyberia" (PRWEB) July 5, 2006 - Citing the Libertarian Party's "abdication of its political responsibilities to the American people," activists have founded the Boston Tea Party ( as an alternative, Internet-based vehicle for libertarian political action. "For various reasons, the ball got dropped in Portland," says Boston Tea Party founder Thomas L. Knapp, referring to the Libertarian national convention, held over the July 4th weekend in Oregon. "Factional disputes led to

Call for project proposals

Dispatx Art Collective ( is actively seeking proposals for collaborative projects related to the theme in development : Improvised Maps. This theme explores correlation and closely relates to the creative method - the organising process which translates creative vision into creative output. Correlation refers to shared forms: corresponding properties and operations within distinct structures. Mapping can be considered as a translation procedure between these shared forms, connecting data elements and suggesting isomorphic

Daniel Imperato Launches 2008 Independent Presidential Campaign

Boca Raton, Florida -- Today, West Palm Beach, Florida businessman, Daniel Imperato officially launched his Independent candidacy for President in 2008, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. With Vice-Presidential running mate, Webster Brooks of West Hartford, Connecticut by his side, Imperato said "It's time for Americans who are fed up with the incompetence and partisan warfare between Democrats and Republicans to create a political movement that

Comments to the Order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The Government of the country, the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Supreme court, General Prosecutor’s Office and other ministries and departments, research and analytical establishments carry out a significant work on realization of the Decree of the President of the Republic Uzbekistan No.UP-3641 “On abolishment of death penalty in the Republic of Uzbekistan” from August 1, 2005. The Order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On

Order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

“On additional measures to prepare legislative and normative-legal acts that are subject to adoption in virtue of abolishment of death penalty in the Republic of Uzbekistan”. In order to intensify works to prepare the legislative and normative-legal acts that are necessary for realization of the provisions of the Decree No.UP-3641 of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated August 1, 2005 “On abolishment of death penalty in the Republic of

Oprah-inspired Books Help Parents Prepare Their Children For School

Fredonia, WI -- Cedar Valley Publishing is pleased to announce the California Department of Education Compliance Board has just approved "Let’s Get Ready For Kindergarten!" as a socially, morally and legally acceptable children’s book for California schools and awarded the same designation to "Let’s Get Ready For First Grade!," the next book in the series. Both award-winning books are designed to assist parents in preparing their children for their

VernissageTV covers Basel art week with Art 37 Basel, Liste 06, Voltashow 02 and …

VernissageTV News, June 15, 2006. The most recent episodes on VernissageTV (VTV) video podcast cover: >> Art 37 Basel International Art Show, Messe Basel: Art Basel features over 290 modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world. Art Basel is considered as the world’s premier fair for 20th- and 21st-century art. >> Liste 06 - The Young Art Fair: Of the 59 galleries being presented at this year’s Liste, 24 are participating

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan: SCO manifests a profound viability

On the eve of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s summit the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with the representatives of mass media of the People’s Republic of China. The interview of the leader of Uzbekistan has been broadly covered by PRC Central television channel CCTV-1, leading news agency “Xinxua”, influential newspaper “Ren Min Ri Bao”, and China Radio. Below we propose this interview for your attention. Question:

Presidential Candidate Calls for Swift Passage of the Voting Rights Act Reauthor …

Hartford, CT - June 13, 2006 - Today, Webster Brooks, Vice-Presidential candidate on the Imperato-Brooks 2008 Independent ticket called on both houses of Congress to quickly pass the Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act (VRARA) to renew key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Brooks said \"Although the temporary provisions of the Voting Rights Act aren\'t scheduled to expire until August 2007, it is critical that Congress

Newrelease: Ensemble Chelycus - Andreas Oswald (1634-1665): Sonatas

The organum | Classics CD recording "Andreas Oswald: Sonatas" is the debut album of an exciting early music ensemble named Chelycus. It is at the same time the fi rst recording of music by the otherwise practically unknown Andreas Oswald (1634-1665), Johann Sebastian Bach’s predecessor as court organist in Weimar. This record is special not only for its status as a fi rst recording of unknown repertoire. It is the lively,

Paintings and Photographs by Maria Passarotti, Rotem Reshef, and Liane Ricci

Inaugural Exhibition June 8-28, 2006 Opening Reception Thursday, June 8, 5-9 p.m. After the opening, please call for an appointment. Photographer and painter Maria Passarotti uncovers beauty in the most mundane of scenes. Her most recent photographs are inspired by the intersection of nature and humanity. Dozens of empty trash cans strewn across an airy stretch of Jones Beach appear as elegant, upright characters on a stage; light from a pair of

SCO Parliaments Heads Discuss Cooperation in Moscow, Meet Putin

The first meeting of heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization participating states parliaments took place at the “President-Hotel” in Moscow May 30 this year, Muzaffar Zakhidov of the Information Agency “Jahon” reported from Moscow in Russian Federation. [in Uzbek] [in Russian] Photo: a fragment of the SCO heads of parliaments session in Moscow, Source: official website of the SCO Summit 2006 The chairman of the Federation Council of Russia’s Federal Assembly Sergey

Daniel Imperato Seen With Italian Senator Moschetti

Rome, Italy, - May 31, 2006 - Today Daniel Imperato ( was seen at the St. Regis Hotel with the Senator of Rome, Giorgio Moschetti. Senator Moschetti, who is one of the most influential senators in all of Italy, will be a key alliance for Imperato in Italy. In addition, with Imperato’s strong Catholic ties, and alliances in Rome (Imperato is also a Papal Knight, with honors from the Vatican), he could

Young Germany Reporters worldwide for the World Cup 2006

World Cup special on the Germany website for “High Potentials” Frankfurt am Main, May 31, 2006 At last – the World Cup is almost here! And Young Germany is presenting exclusive coverage of the event beyond the matches with its 15 reporters from around the world. From Syria, to Kenya, to Chile – the reporters will provide a unique perspective of how the World Cup is perceived in their countries through

New Contributors Help Make The Timesheet a Must-Read for Legal Humor Fans

Ardsley, New York May 30, 2006—Continuing its campaign to promote work/life balance for lawyers through humor, the Billable Hour Company has added two new regular contributors—cartoonist Stu Rees and cartoonist/author Bob Pladek—to The Timesheet, its free monthly e-newsletter. Rees, an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, spends two-thirds of his time cartooning and devotes one-third to his law practice, in which he represents over 300 cartoonists. Pladek, who will be

Uzbek President's Book Presented in Kuwait

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov’s book “The Uzbek people will never depend on anyone” was presented at the Kuwait National University. The representatives of the Kuwait government, social and political figures, teaching faculty at the university, heads of diplomatic missions and members of Uzbek delegation led by the State adviser to the President of Uzbekistan Mr. Shukhrat Yovkochev attended the presentation. [in Uzbek] [in Russian]The Rector of the Kuwait

2008 Presidential Candidate Mixes At Cannes Private Party

Cannes, France - May 24, 2006 - Today, 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato and his wife Jan Deborah Imperato were seen at the Nikki Beach Cannes Resort Private Party with Academy Award winning producer, John Daly, and once again with Hawaiian Tropic Founder Ron Rice. Reports have discussions taking place with Imperato and Daly regarding the i1films upcoming release “The Red Worm” as well as joining the i1films team.

Catherine DeNeauve Seen with Daniel Imperato in Cannes, France

Cannes, France - Reports from Cannes, France have revealed that 2008 Presidential Candidate and Entrepreneur filmmaker Daniel Imperato has been seen meeting with Academy Award nominated Actress Catherine Deneuve. Deneuve won the César Award for Best Actress in 1981 for her performance in Le Dernier métro. She won the César Award for Best Actress a second time for her starring role in the 1992 film, Indochine and was nominated for an

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