Piracy/Privateering/Letters of Marque/Prizes
- 'Pirates' Rule at MTV Movie Awards. Latchem, John // Home Media Magazine;6/10/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p7
The article reports that the film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" won the best picture award and actor Johnny Depp won the best performance award at the 2007 Music Television (MTV) Awards.
- THE PIRATE DEN. Coggins, Bridget // Foreign Policy;Jul/Aug2010, Issue 180, p86
The article reports on the pirates of Somalia. Piracy off the Somalian coast accounted for more than half of all pirate attacks worldwide in 2009. Their motivation is said to be strictly mercenary, as they focus on capturing prizes, booty, and hostages for ransom. Information on the types and...
- "ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?" -- TEACHING USER-CENTERED DESIGN. Kemnitzer, Ronald B. // Technology Teacher;Feb2005, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p14
The article reports that designer Ronald B. Kemnitzer holds over 75 U.S. and international patents for his work, which has also been recognized in many design competitions. He received the Gold "Good Design Award" from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in 2001 and 1997. He...
- Seeks Original Essays: Get Published, Win Money, Contribute to the Cause. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Jul-Sep2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p31
The article presents information on the 2006 General William E. DePuy Professional Military Writing Competition, Among the suggested to topics are the global war on terror, insurgency and counterinsurgency, and cultural awareness in military operations. Essays should be 3,500 to 5,000 words...
- PFI library shortlisted for architecture prize. Russell, Vivienne // Public Finance;8/5/2005, p14
Reports that a library built under the Private Finance Initiative is among the favorites for prestigious Stirling Prize for architecture in Great Britain. Physical description of the Jubilee Library in Brighton, England; Design and construction of the Scottish Parliament building; Nomination of...
- Wards scoop first prize in Harrison Drape promotion. // Home Furnishings;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p3
Reports that Cheryl and Peter Ward have won holiday vouchers in Harrison Drape's Intohome "fishy" prize draw. The promotion being run on the window furnishing company's aquatically themed stand.
- Rock Out at North American Rock Guitar Competition. // Canadian Musician;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p15
Reports the acceptance of applications for the North American Rock Guitar Competition. Mechanics of the contest; Prizes; Criteria for judging.
- Dell gave away a Dell XPS Ultimate Gaming Desktop PC during AITP NCC! Jetton, Kevin // Information Executive;May2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p11
The article announces the winner of a new Dell XPS Ultimate Gaming Desktop computer in the 2007 Association of Information Technology and Professionals (AITP) National Collegiate Conference in Detroit, Michigan.
- South African Students Win Prize. // Current Science;11/18/2005, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on the prizes won by South African students in the field of water-related research.