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IBX Wins Schoon Scientific Innovation of the Year 2014 Award

I am excited and humbled to announce that Schoon Scientific has awarded Famous Name’s IBX system it’s 2014 Innovation of the Year award.  Doug Schoon who IS Schoon Scientific is, in my opinion, the most talented chemist for the professional nail industry in the world…there is no one close.  164 more words

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Famous Name: Georgina

Famous Namesake
The Channel 9 mini-series House of Hancock has just come to an end, having enjoyed a certain amount of notoriety and controversy. The series is based on one of Australia’s real life soap operas: the family of wealthy Western Australian mining magnate Lang Hancock. 824 more words

Famous Namesakes

RIP Lesley Gore: A Leslie lists the all-time favorite famous and fictional folks who share and almost share her name

I grew up in the 1970s and ’80s in a sea of Lisas, Nicoles and Jennifers, both sitting next to me oesley Gore had a special place in my heart, not only because I loved her sing-along pop classics like “It’s My Party” and “You Don’t Own Me,” but because we were fellow Leslie/Lesley’s out there in the world, and she represented brilliantly. 296 more words


Six Names for Successful Boys

Upon reading list after list of “strong boy names”, I noticed a trend. There were lots of names of American icons (former presidents, founding fathers, actors, inventors and heroes in general) that are considered to be names that would let the boy next door grow into a great man. 282 more words

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Famous Name: Waratah

Last year I featured our national flower, Acacia, as a name for Wattle Day. It was Australia Day last Monday, so I will be looking at another flower which is important to us – and was once a strong contender to become our national floral emblem. 1,130 more words

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