Entertainment News Archive - September 16, 2009

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When kids can more readily identify Pokemon(TM) characters than trees, birds, and flowers, and when they spend over one-third of their waking hours in front of a screen, it's time to help them become more involved with the natural world.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwight D. Opperman, founder of Westlaw and current Chairman and CEO of Phoenix Books, Inc., today announced new leadership for the company. Phoenix Books, Inc.

SEATTLE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, Eddie Bauer returns to its roots as the Original Outdoor Outfitter with the launch of its new apparel line: The Heritage Collection.

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Surfing the Mobile Web on the Verizon Wireless high-speed 3G network is now easier and faster for Queens' residents and visitors, thanks to the activation of a new cell site in Bayside and Elmhurst.

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Duques, co-founder of TutaPoint.com, recently announced the addition of Joshua Epstein of New Milford, New Jersey to its team of education professionals. Epstein will head up business development in New Jersey.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.