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2014-06-05 08:26:00

Hard Apple Cider Brand's Record-Setting Ice Luge to Stand 25-Feet Tall in Heart of Boston's Seaport District on Thursday, June 19 ST. LOUIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Appleseed Hard Cider has the recipe for a sweet and intense summer: just add ice...or more accurately, 25 feet of ice to build the World's Largest Ice Luge in Boston, Mass. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94639 The World's Largest Ice Luge will stand at least 25-feet high (surpassing the current...

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2014-05-06 09:24:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems every few months some new evidence of Bigfoot surfaces on the web and a new video purportedly capturing the elusive beast on film is setting the Internet on fire this week. A Canadian hiker by the name of Myles Lamont captured the footage while hiking the Tantalus Range, north of Vancouver, British Columbia. He and his friends spotted something moving along a ridge farther away and pulled out a video camera and began...

2014-03-24 23:23:57

Richard S. Israel selected as a 2014 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Properties & Land Use Zoning Law Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Earp Cohn P.C., a regional law firm with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce that Richard S. Israel has been selected as a 2014 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Properties & Land Use Zoning Law by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell™. ALM, a leading provider of news and...

2014-03-04 23:01:51

EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of the Mardi Gras celebrations with their live streaming webcams in the heart of New Orleans. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New Orleans is poised and ready for the biggest celebration of the year…Mardi Gras. The party descends on this city every year, bringing with it non-stop fun, colorful characters and crazy antics. EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of it all with their live streaming webcams. EarthCam...

2014-02-28 23:28:21

123Greetings.com, the world’s leading ecard provider, has unveiled an Ecard collection on Mardi Gras to celebrate the carnival mood. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Mardi Gras is the Carnival celebration characterized by merriment and revelry. It begins on or after Kings Day, and culminates on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is the last night of eating richer foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent season. Beads and Masks are a symbol of Mardi Gras, signifying the...

2014-01-31 23:28:16

Look no further for ideas for Mardi Gras parties. Glowsource.com has all the glow party supplies needed to enhance and light up a glow-themed Mardi Gras party. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is a special day that occurs in the Catholic religious calendar right before the beginning of Lent. Lent is traditionally a time of sacrifice and repentance in preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter, and Mardi Gras is the last opportunity...

2014-01-27 23:22:37

Edward F. Borden, Jr. appointed to the Board of the Joseph Fund Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Earp Cohn P.C., a regional law firm with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce Edward F. Borden, Jr. was recently appointed to the Board of the Joseph Fund. The fundamental purpose and mission of The Joseph Fund is to support the Ministries of the St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral by raising money to support program expansion, capital projects...

2013-09-24 23:31:46

Edward F. Borden, Jr. will be a panelist in Professionalism Day in the United States District Court October 23, 2013 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Earp Cohn P.C., a regional law firm with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce shareholder Edward F. Borden, Jr., who Chairs the firm’s White Collar Defense and Government Investigations practice, will participate as a panelist in Professionalism Day in the United States District...


Latest American folklore Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Shunka Warakin
2014-01-30 14:32:04

Shunka Warakin is creature from American folklore resembling a wolf, a hyena, or both. It has been suggested by cryptozoologist Loren Coleman that the creature was unknown to modern sources and its name translates to “carries off dogs.” In 1986, Israel Ammon Hutchins shot an animal on a Montana ranch. Coleman suggests that it was an example of the Shunka Warakin. It was stuffed and put on display at Joseph Sherwood’s general store and museum in Henry’s Lake, Idaho. This is the...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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