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2011-07-29 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders and experts from the public, private, and academic sectors will explore the growing impact of network technologies on communities and citizenship at a roundtable discussion August 2-4 in Aspen, Colorado. Streamed live at www.aspeninstitute.tv. The annual Forum on Communications and Society (FOCAS), a project of the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, explores how public policy and private initiatives can better...

2011-07-25 10:57:00

Sessions to be aired throughout the day ASPEN, Colo., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Aspen Institute's Aspen Security Forum: What: The 2011 Aspen Security Forum will be live streaming a number of sessions throughout the forum, which runs July 27-30, 2011. Where: The live-stream will take place at http://as.pn/asflive. The full agenda and a list of the sessions to be live-streamed can be found at http://as.pn/asfagenda. **The following...

2011-07-13 14:53:00

Video available from talks with Alan Simpson, Hank Paulson, Sheila Bair, and others ASPEN, Colo., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts and leaders shared their views on the debt and deficit reduction at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, including Alan Greenspan, Henry Paulson, Robert Rubin, Sheila Bair, and Alan Simpson. Highlights and full session embeddable videos are available at http://www.aifestival.org/blog/deficit-and-debt-ceiling-4-must-see-video-clips. Highlights:"I...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

A K-12 district in Georgia, which has enjoyed a positive relationship over the years with Follett Software as a customer of its Destiny Library Manager product, has culminated a one-year search for a new student information system with the adoption of Follett's Aspen platform. McHenry, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Marietta (Ga.) City Schools, a K-12 district with more than 8,000 students in 11 schools, has culminated a one-year search for a new student information system (SIS) with the adoption...

2011-06-27 10:28:00

Increased social media and online offerings bring Aspen Ideas to more people than ever ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, which opens today and is presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, has expanded the opportunities for people, whether in Aspen or anywhere in the world, to engage with the Festival, its speakers, and attendees. In this seventh year of the Festival, more sessions than ever before are being videotaped - with many...

2011-06-21 10:39:00

ASPEN, Colo., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International recording artist, songwriter and producer Pitbull and Voli Light Vodkas, the world's first line of low calorie flavored vodkas, hosted an intimate, electrifying party and performance during the 29th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen this past Friday. Pitbull, a major equity owner of Voli and the official spokesperson for the in-demand light vodka brand, turned heads at this highly popular upscale festival with a visit to the...

2011-06-18 00:01:06

Top online destination for conference and event videos to offer exclusive, live and on-demand viewing of this sold-out special event San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the world's best conferences and events, today announced that it will offer exclusive, live and on-demand viewing of the sold-out 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival taking place from June 27 through July 3. Early bird online event passes are available now for $199....

2011-06-06 18:15:00

The Culinary and Wine Capital of Asia to Present Best Chefs at U.S. Premier Epicurean Festival LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get ready to experience the best in Cantonese gastronomy as the Hong Kong Tourism Board along with Ming Court, Cantonese fine dining restaurant of Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, and T'ang Court Cantonese fine dining restaurant of The Langham, Hong Kong, will converge in the stunning scenic backdrop of Aspen, Colorado to showcase Cantonese...

2011-05-05 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program today releases details about certain sessions for the second annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism, the Aspen Security Forum, to be held on July 27-30. A full schedule will be available on the forum website, www.aspensecurityforum.org, in early July. Dates and times of sessions are subject to change. Notable sessions include: July 27 "Afghanistan/Pakistan and the Nexus to...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

After a one-year search for the best student information system (SIS) on the market for its district, Park Ridge, Illinois-based Maine Township High School District 207 "“ with nearly 7,000 students in three schools "“ selected Follett Software Company's Aspen solution. Aspen was overwhelmingly the choice of administrators, staff, teachers and students who assisted in the selection process. McHenry, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Maine Township High School District 207 is the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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