Latest Bliss Stories

2008-06-18 09:01:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. , a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced the appointment of Mr. Thomas H. Bliss, Jr. as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development. Mr. Bliss has been elected an executive officer by EntreMed's Board of Directors and will report to the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. James S. Burns. (Logo:...

2008-06-18 00:00:05

When The pressures of the daily grind start to wear you down, and juggling a career, family and home becomes more of a stress than usual, it's time to step back and do something to make you feel a bit more positive. Sometimes, what you really need is a bit of 'me' time - time to spend entirely on yourself, doing exactly what you want to do. A pampering session in a spa retreat could be the ideal way for you to relax and unwind. Leave the stresses and strains of daily life at the door and...

2008-06-02 01:39:58

By Loke Poh Lin LOKE POH LIN says it's only sensible to visit the Le Sense spa when your body's signalling it needs a break. We all know that all too familiar symptoms: tightness around the neck and shoulders, throbbing temples with a headache coming on, an uneasy tummy, brows all knitted up, minor aches and pains - your body is sending you warning bells for a time-out! The sensible thing to do is to pay attention to these red flags. One need not go very far for relief as there are...

2008-05-25 06:00:00

By Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. May 25--EWING, Neb. -- For nearly a century, the sandy soil around Goose Lake concealed a secret: Freed black slaves once had struggled to settle the harsh plains. That mystery might have remained buried if not for the chance discovery of a cast-iron toy pistol and the relentless searching of a retired Internal Revenue Service agent. And on Memorial Day, Dennis Vossberg's pursuit of the ghosts of Bliss, Neb., will be in the spotlight. Dozens...

2007-06-13 09:05:00

Aah, summer. Breezy skirts, comfy shorts and, yes, the time of year when we publicly peel off our layers of clothing and are forced to come to terms with our cellulite. Cellulite is the bane of virtually every female, no matter her age or weight. It makes women's thighs look like orange peels and turns their hips into dimpled disasters. It's basically lumpy fat that presses up against connective tissue, creating a dimpling effect. An estimated 90 percent of women -- more than 45 million --...

2006-12-19 09:00:51

Boston, Vamos a la Playa! (Boston, Let's Go to the Beach) Nonstop Weekend Service Begins March 2, 2007 Second Daily Flight from New York to Cancun Also Announced NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces the expansion of its Caribbean network with nonstop service between Boston's Logan International Airport and Cancun, Mexico, effective March 2, 2007. In addition, JetBlue...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).