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2014-02-12 23:01:27

Officially-Licensed Building Sets Available Now Allow Fans to Build Their Favorite “Family Guy” Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announces today its first line of officially licensed building toys inspired by the popular animated comedy series, Family Guy! The new product line combines the award-winning K’NEX...

2011-02-26 00:00:26

The sports nutrition powerhouse Gaspari Nutrition has just signed MMA fighter Brian Stann to its roster of elite athletes. Brian represents a new venture into mixed martial arts for Gaspari Nutrition who has been deep rooted in the physique and fitness industry for over a decade. Lakewood (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Gaspari Nutrition®, a globally distributed sport nutrition company, is proud to announce they have signed MMA fighter "All-American" Brian Stann to Team Gaspari. Brian is a...

2009-03-04 20:27:57

There is less mental illness stigma if the mentally ill act out of character, violating a stereotype, U.S. researchers suggest. Psychologists James Wirth of Purdue University and Galen Bodenhausen of Northwestern University said the image of dangerous mental illness, including violent alcoholism, is much more often directed at men. Similarly, women are much more likely to be caricatured as pathologically dependent and depressed. The researchers had a group of volunteers nationwide, varying...

2008-02-18 11:15:00

U.S. physicists have designed a new atomic clock that will not gain nor lose a second in more than 200 million years.The new precision clock was developed in the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, a combined effort between NIST and the University of Colorado in Boulder. Another atomic clock was also created there, and both clocks are raising the standard of time."These clocks are improving so rapidly that it is impossible to tell which one will be the best," said Tom 0'Brian, head...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'