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2010-12-03 09:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan came to West China Hospital to unveil the "World Eye Organization Jackie Chan Children's Eye Centre of West China Hospital of Sichuan University". The founding of this centre should be attributed to the successful cooperation between the West China Hospital and World Eye Organization (WEO) on the "Welfare Programs for Blindness Prevention and Treatment", the proactive arrangements of relative parties and...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

Massive Playbook is extremely proud and honored to have Bob Wall, an accomplished teacher, competitor, businessman, actor, husband and father as their Martial Art spokesperson and partner. Massive Creative Inc.'s Martial Arts School Playbook will promote Martial Arts, educate students, offer a safe and powerful communication platform, and provide a meaningful fundraising solution for independent martial arts studios, teams and students alike. Manasquan, NJ (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Massive...

2010-05-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records announced today that Igor Vovkovinskiy has been crowned the new Tallest Living Man in America. Measuring a staggering 7 feet 8.33 inches, the towering 27-year old traveled from Minnesota to New York City where Guinness World Record officials certified his claim on the set of The Dr. Oz Show. Igor beat out the previous record-holder, Virginia deputy sheriff George Bell, by a third of an inch. His record-setting moment will premiere on...

2010-05-07 04:21:00

BEIJING, May 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that Mr. Ge Song, a director of the Company, has stepped down from his position as a member of the Company's board of directors effective today. He plans to focus on other professional commitments. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/CNTH023LOGO ) "We would like to thank Mr....

2010-03-04 04:00:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements has announced an international search for the next Tallest Living Woman. The record chronicler is looking high and low in every corner of the globe to fill the coveted title with the U.S. search kicking off at a social event with the Tall Club of New York City. Frontrunners from each country will ultimately help Guinness World Records confirm the one absolute Tallest Woman in...

2010-02-11 15:44:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a $732,000 donation and the recording of a song to raise money for Chinese relief efforts in Haiti, cultural icon Jackie Chan has received three nominations for the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards. All this in the midst of preparing for the release of the much-anticipated "Karate Kid" remake. The 55-year-old Hong Kong actor, filmmaker, singer, comedian, producer, screenwriter, martial artist, action choreographer, stunt...

2010-01-14 04:00:00

ISTANBUL, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the world's tallest man, 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm) Sultan Kosen, will welcome the shortest man in the world, 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) He Pingping, to his native Turkey to celebrate the 15 January opening of the new Guinness World Records Live! Roadshow at Forum Istanbul. The momentous first-ever meeting between the world's tallest and shortest will take place inside the Forum Istanbul shopping centre, where the two famous record holders will be given a...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'