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2011-01-13 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that Christmas is long past, New Yorkers are experiencing reindeer sightings all over the city. Turns out, an equipment upgrade at the North Pole has led to unexpected - and welcome - career changes for Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/toyotanyc/48045/ (Photo:...

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2010-12-25 07:25:00

Turns out the myth of flying reindeer might not be that far from the truth. According to scientist Andrew Haynes, reindeer, along with other animals in the wild, sometimes deliberately eat the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria in order to amuse themselves during long winters. Writing in the respected Pharmaceutical Journal, Mr. Haynes said, "They have a desire to experience altered states of consciousness." What's the link between this mushroom and flying reindeer you ask? In 1967 an...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

Score one for the good guys. A website offering free printable certificates reports that the printing of "Nice" certificates is outpacing "Naughty" certificates nearly 2-to-1. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 "FreePrintableCertificates.net users have shown that 'naughtiness' is not the norm this Christmas," said Kevin Savetz, the site's creator. "Of course, this is not a scientific poll. But I like to think it's a good sign for humanity." So far in December, 1,200 Christmas nice...

2010-12-16 06:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, boughs of holly and sleigh bells ringing: the holiday season is upon us and everyone has favorite aspects of the season they look forward to this time of year. Almost three in five Americans (58%) say the one thing they most look forward to with the holidays is spending time with family and friends. One in ten say it is holiday dinners and parties (9%) and fewer numbers say they most look forward to finding and...

2010-12-11 00:01:10

Christmas cards, gift tags, and even letters from Santa Claus can be downloaded and printed for free from any computer thanks to the FreePrintable.net family of websites. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 FreePrintableGreetingCards.net, FreePrintableGiftTags.net and SantaPrintables.com offer hundreds of designs for the winter holidays, and each of the sites features all-new designs for the 2011 season. "People who are too busy to run to the store, or just enjoy the convenience of...

2010-12-10 00:00:38

The Arizona Pain Foundation offers the 3rd Annual Christmas Party for Children from Around the World. This party will provide families with a hot meal, hygiene items, and a visit from Santa, with a special gift for each child. Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus) December 8, 2010 Arizona Pain Specialists makes a strong commitment to helping those in the community and abroad, and facilitates this effort by funding the philanthropic, non-profit group Arizona Pain Foundation with 5% of their profits. The...

2010-12-06 12:36:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Claus has chosen Epic PR Group as his PR Agency of Record today. From now through Christmas Day, Epic will provide an inside look at how Santa's PR team responds to PR crisis situations and opportunities at www.SantasPRWorkshop.com. As part of the effort, Santa will donate $1, up to $10,000, toward PR services for a pro-bono nonprofit campaign for every person that "Likes" the Epic PR Group on Facebook. Nonprofit organizations are...

2010-12-02 08:24:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What do John Grisham, Mark Twain, former President Bush and a Wimpy Kid have in common? They have all been trumped by a Christmas book and elf. For a second year in a row, The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition® has flown to the top spot on the Barnes & Noble.com Best-sellers list. The title which has held the top spot since November 29th, also holds the number nine spot for a variation of the same title. While many would...

2010-12-01 17:07:00

Air Transat is donating $325,000 to the Children's Wish Foundation MONTREAL, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/air-transat/search-of-santa-claus-to-make-the-dreams-of-sick-kids /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE TRANSAT A.T. INC.

2010-12-01 11:50:00

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Nicholas Claus - the story of young Santa" is a new novel written by a father and son, Todd Domke and Judah Domke. It is an origin story about a legendary man. They've launched a website for the book, NicholasClaus.com. At NicholasClaus.com people can read the first of twelve chapters for free. The book is available at Lulu.com where it's described as "a children's story that parents will enjoy too -- a mix of magic, suspense, comedy, romance, and...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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