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2014-05-14 00:21:20

DUBAI, UAE and LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mawwell [https://www.mawwell.com ], a new international rewards-based crowdfunding destination for creative and innovative projects launches the first crowdfunding platform for the EMEA market. Mawwell [https://www.mawwell.com ], which means "fund" in Arabic, aims at giving the opportunity for project creators who may be too small for venture capital firms or too innovative for bankers, to attract the attention from...

2014-05-13 23:15:32

Keep losing things? Want to share & track stuff with friends? Locate bags/keys in an instant? Never lose anything with the FIND! San Francisco,California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 SenseGiz recently launched their crowd funding campaign again for the FIND on Kickstarter. The campaign was fully funded in under 3 hours from launch and they have successfully raised $15,000 by now. SenseGiz attributes this success to the timing of the launch of the campaign and the attractive awards they are...

2014-05-13 08:28:19

The Adventures of Positivity Princess teaches kids about self confidence, self belief and to 'love care share.' MANCHESTER, England, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a turbulent beginning to her life, Kelly Walsh of Manchester, United Kingdom, is striving to make things better for all the world's children. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86922Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86921 Her new book, The Adventures of Positivity Princess, teaches...

2014-05-08 08:41:37

100% of sales on all exclusive/only available from iStock content will go directly to iStock by Getty Images artists, many of whom are SMBs, in celebration of their contribution to iStock's unique and highest quality content and recent launch of subscriptions ., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iStock by Getty Images, the inventor of microstock and crowd sourced imagery for image licensing is celebrating its exclusive artists, many of whom are small and medium-sized-business owners...

2014-05-07 23:14:52

Refael Productions' crowdfunding campaign is off to a great start as nearly 40% of capital was raised in less than a week with no sign of slowing. Goal of Scoopy TV is to launch revolutionary English learning platform for kids that combines education, technology and entertainment. New Jersey, USA & Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Production Company Refael launched their crowdfunding campaign, and in just under a week raised close to 40% of the total capital needed to create...

2014-05-07 23:10:29

Kickstarter funded comic series, Dragon Slayer, hits 87% of its goal in just six days. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Devin Kraft of Cheshire Cat Studios has been writing and drawing Dragon Slayer since September 2012, and after successfully Kickstarting the first two issues, he turned to the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to launch the third and final installment as well as the graphic novel collection for Dragon Slayer. Dragon Slayer is a tale of revenge between a vagabond, a king, and...

2014-05-07 23:08:33

TagTalk is presenting a new cutting edge spin on the gift tag and greeting card by bringing them both into the world of multimedia and has turned to Kickstarter to help make it happen. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 No doubt that there's something warm and friendly about a handwritten note on a gift given to a friend or loved one. But what if that same personal touch could be combined with the latest multimedia technology? It can if the Canadian startup TagTalk has any say in it....

2014-05-07 08:38:08

STOCKHOLM, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinitell (http://tinitell.com), a Swedish mobile technology startup, needed only 7 days on crowd-funding site Kickstarter to reach the goal of $100,000 to start manufacturing of the world's smallest mobile phone: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/960748838/tinitell-introducing-a-wristphone-for-kids Instead of adding more expensive smartphones to the household, parents who want to be able to reach their kids are now presented...

2014-05-06 23:16:14

Fast Growing, Not-For-Profit, Open Innovation Organisation Strengthens Operational Resources New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pistoia Alliance (http://www.pistoiaalliance.org), as part of its “Next Chapter” initiative to expand its project portfolio and build on its substantial position as a life sciences open innovation thought leader, announced that Richard Holland will be joining the organisation to focus on Operations. Richard will take the lead on delivering a portfolio of...

2014-05-06 23:08:40

"rotten." is the story of an emotionally broken couple that has turned to killing for sexual thrills in order to keep their love alive. Follow homicidal couple Andy and Laura deep down the rabbit hole in this short psycho thriller from writer/director Dallas Box. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 From writer/director Dallas Box, comes, "rotten.", a new short film that delves into the lives of an emotionally broken couple that has turned to killing for sexual thrills in...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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