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2014-07-17 23:05:32

Personal memoir shares trials and triumphs of growing up blind. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Blind since birth, author Homer Page’s new book “It’s My World Too: Accepting Challenges, Embracing Life” is a testament to not letting circumstances become limitations. This personal memoir shares Page’s path to a meaningful personal and professional life, while shedding light on what it’s like growing up in mainstream America with a disability. Rather than make excuses for...

2014-06-17 04:22:31

WILMINGTON, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Tooth Fairies announced today their new interactive digital features for millions of girls ages 5-10 around the world - just in time for summer vacation. Their tooth fairy website with its mobile gateway and apps at www.therealtoothfairies.com is now offering enriching experiences perfect for keeping girls growing and glowing all summer. Activities include a new STEM activity download every week, a summer reading offering, and...

2014-06-16 08:25:12

WILMINGTON, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Council of the Real Fairyland, LLC announced the release of their latest music video, "Brush On a Glowing Smile." The Real Tooth Fairies created this lively "Brush On a Glowing Smile" song to help motivate every girl to brush her teeth just like her Real Tooth Fairy does. The music video is one more exciting way The Real Tooth Fairies are inspiring kids to care for their teeth and brush twice a day. Families can download a...

2014-06-12 08:34:21

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Orange Silicon Valley called Unicorns, Startups, and Giants: The New Billion Dollar Dynamics of the Digital Landscape shows that tech 'Unicorns' are becoming more than just billion-dollar start-up superstars or fodder for talk of bubbles. They are the new engines of disruption reshaping the competitive landscape. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117151) -- The report charts over 60 Unicorn companies across...

2014-06-10 08:26:35

Retired chemist documents his family's stories and uses a scientific approach into the world of UFOs to be featured in Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 on Oct 08 - 12, 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany. SULFUR, La., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many are skeptical - and raise their eyebrows - when they are asked about the truth of UFOs. For retired chemist B. Timothy Pennington, sometimes the truth cannot be hidden or just locked away anymore. In his newly released book, Science, Skeptics, and...

2014-05-30 23:09:53

“Triana Becomes a Real Tooth Fairy” is the latest honoree in the award-winning book series from The Royal Council of the Real Fairyland, LLC. The full color, magical journey, written by Rachel Frankel and illustrated by A-M Basom, is available now at http://www.therealtoothfairies.com/peek-at-books/book-selection. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 “Triana Becomes a Real Tooth Fairy” is the latest honoree in the award-winning book series from The Royal Council of the Real...

2014-05-28 23:14:52

It was just February of this year when Astrology Answers announced that their Facebook readership had reached the 30 thousand mark. Just three months later, Astrology Answers can say that Facebook family has grown to a whopping 130 thousand members, and counting. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In this day and age, a company's brand reputation and authenticity is often established by their social media presence, and rightly so. MacWorld is currently reporting that as much as 11% of...

2014-05-28 23:10:51

“Tooth Fairy Fashion Party” app from The Real Tooth Fairies combines dress up, fashion and surprise party themes while celebrating kindness. The app, which is designed for both the iPhone and the iPad, is now available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tooth-fairy-fashion-party/id870130636?mt=8. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Real Tooth Fairies announced today that their new “Tooth Fairy Fashion App” for girls, ages 5 to 10, is now available for both the iPhone and the...

2014-05-20 12:30:33

Founded by Mana Contemporary Director Eugene Lemay, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts will be comprehensive, interactive, and the first of its kind JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary is proud to announce its newest development, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts. The museum, with a focus on street art and graffiti, will be the first of its kind and will be located in a 100,000-square-foot former ice factory near the Holland Tunnel entrance. The Mana Museum of...

2014-05-13 23:13:26

Anahata's Shamangelic Healing Retreats expands its reach to include shamanic journeys and spiritual retreats to Machu Picchu and other sacred sites in Peru. The next retreat in March 2015 utilizes the potency of the equinox to access powerful energies to clear and activate one’s highest potential. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The demand for conscious retreats to Peru for shamanic journeys with a focus on personal healing and spiritual growth continues to expand. The upcoming...


Latest Cultural anthropology Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Mermaid
2014-01-22 09:57:56

A mermaid is a creature from folklore and myths that are said to inhabit oceans around the world. Almost every culture has a legend that relates to a mermaid. In some cultures, mermaids are claimed to create floods, storms, shipwrecks, and drownings. Other legends say that they fall in love with humans. The mermaid is described with the upper body of a beautiful woman and the lower body of a fish. The have long flowing hair and are said to lure sailors with their captivating voices. The...

Storsjöodjuret Stone
2014-01-20 08:23:29

The Storsjoodjuret is a legendary lake monster said to inhabit the 300 foot deep lake Storsjon in Jamtland, Sweden. In 1986, Storsjoodjuret, its offspring, and nest was put under a protection law for being an endangered species, but the law was withdrawn in 2005. Storsjoodjuret’s name was derived in 1899 as a combination of other Swedish words. The translation of these words, stor (great), sjo (lake), odjur (monster), when combined, the results become “Great Lake Monster”. The...

Pope Lick Monster
2013-10-07 07:55:52

The Pope Lick monster is a creature of urban legend that lives beneath the Norfolk Southern Railway trestle that spans over Floyd’s Creek in the Fisherville area of Louisville, Kentucky. It is described as a human-goat hybrid (faun or satyr) with powerful fur-covered goat legs and a deformed human body. Its face has wide-set eyes and a curved nose with short, sharp horns protruding from its forehead. Long greasy hair that matches the color of its fur surrounds the face. Many stories...

Chupacabra
2013-10-07 07:13:33

The chupacabra (goatsucker) is a legendary creature claimed to inhabit the Americas. The origin of the name derives from chupar “to suck” and cabra “goat,” resulting from the creature’s pattern of killing livestock, especially goats, and drinking their blood. The name was coined shortly after the first reports by comedian Silverio Perez. The origin of the chupacabra may have come from the science fiction film Species, where an eyewitness account of the chupacabra was in Puerto...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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