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2014-10-16 12:26:09

Storied pasts add to the allure of Halloween attractions KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stunning set designs, technical excellence and Hollywood-quality make-up, costumes and creatures are hallmarks of America Haunts attractions. But the association's more than 30 elite haunted attractions throughout the U.S. revealed something a little extra at several of its attractions: real ghosts! "All our haunts have the ability to frighten even the bravest of souls, but some are truly...

2014-10-06 23:09:49

UWDress.com, a popular online supplier of women’s special occasion gowns, has released its collection of cinderella homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 UWDress.com, a popular online supplier of women’s special occasion gowns, has released its collection of cinderella homecoming dresses. Moreover, the company has launched a fall sale for these special items. All these newly released cinderella homecoming dresses are available at discounted prices now, up to 75% off. The...

2014-10-01 23:11:59

Introducing the Original Switch Witch Doll and Storybook, Helping Families Celebrate Halloween in a Healthier Way Rowley, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Now there’s a way for kids to enjoy Halloween without all of the sugar! With Switch Witch, kids are excited to trade their trick-or-treat sweets for a gift from their very own “magical” Switch Witch. Introducing Switch Witch: a children’s book written by Lara Spear Riley and illustrated by Nashbox, with an original Switch Witch doll...

2014-09-10 12:30:15

NANJING, China, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheinside, as an enlightened instructor of women, is ready to offer every girl who is zealous beauty and fashion lover a lifelong memorable outfit at favorable price during Homecoming week. As is known to all, homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back alumni in many schools. After you've graduated, it's a time to go back (or "come home") to your town and the campus, see old friends, and reminisce about your old and unforgettable...

2014-09-06 23:00:45

One of the most special occasions of the year, Grandparent’s Day, is widely celebrated all over the world in September. Örling & Wu proudly presents Grandparent’s Day gifts at http://orlingandwu.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Örling & Wu has recently announced the commencement of its Grandparent’s Day gifts and ideas in Vancouver, BC. Since this auspicious occasion is celebrated in all spheres of society in September, whether it is television,...

2014-09-04 23:02:14

An article in the latest issue of Herpetologica discusses the results of a 3-year study that examined how salamanders use their microhabitat in order to predict their reaction to natural or human-based changes. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Herpetologica – To understand the behavioral patterns of all organisms co-existing together, we must examine our ecosystems, habitats, and even microhabitats. Even variation in climate change or human influence at small scales can ultimately have large...

2014-08-26 16:28:54

'I Can't Believe That I'm Going to Australia to See a Platypus!' SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic can often be in rare supply these days, but when witnessed in person it can make anyone's day. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Isagenix 2014 "Strength in Momentum" Celebration at the San Diego Convention Center, it was an extra magical moment for more than 10,000 audience members thanks to one courageous young boy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139921 Ben...

2014-08-25 23:01:19

DressThat.com, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, is now busy selling its new collection of popular homecoming dresses for 2014 online. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 DressThat.com, a popular supplier of wedding dresses and special occasion dresses for women, is now busy selling its new collection of popular homecoming dresses for 2014 online. Furthermore, all the company’s newly released homecoming outfits are now provided with big discounts, up to...

2014-08-21 23:12:24

‘Luca The Werewolf Daughter’ is filled with courage, love and surprising turn of events. Salmiya, Kuwait (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Like everyone else, author Luciana Craita is fascinated with stories about vampires and werewolves. She tries to understand how much of it is fiction and how much is real. After doing a lot of reading and research, she realized that there is more than fantasy to these mythological beings. With the help of her visions and non-stop research regarding the long...

2014-08-20 08:25:41

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christians around the country are giving a poem called Santa's Prayer a big thumbs up, enthusiastic about a story that places Santa in a natural Christian context. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137653)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137652) Responding to requests to make the poem into a children's book, first-time author Calvin Cory launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign on August 1st to fundraise the...


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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