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2014-03-07 23:23:08

Recently, MyDressCity, a leading company of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has announced its spring discounts on 2014 homecoming dresses. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Recently, MyDressCity, a leading company of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion gowns, has announced its spring discounts on 2014 homecoming dresses. At present, all its elegant homecoming gowns are available at discounted rates, up to 72% off. Statement of the Company The CEO of the company...

2014-03-07 23:20:50

CHINA HAPPENINGS™ announces that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in HERSELF Magazine Amazing Issue’s “I AM – Self-Portraits with Words” feature New York, New York (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in HERSELF Magazine Amazing Issue’s “I AM – Self-Portraits with Words” feature, which hits the stand on March 5, 2014 (http://herselfmagazine.com/i-am/). “I AM” asks inspiring, influential and...

2014-03-07 12:24:35

New Original Track "Hero" Featuring Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Frank Ocean and Diplo Will Be Available For Free Download on March 10 NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CONVERSE Inc. announces the next innovative track from the Three Artists. One Song series featuring legendary musicians Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) and Paul Simonon (The Clash, The Good, The Bad & The Queen), award winning recording artist Frank Ocean and internationally...

2014-03-06 23:29:05

What is your correct size when shopping fashion online? Bodi.me saves your measurements entered manually or with the webcam, and is then able to recommend the size you should pick in tons of fashion brands. London, UK (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Bodi.Me, the latest solution in online sizing for fashion shoppers, announced today that its customer-centric website was launched in BETA mode. Bodi.Me’s unique approach aims to create a free community of fashion shoppers that can confidently find...

2014-03-06 16:26:09

The Rousing St. Patrick's Day Concert is Loaded with Greatest Hits, Fan Favorites, and Traditional Classics LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV, the TV home for festivals, proudly presents acclaimed Celtic rockers Gaelic Storm in their 2013 concert special GAELIC STORM - ABOVE THE ROSES: LIVE FROM MILWAUKEE, on St. Patrick's Day, Monday, March 17, at 8pE/5pP. The special, which AXS originally broadcast live on St. Patrick's Day last year, was filmed at the Riverside...

2014-03-06 12:31:10

Telecommunicators Honored with SmartSave Award by Smart911 in Recognition of Their Efforts to Effectively Dispatch Police to Correct Location of a Stranded Motorist LAWRENCEBURG, Ky., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of March 3, Teresa Cooper found herself stranded on the Bluegrass Parkway when her windshield wipers stopped working during a heavy snow storm. She called 9-1-1 for help from her cell phone but the signal was weak and she couldn't communicate with the...

2014-03-06 12:26:10

Brackish Bow Ties, often referenced as the "ultimate conversation starter," arrived in style at the Oscars. LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brackish Brand, makers of handcrafted original feather bow ties, made quite the splash at the 2014 Oscars on Sunday night. Film legend Bill Murray wore a Brackish design consisting of hand selected peacock feathers. Murray was in the spotlight at as he presented the award for Best Cinematography with Amy Adams. Murray has also worn...

2014-03-06 08:34:15

CrocStyle Insiders help showcase brand's array of stylish yet comfortable footwear NIWOT, Colo., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) today announced the third year of the brand's style blogger program, which highlights on-trend, yet comfortable, Crocs(TM) footwear throughout the year. Three well-respected style and fashion bloggers are taking part in the 2014 CrocStyle Insider program to help preview and showcase new styles of Crocs(TM) shoes....

2014-03-06 08:28:54

As expenditure on tattoos in the US is confirmed as reaching $1.65 billion, the innovative BIG Industry Show and High Times US Cannabis Cup partnership announce their first-ever tattoo exhibition as part of the 2014 event DENVER, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new data from the Pew Research Center, Americans spend $1.65 billion on tattoos every year. The research coincides with the news that the combined BIG Industry Show and High Times US Cannabis Cup 2014 event in...

2014-03-05 23:32:11

Recently, Fadhits.com, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its special collection of flower girl dresses. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Recently, Fadhits.com, a famous online supplier of women's special occasion dresses, has unveiled its new collection of flower girl dresses. Along with flower girl outfits, the company is now selling many other special occasion gowns like prom dresses, evening dresses, bridesmaid dresses and so on. "We are pleased to...


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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...

What Mokele-mbembe may resemble
2014-01-22 09:23:01

Mokele-mbembe is a legendary creature said to inhabit the Congo river Basin, mainly in Lake Tele. It likes the deep water and according to folklore, it haunts river bends. Its name means “one who stops the flow of rivers”, and depending on the story, it has been described as a live creature or a spirit. According to some, it has been portrayed as a sauropod, similar to the well known Brachiosaurus with a very long neck and tail and a small head. Other descriptions represent it...

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