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2011-08-19 00:02:06

Hot Tubs Spa IA "“Des Moines Hot Tubs, dealer publishes 3 easy ways to ignite romance "“ soaking in a new or used hot tub can help couples re-connect and improve their relationship Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Hot Spring Spas Des Moines, a new and used hot tub dealer with stores in Lake Elmo and Minnetonka, MN and Clive, Carroll and Arnolds Park in Iowa is supporting Romance Awareness Month by providing free hot tub spa test soaks in all their locations. "With all the...

2011-07-27 13:03:00

FORT MILL, S.C., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Houseworks Daylighting Solutions, a VELUX® Five-Star installer, has opened its first Iowa office in Clive on the outskirts of Des Moines. The company markets and installs ENERGY STAR® qualified skylights and solar water heating systems from VELUX for residential and commercial applications. VELUX is the world leader in its category and one of the strongest brands in the global building materials sector,...

2011-07-25 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance(SM) (USFRA), comprised of prominent national, regional and state agricultural groups and their partners, today announced plans to lead a conversation with Americans, addressing concerns about their food, where it comes from and how it's raised. This movement will give farmers and ranchers a voice in traditional and social media conversations about agriculture - where it doesn't exist now - as well with...

2011-07-01 00:19:40

The company is offering $10 off any 60-minute or more massage service through July 2011 to thank its loyal customers and welcome new ones to its Des Moines massage business. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Hahn Wellness, a Des Moines massage service, is celebrating five years of delivering the mental and physical benefits of massage therapy to its clients. In an effort to reward them for their loyalty and dedication to health, Hahn Wellness is offering $10 off of any 60-minute or more...

2011-06-25 00:00:32

Gift to Provide Visitors Hands-On Experiences in the Science of Plants and Water Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011 DuPont announced today a $3 million contribution to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for expanded learning opportunities on science, plants and water. The contribution, paid over three years, will help bring educational seminars and world-renowned speakers focused on the importance of clean water and the science of agriculture to the Botanical Garden, located along...

2011-04-20 00:00:29

Looking for computer repair in Des Moines doesn't mean traveling to the suburbs for quality affordable computer service Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Computer repair, laptop repair, virus/malware removal and data recovery are just a few of the services offerred at About My Computer now located at 3108 SW 9th ST in Des Moines. Serving the Des Moines Metro and Central Iowa, About My Computer has the tools and knowledge to find the proper solution for many PC problems. "We pride...

2011-03-08 14:11:00

"Fight for Air Climb" Offers Unique Challenge DES MOINES, Iowa, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three times the challenge and three times the fun is set for Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the annual "Fight for Air Climb" to raise funds and awareness for the American Lung Association in Iowa. For the first time ever, competitors will climb THREE buildings in downtown Des Moines - EMC Insurance Companies, HubTower and the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The annual event attracts over...

2010-07-21 12:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When choosing a family summer vacation, the first priority is keeping the kids entertained. With that in mind, the Des Moines Marriott Downtown is offering an Iowa family vacation package that is sure to do just that. With the "Nickelodeon Your Stay" package kids get to enjoy: Free Nickelodeon activity book Silicone bracelet with access to a secret game website Nickelodeon bag with sunglasses Build Your Own SpongeBob Splash ball Turndown...

2010-06-11 09:44:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce named John Ruan III as its vice chairman for 2010 in a June 9 election by the board. Ruan is chairman and CEO Ruan Transport Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "John Ruan's selection as Vice Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce speaks to his leadership ability and the respect he commands from his peers," American Trucking Associations President and...

2010-06-02 10:09:00

ADDISON, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective May 21, Concentra, a national provider of occupational health and urgent care services, has expanded its customer base and reach with an asset purchase of Occupational Health Center, P.C. (OHC) in Des Moines, Iowa. Concentra will consolidate the operations of OHC into its two Concentra Urgent Care centers in Des Moines, and OHC owner Tony Sciorrotta, M.D., will join Concentra as a supporting physician. This acquisition will support...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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