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Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger Of Peace On Climate

Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger Of Peace On Climate Change

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been named as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and will focus on climate change issues, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced. The 39 year...

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2014-09-18 04:20:44

The ePublishing giant taps Steven Spatz to lead new developments, offers PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BookBaby, the leading distributor of eBooks through Amazon, iBooks and other retailers, has chosen Steven Spatz as their new president. Spatz has been the Chief Marketing Officer for Audio Video Labs (BookBaby's parent company) for much of the past 10 years. He's contributed to many of BookBaby's recent breakthrough new product developments including...

2014-09-17 23:16:17

Bestselling author Penny de Byl returns with second book in sci-fi trilogy VARSITY LAKES, Australia (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Bestselling author Penny de Byl returns to the world of science fiction with “The Chaldean Legacy” (published by Xlibris). Action packed and brilliantly orchestrated, this second book in “The Disciples of Cassini” trilogy envisions a world teetering in between a new age of unprecedented advancement and inter-galactic cataclysm. The gruesome discovery of a...

2014-09-17 23:16:06

‘Alzheimer’s—What They Forget to Tell You’ is an inspiring true account of author Caron Leid taking care of her mother for 13 years ONTARIO, Canada (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Although more and more people are being affected by Alzheimer’s disease, there is not enough information surrounding the true daily struggle of the disease. But one thing is for sure, this disease does not only rob a person of their memory, it takes their dignity and independence with it....

2014-09-17 23:16:03

Death of husband, son, inspires Linda Stilson to pen motivational poetry encouraging hope for survivors of loss DEWEY, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In 2001, Linda Stilson lost a husband to cancer. Subsequently, depression took over her son's heart, causing him to end his life - and his pain - with a bullet. Both deaths left Stilson at the breaking point, but through poetry, she was able to express herself, the art eventually becoming her personal form of therapy. The lessons she...

2014-09-17 23:12:04

Author B.G. Simpson delivers an intense sci-fi thriller. Follow Bailey and his new friends as they unravel a future that may not see a tomorrow: what waits inside the mountain for them? (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Buried deep inside a bunker in the Colorado mountains, something has been left behind in cold storage for the past three years. "Bailey’s Road" leads straight into danger! Nineteen-year-old Bailey Simms feels right at home in the countryside of Colorado Springs. The...

2014-09-17 23:11:38

The "Alchemistas: Beyond The Veil" 3D Interactive app includes features that enhance the user’s Visionary art experience while bringing exposure to Visionary artists San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 http://www.CelestialNation.com, Dreamt Vision & http://www.VisionaryArtBooks.com are pleased to announce the release of the “Alchemistas: Beyond the Veil” 3D Interactive Visionary Art Gallery iPad App for iOS. The Alchemistas app offers a prologue written by...

2014-09-17 23:11:26

Hilarious short story collection features dealing with deafness Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A raucous childhood in an Italian-Polish family and deafness from Meniere’s Disease come together to form author Nancy Chovancek’s laughter-filled new book, “Angry Birds and Beehive Hair”. The book is a collection of short stories that prove the best way to deal with trials is focusing on fun. With a positive message of empowerment and resilience, everyone can identify with...

2014-09-17 23:11:25

QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring a large inventory of Celtic Woman tickets for sale at reduced prices. Celtic Woman tour tickets hit public markets today, and seats for the 10th anniversary concerts are expected to sell fast. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com can offer online customers Celtic Woman tickets for sale at affordable prices. The musical ensemble is touring North America extensively from the 2nd of December through June 27 of 2015. The all-female...

2014-09-17 23:11:09

Innovative Program's Expansion Aims to Help More Youngsters Learn Piano (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America has expanded its widely successful Keyboard Encounters Kids piano program to independent music teachers for the first time starting this month. “Offering Keyboard Encounters Kids to independent piano teachers is both exciting and a natural progression for this dynamic, interactive group piano instruction program, following our expansion of it to include...

2014-09-17 23:10:13

Digiarty Software has paired all the mainstream products with Apple's newly announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The DVD rippers and video converters (for Win/Mac) are also added with new profiles for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Note 4, HTC Desire 816, Sony Xperia Z3 and more. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Digiarty Software Inc., one of the leading multimedia software developers, paired all the mainstream products with the forthcoming iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus once they were announced by...


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Liverpool Pigeon, Caloenas maculata
2014-09-10 10:48:08

The Liverpool Pigeon or the Spotted Green Pigeon (Caloenas maculata) is a presumed extinct pigeon species of unknown provenance. Currently, it is only known from a single specimen reposited in the World Museum of the National Museums Liverpool; this specimen is presumed to have been collected from French Polynesia sometime between 1783 and 1823. The Liverpool Pigeon was initially mentioned in the work A General Synopsis of Birds by John Latham and scientifically named by Johann Friedrich...

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...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'