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2014-10-02 08:27:36

First-time project with #A3CProAudio pairing producers and artists to be live-streamed at SAE Institute, all-new songs to be released on official A3C Compilation NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the independent spirit of hip-hop and nurturing the careers of a new generation of talented artists, TuneCore announced the launch of #TuneCoreStudio at #A3CProAudio. This unique program will bring together nine producer/artist pairings, who during their personal three-hour...

2014-10-02 08:27:23

Empowers Publishers to Create Trading Operations and Optimize Revenue Holistically Across all Advertising Inventory and All Sales Channels NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), which operates one of the industry's largest independent real-time trading platforms for the buying and selling of advertising, today announced the debut of Ad Engine. Ad Engine is a new feature of Rubicon Project's Seller Cloud that empowers publishers to create...

2014-10-02 08:27:18

Monumental Box Set Includes 5 Studio Albums, 4 Live Albums, The Graduate Soundtrack and 1972's 14x Platinum Selling Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Simon & Garfunkel - The Complete Albums Collection on Monday, November 24. Available for pre-order at: http://smarturl.it/SG_CAC_Amz. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149847...

2014-10-02 08:27:15

Titles Accessible Across Multiple Platforms for $8.99 Per Month TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin (www.Harlequin.com), one of the world's leading publishers of books for women, today announced that it has entered into a one-year agreement with Scribd, the world's largest digital library and book subscription service. Scribd will be the exclusive subscription partner for 15,000 titles from Harlequin's extensive backlist. Titles from a variety of...

2014-10-02 08:26:41

Acquisition of HWW positions Gracenote for growth throughout Asia-Pacific EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA), today announced that it has acquired HWW, Australia's leading provider of TV and movie data, for $19 million USD ($21 million AUD) from Mi9, which is owned by Nine Entertainment Co. This acquisition expands Gracenote's international reach into the Australian TV and digital entertainment market,...

2014-10-02 08:26:03

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) Summit Entertainment label today announced the stylized assassin film John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released in domestic IMAX® theatres starting Oct. 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111107/MM01969LOGO Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, both of whom worked with Reeves as stunt...

2014-10-02 08:25:54

Joe Bonamassa's Highest Charting Album - and First Top 10 - Debuts at #8 on Billboard's Top 200 DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an incredibly competitive release week with 15 new entries in the top 30, blues-rock guitar hero Joe Bonamassa was able to outsell and beat multiple superstar artists on the Billboard Top 10 including Lenny Kravitz, Leonard Cohen, John Mellencamp, and Gary Clarke, Jr. with his brand new solo album Different Shades Of Blue (J&R Adventures)...

2014-10-02 08:25:48

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Media banned from naming victim in Halifax child pornography case, despite family's support The case has spurred a country-wide push to change the laws on cyberbullying and pornography and improve police response to sexual assault. But as Ryan Van Horne reports, a futile publication ban prevents reporters from naming her. The Unknowable Country: Shine a light on government secrecy with #cdnfoi Columnist Sean Holman explains why Canadians need to become more...

2014-10-02 08:25:37

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award(®)-winning filmmaker James Moll's feature length documentary, Farmland, is now available to stream on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service. Beginning today, Farmland will be available exclusively on the platform for four weeks - providing viewers with the opportunity to stream Farmland from their connected TVs, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. During its...

2014-10-02 08:25:34

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Cricket Wireless and The Latin Recording Academy(®) are kicking off the 2014 Latin GRAMMY(® )Street Parties in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood on October 5, 2014. The event will feature food, music, dancing and Cricket "Smile Stations." The Chicago stop of the Latin GRAMMY Street Parties will feature live music from renowned Latin artists such as Voz De Mando, Banda La Chacaloza and Cardenales de Nuevo Leon. Attendees can stop by the...


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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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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