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2014-09-30 16:24:56

Measuring Hispanic America's emotional connection to Latino celebrities, the survey ranks today's top 20 Hispanic stars and reveals the level of their personal brand power as perceived by the Hispanic community LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Variety Latino, the premier entertainment news brand and website for Hispanics -launched last March through a partnership between Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and Variety...

2014-09-30 16:24:47

The top-notch health and medical program will air on SNN Suncoast News Network during the month of October. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sarasota, Florida is the kind of place one takes their family to appreciate and enjoy its award-winning beaches, crystal clear water, and its many sea-themed parks and activities. Retired people relocate to Sarasota and the towns around it for the year-round sunny and mild weather and the many amenities it has to offer...

2014-09-30 16:24:39

Tina Brown's Women in the World Texas features Gloria Steinem, Diane von Furstenberg, Eva Longoria, Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Karen Hughes, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Ayaan Hirsi Ali SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A heroic nun, a feminist trailblazer, a fashion icon, and women who've helped change the face of politics are among those who will light up the stage as Women in the World hits the Lone Star State on October 22. The forum, to be held at the...

2014-09-30 16:24:36

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mango Networx, a film distribution company, is proud to announce the premiere film screening of Om Obama at Doc Films at University of Chicago 1212 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637 on October 25, 2014 at 3 pm followed by Post film Q&A with Director Janaki Vishwanathan. Presidential candidate Barack Obama can do anything, or so the citizens of Tamil Nadu, a southern state in India, believe in this comedic film that has various sub-plots...

2014-09-30 16:24:32

Guests to Eat Like Celebrities and Judge Chefs in Locations Throughout U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of popular competitive cooking shows like "Iron Chef," "Top Chef" and "MasterChef" will now have a place to taste the culinary masterpieces they previously could only watch on television. Introducing "Rival(TM)," a live, interactive entertainment dining experience where two chefs compete and create a multi-course dinner for guests who taste and judge. Today,...

2014-09-30 16:24:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau will hold its quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review. The review will focus on the path to reaching major 2020 Census design decisions by September 2015, testing of reengineered address canvassing methods for 2020, early results from the 2014 Census Test, and planned testing activities for 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO In order to provide...

2014-09-30 16:24:16

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dolphin Tale movies continue to create international awareness for Clearwater Beach, building on the area's great reputation for hospitality. With the release of the new movie, Dolphin Tale 2, the excitement is growing and the Sheraton Sand Key Resort is a proud participant! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149401 The hotel recently played host to Warner Bros. and the global press as the staging headquarters for...

2014-09-30 12:36:59

Intends to Publish Three Distinct Anthologies ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Geminid Press, LLC, is actively seeking original short story submissions for inclusion in three anthologies it intends to publish in mid- to late 2015. These anthologies have distinct topics that include science fiction, humor, and conspiracy themes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149309 The three anthologies are tentatively entitled "Space Opera,"...

2014-09-30 12:35:43

/PRNewswire/ -- We are advised by Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) announces 360 Security Achieves Highest Protection Rate in AV-Comparatives Review, as it contained some erroneous information that the awards was given for a version released in China, not in Google Play. SOURCE Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd.

2014-09-30 12:31:56

International Window Film Association Notes Workers In Windowless Offices Have Trouble Sleeping WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA) notes that a recent controlled study of office workers found that the amount of daylight exposure they received had an important impact on their overall health and sleep patterns. The study concluded that office workers in windowless environments reported limitations due to physical problems and...


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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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