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2014-10-23 12:24:08

BLUE 2014 draws an ecosystem of ocean all-stars: Jeremy Irons, Sir Richard Branson, Sylvia Earle, David Doubilet, Kelly Rutherford, Kathy Castor, Jenifer Austin, Don Walsh, Cousteau family members, and many others ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The power of BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) to catalyze cultural change and to shift global consciousness has drawn an A-list of ocean stars from all walks of life. Extraordinary people, stories...

2014-10-23 12:23:58

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) will report its third quarter results on Thursday, October 30, in a news release before the stock markets open. The company will hold an analyst conference call that day at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the third quarter earnings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO All parties interested in listening may do so through a live Webcast on the Internet or by...

2014-10-23 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association (NPA) today announced the election of two parking industry leaders to its board of directors. In addition, four current board members moved into officer positions. Elected officers to the board on Oct. 20, 2014, at the organization's 63rd Annual Convention & Expo were: -- Board Chair, Mark Muglich, president, ABM Parking Services, Cleveland, Ohio -- Chair Elect, Alan Lazowski,...

2014-10-23 08:42:16

Visit Intersil at HDcctv Product Gallery to See Long Reach HD Video Demonstration MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions will showcase its long reach HD-SDI IC technology for video security and surveillance systems at the Security China 2014 show, October 28-31, in Beijing. Intersil will demonstrate HD surveillance local-site transport using its digital video...

2014-10-23 08:41:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will conduct its Fiscal Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/MM66070LOGO Date: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014Time: 4:45 p.m. EST (1:45 p.m. PST) To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com, go to...

2014-10-23 08:39:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Webcast When: October 23, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where: http://www.mihomes.com How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site...

2014-10-23 08:32:10

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flipps, a unique platform for streaming entertainment from the cloud to the TV screen using only a smartphone, has partnered with acclaimed radio host, record producer, and TV personality, Sway Calloway, to cast exclusive video interviews to connected TVs globally. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153883 Sway's Universe has launched a channel on the Flipps mobile app, allowing Sway fans to stream "Sway In The...

2014-10-23 08:31:59

Ice Palaces Celebrating Disney's New Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD Release Will Be Featured from November 6 - December 24 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Disney's Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD releasing on November 18, a special Frozen experience is being offered exclusively within 10 Taubman malls across the U.S. from November 6-December 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153820 The highest-grossing animated film of all time, Frozen will...

2014-10-23 08:31:28

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book based on years of research by former Guardian ad Litem volunteers, Robert and Miriam Fertig, answers key questions that state governments, social workers, parents and taxpayers have been asking: -- Why do parents abuse and neglect their children? Why are there so many repeat parental offenders? -- Why must children be "damaged" before effective action is taken? -- What causes so many caseworkers and good...

2014-10-23 08:31:19

Donations Support Global Athletic Scholarship Fund & Outreach Programs MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World OutGames Miami has launched a global crowdfunding campaign in anticipation of the sports, human rights and cultural event taking place in Miami and Miami Beach May 26 to June 4, 2017. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153694LOGO "The goal of the crowdfunding campaign is $200,000," said Bruce Townsend, chair of the World OutGames host committee,...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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