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2014-10-24 12:21:15

Bulldog LED Lighting manufactures all their products in the USA and is proud to be working with Rockstar Performance Garage on several specialty builds for SEMA 2014. SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulldog LED Lighting is pleased to be working with one of the best in the industry, Rockstar Performance Garage, for the upcoming SEMA show. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE...

2014-10-24 08:28:56

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, has expanded its stock of the 3M(TM) Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050" x .050", 452 Series. The new product additions join the line of small but robust .050" (1.27 mm) pitch ribbon cable to PCB interconnects that consist of an IDC-style cable mount socket (451 Series) and a shrouded PCB header (452 Series), available in multiple configurations with...

2014-10-24 08:25:17

Winner to be Featured in Third Book of Epilepsy Education Comic Book Series WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., a leader in the epilepsy community, announces the launch of the "Search for the Next Medikidz Star," a consumer contest to identify a child living with epilepsy who will star in the next installment of the "Medikidz Explain Epilepsy" comic book series. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-24 08:24:42

CIAM Study Points to Market Imbalances in the Use and Remuneration of Music by Digital Platforms NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international coalition of creators has joined forces to call for fairer rules and greater transparency in the distribution of royalties by digital music services. The proposals were presented in a new report on "Fair Compensation for Music Creators in the Digital Age", released by the International Council of Creators of Music (CIAM),...

2014-10-24 08:24:25

MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Teacher's Golf Hall of Fame has announced Jim McLean, perhaps the most published golf teacher in golf history and world renowned owner of the Jim McLean Collection of Golf Schools, induction into their elite membership. Mr. McLean has published 14 books, created over 20 DVD's and has also been bestowed the honor of five other Hall of Fame inductions. The Eight Step Swing DVD is the all time #1 selling DVD with The Golf Channel. The X...

2014-10-24 08:24:21

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There was not one, but two tremendous--and tremendously successful--albums in a single year by the same band. The Thrasher Dream Trio, featuring bandleader/drummer Gerry Gibbs and his very special guests Kenny Barron and Ron Carter, had one heckuva 12-month period. Consider the facts: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154076Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154077 First, Thrasher Dream Trio spent...

2014-10-24 08:24:19

Architectural Business Magazine publisher and Los Angeles's favorite* architect Robert Sawyer scores with both a beautiful new music album and local architecture award. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Very few people who follow the arts, and specifically architecture today, realize that many architects have a love and passion for music as well. Frank Lloyd Wright, the legendary architect, entertained the likes of Georgia O'Keeffe, and the Emperor of Japan, as well as many...

2014-10-24 08:24:16

Is grief more taboo than sex? MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct., 24 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Mary Lee Robinson, local author, 50% of happily married couples will become The Widow or Widower Next Door, the title of the book now available in EBook form from Amazon.com. Mary Lee joined that 50% in February 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154073 Mary Lee and her husband had just relocated 11 months prior to moving to their brand new home in the Low Country of the...

2014-10-24 08:24:08

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new hip hop collaboration, Little League baseball's Taney Dragons are celebrated in song and verse. The Philadelphia team that captured America's hearts with their inspired play is the subject of "Taney Street," a musical composition performed by Force 9. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154211LOGO During their improbable run into the semifinals at the 2014 Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, the Dragons...

2014-10-24 08:24:04

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - shomi(TM) just scored even more incredible content for its customers, inking deals with Warner Bros. International Distribution for both new and library series, as well as big feature films. In the mood for some snappy one liners served up by the sarcastic waitresses in mustard-coloured uniforms. Check. How about some post-apocalyptic alien action? All over it. shomi has you covered. Starting this November, shomi, Canada's premier subscription video-on-demand...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin