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2014-10-30 23:02:11

Endometriosis author, speaker, and psychologist Ania G. launches a crowdfunding campaign to have her book, ‘Alone in the Crowd: Living Well with Endometriosis’ published into five languages: German, Russian, French, Polish, and Lithuanian. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Endometriosis is a disease that impacts every aspect of a woman’s life, from her health to her psychological well-being to her relationships. Unfortunately, statistics show that getting properly diagnosed with...

2014-10-30 23:00:18

Author Gary Bullock's new Sci-fi romance novel sees soul mates stranded in separate universes BREVARD, N.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 A long distance relationship can be taxing on anyone. Imagine being separated by an entire universe! That’s exactly what happens to a pair of soul mates in author Gary Bullock’s new novel, “Elsewhen”. Separated by time and space, one of them has the power to reach across this divide and reunite for short windows of time. As they make this...

2014-10-30 20:23:28

We are advised by Kaiser Permanente that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Digoxin Associated With Higher Risk of Death and Hospitalization in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation and No Heart Failure, issued 30-Oct-2014 over PR Newswire. SOURCE Kaiser Permanente

2014-10-30 20:22:11

- Multi-Grammy Award-winning duo to perform at pre-race concert on Sunday's main stage LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest weekends in running this year just got bigger, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline next month's Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. The Grammy Award winners will perform on Sunday, November 16 during the pre-race concert which begins at 3:00pm. The...

2014-10-30 20:21:43

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest has released the Chairman's address and Managing Director's address and presentation which will be given at the Company's Annual General Meeting today at 10.30am in Melbourne. The webcast of the AGM, commencing at 10.30am this morning, is accessible on the Company's website and will be available for replaying at the end of the meeting. This information is available at www.newcrest.com.au and www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest...

2014-10-30 20:20:33

DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Raymond James Global Airline/Transportation Conference. Raymond James will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website. Details of the audio webcast are as follows: Date: November 6, 2014 Time: 11:05 EST Speaker: Tammy Romo,...

2014-10-30 16:26:52

The real life story of Vemma® Royal Ambassadors Ruth and Jeff Elliott is portrayed in an inspirational and award winning feature film TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hoovey," the inspiring story of Eric "Hoovey" Elliott's triumph over a near fatal brain tumor, featuring an all-star cast that includes Lauren Holly (Dumb and Dumber, NCIS), Patrick Warburton (Emperor's New Groove, Men in Black II) and Cody Linley (Hannah Montana), recently debuted at the Sunscreen Film...

2014-10-30 16:26:48

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Last Internationale will perform a very special "Call For Action" show regarding Prop 47 at the South Los Angeles Community Coalition Center today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155668 California Proposition 47 regards "Reduced Penalties for Drug Related Crimes," and the group is raising awareness amongst voters prior to Election Day next Tuesday, November 4 with this free show. The Los Angeles three-piece--Delila Paz,...

2014-10-30 16:26:41

Verdi Productions along with CES Boxing brings you a night at the fights with the stars on hand November 7, 2014. EAST GREENWICH, R.I., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 7, 2014 CES Boxing along with Verdi Productions will be giving away 100 VIP ringside tickets to Bleed for This. You can win front row tickets to be in the boxing match scene being filmed on November 12, 2014 at Twin River Casino's Event Center. Bleed for This is Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese and...

2014-10-30 16:26:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox, a division of 21(st) Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOX), today announced an agreement to release four of Fox's upcoming films in the immersive IMAX(®) format in select international territories, bolstering the companies' growing relationship. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111107/MM01969LOGO The deal includes DreamWorks Animation's Penguins of Madagascar, which is...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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