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2015-05-05 08:30:49

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From regulars on the local music scene to musical novices, everyone can easily create music with the new Roland

2015-05-05 08:30:45

LONDON and NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, announced today that Hope Cochran,

2015-05-05 08:30:38

PITTSBURGH, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings (NYSE: GNC) has announced a new partnership with the Bonnaroo Music &

2015-05-05 08:30:36

Patented Attention KPI Scores Web Content Quality to Give Advertisers Access to AttentiveAudiences in Real-Time and Help Publishers Qualify and Prioritize Their Most Engaging Content NEW YORK,

2015-05-05 08:30:18

First leg to hit Texas in May, nationwide locations to follow for inspiring, music-filled show on the American Latino experience SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2015-05-05 08:30:14

MIAMI, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsManias Digital Media Summit, a one-day forum focusing on how digital media is changing the sports industry will bring together sports journalists,

2015-05-05 08:30:09

Will Religious Leaders "see" the need to Revise the Qur'an and Begin an Islamic Reformation? ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The book, Allah, We, Our and Us

2015-05-05 08:29:38

Vance Joy's "Riptide" Wins Overall Grand Prize NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), widely recognized as the most prestigious

2015-05-05 08:29:35

Worldwide design competition names the best in packaging design for the sixth year in a row LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TheDieline.com,

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Rites of Passage and Imagica Pictures launch Kickstarter campaign with aim to educate and promote positive change. TAOS, N.M., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rites

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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...

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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