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2015-03-03 12:27:54

Agency earns accolades for its work on Mohu's Kickstarter campaign and H&R Block's Block Talk Blog BOSTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIFT Communications, an award-winning integrated

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Company offers content creators worldwide distribution solution LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Inception Media Group, LLC, a Los Angeles-based media company specializing

2015-03-03 12:27:42

JENNIFER LOPEZ SIZZLES IN THE SEXY THRILLER UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A momentary lapse of judgment leads to a dangerous obsession in the provocative thriller The

2015-03-03 12:27:31

New Food Network Show "Food Fortunes" Premieres Monday, March 9th 2015 Featuring Dallas Company EarthWater DALLAS, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Will they like it? Will the crowd

2015-03-03 12:27:25

"The film, from Walt Disney Studios, is a testament to curiosity, heart, independence, the power of teamwork, and unlikely friendships." - Common Sense Media BURBANK, Calif., March

2015-03-03 12:27:16

Sell-out Event Showcases the Tallgrass Prairie COTTONWOOD FALLS, Kan., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The population of Chase County, Kansas will triple on June 13, 2015

2015-03-03 12:27:12

Seven-day People-to-People Tours Feature Exclusive Meetings with Artists, Access to Live Performances and More NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a new dawn in

2015-03-03 12:27:04

Media monitoring and precision media targeting remain top challenges for communicators; PR Newswire responds with an enhanced Agility monitoring and targeting workflow platform. NEW

2015-03-03 12:26:56

SEASIDE, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital video adtech providers booked $7.3 billion in 2014 global net revenue, with ecosystem-wide comparable growth from all formats, screens

2015-03-03 12:26:48

The "Bo Diddley Beat," Among The Most Influential And Identifiable Rhythms In Rock History Is Featured On "Rain Dance," A Collaboration Between Hollis Brown And Diddley, Using A Previously Unreleased


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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