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2014-10-31 12:23:24

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's premier subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, shomi(TM)', doesn't faff around when it comes to great programming, announcing another impressive content deal that brings exclusive content from BBC Worldwide North America to its audience. Continuing to deliver on its promise to bring the best in popcorn and magic, shomi adds some of the most binge-worthy content from across the pond to its roster. A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories,...

2014-10-31 12:23:13

THX to Celebrate Partnership with China Film Group throughout MPAA 4th Annual China International Co-Production Event Week HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THX Ltd. has launched a groundbreaking partnership with China Film Group as a first milestone to its expansion into China; officially introducing THX® Certified Cinemas to Chinese moviegoers while enhancing China's vie to meet international film industry standards. The first THX® Certified China Giant Screen...

2014-10-31 12:23:03

Out-of-this-World Trip Made Possible Through a First of its Kind Partnership Between Paramount Pictures, Fandango, Motherboard and XCOR Aerospace LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, film fans buying a Fandango movie ticket to Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures' release, "INTERSTELLAR," will be entered for a chance to win the ultimate escape: a trip to the...

2014-10-31 12:22:17

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest has released the results of its Annual General Meeting. This information is available at www.newcrest.com.au and www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited

2014-10-31 08:23:39

The world's fastest growing burlesque competition is having its debut USA Grand Finale NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlesque Idol - Created to help support emerging talent, Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam packed with talent, humor and audience participation. Started by Lola LaBelle in 2010 it has been running in London successfully for the last 5 years, toured to sold-out crowds across Australia this summer, and this coming...

2014-10-31 08:22:21

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) has posted a news release available on the partnership's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergyPartners.com/Earnings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123841 Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Partners, Moray Dewhurst, chief financial officer of NextEra Energy Partners, and other members of the partnership's senior management team...

2014-10-31 04:20:33

Eighteen city national tour begins December 1 in Fort Lauderdale SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bad Boy/Interscope recording artist French Montana announces dates for the upcoming Set It Off Tour. French will be co-headlining with Def Jam recording artist Jeremih, for ten* of the sixteen stops. The national tour will start in Fort Lauderdale on December 1, and wraps on December 22, in San Francisco, CA. While French Montana is currently in the studio putting...

2014-10-31 04:20:29

TOKYO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 27 the Kabukiza Theatre in Ginza, Tokyo, which some refer to as the center of Japanese traditional performing arts, was abuzz with the glitz and glamour of the film world as the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) presented "Special Night at Kabukiza Theatre." (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201410315094/ ) * For editorial use only This unique event drew international audiences, celebrities, and both...

2014-10-31 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HALLOWEEN Profile America -- Friday, October 31(st). There's an excellent chance that today is an occasion deeply revered by young children and the nation's candy makers. According to ancient Celtic tradition, Halloween -- the evening before All Saints Day -- is a time of haunting by ghosts....

2014-10-30 23:17:12

Industrial manufacturing veteran William Ahern brings front-line expertise and quality control experience to DUNMORE's film contract manufacturing (http://www.dunmore.com/services/contract-manufacturing.html) services program, focusing on coating and lamination. Bristol, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 DUNMORE Corporation announces the promotion of William Ahern to a new position, created to expand the scope of its formal film product development process. Ahern, a 15-year veteran of...


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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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.