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2014-07-29 12:29:15

Bandsintown To Power The 21 City Tour Via Social Media and Mobile To Drive Fan Attendance NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Martens AirWair USA is proud to announce its first U.S. #STANDFORSOMETHING tour headlined by NYC indie rock band Drowners. Continuing the brand's success in celebrating the free-thinking individuals who wear Dr. Martens, the tour will take an exciting live act into intimate venues across the country giving music lovers the chance to experience...

2014-07-29 12:29:01

Last year's dinner raised an unprecedented $3.4 million to support the Ad Council and its 50 national public service campaigns NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61(st) Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and Stephen Colbert will host. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria...

2014-07-29 08:29:51

Debut Song "Anything Goes" Available Now on iTunes; Accompanying Studio Video Live on YouTube and VEVO SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long-awaited collaborative jazz album from Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Cheek To Cheek, will be released on Streamline/Columbia/Interscope Records on Tuesday, September 23. The first taste of this new music is the classic Cole Porter song, "Anything Goes", available today on iTunes (iTunes.com/CheekToCheek) and other digital...

2014-07-29 08:29:36

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A2G won the gold medal for Small Agency of the Year: West at the 2014 Ad Age Small Agency Awards in Austin on Thursday, July 24th. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130723 Presented by Ad Age, the Small Agency Awards are the premier honors saluting outstanding work created by independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. Founded in 2005 by banker turned chief creative officer Amy Cotteleer, A2G started in Los Angeles as an...

2014-07-29 08:28:53

Groundbreaking Interactive Tools Enhance Lessons, Improve Practice and Engage Students RAMAT GAN, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piano practice has entered the 21(st) century with Tonara Wolfie for Piano, a new iPad-based music education app offering interactive tools and dynamic scores that enhance the interchange between student and teacher during and between lessons. These industry-first tools - including a score-tracking cursor, digital score playback, teacher and student...

2014-07-29 08:28:45

Exhibition features costumes from more than 20 Emmy®-nominated shows LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Museum, the official Museum of Hollywood, celebrates the 66(th) Primetime Emmy® Award nominees with an exclusive exhibition showcasing costumes, props and more from over twenty Emmy®-nominated television programs. 'And The Nominees Are...Emmys® 2014' will be on view at The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building located in the heart of...

2014-07-29 08:28:40

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Clothing and entertainment brand Country Rebel Clothing Co. has recently introduced their online country-inspired clothing shop made specifically for men and women who love country music and embrace the country lifestyle. With its one-of-a-kind selection of country fashion apparel, the country brand offers a blend of clothing that is reflective of the company's nature - modernized, edgy and rebellious. The website is also...

2014-07-29 08:27:56

Available July 29, 2014 NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At just 18 years old, classical crossover sensation Charlotte Jaconelli has sold over 200K albums worldwide and debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Classical Crossover chart as part of the best-selling duo Jonathan & Charlotte. They rose to fame when 14.5 million people watched their stunning performance of "The Prayer" from Britain's Got Talent. Now this highly talented singer begins the next stage of her...

2014-07-29 08:27:35

New Partnership Projected to Reach 55 Million Digital Sports Fans NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading digital sports brands, FOX Sports Digital and Sporting News Media, a PERFORM Group company, have announced a cross-platform content, distribution, and media partnership that will bolster each company's ability to offer the most comprehensive digital sports video and editorial coverage across the web. The partnership's projected reach is expected to be an estimated 55...

2014-07-29 08:24:33

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) has posted its 2014 second-quarter financial results in a news release available on the partnership's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergyPartners.com. 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...


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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...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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