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2015-05-22 16:25:12

First of 14 New Episodes to Premiere on Sunday, June 14 at 9 p.m.

2015-05-22 16:25:07

- Season 2 of BITTEN gets CTV airing in July -- Laura Vandervoort returns to star as the world's only female werewolf -- Production to begin this summer/fall, on location in Toronto

2015-05-22 16:25:02

CALGARY, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The countdown to the 2015 Eddies Short Film Festival is on! On June 6(th,) at Calgary's Theatre Grand Junction, 3 Canadian producers will walk away with cash prizing

Disney's tomorrowland
2015-05-22 16:02:56

We went and saw Disney's 'Tomorrowland' last night. And here are our thoughts.

stargazing playlist
2015-05-22 15:44:54

On the heels of our two recent(ish) articles, Stars you can only see in the Northern Hemisphere and Stars you can only see in the Southern Hemisphere, we are a little constellation crazy right now. Add to the fact that, with it being Memorial Day weekend, peak stargazing season is here. So in the spirit of stars and galaxies and all things great, we have created our Essential Stargazing Playlist.

2015-05-22 12:32:04

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond20 has been named a winner of the 2015 Communicator Awards for its

2015-05-22 12:31:35

CHICAGO, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

2015-05-22 12:25:35

BERKELEY, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An evening with popular children's author Judy Blume and a keynote by Google's Laszlo Bock are just two of the headliners at the

2015-05-22 12:25:23

New Eminem Song "Phenomenal" is First Single SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shady Records/Interscope Records will release Southpaw (Music from and Inspired

2015-05-22 12:25:12

WINNIPEG, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an exhibition of work by internationally-renowned contemporary artist Ron Mueck as part of an ongoing partnership


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.