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2014-09-18 12:25:52

Each New Title Gathers Holiday Tracks From Across Every Artist's Career, Spanning Decades NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings' Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year's holiday season with new collections by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis, plus compilations of hard rock, country and pop Christmas classics. The eight new titles will be available everywhere October 7, 2014 through Legacy Recordings, a division of...

2014-09-18 12:25:41

Special performance as part of The Highway's "Superfan Concert" series to air exclusively on SiriusXM's The Highway channel on October 10 NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will broadcast a performance by superstar duo Florida Georgia Line from the SiriusXM Music City Theatre in Nashville. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146880 The broadcast of the Highway Superfan Concert will feature Florida Georgia Line playing their...

2014-09-18 12:25:38

There's still time: every book purchased between now and September 30th comes with free gift! WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the dawn of Hollywood, animal actors have played some of the most unforgettable characters ever seen on the silver screen. Their characters have charmed and delighted moviegoers and television audiences for generations, and American Humane Association, the first national humane organization, is pleased to announce that its new book...

2014-09-18 08:35:03

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category at The 12th Annual American Business Awards on September 12th. This represents Interactions' third Stevie award in 3 years with others in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/146971 "We're honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards for the innovation we've spearheaded in the customer...

2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data. Then how can long-term access to our digital heritage be assured? Norwegian company Piql has found the answer by reinventing the use of a well-known storage medium. There is a worldwide concern about the lack of technologies truly suited for long-term preservation of digital data. Magnetic storage medium are...

2014-09-18 08:33:14

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust Senior Vice President, Product Management and Marketing Communications, David Rockvam will serve as a panelist at the 2014 IEEE Rock Stars of Cybersecurity Conference in Austin, Texas. The panel discussion "Cybersecurity: Is the Goal to Find a Cure, Improve Prevention, or Both?" will take place on Sept. 24(th) from 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. The event will bring together well-respected cybersecurity experts from leading companies to share best...

2014-09-18 08:29:36

Installation to premiere at New York City's third annual Photoville with Special Guest Host IMG Model Sailor Brinkley Cook NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, today announced the launch of When You're Smiling - an interactive campaign that leverages the talent of worldwide crowds to elevate support and engagement around cleft lip and palate repair and related treatment. In a fresh, original approach to nonprofit awareness-building and...

2014-09-18 08:27:28

An Uplifting Story to Help Kids Cope with Difficult Moments in Everyday Life LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-award winning actor, director and education advocate LEVAR BURTON has written his first children's book, THE RHINO WHO SWALLOWED A STORM, to be published on October 7. The first book published by the iconic and beloved READING RAINBOW brand, THE RHINO WHO SWALLOWED A STORM brings to parents and their children an uplifting, warm and powerful story that helps...

2014-09-18 08:27:06

A unique blend of entertainers to join BACK9NETWORK HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the 24/7 golf lifestyle network, announced today the addition to its talent roster of Shane Bacon, Erica Bachelor, Matty Blake, Caite Upton, Jeff Rude, John Maginnes, and Will Christien. The group of on-air personalities will headline the network's studio shows as the network debuts on DIRECTV on September 29(th). BACK9NETWORK, located on DIRECTV channel 262, will launch...

2014-09-18 08:27:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly, the content & social network for TV today announced the promotion of Jennifer Kavanagh, former SVP of Marketing & Partnerships to EVP, US General Manager. In her new role, Kavanagh will be responsible for all aspects of the US business including cross platform growth, monetization and interactive content syndication. She will continue reporting to Jason Forbes, Beamly's global CEO. "Jen has played an instrumental role in...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'