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2014-10-22 23:02:21

Christie announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio™ cinema systems have been installed in a newly opened cineplex located in New Farm, a trendy inner-city suburb of Brisbane. Brisbane, Austrailia (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, today announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors and...

2014-10-22 23:00:29

'Monty's Adventure' by Irene Drummond advocates enthusiasm in kids LAKE BOGA, Australia (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Inspired by the real-life Monty and her delightful grandchildren's active spirits, author Irene Drummond pens "Monty's Adventure"(published by Xlibris AU), a colorful children’s book that inspires little kids to stay positive and maintain enthusiasm in life. "Monty's Adventure" follows the adventure of a black-and-white miniature...

2014-10-22 23:00:27

Author Simon Cambridge shows eye-opening read on flawed child-protective policies. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Author Simon Cambridge writes about the harrowing experiences he went through as he fought for reunification with his beloved daughter in “Denied! Failing Cordelia” (published by Xlibris). It also shows the intense legal battles that traumatized both him and his daughter and left him with distrust for the American child-welfare legal complex. “Denied! Failing...

2014-10-22 23:00:19

Former FBI Agents to appear at Barnes and Noble, Palm Desert to tell inside story of internal struggle to change procedures in FBI necessary to capture the Unabomber. Palisades, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Jim Freeman and Terry Turchie, two of the three FBI Special Agents who led the team that captured the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, will be at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Palm Desert, California on October 25, to speak to the public about the internal struggle in the Bureau to change...

2014-10-22 20:23:31

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first Ebola patients diagnosed in the U.S., questions have been raised as to the preparedness of the country's response. In a viewpoint article published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), James G. Hodge Jr., professor of Public Health Law and Ethics at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and two colleagues examine whether, post Dallas, the U.S. health care system is...

2014-10-22 20:22:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CementBloc won gold in two categories at this year's PM360 Trailblazer Awards, held at the Gotham Hall in Manhattan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153818 The CementBloc's first win of the evening came for the Ignited We Stand launch campaign for Abraxane from Celgene. That win was followed by another gold for the digital sales aid for Giazo from Salix Pharmaceuticals. The CementBloc was also a finalist in three other...

2014-10-22 16:32:36

Attention Tech Writers & Consumer Reporters WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Elliot Kaye will announce the winners of the first-ever Consumer Product Safety Apps Challenge at a press event on Monday, October 27. CPSC challenged developers earlier this year to create apps to help consumers keep track of recalls and safety incidents. CPSC's goal is to find new ways to reach consumers with lifesaving recall...

2014-10-22 16:29:52

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) will issue its 2014 third quarter earnings news release before the stock market opens on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. A conference call for security analysts is scheduled for the same day at 1 p.m. Central time. To listen to webcast Go to wisconsinenergy.com. Select 'Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call' and then select 'Go to webcast' at any point within 15 minutes of the presentation,...

2014-10-22 16:29:51

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will release third quarter financial results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone, call...

2014-10-22 16:26:56

The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar to be Released Oct. 29 at THR.com, with previews available Oct. 22; Airing Nov. 1 on PBS SoCal and Nov. 2 on WNET THIRTEEN in New York City LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter announced the latest in its Emmy-Award winning roundtable series, The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar featuring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Nolan in an intimate, revealing sit-down...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.