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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

2015-05-22 12:25:10

DETROIT, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Community Schools will present its 2(nd) Annual Talent Show Extravaganza at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday,

2015-05-22 12:21:40

World's 5-star Airline Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Serving Miami MIAMI, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways, a proud member of the oneworld alliance, hosted

2015-05-22 08:29:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m.

2015-05-22 08:27:29

BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolder Band Headbands is proud to be named the official headband of the 2015 Memorial Day BolderBOULDER 10K race.

2015-05-22 08:26:23

WALTHAM, Mass., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2015-05-22 08:24:59

TBWA and BFF launch a series of animated short films and content to prove the festival and its films are a far cry from the traditional movie mecca NEW YORK, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-22 08:24:48

Strategic partnership with EDM superstar Alesso drives consumers to "Sweet Escape" music video to #FindTheMonkey, Find the Party! NEW YORK, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Monkey Rum,


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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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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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