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2014-10-20 08:40:52

Survey Indicates Despite Rapid Change, TV Set Still Sits at Center of the Digital Home BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill Holliday, one of the nation's largest marketing agencies, today released the results of research projects conducted to examine shifting attitudes toward television, issued to coincide with the 4th annual Hill Holliday TVnext? Summit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/152993LOGO Despite the proliferation of devices consumers have available...

2014-10-20 08:38:55

Recognized for Her Innovative Vision and Delivering Strong Business Results JERSEY CITY, N.J. & OXFORD, United Kingdom, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relayware, a SaaS-based provider of Partnering Automation software, is proud to announce that the company's Chief Product Officer Veronica Brunwin has been named a finalist in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, and...

2014-10-20 08:38:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report third-quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Francis J. Shammo will present results on a webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon's earnings release, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/about/investors....

2014-10-20 08:37:50

- Series will premiere on City and shomi in Canada, and on Netflix in the rest of the world - TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, City, Netflix, and shomi(TM) announced a landmark partnership to bring audiences around the world a new, premium drama series, Between - an original survivalist thriller series, created by award-winning writer/director Michael McGowan (Still Mine, One Week, Saint Ralph) and starring Jennette McCurdy (iCarly, Sam & Cat). The three-way...

2014-10-20 08:28:15

Service Will Launch in First Half of Calendar 2015 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SANTA MONICA, Calif., and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to offer premium content to a growing online audience, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Tribeca Enterprises, a diversified global media company which owns and operates the Tribeca Film Festival, have partnered to launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, the two companies...

2014-10-20 08:28:09

Award-winning Celebrities to Escort Models with Down Syndrome at the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Oct 25 in Denver DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Global Down Syndrome Foundation organizes the annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show - the largest single fundraiser benefiting people with Down syndrome. The event features silent auction items, "priceless" live auction items, a sumptuous dinner, two Quincy...

2014-10-20 08:28:05

New single, "I Must Be Alive," on programmers' desks today NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a gutbucket baritone that brings to mind Waylon Jennings and Jamey Johnson, James Carothers delivers stirring and hard-hitting songs of real life on his latest release, HONKY TONK LAND (Renegade Mountain Records). A tour-de-force of traditionalism, the eight-track offering features seven Carothers' originals, and takes the listener back to a time when songs of life's...

2014-10-20 08:27:47

"The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly" cited as "among the best in family-friendly media, products and services" MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus One Studios, publisher of creative products supporting worthy causes, announced today that its new children's holiday story, "The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly," has received the prestigious Silver Award from Mom's Choice Awards® (MCA), an international awards program that recognizes authors,...

2014-10-20 08:27:18

New York's most lovable Poodle Charlie Girl is back in town - this time, preparing for the arrival of a new sibling in the October release from the popular Charlie Girl series of books: "Tails" of a Very Original Poodle - A Story of Love and Instinct NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlie Girl may be a standard poodle but there is nothing standard about this charming, inquisitive and joyful dog whose lovable tales about life in the Big Apple are proving immensely popular...

2014-10-20 08:26:45

"Welcome To New York" is the third Song Unlocked From 1989, the Most Highly Anticipated Album This Year, Available Everywhere on October 27 NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Swift, seven-time GRAMMY Award winner and Billboard Magazine's recently named Woman of the Year (the only artist to have been awarded this honor twice), will exclusively unlock "Welcome To New York" on iTunes on Tuesday, October 21st, giving her fans a new track and a peek at what is to come from the...


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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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