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2015-03-05 16:25:13

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"Refining Industry Outlook in North America to 2019 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating

2015-03-05 16:25:06

Times Silent as Pakistani Paper Flaunts Calls to Jihad Against Jews. NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Congress, an association of Jewish Americans

2015-03-05 16:25:04

'Diversify or Die' to explore the impact and opportunities as the critics circle expands AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's SXSW Film Festival, Chaz Ebert,

2015-03-05 16:24:42

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving

2015-03-05 16:24:41

The Event Is Currently Accepting Applications for Colorado Artists & Sponsors DENVER, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtStir Denver 2015, voted Best New Festival by Westword Magazine

2015-03-05 16:24:27

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During His earthly ministry Jesus spoke to the hearts and minds of those around Him through soul-searching questions.

2015-03-05 16:24:22

New showcase series features the best and brightest independent music talent NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneCore, a leading digital music distribution and music publishing

2015-03-05 16:24:20

Health Briefs TV will be broadcast on FOX WMSN-TV during the month of March. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2015-03-05 16:24:18

Showcase will take place at Cedar Street Courtyard on Wednesday, March 18th and feature some of the Netherlands' top talent LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FLOOD

2015-03-05 16:24:11

To Oversee 23 Media Services Operations with More Than 2,600 Worldwide Employees BURBANK, Calif., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe has appointed accomplished technology leader


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.