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2014-10-22 16:26:55

DEPEW, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosemarie Christina Steeb is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2014 Accountant of The Year as a result of her role as a Certified Public Accountant with Rosemarie C. Steeb, CPA and Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner, CPA. Aside from working as an Independent Accountant, Rosemarie excels in her role with Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner, CPA. Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner, CPA work to help clients identify, understand and...

2014-10-22 16:26:35

School Rocks concerts have raised over $3 million for student scholarships at San Miguel School CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® Award nominated singer and songwriter Mayer Hawthorne will perform at the 8(th) annual School Rocks benefit concert on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Chicago's House of Blues. 100% of the proceeds will provide scholarships and community support to inner-city students at San Miguel School Chicago. Since 2007, School Rocks concerts have...

2014-10-22 16:26:12

Fashion Show's Official Apparel Partners Released NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Cotton Incorporated brings international style icon Olivia Palermo on board for its 24 Hour Runway Show. Olivia will join the runway show scene alongside several other celebrity hosts and industry influencers including Giuliana and Bill Rancic, E! News' Jason Kennedy, and TV Host Michael Yo from "The Insider" on CBS. Open to the public, the world's only 24 Hour Runway Show...

2014-10-22 16:26:03

The Business of Love as Desirable as Ever BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corday Productions, a leader in daytime drama and producers of the iconic soap Days of our Lives, is partnering with TruLOVE Network, which is owned by BroadLit, Inc., to develop exciting original television properties based on TruLOVE's extensive library of romance stories. TruLOVE is a digital network with a new focus on global romance and programmed to capture the powerful female audience...

2014-10-22 16:25:58

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Create Advertising Group, an award-winning, entertainment marketing agency that focuses on fulfilling the creative needs of film, television, gaming and branding clients, has promoted two long-standing executives to key roles at the company. David Stern, a 20-year industry veteran who has served as Managing Partner of Create Advertising since co-founding the company in 2005, announced today that Carrie Gormley has been promoted to...

2014-10-22 16:25:40

Independent provider of post-production and content management services targets growth, future services. BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern VideoFilm today announces changes to its executive management team that position it for continued growth and to capitalize on evolving needs for post-production and media distribution services. Joining the executive team are Scott Avila as CEO, Cooper Crouse as President and Roxanna Sassanian as CFO. In tandem with their...

2014-10-22 16:25:37

Audio Track Now Available via All Digital Service Providers NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2CELLOS release a new music video for "The Trooper (Overture)," a mash up of Iron Maiden's hit "The Trooper" and Gioachino Rossini's William Tell overture. In this new video, the 2CELLOS star as two classical music-loving nerds who imagine themselves transformed into crowd surfing rock stars after seeing an ad for "Want to Be a Rock Star?" - check out it here. "The Trooper (Overture)"...

2014-10-22 16:25:32

Barbara G. Roberts of New York, NY has been honored with a recognition by REP. in its selection of "Top 50 Wirehouse Women In 2014." NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2014 issue of REP. published by Penton Media. Barbara G. Roberts was selected for the following honor: "Top 50 Wirehouse Women In 2014" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153699 Barbara G. Roberts commented on the recognition:...

2014-10-22 16:25:29

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred Wertheimer, whose photographs of a 21-year-old Elvis Presley in 1956 are considered the definitive visual document of the soon-to-be "King of Rock & Roll" died on October 19, 2014 at his home in New York City. He was 85. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153770 His niece, Pam Wertheimer, said he died of natural causes. "Alfred Wertheimer took an assignment nobody else was interested in, to shoot an up-and-coming crooner...

2014-10-22 16:25:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYLON Media Inc. today announced that Paul Greenberg has been named its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. The announcement was made by Marc Luzzatto, executive chairman of NYLON Media Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153760 "Our goal was to find a CEO who shared our vision and passion for the NYLON brand and whose experience and knowledge would help NYLON achieve its strategic goal of becoming a global,...


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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.