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2014-08-29 12:23:46

- Heading into its incredible 13(th) year, ETALK continues to reign as Canada's most-watched entertainment news program, ending the summer with a 76% lead ahead of ET CANADA - - Canada's #1 entertainment news team returns as official 2014 TIFF(®) red carpet media sponsor at Roy Thomson Hall - - ETALK partners with Telefilm Canada for The Great Canadian Talent Faceoff competition event - - Etalk.ca/tiff offers exclusive TIFF coverage including extended ETALK interviews, live streams...

2014-08-29 12:23:42

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced this morning a Top 10 list of the most streamed Michael Jackson recordings of all time. The list is based on data reported to SoundExchange during the past decade of streaming from non-interactive digital radio services including Internet radio, satellite radio, and cable TV music channels. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141480 The list is being released today in conjunction with and in...

2014-08-29 12:21:08

The 2014 AmericanMuscle Car Show brought in their largest number of cars and spectators to date while raising $35,000+ for Charity MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AmericanMuscle, the leader in aftermarket Mustang performance parts, held their annual car show on August 16(th), 2014 in Mohnton, PA at Maple Grove Raceway. This was the first year the show was held at Maple Grove and allowed a far greater number of Mustangs and spectators to enjoy the show. Brett "Big...

2014-08-29 08:23:40

HONG KONG, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world's largest mobile phone brands, is proud to announce today its partnership with AVICII. The twice-Grammy-nominated artist will be the brand ambassador for the HERO and IDOL lines, starting with a unique event at IFA Berlin on September 4. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141418 Unleash creativity during AVICII's upcoming world tour A shared vision about the use of technology to enable people to...

2014-08-29 08:23:31

Partnership to Expand Sid Meier's 'Civilization' Game Franchise into Worlds of Science Fiction SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture, entertainment and game expertise, today announces the company's latest Fan Studio partnership with 2K, launching the next series from the 'Civilization' gaming franchise, "Civilization: Beyond Earth." Wikia and 2K will work together to build out...

2014-08-29 08:23:07

SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brimming with ear-catching melodies, strong guitars and a feel-good, positive message, The Course (http://www.thecourseband.com/) is poised to re-ignite the once-volcanic Seattle music scene. The band has released "La La Liberation," a five-track EP that perfectly captures the diverse soundscape of The Course. A CD release party is set for October 12 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center; fans can download "La La Liberation" today on iTunes and...

2014-08-29 08:20:22

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Canada Post is honouring Great Canadian Comedians by issuing a series of stamps featuring them and some of their most memorable roles. The stamps honour the work of Jim Carrey, Olivier Guimond, Mike Myers, Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short, all chosen for their talent in entertaining and making us laugh. "Canada is the birthplace of some of the world's most successful comedians and our series is about some of the many Canadian comedians who keep...

2014-08-29 00:20:33

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Timberlake's live streamed concert from the Korinn Sports Hall in Iceland is the #1 viewed event on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo. This was the largest concert event in Iceland's history. This past Sunday, his fans from around the world got the opportunity to watch his critically acclaimed show on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo. There are four songs still available on the Live Nation Channel until Sept. 25....

2014-08-28 23:18:13

"Prescription: Murder" Takes Readers on Two Ham Marks Adventures Villanova, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Author and orthopedic surgeon William H. Simon’s “Prescription: Murder” (published by iUniverse) takes readers on the thrilling adventures of sharp and witty Dr. Ham Marks. The book, published in 2012, is gearing up for a new marketing push in the second half of 2014. Split into two novellas, “Prescription: Murder” follows the adventures of Ham Marks, a forensic...

2014-08-28 23:18:07

Surpassing its initial Indiegogo campaign goal, The Polish Ambassador’s “Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour” will launch in October 2014. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 This October, electronic music musician David Sulgalski aka The Polish Ambassador will partner with a team of permaculture educators and community organizers to bring Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour to venues in major cities across the United States. This...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

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...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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