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2015-03-27 12:25:25

"Journalized" Collections are Revitalizing a Medium Publishers Once Wrote Off STAMFORD, Conn., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholarly and professional e-books sales increased globally

2015-03-27 12:25:23

Celebrating the opening of its new location in Orlando Madame Tussauds has teamed with Jimmy Fallon to debut five wax figures NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-27 12:25:22

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 13, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) debuted its newest paid media campaign, "Brighter Future," in the Hartford

2015-03-27 12:25:16

Visually Stunning Blockbuster to be Available on UltraFlix Beginning March 31 SAN JOSE, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoTech

2015-03-27 12:25:05

NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years ago, Universal Music Group began consolidating independent video labels to improve revenues and distribution strength.

2015-03-27 12:25:02

49(th) season showcases acclaimed Canadian choreographers and designers.

2015-03-27 08:30:46

BAGHDAD, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TS2 Satellite has recently launched new KA-SAT satellite services.

2015-03-27 08:30:26

PARIS and MIAMI and BEIJING, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Network TV (HNNTV) selected the ATEME TITAN Live transcoder for a multi-channel HD and SD IPTV service, for STB and mobile devices.

2015-03-27 08:25:31

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and countless other pop and contemporary artists revered the late Dorothy Blau, a visionary Miami art dealer whose

2015-03-27 08:25:20

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Children's Chorus initiative to recruit local talent starts today with online registrations for April 25(th) auditions. Photo


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.