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2014-10-30 12:25:47

Former Deputy Managing Editor at CBSSports.com to Expand Partnerships with Local Newspapers, Media Companies and Sports Leagues MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsManias, the diehard sports fan's go-to source for team news, announced today that Tim Stephens, former Deputy Managing Editor at CBSSports.com, will join SportsManias as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. Stephens will focus on building alliances with local newspapers, sports media companies, teams and leagues...

2014-10-30 12:25:33

With sixteen #1 New York Times bestsellers and multiple Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners, Vigliano Associates joins Y Entertainment's Agency & Management group, which now encompasses Music, TV, Lifestyle and Literary. NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigliano Associates, headed by renowned literary agent, David Vigliano, has been acquired by Y Entertainment Group LLC, expanding Y Entertainment's group of management and agency businesses to encompass Music, TV, Lifestyle and...

2014-10-30 12:25:27

SAO PAULO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stayfilm, a social media that makes creative and exclusive films, will take part in the 2014 Web Summit and launch the platform's mobile application. The only Brazilian startup present in the START area, which has the 100 companies with the highest growth potential in the world, Stayfilm will show its innovative platform at the event with the capacity for automatic film production and public engagement. Stayfilm CEO Douglas Almeida believes...

2014-10-30 12:25:13

Comedian, Blogger & DAILY SHOW co-Creator Lizz Winstead Participates in Discussion/Q&A NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, hosted its 4(th) annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Saturday, October 25(th). ASF supports women filmmakers with production grants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155413 The...

2014-10-30 12:25:11

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Art, Inc., a publicly traded company (CAPA), has announced that it has acquired the assets of Movie Star News, LLC. The Movie Star News archive is believed to be one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of original Hollywood photography and contains more than 100,000 negatives and over 1 million original studio photos, including photos of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant and other iconic Hollywood legends. In...

2014-10-30 12:22:47

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is over for the "Most Spirited High School Marching Band" in Houston! Today the pride of The Woodlands College Park High School Marching Band earned the coveted title following a month-long competition sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11. More than 40 local high schools competed in "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" contest and the winner was crowned after nearly 9,000 votes were cast by friends, family and the...

2014-10-30 08:35:08

Iconic Gym Brand Works with its Panel of World Class Trainers to Create Guided Workout Plans and Fitness Content for Microsoft Band Users DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce a collaboration with Microsoft on its just-unveiled Microsoft Band wearable device, the smart band for people who want to live healthier and be more productive. With the goal of making fitness even more accessible to the...

2014-10-30 08:32:47

New York City's Madison Square Gardens Feature Xylobands at Duel Events NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Madison Square Gardens has been lighting up people with new technology LED wristbands at two completely different special events this month. The New York Knicks featured the interactive light-up wristbands for their season opener, lighting up the Gardens in Orange and Blue and a colorful light show with The Blue Man Group. Prior to that event Xylobands (the world's...

2014-10-30 08:32:45

Popular Social Media Correspondents, and Brand Ambassadors, Lori Moreno and Sebastian St. George are honored to again be working with Andy Gelb, "King of the Red Carpet" and Bryan Moore, Social Media Superstar. Along with the Best Team in Social Media, they will Supercharge the Britannias. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards will be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, October 30(th), 2014. Photo -...

2014-10-30 08:32:37

Publishing administration deals with Basement Brazil Editoria Musical and D-Version Music Publishing get songwriters paid when compositions are performed, downloaded, streamed and sold in high-growth regions NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing revenue opportunity of digital music distribution in international markets, TuneCore Music Publishing Administration today announced two new sub-publishing agreements that bring revenue-collection opportunities in Brazil and...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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