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2014-07-30 16:33:23

CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study challenged most people's implicit perception that neutral reviews have no impact on sales, and unveiled that neutral reviews are not neutral as they appear. They can change people to perceive positive and negative reviews, thus influence sales. Although businesses have recognized the value of online reviews for monitoring consumer interests, social media monitoring tools only track positive and negative sentiments,...

2014-07-30 16:27:34

Museum Brings Creativity, Innovation and Rock 'n' Roll to the Fore, Deploying Hundreds of Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Headphones Throughout Facility SEATTLE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle's EMP Museum, housed in a spectacular 140,000 square foot building designed by preeminent architect Frank O. Gehry, is home to some of the most innovative popular culture exhibits in the world, featuring everything from fantasy, horror, science fiction, video games and of course rock 'n'...

2014-07-30 16:27:23

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Made-In-Hollywood Honors, the three year old program in which Los Angeles City Councilmen for the Hollywood area, Tom LaBonge and Mitch O'Farrell, pay tribute to locally-made film or TV shows nominated for either Emmy or Oscar awards in all production categories, will add to its list of sponsors two of the most engaged organizations working for the return of film-making to the historic film capital. The California Film Commission, which...

2014-07-30 16:26:51

"Steve Aoki's Remix Rewind," the new interactive, listener-generated countdown show hosted by Aoki, airs on SiriusXM's BPM channel NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that world renowned DJ Steve Aoki will host a new weekly show on SiriusXM's BPM channel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO Steve Aoki's Remix Rewind, hosted by Aoki, will feature the superstar DJ playing a listener-generated countdown; the songs, introduced by Aoki,...

2014-07-30 16:24:30

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprague Resources LP ("Sprague") (NYSE: SRLP) today announced that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. In connection with the earnings release, Sprague Resources LP will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss its results. Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Time:...

2014-07-30 16:22:02

The Classic Cruise In Car Show will take place at Palmen Motors on August 9 KENOSHA, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For classic car enthusiasts in Wisconsin, summer is a great time to get out to the many car shows that take place during the warm weather months. Many of these events are charity fundraisers or free to attend, with numerous vintage and specialty cars on display for people who like to view and learn about them. (Photo -...

2014-07-30 12:29:03

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a move to further expand the reach of its popular TV series 1001 Nights, Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios today announced a deal with Kingston-based TV Jamaica, the country's largest TV station. The broadcaster will be serving up the popular TV series to its 2.7 million viewers on a weekly run, starting Wednesdays at 3 pm. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/130940 "We are so excited to expand into new...

2014-07-30 12:28:59

August 2014 Program by Silkroad and the Harvard Graduate School of Education Features Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble, and Choreographer Liz Lerman BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The third annual professional development program for educators and artists, "The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning," will take place August 4-6, 2014. The program is a collaboration between Silkroad and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). This year, participants will explore the...

2014-07-30 12:28:43

YouTube Show Examines Economics Through Lens of Film and Popular Culture AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today EconPop, the YouTube web series created by the Moving Picture Institute and Emergent Order, released "The Economics of The LEGO Movie." The series, hosted by Moving Picture Institute fellow and comedian Andrew Heaton, is not your average movie review show: EconPop uses humor to examine how popular films portray economic ideas, such as public choice...

2014-07-30 12:28:31

- Band's First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Kicks Off on July 17, 2015 in Las Vegas and Includes Stops in 30 Cities Across The U.S. and Canada - LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop punk sensations 5 Seconds of Summer announced today their massive 2015 Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour in support of their Billboard chart-topping, self-titled debut album. The band's first-ever North American headlining tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation and...


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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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