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2014-12-19 23:01:19

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its fourth cross-platform edition of “Careers in Healthcare,” shining light on our country’s rapidly evolving healthcare system. New

2014-12-19 20:21:23

Fabulous opportunity for the public to purchase from an incredible selection of men's and women's past used vintage clothing from the 1930's - 1980's CINCINNATI, Dec.

2014-12-19 20:21:08

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) announced today that Katherine C. Meredith passed away yesterday at the age of 82. Mrs.

2014-12-19 16:25:20

This upgraded app is now available at $19.95/1-year-license, $59.95/1-lifetime-license; only until Dec. 26. SHENZHEN, China, Dec.

2014-12-19 16:22:55

Prince Organization of Fullerton, CA has been honored with a recognition by Orange County Business Journal in its selection of "Top Minority-Owned Businesses." FULLERTON, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-19 16:22:42

BALTIMORE, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

2014-12-19 16:22:36

InformationWeek Geekend author David Wagner hands out his first annual Geekie awards for the best in Geek TV, Movies, Entertainment, Science and the Internet. NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-19 16:22:33

- Addition of Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits to Festival Portfolio - LOS ANGELES and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) announced


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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