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2014-10-22 23:15:06

John Hester unveils new book ‘A Collection of (Mostly) Rather Eccentric Commentaries and The Night the Tet Offensive Began.’ Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Commentator and author John Hester gives his say to issues that plagued and continue to plague the world as he unveils “A Collection of (Mostly) Rather Eccentric Commentaries and The Night the Tet Offensive Began” (published by Xlibris). War in the Middle East and in Europe; the fight against deadly viruses (Ebola and the...

2014-10-22 23:15:01

Avid 1960's poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, is seeking vintage Jimi Hendrix 1969 Sportpalast Berlin Germany Concert Posters. The Hendrix German tour posters were designed by the well known German concert poster artist Gunther Kieser. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Avid 1960's poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, is seeking vintage Jimi Hendrix 1969 Sportpalast Berlin Germany Concert Posters. The poster was...

2014-10-22 23:14:15

AnimatedFaith.com Launches Social Media Platforms, Faith Based Website Offering Interactive Content, Media, and Prayers, New Video Devotional Channel. West Pasco, Washington (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 AnimatedFaith.com is an interactive and engaging website that is devoted to prayer and bible study. Over the last several weeks, the faith based website has launched into many social media platforms including YouTube, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. AnimatedFaith.com is providing individuals...

2014-10-22 23:13:47

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. is announcing the newly expanded line of High Definition (HD) Electro Optical InfraRed (EO/IR) stabilized payloads for maritime applications. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. will be displaying an operating QUAD-HD camera payload at the upcoming Euro Naval 2014 exhibition in Paris, France. The QUAD-HD is a new addition to CONTROP's operational and proven EO/IR payloads. The QUAD-HD is a three-gimbal gyro-stabilized...

2014-10-22 23:12:33

“How to Hide a Fat Kid,” inside the comedic mind of Spencer Jame's struggle with childhood obesity. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Stand-up comic Spencer James, winner of this year’s World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas, Nevada, will present three performances of his one-man show, “How to Hide a Fat Kid” on Thursday Nov. 13th, Friday Nov. 14th, and Saturday Nov. 15th at the Vintage Theatre 1468 Dayton Street in Aurora, Colorado with all shows starting at 7:30 pm....

2014-10-22 23:06:35

Music Lovers Given Chance to Win a Free Yamaha Hybrid Piano with Dealership Demo BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Yamaha once again kicked off its national “Test Drive A Hybrid” promotion to acquaint more consumers with its groundbreaking series of “hybrid” pianos. The growing family of instruments—namely, the AvantGrand N3, N2 and N1, and the NU1 upright—are the only pianos of this type on the market. They are remarkable in that they digitally simulate the sound...

2014-10-22 23:06:30

The Entrepreneur Center partner with the Country Music Association to provide $20,000 investments to six to eight startups. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Project Music is the only concentrated music business accelerator in the country, recently unveiled by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) and Country Music Association (CMA). Startups from around the world will be invited to apply for the accelerator program. Only six to eight applicants will be selected, and they will each be awarded a...

2014-10-22 23:05:16

The Search for Yield: How to Boost Your Returns and Reduce Your Risk with Dividends and Buybacks Now Available Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The current investment environment is characterized by contrasts and uncertainty, but investors looking for yield continue to be rewarded handsomely by dividend and stock buybacks, according to a new book published by Mergent Business Press. At a time when fixed income returns remain low and when the stock market recovery remains volatile,...

2014-10-22 23:02:56

Library’s Brook Park Branch to host SELF-e launch event for indie authors on Sunday, October 26th at 1:30 p.m. Parma, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) is pleased to be the first library system in Ohio to make the SELF-e digital self-publishing platform available to its cardholders free of charge. The innovative SELF-e platform, created by Library Journal in collaboration with BiblioBoard®, offers indie authors and aspiring writers the opportunity to...

2014-10-22 23:02:21

Christie announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio™ cinema systems have been installed in a newly opened cineplex located in New Farm, a trendy inner-city suburb of Brisbane. Brisbane, Austrailia (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, today announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors 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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin