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2014-10-30 08:32:08

New Shows Include "ReGenesis," "Totally Amp'd," "Unlikely Heroes" and Many More NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popcornflix(TM), the FREE streaming TV and movie service from Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company, today announced that several popular programs from Shaftesbury are now available to viewers at no charge on the ad-supported streaming service. Shaftesbury is known for its innovative, award-winning content,...

2014-10-30 08:31:56

Publishers can easily create new revenue by instantly expanding their visible media inventory SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing number of publishers are now adopting an infinite scrolling news feed design popularized by Facebook and Twitter. This new design paradigm has grown in popularity because it does not interrupt the user content consumption experience, resulting in greater engagement and time spent on site. Today, Sharethrough, the leading feed monetization...

2014-10-30 08:31:53

PicsArt's 50 million monthly active users and Hilary Duff fans will gain access to customizable features to creatively interact with imaging from Hilary's new single and compete in a themed contest. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hilary Duff "All About You" PicsArt campaign equips users and Hilary's fans with exclusive "All About You" creative to build personalized imaging using the full featured PicsArt photo editing and drawing app and to share those artistic...

2014-10-30 08:31:33

MAYBACH - ICONS OF LUXURY honors Quincy Jones with a one-of-a-kind hand-painted leather luggage collection and eyewear made to travel in style LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYBACH - ICONS OF LUXURY introduces the Quincy Icon Collection of custom-designed, hand-painted bags honoring Quincy Jones and his historic contributions to music, culture and improving the lives of others throughout the last six decades. Quincy Jones says, "I believe that all who have accomplished...

2014-10-30 08:31:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SignUpGenius, the leading online sign-up service for event and volunteer management, has been chosen as a 2014 Silver Davey Award winner by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Davey Awards honors the finest creative work from the best small companies worldwide. Nearly 4,000 entries from across the US and around the world were submitted this year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155391LOGO Logo -...

2014-10-30 08:31:04

It's Dr. Oz Like You've Never Seen Him Before: Operating a 911 Call Center, Delivering A Baby, On The Road With A Restaurant Inspector, Sharing Truth Tube Success Stories and Taking a Nighttime Ride-Along with an EMT NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The three-time Emmy® award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show will jump-start November Sweeps with brand new shows jam packed with must-see moments you'll never forget. From life-changing breakthroughs to landslide transformations, The Dr....

2014-10-30 08:30:48

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group said it was retained to provide a crescendo of publicity for concert pianist Elena Klionsky's upcoming "Chopin at the Chalfonte." The Steinway Artist's concert series at The Chalfonte here will benefit Alzheimer's Association Southeast Florida Chapter. TransMedia said its publicity will highlight her awesome career achievements from playing the piano at age five in her native St. Petersburg, Russia, her exemplary...

2014-10-30 08:23:09

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com announced today that award-winning news editor Charles Bradley has been appointed to the Company's executive management team as editor in chief after spending the last 14 years with world-renowned motor sports magazine Autosport.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155313 Bradley will oversee Motorsport.com's worldwide news and content operations as well as digital newsgathering operations, effective Jan. 15, 2015....

2014-10-30 04:20:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Travel & Leisure and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service. Coming up in...

2014-10-30 04:20:43

The leading independent music promoter in the midwest has built a deep roster of domestic and international music festivals that are wildly popular with millennials and are now available for digital presentation through the Bulldog DM partnership LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulldog Digital Media, the world's first digital live streaming agency announced today that effective immediately they will present Prime Social Group's Numberfest, Breakway Festival and the Electro Beach...


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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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