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2015-05-21 12:29:12

shomi is Now Available on Google Chromecast - Bigger is better! Google Chromecast marries shomi's online environment with the big screen for an epic entertainment experience

2015-05-21 12:29:10

LUTHERVILLE, Md., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrienne Miranda is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Publishing as a result of her dual role as

2015-05-21 12:29:08

PHOENIX, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share on the common stock of Viad.

2015-05-21 12:28:43

Tickets are on sale now at www.patriottour.com LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, retired Army Special

2015-05-21 12:28:42

Tickets are on sale now at www.patriottour.com NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, retired Army

2015-05-21 12:28:40

Tickets are on sale now at www.patriottour.com ATLANTA, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, retired Army Special Operations

2015-05-21 12:28:38

Tickets are on sale now at www.patriottour.com KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patriot Tour features retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, former Navy SEAL

2015-05-21 12:28:34

21 Academics, Artists, Composers Chosen for Semester Stays in Berlin BERLIN, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy in Berlin has awarded Berlin Prizes

2015-05-21 12:28:24

New imprint to produce audio versions of its titles TORONTO and NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin and HarperCollins Publishers today announced the launch of Harlequin

2015-05-21 12:27:54

Essential Isley Brothers Library Includes 84 Rare & Unreleased Bonus Tracks Plus First-Ever Complete Issue of Live-In-The-Studio Album Recorded in 1980 NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/

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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...

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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  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.