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2014-10-30 12:25:27

SAO PAULO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stayfilm, a social media that makes creative and exclusive films, will take part in the 2014 Web Summit and launch the platform's mobile application. The only Brazilian startup present in the START area, which has the 100 companies with the highest growth potential in the world, Stayfilm will show its innovative platform at the event with the capacity for automatic film production and public engagement. Stayfilm CEO Douglas Almeida believes...

2014-10-30 12:25:13

Comedian, Blogger & DAILY SHOW co-Creator Lizz Winstead Participates in Discussion/Q&A NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, hosted its 4(th) annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Saturday, October 25(th). ASF supports women filmmakers with production grants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155413 The...

2014-10-30 12:25:11

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Art, Inc., a publicly traded company (CAPA), has announced that it has acquired the assets of Movie Star News, LLC. The Movie Star News archive is believed to be one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of original Hollywood photography and contains more than 100,000 negatives and over 1 million original studio photos, including photos of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant and other iconic Hollywood legends. In...

2014-10-30 12:22:47

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is over for the "Most Spirited High School Marching Band" in Houston! Today the pride of The Woodlands College Park High School Marching Band earned the coveted title following a month-long competition sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11. More than 40 local high schools competed in "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" contest and the winner was crowned after nearly 9,000 votes were cast by friends, family and the...

2014-10-30 08:35:08

Iconic Gym Brand Works with its Panel of World Class Trainers to Create Guided Workout Plans and Fitness Content for Microsoft Band Users DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce a collaboration with Microsoft on its just-unveiled Microsoft Band wearable device, the smart band for people who want to live healthier and be more productive. With the goal of making fitness even more accessible to the...

2014-10-30 08:32:47

New York City's Madison Square Gardens Feature Xylobands at Duel Events NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Madison Square Gardens has been lighting up people with new technology LED wristbands at two completely different special events this month. The New York Knicks featured the interactive light-up wristbands for their season opener, lighting up the Gardens in Orange and Blue and a colorful light show with The Blue Man Group. Prior to that event Xylobands (the world's...

2014-10-30 08:32:45

Popular Social Media Correspondents, and Brand Ambassadors, Lori Moreno and Sebastian St. George are honored to again be working with Andy Gelb, "King of the Red Carpet" and Bryan Moore, Social Media Superstar. Along with the Best Team in Social Media, they will Supercharge the Britannias. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards will be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, October 30(th), 2014. Photo -...

2014-10-30 08:32:37

Publishing administration deals with Basement Brazil Editoria Musical and D-Version Music Publishing get songwriters paid when compositions are performed, downloaded, streamed and sold in high-growth regions NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing revenue opportunity of digital music distribution in international markets, TuneCore Music Publishing Administration today announced two new sub-publishing agreements that bring revenue-collection opportunities in Brazil and...

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...


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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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.