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2015-03-04 12:30:10

Artists to showcase how they create for the game industry with Wacom's latest Cintiq creative pen displays and leading software applications VANCOUVER, Wash., Mar.

2015-03-04 12:26:32

Longtime Public Affairs Professional and Author to Provide Strategic Counsel and Thought Leadership Expertise to LEVICK WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest step

2015-03-04 12:26:28

Make Some Noise will Feature Inspiring Conversations with Laura Dern, Rosario Dawson, Jenna Bush Hager, and More AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neiman Marcus returns to Austin

2015-03-04 12:26:22

World's Largest Battle of the Bands Unveils Celebrity Judges and New Prize Details - Including a Potential Development Deal with Island Records ORLANDO, Fla., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-04 12:26:02

Local Market, Public, Digital and Student Award-Winners to be Honored at the Gracies Awards Luncheon on June 22 LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past

2015-03-04 12:25:39

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Heart and Soul Tour 2015 LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed bands -- Earth,

2015-03-04 12:25:31

Nominations Open Through March 31, 2015 NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the panel of esteemed

2015-03-04 12:25:02

Philippe Jordan, Renee Fleming, Quincy Jones, Michael Kaiser, David Hallberg, Cat Cora collaborate on full day of events on March 18, 2015 at McCallum Theater and Sunnylands Center and Gardens PALM

2015-03-04 12:24:53

Enjoy Great Wine, Exclusive Dining Events and Live Music in the Blue Ridge Mountains FLOYD, Va., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Located along Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Parkway,

2015-03-04 12:24:49

Kickstarter Campaign Provides Best Double Entendre Rewards in Crowd-Funding History LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clothing Optional. Popping Cherries. Cuddle Party.


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.