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2015-04-16 12:31:40

Dr. Partha Nandi, host of Ask Dr.

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Xavier Dolan's Mommy, Denis Villeneuve's Incendies, David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars featured MONTREAL, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Starting today, the National

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Eight-part Docuseries Produced by Bat Bridge Chronicles Colorado Business Owners Looking to Become America's First Marijuana Moguls AUSTIN, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin-based

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34-Episode Fall Series Features Return of Renowned Judge Simon Cowell, Head-To-Head Competitions and Unforgettable Performances from Today's Top Music Artists in Season 12 LOS ANGELES,

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TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) announced today that this year's 38(th)

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SANDUSKY, Ohio, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment will hold its quarterly

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Leveraging its expertise in the short voice messaging space, Cord Project launches Chhirp to bring short audio clips to Twitter and the Web.

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TFI New Media Fund and TFI Interactive Create Transformative Social Justice Narratives NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

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DENVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen Pictures celebrates a Daytime Emmy nomination in a landmark year for

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LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Theaters, a planned upscale venue in Downtown Las Vegas which will provide a luxurious dinner-and-a-movie experience, announces the launch


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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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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