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2014-08-21 12:24:11

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pxzdxr/global_polyvinyl [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pxzdxr/global_polyvinyl ]) has announced the addition of the "Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Industry Report 2014 " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pxzdxr/global_polyvinyl ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-08-21 12:22:57

Rolls-Royce used in award-winning series "Boardwalk Empire" appears alongside an exciting list of celebrities at the Auburn Auction Park AUBURN, Ind., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 1921 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Saloon used in the acclaimed HBO series, "Boardwalk Empire" will bring star power to the historic Auburn Auction Park next week as it crosses the block during Auctions America's annual Auburn Fall weekend, August 27-31. A Labor Day tradition spanning more than four...

2014-08-21 12:21:44

200,000 Free Downloads of Maroon5's "Animals" Available Now Exclusively at Kia.com/KiaSoul Before Song Makes iTunes Debut IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since bursting on the scene in 2009 as "a new way to roll," the funky Soul urban passenger vehicle - and an accompanying trio of music-loving hamsters - has become a genuine phenomenon, with U.S. sales of the iconic people mover increasing every year. Now, with "geek chic" newly added to the dictionary, the latest...

2014-08-21 08:36:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced that Joseph Ianniello, Chief Operating Officer, will participate in a question-and-answer session at Nomura's Digital Media Conference on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The session will begin at 11:45 AM, ET. An audio webcast of the session can be accessed here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Investors/News & Events section of the CBS Corporation Web site,...

2014-08-21 08:35:38

U-verse App Now Available on Amazon Kindle Fire HD & HDX and Fire Phone; Android Tablet 7-Inch and 8-Inch Screens DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More channels, more devices. U-verse TV customers can view more than 50 additional live channels with the U-verse App on smartphones, tablets and now on Amazon Kindle Fire HD & HDX and Fire phone and Android(TM) tablet 7-inch and 8-inch screens. The app now includes more than 180 live channels, with more than 100 live channels available to...

2014-08-21 08:27:12

57,000 Votes Determined the Public's Favorite New Products BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ion interactive was named a winner of a People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 12(th) Annual American Business Awards today. ion garnered the win in the Software-Web Services category for its marketing apps platform which enables users to create beautifully engaging interactive experiences on the web. The American Business Awards are the nation's...

2014-08-21 08:26:47

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it has launched Sinclair Original Programming ("SOP"), a division of the Company involved in the creation and development of original content. SOP's focus will be on entertainment content and business-to-consumer content such as infomercials and direct response commercials. Initially, shows will be developed for the Company's MyNets and CWs and...

2014-08-21 08:26:43

$323.6 million paid to recording artists and record labels YTD WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The way we listen to music has changed drastically in the past 15 years -- from CDs to digital downloads to digital radio services. As the industry transitions from music as "something you own" to "something you access from anywhere at any time," SoundExchange helps the music and creative community thrive in the digital age. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-08-21 08:26:07

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Karen J. Hicks announced today that her latest novel The Coming Woman, published by Sartoris Literary Group, is now available for sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The Coming Woman is based on the life of feminist Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for U.S. President, 50 years before women could even vote! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/138314 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/138315 On April...

2014-08-21 08:25:56

Official autobiography of former Mouseketeer and Lawrence Welk Show dancer published by Theme Park Press ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bobby Burgess was television's first dancing star. Put aside Dancing with the Stars, Bobby was cutting a rug with the samba, waltz, tango, jitterbug, and more as the featured dancer on The Lawrence Welk Show for 21 years from 1961 to 1982, then on Welk reruns airing on PBS right up to this day. And before that, he was dancing up a storm...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

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...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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