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2014-06-17 12:26:20

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookmakers around the globe will be keeping a very close eye on the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil to ensure match-fixing does not hit the international headlines during the tournament. A recent report in the New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/sports/soccer/fixed-matches-cast-shadow-over-world-cup.html ] claimed documents from football's governing body Fifa highlighted concerns that match-fixing could occur during...

2014-06-17 08:25:51

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International nonprofit The Young Americans announces today that its $1M Turn Up The Music campaign is close to the quarter mark, in its inaugural year with $225K in direct contributions already made to schools across America. To celebrate its success, the 52 year-old performance troupe surprised the West Ottawa High School Music Program in Holland, Michigan with an additional $8,000 gift. The winning school was announced on a live video...

2014-06-16 16:23:14

STUNT becomes NYC Public Schools Athletic League sport MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Schools Athletic League for the New York City Department of Education (PSAL) has announced that it plans to introduce the new sport format of cheerleading, "STUNT," for the 2014 season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110204/DC42655LOGO A new competitive team sport that was derived from traditional cheerleading, STUNT removes the crowd-leading and focuses...

2014-06-16 12:27:54

PHYSICAL ALBUM AVAILABLE JUNE 17 BURBANK, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently available digitally and in-theater, the Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording is set for physical release by Walt Disney Records on June 17. The cast recording was produced by Alan Menken, Michael Kosarin, Frank Filipetti and Chris Montan and executive produced by Kurt Deutsch. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/118148 Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Courtney Reed...

2014-06-16 12:27:27

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saban Brands announced today a new licensing partnership with Spin Master Ltd., Canada's largest children's toy and entertainment company, who will serve as global master toy licensee for the company's iconic and re-imagined Popples brand. Slated to launch in 2015, Popples is a new animated children's series based on the nostalgic characters from the popular 1980's toy line and television series. Spin Master will produce a full range of...

2014-06-16 12:26:31

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining the all-star line-up for the 34th annual broadcast of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are platinum recording artist and songwriter Phillip Phillips and the world-famous Muppets. Phillips will perform his hit single "Raging Fire" from his sophomore album Behind The Light that debuted in the Billboard Hot 100 upon its March release. And, as a special treat for the entire family, Kermit the...

2014-06-16 12:25:18

Howard Stern's historic "Birthday Bash" will be streamed in its entirety for fans around the world to enjoy at no cost at SiriusXM.com and HowardStern.com beginning on June 23 at 6:00 am ET and running through July 2014 NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Stern and SiriusXM today announced the worldwide premiere of the complete and uncensored video of "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash" available for free to everyone in the world. Howard Stern made the announcement on his...

2014-06-16 08:32:37

Industry Leader Reports Schools in Michigan, Washington and Massachusetts First to Deploy Rave Panic Button; School Officials Hail Solution for Ability to Speed Response to Active Shooters and other Incidents FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced availability of Rave Panic Button. Uniquely tying together 9-1-1, first responders and school personnel, Rave Panic Button shortens the...

2014-06-16 08:26:27

Fans Will Spellabrate as New Series Debuts Worldwide On Netflix in 2015 LOS ANGELES and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced an all-new and wicked animated original series for kids of all ages based on the spelltacular Mattel franchise, Ever After High(TM). The new animated series will premiere in all Netflix territories in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118337...

2014-06-16 08:25:19

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents ($0.05) per common share, the Company announced today. The dividend is payable on August 8, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/LA83194LOGO ABOUT LIONSGATE Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong...


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2009-08-20 12:48:29

Dilophosaurus, meaning "two-crested lizard", was a theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period (Pliensbachian stage). It was first described 1954, but it did not recieve its current genus name until years later. It is one of the earliest known theropods, and one of the least understood as well. It was discovered by Sam Welles in the summer of 1942 and brought to Berkeley for cleaning and mounting. It was given the name Megalosaurus wetherilli. Welles returned to the dig site about ten...

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2007-10-23 13:50:58

The Norway Lemming or Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus lemmus), is a common species of lemming found in northern Scandinavia and adjacent areas of Russia. It is the only vertebrate species endemic to the region. The Norway lemming dwells in tundra and fells, and prefers to live near water. Adults feed primarily on sedges, grasses and moss. They are active at both day and night, alternating naps with periods of activity. They are also migratory. In typical years, the Norway Lemming spends the...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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