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2014-08-20 08:26:54

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" Available September 16 CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who you gonna call? On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30(th) anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men. The original...

2014-08-19 23:02:11

Only a Few Days Left to Enter Sweepstakes and Take Advantage of Opening Specials Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Title Boxing Club Cool Springs is now open. To celebrate they have launched a Facebook Sweepstakes giving away prizes – including an entire year's membership. Sweepstakes ends this week. To enter visit http://www.facebook.com/titleboxingcoolsprings and click on the “Hit It Hard” Sweepstakes. Once entered, share with friends, and for each one that enters, you will...

2014-08-19 16:23:57

LINCOLN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort is pleased to announce that everyone will now have the opportunity to play custom-designed Thunder Valley Casino Resort games on Win's popular Slots Craze application. Slots Craze is a free social casino game available on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms. In May, the United Auburn Indian Community, owner and operator of Thunder Valley Casino Resort, announced a strategic collaboration with the social...

2014-08-19 12:26:00

Millennium Entertainment's CEO Bill Lee and the current management team will continue to oversee operations LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The management team of Millennium Entertainment, led by CEO Bill Lee, and Virgo Investment Group LLC ("Virgo"), a private investment firm, today announced a partnership to acquire the Millennium Entertainment catalog assets and film distribution platform from a consortium of investors including majority shareholder Nu Image, Inc. (led...

2014-08-19 08:35:14

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced the expiration of its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of four tranches of notes as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, August 18, 2014. This includes its 8.875% senior notes due 2019, 7.875% debentures due 2023, 7.875% senior debentures due 2030, and the 7.125% senior notes due 2023 of CBS Broadcasting Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS...

2014-08-19 08:27:15

UNFORGETTABLE FILM NOIR CLASSICS IN ONE EXCLUSIVE DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection, containing must have films, that helped define the genre, debuts on November 4, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Film Noir - the dark, suspenseful style of filmmaking from the 1940s and 1950s - left an indelible imprint on the world of cinema as we know it. Whether it was the driven private eye, the flawed hero or...

2014-08-19 08:27:11

Fans To Receive Three New Playable Songs Including "Let It Go" from Two-Time Academy Award® Winning Animated Feature Film, "Frozen" BURBANK, Calif., August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Interactive and Harmonix today announced a pre-order bonus for the award-winning musical motion video game, "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137009 Now through October 20, 2014, fans who pre-order the game from participating retailers will receive a song bundle...

2014-08-19 08:26:06

Tickets in the Ticket Blaster are now worth twice as much DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Birthdays at Chuck E. Cheese's are about to get an extra dose of awesome. From August 1 through the end of the year, when you reserve a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese's, the birthday star can win double the tickets in the Ticket Blaster(TM). He or she will also have a chance at grabbing the Magic Ticket, which is worth 1,000 tickets that can be redeemed in-store. "Making birthdays special is...

2014-08-18 12:31:01

Clery Center's Abigail Boyer to Present "VAWA Amendments to Clery Clarified: What Your Campus Needs to Know" FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, has announced it will conduct a free live webinar aimed at clarifying the 2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Amendments to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) in order to further higher...

2014-08-18 12:25:40

Due to overwhelming popular demand, e-book edition out August 19th; Every book purchased between now and September 30th comes with free gift! WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exactly one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors," by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Linda and Allen Anderson. Legendary Las Vegas entertainers and world-renowned animal welfare advocates...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'