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2014-04-16 12:25:41

Tallest freestanding drop tower in North America, new water thrill rides, and a land dedicated to Cookie Monster on tap for 2014 season ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be SeaWorld's 50(th) Celebration, but the surprises are all for park guests. SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio - as well as Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Sesame Place - are welcoming the warmer weather with new rides, attractions and events for the entire family to...

2014-04-16 08:27:31

New App Allows Guests to Create and Share Digital Souvenirs from the Road BETHESDA, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the launch of CUR8, an experience-oriented app that allows guests to share their favorite travel moments through digital videos on their personal social media networks. CUR8 is JW Marriott's debut into the mobile space and is one of the first apps developed by a hotel brand that focuses on reaching travelers...

2014-04-15 16:23:49

Anonymous Content to Produce; RatPac and Worldview Entertainment to Co-Finance LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonardo DiCaprio will star in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film "The Revenant" for New Regency it was announced today by Brad Weston, president and chief executive officer. The film, written by Mark L. Smith and Inarritu, is scheduled to start production this September with a fall 2015 release planned through New Regency's distribution deal with 20(th) Century...

2014-04-15 08:25:53

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Stoute's acclaimed 2011 book, The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture that Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy, is now available as an audiobook narrated by Scandal star Kerry Washington. A portion of the proceeds from the book, which presents an insider's view of how the transcendent power of popular culture is helping reinvigorate and revitalize the American dream, will go toward Washington's charity, the President's...

2014-04-15 08:24:43

Pulse-poundings clips of the world's most extreme athletes in action, from insane skating stunts to the wildest surfing wipeouts, are now available at www.blinkx.com SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE video technology, today announced a partnership with GrindMedia, the leading action/adventure sports media company, to offer blinkx users all new extreme sports channels from TransWorld, publisher of the world's largest and...

2014-04-15 08:24:34

-- Current President of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to Join the Global Leader in Performing Arts Management -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Artists, the global leader in the performing arts and lifestyle events management, today announced that Michael Kaiser, the outgoing President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will serve as Co-Chairman, effective September 1, 2014. He will serve alongside Barrett Wissman, who will continue...

2014-04-15 08:24:27

LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming entertainment leader, IGT (NYSE: IGT) will bring a rich portfolio of captivating games and dynamic systems solutions to the Southern Gaming Summit (SGS), May 6-8 in Biloxi, Miss. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/LA91408LOGO "The Southern Gaming Summit is a valuable opportunity for IGT to connect with many of our US-based customers," said Toni Martinez, IGT VP of North American Sales. "This show draws operators from commercial,...

2014-04-14 16:24:12

ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the internet, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. The release and the conference call can be accessed via the Company's website at...

2014-04-14 12:29:27

Legendary Rocker Bret Michaels Kicks off Hard Rock's Sing for Your Supper Campaign ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, on Tax Day, Hard Rock Cafe is cutting Americans a break by asking them to lay down their wallets and pick up the mic at all U.S. cafe locations! On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, legendary rocker Bret Michaels will make an appearance at Hard Rock Cafe New York as Hard Rock Cafe opens up its stages to give fans a chance to "Sing for Your Supper."...

2014-04-14 12:28:42

Multiyear Development Deal Encompasses Film, Television And Digital Content SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, and RocketJump Studios, a pioneering digital studio that has emerged as one of YouTube's hottest innovators, have formed a ground-breaking multiyear partnership for the creation of film, television and digital content, the two companies announced...


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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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