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2014-10-18 12:20:51

Congolese Dance Company Recognized for Using Culture as a Tool for Development in Post-Conflict Regions BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Curry Stone Foundation has named Studios Kabako (Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo) as the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner. The Congolese performance and theater studio, founded by Faustin Linyekula in 2001, was created to address social memory, fear, and hope in the aftermath of civil war. Through its cultural programs and...

2014-10-17 23:03:51

Patented Anti-Counterfeit and Branding Chip That Can Be Verified with the Human Eye CLEVELAND, OHIO (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Micros Chip has introduced a new and innovative label solution to help combat the global problem of counterfeit products. (http://www.micros-chip.com) The Seegram chip is a patented, innovative label technology that can replace or augment the hologram as a part of a company’s anti-counterfeit strategy. Applications include luxury goods, electronics, documents...

2014-10-17 12:33:01

Wear and Share Photos of Morton Salt Girl-inspired Halloween Costumes for Chance to Win the #MortonCostumeContest CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For 100 years, the Morton Salt Girl has been the ultimate brand icon and now she's this year's ultimate Halloween costume. In celebration of her centennial this year, the company is encouraging Morton Salt Girl fans to sport her iconic look this Halloween and participate in the Morton Salt Girl Halloween Costume Contest and Sweepstakes for a...

2014-10-17 08:23:49

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars Entertainment") and its subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. ("CEOC") today announced that they have executed non-disclosure agreements with certain beneficial holders ("Bank Lenders ") of debt issued by CEOC, including senior secured term loans, pursuant to the third amended and restated credit agreement, dated as of July 25, 2014, enabling the commencement of formal...

2014-10-17 08:23:40

Every Halloween season, swingers post multiple Halloween themed swinger parties on Swinglifestyle.com. Swingers in Texas, California, Arizona, Florida and New York hold record parties during Halloween. MIAMI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult dating has become a trend in the Americas and the United States is definitely one of the greatest examples. More to the point, swinging has become a widely seen and accepted practice to the extremely open societies of today. Swingers in...

2014-10-16 23:12:14

The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes members of the Giant Screen Cinema Assocation during an exclusive summit in The Dome theater on Wednesday, October 22. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes international leaders of the giant screen industry for an exclusive summit in the recently upgraded Dome theater. On October 22, over 50 members of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) will gather in The Dome to analyze the Museum’s world-class...

2014-10-16 16:28:09

CEC Entertainment, Inc. Purchases 147-store Pizza Chain from ACON Investments IRVING, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC"), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter Piper Pizza ("Peter Piper"), a leading pizza and entertainment restaurant chain operating 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico,...

2014-10-16 12:27:09

All-New Role Playing, Character Collection Mobile Game Launches on Mobile Devices SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players together with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, today released The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth, an all-new role playing and character collection game featuring beloved characters from The Lord of the Rings. The game is now available for free download for iPhone,...

2014-10-16 12:26:59

World Press Tour Kicks Off in Beijing on November 1 VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today unveiled plans to debut the year's most anticipated film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, in the UK, Asia and North America. The film, the third in the global blockbuster Hunger Games film franchise, opens in theaters worldwide on November 21, 2014 and will hold...

2014-10-16 12:26:18

Including The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, A new Signature Comedy Series and additional comedic performances WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a five-year, $5 million gift from Capital One to fund Comedy at the Kennedy Center, a signature program at the Center focused on elevating comedy as an art form and uniting the local community together through laughter. Comedy at the Kennedy Center will...


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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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