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2014-10-31 23:11:51

Leading Florida-based team of marketing, web and video experts extends its reach of services with aerial cinematography for businesses, real estate videos and more. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Multiverse Media Group, a Jacksonville, FL-based team comprised of marketing, web and video experts that concentrate on results-focused media and marketing campaigns, announced the launch of its aerial videography service. According to Multiverse representatives, aerial cinematography...

2014-10-29 23:04:16

Loads and loads of game enhancements, an epic storyline, arena tournaments with real prizes and much more exciting content! In its first year of existence, this is the path Dead Trigger 2 has taken to reach the mobile devices of satisfied gamers from all around the world. Brno, Czech Republic (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 MADFINGER Games continues to maintain its legendary status with consistent critical acclaim and the high ranking of its games in app communities. The Halloween Birthday...

2014-10-29 23:00:55

Fans of the undead can now learn how to prepare for emergencies while reading about their favorite Halloween monster. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Just in time for Halloween, PracticeQuiz announced the release of its free Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Quiz for those who might find learning about emergency preparedness a bit dull in the real world. Modeled after the CDC's 2011 blog post about zombie preparedness, the 25 questions features such topics as creating and maintaining...

2014-10-27 08:29:49

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) today announced the appointment of Steven J. Strobel as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Strobel, 56, will join Hill-Rom on November 3, 2014, as Senior Vice President, and will assume the position of Chief Financial Officer on December 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130123/DE47178LOGO Before joining Hill-Rom, Strobel was Chief Financial Officer of BlueStar Energy, an independent...

2014-10-24 23:07:41

NorthStar Alarm comes in at number 68 on the MWCN Utah 100 List of Fastest Growing Companies in Utah Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 On Tuesday, the MountainWest Capital Network unveiled its 2014 Utah 100 Awards Program recipients, including NorthStar Alarm at number 68, the company’s first appearance on the list. The Utah 100 is in its 20th year of operation and continues to recognize the fastest growing companies in Utah, based on successful revenue growth in the past...

2014-10-24 23:03:39

Publisher Capstone Young Readers announces the launch of CapReader, an audio-enhanced eBook program for consumers. The CapReader digital library includes 1,100 audio-enhanced interactive eBooks for ages 0-13. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Capstone Young Readers, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, announces the launch of CapReader, an audio-enhanced eBook program for consumers. CapReader launches with a digital library of more...

2014-10-23 23:12:21

The Master of Adventure is at it again! An all-new web comic created from another book by Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzana CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 I promised to take my lord to the jungle,” replied the Cambodian. “There it is. I did not promise to enter it.” And at that moment Gordon King made a fateful decision. “Wait for me here, then,” he said. “I shall be out before dark.” “You will never come out,” said the Cambodian. Deep in the jungle, King falls, breaks his...

2014-10-22 16:29:54

Introducing a Faster, Flexible, Mobile-Friendly E-Cigarette Shopping Experience TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is proud to announce the premiere of their newly designed, developed and mobile-friendly website whitecloudelectroniccigarettes.com. In the past year, White Cloud has increased web-based sales more than 33 percent, making their website an important key to the company's rapidly expanding business. Designing and...

2014-10-22 16:29:51

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will release third quarter financial results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone, call...

2014-10-22 12:26:05

Through In-Depth Coverage of Music, Television, Film, Art, Food and Travel, FLOOD Magazine Helps Readers Stay "Above The Current" LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLOOD, www.FLOODmagazine.com, a new media property from the publishing and editorial creative behind FILTER Magazine, announced its official launch today. FLOOD Founder and Publisher Alan Sartirana made the announcement. Exceeding the high benchmark set by FILTER, FLOOD covers a broader scope of the cultural...


Latest Fiction Reference Libraries

Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

Bothriechis Guifarroi
2013-06-18 13:48:58

Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...

Spectral Bat, Vampyrum spectrum
2012-07-13 14:21:36

The spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) is the only species in the Vampyrum genus. Its other common names include Linnaeus's false vampire bat, the spectral vampire bat, and the false vampire bat. Despite these names, it is not related to the false vampire bats that are found in the Old World bat family. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, from Ecuador to northern and central Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and the island of Trinidad. The spectral bat can reach an average body length of...

Silver-Haired Bat, Lasionycteris noctivagans
2012-04-25 08:00:07

The silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) is the only species in the genus Lasionycteris within the large family of vesper bats. It can be found in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda. Also known as silverwings, this bat is the most common in the forests of the United Sates. The bats are almost black in color with dense, silver tipped fur that makes them look “frosted”. At approximately 3.9 inches, this bat is considered medium sized. It can weigh up to .4 ounces. It...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.