Quantcast

Latest Fiction Stories

2014-10-09 16:28:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) today announced the appointment of Carlyn D. Solomon, 52, as its Chief Operating Officer. Solomon will be responsible for all of Hill-Rom's global commercial, research and development, quality assurance and regulatory affairs, and supply chain operations. He will join Hill-Rom in November. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130123/DE47178LOGO A seasoned health care executive, Solomon joins Hill-Rom from Edwards...

2014-10-08 23:10:04

Obsidian Analysis, Inc., a DC-based professional services firm, has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate to provide technical and management support to the Urban Operational Experimentation Program Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has selected Obsidian Analysis, Inc. to provide technical and management support to the Urban Operational...

2014-10-08 08:24:32

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that DORITOS, MAZDA and Whole Foods Market's WHOLE PLANET FOUNDATION will partner with the studio for the year's most anticipated film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. The film, the third in the global blockbuster Hunger Games film franchise, opens in theaters worldwide on November 21....

2014-10-07 23:10:53

NorthStar Alarm donates soccer jerseys to orphanage in Kenya and has them hand delivered by Chris Grammer, a NorthStar sales represenative who is a part of the Orphan Outreach program. Bungoma, Kenya (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Fifty orphans in the ACK Madeleine School in Bungoma, Kenya, are wearing smiles and new soccer jerseys donated by NorthStar Alarm after NorthStar Alarm employee, Chris Grammer, and the Orphan Outreach program visited their school this past month. NorthStar was among...

2014-10-03 23:04:58

Emmy award-winning author, Pierre M. Drolet, writes new science fiction novel. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 If you could travel through time, what would you change? In the new science fiction novel “The Gateway,” protagonist Matthew Schauberger must protect his family and alter the past by using technology for good. Author and Emmy winner, Pierre M. Drolet’s debut novel surrounds Matthew’s journey, an MIT graduate and retired Marine, as he makes a shocking discovery at a...

2014-09-30 23:03:09

ZomBcall is preparing to launch a “Zombie Fever” ad blitz to promote their new zombie sound maker on Kickstarter Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The launch of “Zombie Fever” across the globe is imminent according to the creators of ZomBcall, a new zombie sound novelty noisemaker just launched on the crowd funding website, Kickstarter.com. The ZomBcall device resembles a wild animal game call, however rather than producing animal sounds it allows the user to vocalize in the...

2014-09-30 23:00:35

As part of their Kickstarter promotional campaign ZomBcall is offering to provide ZomBcall zombie sound devices to aid training missions for the official United States Pentagon's Hypothetical Zombie Defense Plan known as "CONOP 8888 / CONPLAN 8888". Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 As part of their Kickstarter promotional campaign ZomBcall.com has offered to assist in training exercises for US Government’s “Zombie Apocalypse Plan” known as “CONOP 8888.” by...

2014-09-30 12:29:43

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northstar Global Business Services, Inc. (OTCPink:MDIN) today announced that it is in talks with a major direct response and retail distributor to distribute products into China, Vietnam, and other Asian countries, getting access to some of the largest populated areas in the world. Plans are currently underway to complete new packaging designs that better fit the Asian markets in their languages. Northstar expects the final details to be...

fea-cloaking
2014-09-28 08:17:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York have developed an inexpensive new way to create a Harry Potter-esque invisibility cloak using ordinary lenses to obscure objects from sight at a variety of angles. According to Carrie Putnam of Reuters, the device known as the Rochester Cloak is not actually a cloak at all, but a device that resembles the equipment typically used by an eye doctor. When an item is placed behind...

2014-09-25 23:12:37

Hurley Research LLC today announced the launch of the Droidles Project, the first ever connected network of autonomous robots that evolve together. The Social Network of Robots, Droidles is a 3-part system consisting of cute little palm-sized robots, mobile apps for remote control and simple kid-friendly programming, and an open cloud service with website. Aromas, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The first product launch from start-up Hurley Research LLC, Droidles is a next generation...


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...

More Articles (6 articles) »
Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.