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2015-05-12 16:31:43

CBS RADIO Stations To Promote Exclusive Online Broadcast NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an innovative and exciting collaboration, Simon & Schuster Audio and Play.it(®)

2015-05-08 08:23:26

--Company to Hold a Conference Call on May 15, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. EDT-- BEIJING, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

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2015-05-04 13:05:31

Life's a walk in the park (literally) for this robot as if effectively traversed uneven land outdoors at human speed.

Chris Lee Millennium Falcon
2015-05-04 11:08:40

May the 4th be with you, Star Wars fans. In addition to being beloved by sci-fi film fanatics the world over, Star Wars has helped inspire a plethora of scientific and technological advances over the years. This year has been no exception, so on this unofficial international Star Wars day, redOrbit takes a look back at our favorites.

2015-05-02 20:20:05

Marvel Universe LIVE! and REPREVE donated $100,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of America to help educate America's youth on the importance of recycling LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-30 08:36:13

NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction,

2015-04-29 23:05:58

SmartTruck Systems, the award-winning aerodynamic solutions provider, announced today that Covenant Transport, a premier transportation company, has purchased its precision aerodynamic TopKit

cosmic yarns
2015-04-28 13:52:14

Faced with the impossibility of travelling faster than the speed of light, what's a science fiction writer to do? The easiest solution is to ignore the problem entirely. The world of science fiction is full of "warp drives," "hyperdrives," travel through "subspace," and their relatives -- the writer simply assumes that someone, sometime, will figure out a way to circumvent the cosmic speed limit.

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2015-04-25 10:18:18

Jedi master Yoda has been spotted in a 14th century manuscript. Researchers say it's a depiction of a monk, but we know it's Yoda.

2015-04-23 23:03:16

Dialogic, a global networking software and infrastructure solution provider, today announced the winners who built WebRTC applications on Dialogic® PowerMedia XMS ™ at TADHAcks-mini London


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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.