Quantcast

Latest Fiction Stories

2014-09-09 12:22:47

For the 8th time, the company has won the NorthCoast 99 award CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Majestic Steel USA is honored to once again be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work for top talent. This year's winners will be acknowledged at a recognition dinner on September 10, 2014 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143952 "We pride ourselves on bringing in top talent and going above and...

2014-09-08 23:07:12

One man’s struggle with a haunting past and hidden personality CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 “In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer,” Robert Louis Stevenson wrote in “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Alastair Davie’s new book, “A Sixth Sense,” takes a look at split personalities and the consequences one person faces in a personal battle of good and evil....

2014-09-08 23:04:03

All of you shooter games players out there can finally get down to enjoying some fresh and innovative game content. With new missions and special daily challenges packed full of rewards, there is a lot enjoy and from now on, every gamer earns more money than ever before! Brno, Czech Republic (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 MADFINGER Games continues to maintain its legendary status through consistent critical acclaim and the high ranking of its games in app communities. Every day more than one...

2014-09-04 23:13:02

With the added pressure for educators to meet the new requirements of the Common Core Standards, Story Cove LLC is releasing a new Classroom Version for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 This fall Story Cove is pleased to announce a new subscription service for schools with online access to an award winning collection of 22 highly engaging stories from the world’s great oral traditions. Each whimsical folktale features Animation, Read-Along and...

2014-09-04 16:24:04

Alan Dean Foster (writer of the Alien, Star Wars & Spellsinger book series) & BYOOK announce: THE MOANING WORDS on iPhone for FREE on the 25th of September VALENCIENNES, France, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Collect powerful cards, fight raging battles & choose your own adventure into the Cthulhu Mythos." Bestselling science-fiction author Alan Dean Foster and mobile storytelling specialist BYOOK are joining forces to...

2014-09-03 12:35:53

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar Battery has pushed the limits of battery design with two innovative products that deliver 10% more backup power in a similar footprint to a 190FT. The new NSB 210FT Red and Blue+ Batteries use a unique 23" case and handle design that frees up space for more of NorthStar's proven AGM thin plate technology, setting a new standard for high energy density 12V telecom batteries. "Our customers are...

2014-08-29 16:22:23

- With less than a week to the show it's not too late to get tickets - SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced today that Ron Perlman, Ian Ziering and Eric Roberts will join an already robust guest list at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 on September 4-6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87193 Perlman is a TV, film and voice actor best known for his roles as Vincent in the TV series Beauty and the Beast...

2014-08-25 23:01:16

California Exotic Novelties’ Expert Sexperts Sunny Megatron and Chuck and Jo-Ann Bird, known as the Love Birds, make DatingAdvice.com’s list of the Six Most Savvy Sexologists of 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 California Exotic Novelties’ Expert Sexperts Sunny Megatron and Chuck and Jo-Ann Bird, known as the Love Birds, make DatingAdvice.com’s list of the Six Most Savvy Sexologists of 2014. They are recognized for their ability to teach others about sexuality and the...

2014-08-25 12:26:11

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that they have resolved Hill-Rom's patent infringement lawsuit against GE, involving Hill-Rom's hand hygiene technology. Hill-Rom has agreed to license its hand hygiene patents to GE, and GE no longer contests that Hill-Rom's patents are valid and enforceable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130123/DE47178LOGO "We're pleased to reach this settlement, which recognizes the value of the...

2014-08-24 16:20:11

-Only Rentrak Provides the Official Global Movie Results- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Aug. 24, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world....


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'