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2014-02-19 23:01:55

Contest Judge Stephan Martiniere Creates Awe Inspiring Cover Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The cover art for L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the Future Volume 30 was unveiled today on Amazon.com. Advanced orders can now be taken for the book that will officially release at the gala awards ceremony taking place at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on Sunday the 13th of April, 2014. World renowned artist and contest judge Stephan Martiniere created the artwork that adorns this...

2014-02-19 12:21:11

Director positions established to support growth BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARES Security Corporation and its subsidiary, The Mariner Group are proud to announce that it has named Mr. Zachary S. Kantzes as Director of Professional Services for ARES Security and Captain Barry Compagnoni, United States Coast Guard (Ret.), as Director of Maritime Programs for Mariner. The companies' tremendous growth last year has demonstrated the need for these executive...

2014-02-18 23:03:46

Fantasy film, television and book convention to be held July 30-August 3 in Orlando Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 If you know how to destroy a horcrux, what to do with a TARDIS and who Sam, Dean and Castiel are, then chances are you are headed to Orlando this summer for the sixth annual LeakyCon, one of the largest and most recognized conventions for fans of fantasy films, television shows and books. LeakyCon will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,...

2014-02-18 12:24:12

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Shangri-la claim located within the El Barqueño Concessions in Jalisco, Mexico, which are fully optioned by Cayden. The Shangri-la claim lies adjacent to the Pena d'Oro target where drilling will commence shortly. Under the terms of the acquisition, Cayden is paying $100,000 for a 100% interest in the claim, which carries a 1.5% Net...

2014-02-16 08:20:27

MONTREAL AND NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - MEGA Brands Inc. and Ubisoft today announced a global partnership to create a new line of collector construction sets based on the critically acclaimed Assassin's Creed entertainment franchise. (PHOTO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140216/MO653LOGO) Known for innovative gameplay, intriguing historical settings, compelling narratives and charismatic characters, more than 73 million Assassin's Creed games have been sold...

2014-02-13 16:31:15

ROCKFORD, Ill., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, launched its newest After School Advantage learning lab at the Boys & Girls Club, Blackhawk Unit in Rockford. This marks the ninth lab of its kind in Illinois providing at-risk youth with meaningful and productive after-school experiences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG31035LOGO) The Blackhawk Unit is located within the...

2014-02-12 23:00:21

Introducing: The Buzz Newsletter, plus Toy Time Express for the company's B2B customers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 California Exotic Novelties, the global leader of innovation in adult novelties, announces the creation of two monthly newsletters: Toy Time Express and The Buzz. Toy Time Express is CalExotics’ industry newsletter. It offers instructive articles to help increase sales at the retail level, product information, and company news as it pertains to the...

2014-02-11 23:23:56

Mr. Rooter Uses The Big Bang Theory's Algorithm for Making Friends to Explain How to Make Friends Waco, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For some, making friends can be a challenge. According to an episode of The Big Bang Theory, a popular CBS television show, there is a specific algorithm to making friends. In the episode, the character of Dr. Sheldon Cooper attempts to befriend a co-worker using his algorithm, known as the 'Friendship Algorithm.' Mr. Rooter® is...

2014-02-03 23:01:54

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have received awards through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Robotics Initiative to investigate and overcome fundamental challenges involved with robots working alongside people. Dmitry Berenson will develop algorithms that will permit robots to collaborate with people on small-scale manufacturing operations. Sonia Chernova will draw on the experience of thousands of online "teachers" to learn more about...

2014-02-03 12:25:36

Just in time for the new season of "The Walking Dead" - Dr. Michael Salzhauer, Miami's "Dr. Schnoz", has launched a zombie awareness video campaign to help combat the undead threat by giving them what they want MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami's Dr. Michael Salzhauer, the board certified plastic surgeon affectionately known as "Dr. Schnoz", has launched an awareness campaign with "My Beautiful Zombie", a short comedy directed by Jacques Santos, and a nod to Salzhauer's 2008...


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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