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2014-05-31 23:07:48

Multi-year Licensing Contract to eBookstore Retailer (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Autography LLC announced today it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Zola Books of New York City (http://www.zolabooks.com). Under the terms of the agreement, Zola will be the exclusive licensee of Autography's digital autographing services for English language eBooks for a period of four years. Zola will provide their readers the opportunity to order and receive signed eBooks into their...

2014-05-30 12:24:21

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepare for the Dragon Ball Z experience of a lifetime as Earth's greatest heroes hit the big screen in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods! Stunning animation and epic new villains highlight this first new Dragon Ball feature film in over seventeen years! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92421 Following the events from the Dragon Ball Z television series, after the defeat of Majin Buu, a new power awakens and threatens...

2014-05-30 04:21:42

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - "Bruno's Blues" indie music comedy film is scheduled for release on iTunes June 3. The smokin' weird, shamelessly fun feature length movie is a fiction based on the real life of Vancouver pianist Bruno Hubert. Filmmaker Michael Simard had originally planned to produce a documentary on Bruno but after a glimpse of his lifestyle realized a feature length comedy was more appropriate. Bizarre comedy weaves between musical performances by many...

2014-05-28 23:14:47

NorthStar Alarm moves up to No. 34 overall among U.S. home security companies and No. 18 in the residential security segment on the 24th annual SDM Top 100 List. Orem, UT (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 NorthStar Alarm has climbed the ranks again this year on the 24th Annual SDM Top 100 List, positioning itself as one of the nation's leading security providers. The company has consistently moved up the list since its first appearance in 2007, and is now ranked 18th in the country in the...

2014-05-28 16:24:54

Offers 150 Treasures Direct From the Set on May 30 SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Kings Lane (www.OneKingsLane.com), a leading online destination for the home, will sell 150 props from the set of Disney's live-action epic Maleficent and all the proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of America. The sale will offer one-of-a-kind items, including embroidered and lush cushions, ornate trunks, and pewter serveware from the film set. This...

outrunner robot kickstarter campaign
2014-05-27 10:28:38

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sure, the Japanese have created a robot that can dance and have conversations with President Obama. We saw their technology on his most recent trip to Asia. But a group of Florida engineers and scientists believe they may have created the first generation of the super-utility robot. The Kickstarter campaign to bring this creation to a production-ready state has already garnered nearly $50,000 of the requested $150,000 goal with...

2014-05-27 04:21:08

DUBAI, UAE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Academy Award(R)-winning actress Angelina Jolie got wind that a movie about Maleficent, her favorite Disney character, was going to be made, her interest was piqued. "I loved Maleficent when I was a little girl," says Jolie. "I was afraid of her and I loved her. So, when I'd heard rumors that there might be a Maleficent movie, I asked around to find out what was going on. Then I got a call asking if I was interested and I said...

roombot robotic furniture
2014-05-26 04:17:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever wished that you could just say the word and have your furniture automatically move around and change shape, researchers from the Swiss Biorobotics Laboratory (BioRob) at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) are developing small Lego-brick like robots that could make your dreams come true. Known as Roombots, these 22 centimeter long robotic modules are said to resemble a pair of large dice that are...

star wars for charity
2014-05-22 09:48:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Looking to get away this summer? Well, for $10 you can be eligible for a trip to a galaxy far, far away. In a video released on Wednesday, Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams announced a chance for one person, and a “friend,” to appear in the upcoming installment of the epic trilogy in exchange for a $10 donation to the new charity, Star Wars: Force for Change. According to a statement linked to the video, Star Wars:...

2014-05-20 23:05:00

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Reacquires Comic Book and Comic Strip Rights from Disney Subsidiary Marvel Entertainment. Dynamite to Create New Content and Publish Library Tarzana, CA and Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the company founded by the author to protect and maintain his literary creations, and one of the comics industry's leaders, Publisher Dynamite Entertainment, announced today a comprehensive agreement that will see the return of...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.