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2014-10-23 23:12:17

SWF (Shaolin World Federation), in cooperation with Shaolin Institute, is hosting a seminar by Shi DeRu (Shawn X. Liu) on Nov. 7th, 2014 in the midst of KSF-US Open Challenge at Mobile Civic Center on natural medicine of nutrition, exploring reasons why people have adopted a culture of “quick fixes” when it comes to health with an additional discussion on the accusation made by officials of the UFC regarding Cung Le ‘s elevated HGH level. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 SWF...

2014-10-23 23:06:48

Whitepages Data Finds Michael Myers, Stephen King, and Norman Bates Most Common Halloween-Related Names in United States Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In honor of Halloween, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals its list of the 13 most common names in the country shared with horror movie villains, as well as a few famously frightening directors and authors. Taking the top spot on the list – and putting fear in...

2014-10-23 23:02:45

Author Hewitt Freiburg crafts new mystery thriller with a religious twist Chicago - (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 From the bottom of Pandora’s treasure, history is ripe with the unforeseen. What if there was an undiscovered artifact that could change things forever? Having studied archaeology of the Middle East, Italy, Greece, Turkey and the U.S., Hewitt Freiburg provides an intriguing landscape of both fact and fiction in “Renegades among the Tumbleweeds.” Grappling with their own...

2014-10-23 08:29:36

HIGHLIGHTS - IMAX delivers $169 million in global box office in the third quarter, a 28% increase over Q3 2013 - Q3 2014 adjusted EPS of $0.11, up 83% compared to Q3 2013, leading to record quarterly operating cash flow of $36.6 million - Company signs deals for 42 theater systems in the third quarter, bringing backlog to 439 theaters NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today reported third quarter 2014 revenues of $60.7 million, adjusted EBITDA...

2014-10-22 23:02:21

Christie announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio™ cinema systems have been installed in a newly opened cineplex located in New Farm, a trendy inner-city suburb of Brisbane. Brisbane, Austrailia (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, today announced that its complete cinema solutions comprising the Christie Solaria™ Series projectors and...

2014-10-22 16:25:12

Premiere Kicks Off With Two Back-to-Back Episodes Featuring Optimus Prime and the Rescue Bots SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning for an action-packed third season of new adventures is "Transformers Rescue Bots," the animated series created for younger TRANSFORMERS fans, on Saturday, November 1, with two back-to-back episodes at 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. ET/10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. PT, on Discovery Family Channel. The series is produced by Hasbro Studios....

2014-10-22 16:20:32

'Tis the season to pursue frightful fun, and State Van Rental can help your group get where the scares are LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, don't fall into the familiar routine of trick or treating, and monster movie marathons. Here in Southern California, we have an abundance of spooky fun that can be shared with family and friends. But why stop there? With many of these venues offering group rates and discounts, Halloween is the perfect time for a group...

2014-10-22 12:30:52

The fun frights of Halloween can give way to real fear when navigating dangerous L.A. freeways, so stay safe and healthy with in-home medicine from Dr. Farzam and his team LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is fun for all ages, and in an entertainment-focused city like Los Angeles, this is particularly true. From world-class spook-fests like Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights to the glitz of the annual West Hollywood Halloween Carnival that takes over the streets,...

2014-10-22 12:27:23

Bill Burr, Laura Dern and Justin Long will Voice Lead Characters in Six-Episode Series from Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- F is for Family, the new, half-hour, animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr, is coming exclusively to all Netflix territories in 2015. The six-episode series, produced by Gaumont International Television and Wild West Television, marks the first foray into animation by...

2014-10-21 23:09:22

The Concierge at The Clare is gearing up to help residents enjoy upcoming holiday events around Chicago. Concierge services offered throughout the year include making reservations, securing tickets, coordinating outings, arranging the use of the town car and more. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Michael Kwyer is in the enviable position of loving everything about his job. He became concierge at The Clare already smitten with the location. In the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, The Clare,...


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Kraken
2013-09-16 08:51:29

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster that lives in the waters off Norway and Greenland. The legend itself may have originated from sightings of giant squid that can grow 40 - 50 feet in length. It was classified as a cephalopod and given the scientific name Microcosmus marinus by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735. In 1746 he called it Singulare monstrum meaning a unique monster. In 1752-1753 bishop of Bergen, Erik Pontoppidan, described the Kraken as sometimes being mistaken for an island and...

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...

Giant Anaconda
2013-08-12 13:07:11

The anaconda is a large snake found in South America and the green anaconda is considered to be one of the largest snakes in the world. The word anaconda may have derived from the Tamil word anaikondran, meaning elephant killer, or anaikkonda, meaning having killed an elephant. The word anaconda was first used in a 1768 description of a large snake found in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and became a myth, the anaconda of Ceylon. An average size for the anaconda is about 20 feet and weighing 330...

Beast of Gevaudan
2013-08-04 06:59:16

The beast of Gevaudan is a man-eating wolf-like animal that resided in the Margeride Mountains of Gevaudan from 1764 to 1767. It was described as having remarkable teeth and long tail. Its fur was tinted white and emitted an unbearable odor. It was said that its victims were killed by the beast ripping at the throat. An estimated 210 attacks were documented; all were men that resulted in 113 deaths and 49 injuries with 98 of the victims partly eaten. Many of the attacks happened while...

800px-Subadult_Spinosaurus
2012-03-22 22:37:37

Spinosaurus, meaning “Spine lizard,” is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Mid Cretaceous Period (112 to 97 million years ago). It lived in what is now North Africa. The type species is S. aegyptiacus. A potential second species, S. maroccanus, was discovered in Morocco. It was the first known dinosaur fossil from Egyptian remains discovered in 1912 and described by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer in 1915. The original remains were...

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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin