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2015-05-29 16:24:07

Sneak Preview from the Upcoming Epic Action-Adventure Starring Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Debuts on NBC on June 5 and Additional NBCUniversal Networks on June 6 UNIVERSAL CITY,

2015-05-29 00:21:00

Approximately 15 classic titles to be restored over the next four years UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its 2012 Centennial celebration, Universal

2015-05-28 23:10:01

Conference Highlights Include Panel Discussion Featuring Netflix Chief Product Officer, Session on AR/VR Advances, and Special Session on Security White Plains,

2015-05-28 23:01:10

Christie, has joined its partner Modern Stage Service in showcasing advanced visual solutions and projection mapping at the Palm Expo 2015, taking place at the Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai

2015-05-28 08:25:57

HONG KONG, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) today announced that IMAX China Holding, Inc., a Cayman Islands company and a subsidiary of IMAX, has submitted a listing

2015-05-28 08:25:52

NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web design agency.

2015-05-27 23:02:58

Christie is showcasing its industry-leading control room monitoring and simulation solutions for the defense industry at CANSEC May 27-28 in Ottawa, Canada. Ottawa,

2015-05-27 16:25:48

Acclaimed Filmmaker to Write and Direct Feature Based on Award-Winning Children's Book GLENDALE, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation has found a very real director

2015-05-27 12:28:12

NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web design company.

2015-05-26 16:26:08

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Are Judy Garland's ruby slippers in nearby mine pit following a Museum heist? Witness an underwater search for the iconic red shoes and dozens


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).