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TIGHAR Investigators Identify Fragment Of Amelia Earhart's Missing Plane

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers believe that they have identified a piece of the airplane flown by Amelia Earhart when she vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during a failed attempt to fly around the world,...

Latest Film Stories

2014-11-01 00:20:06

Drivers in South Brunswick Seek Fairness, Respect on the Job SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of 113 drivers at FedEx Freight's South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 701. The vote was 66 to 42. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "This victory is for all of us," said Mike Thiemer, a driver. "We are tired of the unfair and inconsistent work rules and policies handed down by management. It comes...

2014-10-31 12:23:13

THX to Celebrate Partnership with China Film Group throughout MPAA 4th Annual China International Co-Production Event Week HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THX Ltd. has launched a groundbreaking partnership with China Film Group as a first milestone to its expansion into China; officially introducing THX® Certified Cinemas to Chinese moviegoers while enhancing China's vie to meet international film industry standards. The first THX® Certified China Giant Screen...

2014-10-30 16:26:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox, a division of 21(st) Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOX), today announced an agreement to release four of Fox's upcoming films in the immersive IMAX(®) format in select international territories, bolstering the companies' growing relationship. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111107/MM01969LOGO The deal includes DreamWorks Animation's Penguins of Madagascar, which is...

2014-10-30 04:20:48

Halloween costumes and decorations spread fear in the real world while Halloween ecards with horror essentials, from 123Greetings.com, continue to terrify people virtually. NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trick or treating, carving pumpkins and adorning scary costumes remain popular activities on Halloween. The National Retail Foundation indicates an expected spending of $7.4 billion on Halloween 2014 and that 35.9% of celebrants will send Halloween greeting cards this year....

2014-10-28 16:31:43

Rugged Miro® C-Series Designed Specifically for Use in the Most Extreme Environments WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 28 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of digital high?speed imaging systems, today announced the introduction of the new Phantom(®) Miro(®) C-Series at Automotive Testing Expo North America 2014. Boasting a compact cube design (73mm x 73mm x 72mm) and built to withstand shocks of 170G and vibration of 17 grms, the Miro C-Series high-speed cameras are ideal for...

2014-10-28 12:28:58

Spotlight Pictures has taken on worldwide sales rights for Arctica Films' environmentally conscious film, CHLOE AND THEO which stars Dakota Johnson LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chloe and Theo, starring Dakota Johnson, Mira Sorvino, and first time actor Theo Ikummaq, follows the charming story of a New York homeless girl (Johnson) as she befriends an Inuit man (Theo Ikummaq). Theo arrives in New York on a quest from his Arctic homeland, to find the leaders of the...

2014-10-28 12:27:42

Film Hits Theaters March 20, 2015 Interactive 3D Poster Campaign Launches Today VANCOUVER, British Columbia, and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that it will release The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment of its Divergent franchise, in both 3D and 2D. The film will be released worldwide on March 20, 2015 through Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label. The...

2014-10-28 08:41:20

Statewide Pennsylvania Online School First of its Kind to Charter NHS Chapter WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agora Cyber Charter School, an accredited, online public charter school for Pennsylvania students in grades K-12, accepted 50 new members to its National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) chapters this month. A ceremony was held in Mechanicsburg, PA on October 5, 2014. In 2010, Agora became the first cyber school in the nation...

2014-10-28 08:31:02

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 (quarter ended September 30, 2014) after market close on Thursday, November 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/LA83194LOGO Lionsgate senior management will hold its analyst and investor conference call to discuss...

2014-10-28 08:28:13

Sygic's Family Locator an Ideal Tool For Keeping Track of Children and Family on Halloween BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again: supermarkets are stocking bite-sized candy galore, you are hunting for the perfect face paint for your little gals and ghouls, and orange decorations are springing up throughout your neighborhood each day. It's Halloween! According to the latest U.S. Census figures, the U.S. is home to approximately 41 million potential...


Latest Film Reference Libraries

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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.