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Tattooine Tunisia
2015-03-26 10:08:27

The real-world location that served as the backdrop for the barren planet Tatooine in the Star Wars universe is reportedly at the heart of an ongoing struggle between good and evil, but this time, lightsabers, Jedi knights, and the Force are not involved.

2015-03-26 08:40:56

NEW YORK, Mar. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web design company.

2015-03-25 12:28:53

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row during Easter season, Trinity Broadcasting Network,

2015-03-25 08:27:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and LONDON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move reflecting Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) continued globalization, Zygi Kamasa has entered a new long-term agreement to continue

2015-03-24 23:10:09

Finding a new perfume is a challenge; Scentbird the new perfume subscription, uses 500,000 authentic reviews by real women

2015-03-24 23:09:26

Student Paper and Scholarship Awards to Showcase Future Industry Innovators White Plains, N.Y.

2015-03-24 16:24:30

Massively Creates Chilling Text-Based Storyto Promote Trailer on Kik TORONTO, March 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Massively is pleased to announce the successful launch of

force field
2015-03-24 08:51:38

A new patent recently filed by Boeing suggests that the aerospace and military manufacturing giant is working on a new a energy-based force field that could protect troops, equipment and vehicles from damage caused by explosive shockwaves.

2015-03-22 16:21:02

-Only Rentrak Provides the Official Global Movie Results- LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ:


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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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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