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2014-06-30 23:03:09

Internet radio show host, Simon Barrett, has invited Christopher Oliver and James Villepigue to be interviewed on his show to discuss their ZomBcall zombie vocalizer toy and their Kickstarter funding drive this Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 12 noon CST. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Christopher Oliver and James Villepigue, the inventors of the ZomBcall zombie sound vocalizer toy, have been invited to an interview on Simon Barrett’s syndicated radio show on Wednesday July 2 2014 at 12...

2014-06-28 23:02:41

This free July 5th event will include a rocking concert featuring well-known country artist Jason Brown performing from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The fireworks will make their booming debut at dusk. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The “5 F’s on the 5th” which represents -Fort Dodge, Family, Fireworks, Freedom and Festival is planned as an annual collaborative event with Fort Frenzy, the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Fireworks Task Force, Fort Dodge Community Foundation and...

2014-06-27 23:09:06

Rental Stagers Can now access 4K Resolution at True 120Hz Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Christie® welcomes the Roadie 4K25 and Roadie 4K35 to its powerful solutions line-up at InfoComm 2014. Ruggedized and designed for rental staging, the Roadie 4K25 and Roadie 4K35 3-chip DLP® projectors deliver 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution at 60Hz - with optional 120Hz capability - and 25,000 and 35,000 lumens respectively. For rental/staging applications including amusement parks,...

2014-06-27 23:09:03

Everland to Provide the Best Possible Visual Experience for its Visitors Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Christie®, the world's dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, is pleased to announce the installation of a Christie Solaria CP2230 DLP® digital cinema projector for the Space Tour 4D Theater at South Korea's largest theme park, Everland, to provide the best possible visual experience for its visitors. The installation of the Christie Solaria...

2014-06-27 23:04:11

“There’s more than meets the eye” for Fangirl Fashionistas with this new geektastic apparel line from the world of Autobots and Decepticons. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Her Universe announced today its collaboration with Hasbro on an all-new female fashion line based around the popular and ever expanding Transformers universe. Transformers, the species of sentient, living robotic beings originating from the distant machine world of Cybertron, first appeared as a toy line in...

2014-06-26 16:20:25

Big Adventure Comes with Big Risks to Manage KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Amelia Rose Earhart takes off today to circumnavigate the globe, she faces many similarities between her flight and the one in 1937 of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122136 Both aviators will have spent the night in the same Oakland, Calif. airplane hangar before departing in an aircraft equipped with a modified fuel tank designed to...

2014-06-26 08:26:07

GLENDALE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company's second quarter results will be released on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the market close. DreamWorks Animation will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Investors can access the call by dialing (800) 230-1074 in the U.S. and (612) 234-9960 internationally and identifying "DreamWorks...

2014-06-26 08:26:04

'Animated Selfies' and "Your Best Selfie" Contest -- Judged by Big Brother Alums -- Just the Beginning of Hot New Beamly Personalized Features NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly, (formerly zeebox) the content and social network for TV, today announced a new slew of features that has made the most personalized and connected TV community ... well, even more personalized and connected! Since Q1 and the April rebrand from zeebox to Beamly, the app has seen 30 percent monthly growth in...

2014-06-26 08:24:57

Golden Age of Hollywood Exhibit Runs July 5 - August 31 HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Museum unveils its new exhibit, "100 Years of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, 'Our Gang' and Harold Lloyd" in honor of the Hollywood icon's centennial, opening to the public July 5 to August 31. The exhibit contains authentic photos, costumes and props from the rich history of Hal Roach Studios and the legendary talents that emanated from there in the early...

2014-06-25 23:04:46

500 Additional Render Farm Management Software Licenses to be Used on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” and Other Blockbuster Films Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that Beijing VFX firm Base Fx has ordered 500 additional licenses to supplement their growing feature film queue. After recently wrapping 350 shots on “Captain...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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