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2014-02-27 23:01:47

Aire Serv has the five most comforting picks for the Academy Awards. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The 86th Annual Academy Awards are March 2. Many great films debuted in 2013 and Aire Serv has the five most comforting picks for the Academy Awards. Academy Award pick for Best Picture “Gravity” Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Lieutenant Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) attempt to return to earth after a mid-orbit collision with space debris. Aire Serv picked “Gravity”...

2014-02-27 12:31:35

-Provides localized live video webcast services for enterprises and organizations of all sizes worldwide- SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BizVision, an innovative leader in live online video webcast production and services for enterprise class organizations, today announced recent milestones and emerging strategies that are preparing the company for significant expansion in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/LA73592LOGO In 2013, the company rapidly expanded its...

2014-02-27 12:23:58

SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WWF Singapore and Earth Hour Global today announced the director, producers, and cast of the highly anticipated upcoming motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be coming to Singapore to celebrate this year's global flagship event for Earth Hour, the world's largest environmental grassroots movement, to be held at The Float@Marina Bay on Saturday, March 29 at 8:30PM. Spider-Man will join the film's stars Andrew Garfield,...

2014-02-27 08:27:05

Hispanic TV News Personality and Fashion and Beauty Expert, Kika Rocha, To Appear in Matrix Class for Glass(TM) Video Series Debut NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrix, a subsidiary of L'Oreal USA and the leading professional hair care and hair color company, launches the "Matrix Class for Glass(TM)" series today with the premiere video featuring Kika Rocha. Matrix, along with the L'Oreal Innovation Team, identified the Google Glass technology as a way to capture a unique...

2014-02-27 00:21:03

TOKYO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KDDI Corporation today announced it will launch the Japan first cloud gaming service on its Cable TV networks powered by Ubitus on the "Smart TV Box" starting from March 1(st). (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/05/14/20130514115411922696-l.jpg ) GameNow(TM) turns "Smart TV Box" into a powerful game console, bringing consumers instant video gaming experience unavailable before right from the box. Without the hassle of loading discs,...

2014-02-26 16:26:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President of IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment, will present at the 26(th) Annual Roth Conference on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 1:00 pm EST. The conference is being held at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/MM01969LOGO) Separately, Joseph Sparacio, Chief Financial Officer of IMAX Corp.,...

2014-02-26 12:23:59

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Moving Picture Institute has announced the results of their second annual "Liberty in Film Awards." Unlike the upcoming Academy Awards, the Liberty in Film Awards recognize mainstream films that celebrate entrepreneurship and self-determination. "As the country turns to Hollywood for Oscar buzz and results, the Liberty in Film Awards encourage the public to reflect on films that celebrate freedom and individual rights,"...

2014-02-26 08:34:46

All-New Lineup Delivers Enhanced Clarity with Deeper Blacks, Enhanced Smart TV Experience and Even Slimmer Design At A Best-in-Class Value IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV company(1), announced today the availability of its all-new 2014 E-Series Full-Array LED backlit HDTV collection. Backed by the brand's leadership in HDTV technology, the VIZIO E-Series line-up - now available at retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam's Club,...

2014-02-26 08:24:34

New global campaign makes U.S. debut with commercial starring the Muppets ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lipton® revealed plans for the launch of its "Be More Tea(TM) campaign," a new global brand positioning encouraging people to snap out of their routines and to embrace each day with a more present, playful and thoughtful mindset. The campaign will kick off with a 60-second spot to air during the Academy Awards featuring the Muppets as they prepare for their...

2014-02-26 08:24:07

Nicholson Leads List With US$390 Million Fortune, 2014 Oscar Nominee Bullock Ranks Tenth NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Jack Nicholson tops Wealth-X's Oscar-Winning Actors Rich List with an estimated net worth of US$390 million. The 76-year-old three-time Oscar winner won his first Academy Award in 1976 for "One Flew The Cuckoos Nest", and claimed two more trophies in 1984 for "Terms of Endearment" and in 1998 for "As Good As It Gets". Sandra Bullock - the only...


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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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