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2014-02-11 08:22:36

Last Minute Flights & Cruises to the World's Most Romantic Destinations Starting at $189 NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirFastTickets.com (http://www.airfasttickets.com), the newly launched online travel-booking service known for generating the lowest-priced fares, conducted a survey to find out what women really want regarding Valentine's Day travel. The results proved women value memorable experiences versus material presents for the most romantic day of the year. Due to these...

Ants Depend On A Tiny Neck Joint To Do Heavy Lifting: Study
2014-02-11 08:34:20

[ Watch the Video: Neck Joint The Key To An Ant's Strength ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have known and celebrated the strength of the tiny ant, but never really understood how it was achieved, until now. A new study from Ohio State University, published in the Journal of Biomechanics, reveals that the real secret to the ant's legendary strength may lie in its tiny neck joint. The findings show that the neck joint of a common American field ant can...

2014-02-10 23:24:36

Golden Age of Cinema Revived, Taking Fans Back to Traditional Filmmaking With a Twist in Theaters Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Giant Flick Films LLC proudly announces ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’ opening in Regal Cinemas and AMC theaters February 7th, 2014. The exciting live action film (currently in theaters) is based on the Middle Eastern fairy tale adventures of Sinbad the sailor of 'The Arabian Nights' and is narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, Dune,...

2014-02-10 23:04:20

“Hondo Nuevo offers a solution for many facilities that are looking for extreme durability and an aesthetically pleasing look." West Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Norix Furniture, a leading manufacturer of highly robust products made for continuous-use environments, is proud to introduce Hondo Nuevo® – a new line of unique furniture that combines superior durability and style with chair, bench and wedge options to create modular seating arrangements. Hondo...

2014-02-10 23:02:08

Commercial moving company Commercial Movers is set to announce a new economy pricing option specifically geared towards companies seeking to move their business from one state to another. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Commercial Movers – Known across the United States for their high standards in office moving services – is launching a new Economy Price package for moving companies state to state. The package is designed for companies on a tight budget that...

2014-02-10 12:24:53

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Films and Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) have renewed their agreement in which Universal handles all marketing, sales and distribution services for Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and VOD platforms of Open Road Films' theatrical titles through 2017. The announcement was made today jointly by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, and Craig Kornblau, President of USHE. Among many other Open Road Films...

2014-02-07 12:23:23

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global technology company, today announced the appointment of Amit Bhalla as Vice President, Global Strategy and Development. Mr. Bhalla will join BD in March, 2014 and will report to Vincent A. Forlenza, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. "I am pleased to welcome Amit to our management team," said Mr. Forlenza. "His extensive experience covering the Medical...

2014-02-07 12:23:08

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards®, Alfonso Cuaron's Acclaimed Drama Continues to Attract Moviegoers to the Format that Shines a Spotlight on the Masterpiece's Cinematic Beauty LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures, a division of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), today announced that Gravity(TM) has passed the $100 million global box office benchmark in 639 IMAX(®) 3D theatres worldwide since its initial release...

2014-02-06 23:28:20

The ‘Grandfather of Dreams’ had been an instrumental adviser in the creation of DreamsCloud. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The global community of dreams and dreaming has lost one of its most enthusiastic voices and tireless champions: Dr. Robert Van de Castle, Ph.D., died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 29, in his Charlottesville, Virginia home. Dr. Van de Castle was 86. Dr. Van de Castle was a psychologist and professor, as well as an acclaimed author whose books included...

2014-02-06 23:25:07

Vision Films introduces new feature films and documentaries to worldwide audiences. Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Vision Films has announced today it has assembled a strong selection of feature films, documentaries that “make a difference,” and iconic music documentaries for which the sales company will be introducing the projects at the upcoming EFM market. Vision Films acquired international rights for THE IDENTICAL, a musical drama directed by Dustin Marcellino and...


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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