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2014-02-14 08:24:43

Playmates Toys to Introduce Action-Packed Additions to Line, Including Zip-Lining Turtles EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playmates Toys, the company behind the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles toy line over the last three decades, is set to introduce its all-new 2014 line, inspired by Nickelodeon's hit CG-animated show. The lineup provides non-stop Ninja adventures, including playsets that allow the Turtles to zip line, new action figures with unique...

2014-02-14 04:23:10

SYDNEY, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25,000 people have signed up to take part in the Freelancer.com Online Scavenger Hunt, hoping to take home over US$30,000 in prizes. Have you ever wanted to find a piece of the Chelyabinsk Meteor, hold a concert for charity, take part in a real life musical or reinvent the memes of 2013? At 12:00am EST (New York) Freelancer.com released 150 cryptic questions and challenges, which will spur thousands of teams from around the world to...

2014-02-13 16:25:34

Award-Winning Film is David O. Russell's Top-Grossing in North America CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of receiving 10 Academy Award® nominations - including the rare feat of scoring nods for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and all four acting categories - Columbia Pictures and Annapurna Pictures' American Hustle has surpassed $200 million at the worldwide box office, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, chairman, Worldwide...

2014-02-13 08:28:41

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Umedia International, the recently formed film distribution arm of the Umedia Group, has acquired international distribution rights to "Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks," the movie adaptation of Richard Alfieri's international hit play, which stars two-time Oscar nominee Gena Rowlands, Cheyenne Jackson and Jacki Weaver, who is also a two-time Oscar nominee. The sale was announced by Andras Somkuti, Managing Director of Budapest-based Docler...

2014-02-13 08:27:17

Conference will offer career advancement training, workshops on entrepreneurship, tips on work-life balance, networking opportunities and a forum to discuss real life challenges faced by women professionals LAS VEGAS, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing effort to promote professional development and career advancement among women, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and The MGM Resorts Foundation today announced the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference on Aug. 6 and 7, at...

2014-02-13 08:26:54

Exclusive Licensing Agreement with The Disney/ABC Television Group Brings Star Wars Content to Netflix Streaming Members for the First Time BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galactic Republic, Disney/ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm and Netflix Inc. today announced the highly anticipated debut of the sixth and final season of the Emmy® Award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, March 7....

2014-02-12 23:30:38

NDIA’s prestigious 2014 Eisenhower Award will be presented on April 11, 2014 at a black-tie event at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia to award-winning actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York) for his continued support of America’s service men and women. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is pleased to announce it will be presenting the prestigious 2014 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award to...

2014-02-12 23:30:37

The instant delivery system for YourCover's personalized magazine covers offers consumers an easy, fast and affordable way to create and give a last minute Valentine's Day gift that is unique and personalized. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Last minute Valentine's Day gifts tend to be the same as those that are planned in advance. Typically they consist of the age-old favorites of candy, flowers, stuffed animals or perhaps some lingerie or a gift card for a massage or...

2014-02-12 23:28:56

Alla Arriba Retreat and Yoga Center, located in La Falda, Argentina, is sponsoring a gift of The Legacy Labyrinth to the town of La Falda. The Labyrinth, designed with the guidance of Veriditas, an international advocacy group for labyrinth training, will be the focus of two workshops led by The Reverend Dr. Lauren Artress. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Alla Arriba, central Argentina's boutique yoga, retreat and wellness destination, caters exclusively to small groups seeking...

2014-02-12 12:27:28

No Dinner Date? Watch a Romantic Comedy on Charter On Demand STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There was a time when a box of chocolates, a card or a nice bouquet would get a savvy person through this holiday. But today, there's pressure to arrange a romantic dinner for two and that means making a dinner reservation well in advance of February 14. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/AQ10195LOGO) Attention procrastinators! Charter has a romantic alternative that is...


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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