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2015-04-28 23:11:13

Peacock Alley offers a colorful midseason release with the Bari Collection.

2015-04-28 23:08:43

Popular contemporary artist will give in-gallery demo for First Friday Art Walk Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) April 28, 2015

2015-04-28 16:28:21

Teamsters General President Says Legislation Would End Penalty On Workers WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the official statement of Teamsters

2015-04-28 16:26:38

- Must-watch (and re-watch) movies including Moonrise Kingdom, Zero Dark Thirty, Coraline, and Pulp Fiction available to stream on shomi beginning in May -- Includes exclusive

transformers
2015-04-28 13:23:10

From ancient epics to modern cartoons, folklore and popular stories reflect the values and inform the society that created them. Now, new research has found that the 1980s cartoon The Transformers and its correlating film may have shaped ideas of leadership for Gen Xers, currently in their mid 30s to mid 40s.

2015-04-28 12:28:29

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SilencerCo announces the latest addition to their Summit(TM) line: the limited-edition Blackout package featuring Rick Hinderer Knives(TM). Included

2015-04-28 08:32:17

NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web design company.

2015-04-28 08:31:32

Agreement with Leading Middle East Exhibitor to Mark Launch of IMAX's New Laser Projection in the UAE and First IMAX® Theatre in Lebanon NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX

dearly departed perfume
2015-04-28 07:57:19

Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be difficult to deal with, and since pictures and home movies sometimes just aren’t enough, a French perfume company has come up with a new way to keep the memories alive: by turning their unique smell into a personalized fragrance.


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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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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.