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2014-08-21 12:26:59

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "The Expendables 3" has exploded into box offices across America, and with it--TITIN shirts. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138410 TITIN Tech Compression Shirts were chosen for the movie after the costume designer was drawn to its distinct shape and look. Patrick Whaley, the founder of TITIN Tech, said "The costume designer loved our brand...It also doesn't hurt that you look like your favorite superhero when you...

2014-08-20 16:20:36

Astronaut Jose Hernandez reminds parents how today's choices last forever SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although parents don't always realize it, the advice they give and the nutritional choices they make can have a life-long effect on their children. This parental influence is the motivation behind the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB)'s new campaign launching today. The new ads by the creator of got milk? and toma leche remind parents how choosing milk...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

2014-08-20 08:26:54

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" Available September 16 CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who you gonna call? On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30(th) anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men. The original...

2014-08-19 23:11:29

Peacock Alley CEO Jason Needleman and company Founder Mary Ella Bitzer will be on hand this week to personally show NY Now attendees the company's new showroom and fall luxury linen collection centered around the theme of The Great Indoors. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Luxury linens purveyor Peacock Alley announces the opening of a new showroom in New York City during NY Now. Formerly showcasing its wares in a shared space, the company has moved into its own, permanent showroom...

2014-08-19 12:27:01

Celebrity Mom Lends Her Voice to Help Improve Mom and Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new single by actress, singer and busy mom Hilary Duff will be featured in a March of Dimes public service announcement (PSA). "As a mom, I know there is nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Ms. Duff, mother of two-year-old Luca. "That's why I'm proud to support the March of Dimes in fighting the serious problems of birth defects...

2014-08-19 08:27:15

UNFORGETTABLE FILM NOIR CLASSICS IN ONE EXCLUSIVE DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection, containing must have films, that helped define the genre, debuts on November 4, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Film Noir - the dark, suspenseful style of filmmaking from the 1940s and 1950s - left an indelible imprint on the world of cinema as we know it. Whether it was the driven private eye, the flawed hero or...

2014-08-19 08:26:11

Participants have the chance to win $5,000 for the school of the winner's choice, plus free "Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy" books BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for back-to-school season, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announces the launch of the Zoinks Points for Education program and an accompanying sweepstakes. The program is designed to award one U.S. school with critical educational funding, while at the same time, instilling young students with...

2014-08-18 16:20:34

UC-San Diego Grads to Launch Quadcopter Training Video Series SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Aerial, San Diego's high flying startup, has exceeded 100% funding in its Kickstarter campaign with 22 days still remaining. The company is using the campaign to underwrite the cost of production for a video training series and online learning resources for aspiring quadcopter pilots and cinematographers. As the Kickstarter Campaign continues to grow, Spark Aerial's funded...

2014-08-18 08:27:38

Current CFO Lew Coleman Shifts Focus to Global Growth in New Role as Vice Chairman GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fazal Merchant is joining DreamWorks Animation as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Merchant joins DreamWorks following current CFO Lew Coleman's shift earlier this month to the role of Vice Chairman, where he will focus on global growth initiatives. Merchant will officially start on September 15, 2014....


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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