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2014-09-10 12:24:00

Shakespeare Goes Digital to Connect with Today's Students NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students returning to school will have a new ally in tackling the complexity of Shakespeare's language: an e-book version of "Romeo and Juliet" that combines the text and a filmed performance by professional Shakespearian actors - all on the same "page." The WordPlay(TM) Shakespeare e-books, with "Romeo and Juliet" as the latest addition, unites text, film, translation notes and other...

2014-09-10 08:27:34

A Film That is Changing Our Country, One State at a Time SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Chelsea's Light Foundation, in conjunction with the San Diego Film Festival, announced a Pre-Festival screening of "Chelsea's Light: A Brother's Journey" on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The film chronicles the journey of Tyler King and his quest to stop crimes against children and the predators who commit them. Tyler is the brother of Chelsea King, who was raped and...

2014-09-10 08:25:54

Contest challenges students to honor the legacy of Schindler's List by engaging in community service inspired by survivors' testimonies and showcasing their action in an IWitness video essay. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secondary school students have the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles by entering the second annual IWitness Video Challenge hosted by USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education....

2014-09-09 23:12:07

The perfect job choice right out of college, probably no longer fits. New company, E-Serious.com, uses innovative process to help career builders find the right job. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In the proverbial Brothers Grimm tale, Cinderella parties all night. She hustles like crazy trying to get home before midnight. In her haste, Cinderella loses one of her 'glass slippers'. The obligatory fairy tale prince finds the shoe. He searches for the girl it perfectly...

2014-09-09 23:00:16

A stunning story full of action, adventure and suspense deep within ‘The Final Frontier’ (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 AUSTRALIA – War tore apart Johua, a ruling planet in space where power meant everything and corruption of power ruined not only Johua but all other planets awakened to space travel. A team of Johuan scientist devised a plan that would contain if not eliminate their foe, the Ovions. The plan involved the introduction of EM1, an emotional management technique, that would...

2014-09-09 12:25:11

Website Supports Film's Theatrical Re-Release and Special Edition Blu-ray Release NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with the 30th anniversary of Sony Pictures Entertainment's blockbuster film Ghostbusters, relentlessGENERATOR, a digital marketing and eCommerce solutions provider, was tapped to create engagement-focused online destinations to support the film's theatrical re-release and special edition Blu-ray anniversary release. The original 1984 film has been...

2014-09-09 08:25:49

The world little remembers the murder of more than 1 million Indonesians in 1965, but in Indonesia the massacre is honored as a patriotic act NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The opening scene of The Act of Killing raises the first of many startling questions: What on earth does a line of beautiful female dancers, emerging from a huge fish sculpture beside a picturesque lake--in a scene that looks like it belongs in a Fellini movie--have to do with the massacre of...

2014-09-08 23:12:03

Eco-Friendly baby furniture company Baby Appleseed donates over $345,000 in nursery furniture to Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.)/Fashion Delivers to families in need all over Southern California and Las Vegas. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 “Kids in Distressed Situations is a charity that Baby Appleseed has worked with in the past, and we are very happy to continue our support of this amazing, and much needed charitable organization", says Neill Herbert, CEO of...

2014-09-08 23:07:12

One man’s struggle with a haunting past and hidden personality CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 “In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer,” Robert Louis Stevenson wrote in “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Alastair Davie’s new book, “A Sixth Sense,” takes a look at split personalities and the consequences one person faces in a personal battle of good and evil....

2014-09-08 16:22:56

Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington, Jada Pinkett Smith and Goldie Hawn along with Little League Pitching Phenom Mo'ne Davis Headline An All-Star Line-Up of Guests Kicking off Season Two CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television's The Queen Latifah Show, hosted by global entertainment icon Queen Latifah, returns with an all new season on Monday, September 15 (visit queenlatifah.com for "Where to Watch" in your local market). This season Queen will...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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