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NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avatar New York is an award-winning web development agency.

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LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It took over sixty years, but the authentic location of comedic filmmaking pioneer Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios has been properly recognized and

2015-04-15 23:10:11

During High Point Market, Peacock Alley will host a Meet and Greet featuring Founder Mary Ella Gabler to launch the company's Spring 2015 Collection, "Welcome Home." Product features

2015-04-15 08:26:14

Eight-Part Series Combines the Spectacular Photography of Planet Earth with An Unprecedented Look At the Planet's Remaining Wilderness Areas and their Animal Inhabitants to Debut in 2019

2015-04-14 16:24:57

"WHEN GOD DOESN'T FIX IT" TO RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Worship leader and recording artist Laura Story's life took an unexpected

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ROCKFORD, Mich., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) today announced that it expects to report its first quarter financial results on

2015-04-13 23:08:03

SMPTE ST 2059-1 and ST 2059-2 Facilitate Manufacture of New Equipment “Timed” in Traditional Manner to Interoperate Properly With Existing SDI Infrastructure LAS

2015-04-13 23:07:31

One of America's Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies has expanded its operations construct to include a broader regional coverage areas to align with CSA's expanding customer base.

2015-04-13 23:04:45

Safe Sober Prom Night is celebrating its 25th year anniversary helping to keep high school teenagers safe from drinking & driving and doing drugs during Prom.

2015-04-13 08:32:34

First appointments include executives from Deluxe, Sony, Paramount and Cinedigm LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Event cinema business Arts Alliance, and its sister company, Park


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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'.