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2014-07-30 23:10:03

The Green Girl documentary chronicles the amazing story of Susan Oliver, one of the most prolific actresses of the 1960's, an original member of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and a record-setting female aviator. The long-awaited film makes its DVD debut at the 2014 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention and may also be purchased via the movie’s website. Las Vegas, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Baby Boomers will remember Susan Oliver as one of the most important...

2014-07-30 20:22:27

Fans Can Watch The Bachelorette Finale Now at ABC.com LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood's celebrated jewelry designer Neil Lane (www.neillanejewelry.com) added sparkle to ABC's season finale of the hit romance-reality series The Bachelorette, which aired Monday, July 28 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), when Andi Dorfman accepted a proposal from Josh Murray with a handcrafted diamond and platinum engagement ring designed by Neil Lane....

2014-07-30 12:34:19

Influential board supports regional efforts to improve technology workforce and advance economic development DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its mission to promote public policies and economic issues to advance the technology industry, the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) today announced four appointments of technology industry leaders to its board of directors for 2014-15. Skip Newberry, president of the Technology Association of Oregon,...

2014-07-29 23:12:32

Having cured over 20,000 hangovers, Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven prepares for expansion and publication. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Launched in 2012 by veteran anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Burke, Hangover Heaven surpassed 20,000 hangovers earlier this year at its Vegas location. Having exceeded that benchmark, Hangover Heaven prepares for expansion and the publication of research data related to the 20,000 plus veisalgia cases treated at the medical practice. The only licensed...

2014-07-29 23:11:47

Reliable online provider Ticketability.com is delighting customers with Phantom of the Opera theatre tickets for sale at lower prices. Customers are invited to utilize savings code “COUPON” for an additional discount on any seats for a limited time. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Ticketability.com has reduced the cost of Phantom of the Opera Theatre tickets that have already been selling at lower prices on the secure website. Customers are invited to use savings code...

2014-07-29 23:11:38

Luxurious Egyptian cotton duvets and shams are made from a pattern of woven words reminding one to relax, sleep and breathe for the ultimate unique sleep experience. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Guests at Napa Valley's quintessential luxury resort, Auberge du Soleil, will be indulged in a new sleep experience. The top of each luxurious resort bed is adorned with soothing INTENTIONS™ Linens by Peacock Alley. These expertly crafted, 100% Egyptian cotton white duvets and pillow...

2014-07-29 20:22:23

YORK, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rich Wurzbach, President of MRG Labs of York, Pennsylvania, USA announced that MRG has named PanAn Testing & Engineering Company, Ltd., China, as the exclusive distributor of the Grease Thief(®) sampling and testing technology products for China, Macau and Hong Kong. The Grease Thief(®) extracts representative grease samples from critical machinery for subsequent analysis and condition based maintenance. Compliant with the ASTM D7718...

2014-07-29 16:30:33

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Computer Graphics (CAD/CAM, Visualization/Simulation, Digital video, Imaging, Modeling/Animation) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Computer graphics industry, being a part of designing industries, is categorized by creativity and innovation skill set. Computer graphics software are now widely being adopted across many...

2014-07-29 16:23:41

3D Studio's "Driving Force" Has Been Integral to its Growth and Success BURBANK, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereo D, Hollywood's leading producer of 3D for feature films, has extended Aaron Parry's engagement as chief creative officer and executive vice president. The Burbank-based studio has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and recently added offices in London and Sydney. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/LA76083LOGO Stereo D is a subsidiary of...

2014-07-29 12:30:32

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB), and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced that Robert Zemeckis' Academy Award® Best Picture-winning Forrest Gump will get an exclusive one-week IMAX(®) re-release, coinciding with the 20(th) anniversary of the film's original theatrical release in 1994. The film will be digitally re-mastered for the immersive IMAX(®) format and...


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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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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