Latest Firefly Stories

2013-06-10 23:19:18

Celebrity Business Analyst announced its opinion on alternative methods of making movies to save money on production. The opinion is based on a Los Angeles Times article that outlined director Joss Whedon´s unconventional filming of his new film Much Ado About Nothing. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 CelebrityBusinessAnalyst.com today announced its opinion on unconventional methods in the filmmaking process. The site released its review on the back of a May 31 Los Angeles Times...

2013-05-14 23:03:33

Capcitron creates the Firefly Pick, a portable light show synchronized to music as it is being played. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Whether music is performed on a stage in front of thousands of people or on a couch with close friends, rhythm is an essential part of the experience. Many guitarists make use of complex and expensive lighting equipment to emphasize the rhythm, but such equipment is often impractical. The Firefly Pick, a recently launched Kickstarter project,...

2013-05-13 23:02:21

Glowing Plant brings on top Charlotte-based digital marketing firm to assist in crowdfunding campaign. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Glowing Plant uses synthetic biology and Genome Compiler's software to actually create plants that glow in the dark. This project is the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting for the planet and the team behind it is seeking funding for the project, which is where Command Partners comes in. Glowing Plant has hired the top digital marketing...

2013-05-07 23:32:04

This spring, Fireflies, also known as Lightning Bugs, will begin flashing their little tail lanterns at each other as they attempt to find a mate yet with environmental changes affecting so many firefly habitats, finding that date with a mate is getting much more challenging. So this year, Firefly Magic is coming to their rescue. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Designed and patented to accurately reproduce the flashing of Mother Nature´s fireflies or lightning bugs, Firefly Magic Firefly Lights...

2013-04-25 23:02:41

Today Headup Games is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Shiny the Firefly for iOS and Android. This high-quality graphics game combines the best gameplay elements of adventures, games of skill, and puzzle games while being as addictive as a Jump´n Run. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Today Headup Games is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Shiny the Firefly for iOS and Android. This high-quality graphics game combines the best gameplay elements of adventures,...

Latest Firefly Reference Libraries

2005-09-09 08:49:52

The soldier beetles (Cantharidae) are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles. They are closely related to the Lampyridae, or firefly family. Some are important predators of aphids during their brief adulthood.

2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

2005-08-25 08:59:58

Photuris is a genus of "fireflies" (actually beetles in the family Lampyridae).

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.