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2014-06-20 08:22:40

Leading Florida Resort Announces Special Sale for First Weekend of Summer DESTIN, FL, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a top rated Florida destination, offers something for everyone this summer, including great discounts, events and more. To celebrate the official kick-off to summer, Sandestin is offering a special 72 hour sale with 35% off rates. Sandestin's First Weekend of Summer 72-hour Sale Book between Friday, June 20 and Sunday, June 22 for amazing summer...

2014-06-17 12:20:38

COLUMBUS, Ind., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies in Columbus, Ind., announced that it will help sponsor the fireworks display during the "Columbus Regional Health's QMIX Musical Fireworks 25" event on Thursday, July 3. Held at the Columbus Municipal Airport, this year's display will mark the silver anniversary of the free Independence Day celebration. More than 50,000 people are expected to attend, making it the largest single-day event in...

2014-06-12 16:26:19

Eye physicians and surgeons remind the public that fireworks are not toys SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year.(1,2) With the Fourth of July holiday just weeks away, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public that fireworks are not toys but incendiary devices that can cause devastating eye injuries. The Academy is issuing tips to help deter...

2014-04-22 16:26:38

PICK YOUR OWN ULTIMATE SOUNDTRACK TO ATLANTIC CITY'S JULY 4TH FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR AND YOU COULD WIN A DO AC SUMMER BEACH PACKAGE ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate America's independence, Atlantic City is asking "the people" to choose the official soundtrack to Atlantic City's July 4th fireworks spectacular. Produced by the Atlantic City Alliance, all fireworks lovers are invited to pick their favorite songs for one of America's largest fireworks shows at...

2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200) announced that it has commissioned Fireworks by Grucci, to produce the Star-Spangled Spectacular Fireworks on September 13, 2014. Grucci is a 5(th) generation family-run business that holds the Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display ever recorded. The pyrotechnic fireworks display will be visible...

2014-02-21 08:21:47

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mrgsf5/sodium_chlorate ) has announced the addition of the "Sodium Chlorate Market in China" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Understanding of the supply and consumption situation of sodium chlorate in China is very important for suppliers, purchasers and investors who intend to enter China's sodium chlorate market. Global demand of...

2014-01-09 20:20:50

BELLPORT, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guinness Book of World Records officially certified the fireworks performance designed and executed by Fireworks by Grucci on New Year's Eve 2013 in Dubai as a World Record. The new world standard set by Grucci--which included some 479,651 choreographed firework effects --smashed the record previously held by Kuwait. The record setting performance, which featured customized patterns, effects, and music, emanated from over 550 locations on...

2014-01-02 23:03:43

Pixel Film Studios brings Final Cut Pro X users PROPYRO™, a collection fireworks plugins. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Post-production studio and FCPX effects developers, Pixel Film Studios, announced the launch of ProPyro today, a professional fireworks effects pack for Final Cut Pro X. "ProPyro is a great FCPX plugin that will compliment any party video, new years show, or sports recap," said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios, "It's...

2013-12-30 12:21:23

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FireOne, developer of the world's most advanced digital firing system and integrated fireworks-to-music choreography system, is the vendor of choice for thousands of New Year's Eve fireworks displays all around the world. "This New Year's Eve, fireworks companies around the world know they have but one chance to make hundreds of millions 'ooh and awe' with their spectacular aerial displays of light and sound. There are no...

2013-12-30 08:24:55

-IMG Artists To Produce Dubai's Official Attempt For The Largest Firework Display- DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Artists, the global leader in the performing arts and lifestyle events management owned by principals Barrett Wissman and Alex Shustorovich, announced that it has been appointed to oversee the ambitious plan to break the official Guinness World Record for the world's largest firework display in Dubai. The planned display will...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'