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2013-12-03 23:29:01

Popular Holiday Website Uses Tracking Technology Developed by AGI Exton, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) are once again teaming up to track Santa’s Christmas Eve trek across the globe. Beginning December 24 at 2:01 a.m. EST, visitors to the NORAD Tracks Santa® site, http://www.noradsanta.org, can use 2D and 3D tracking maps created by AGI—known as Santa Trackers—to follow Santa on his annual...

2013-11-26 23:30:57

Gallup research shows that bad managers are costing the U.S. an estimated $550 billion annually and that 70% of all employees are not actively engaged at work which puts 70 million jobs at risk of extinction. The launch of Greg L. Alston's new book. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The Gallup organization recently published, State of the American Workplace. "This latest report provides insights into what leaders can do to improve employee engagement and performance in...

2013-11-23 23:01:43

Mangrove Software gives from the heart and encourages family tradition this holiday season with a spectacular light display and distribution of toys to children and activities in the Tampa Bay community. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Mangrove Software, a leading cloud provider of human capital management solutions, has announced their first annual Every Kid Gets a Toy event. With more than 40,000 dancing lights, Mangrove turns its property into a nighttime tropical winter wonderland...

2013-11-22 23:21:39

Kids of all ages can create stocking stuffers and gifts for their loved ones. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Always a big fan of the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), Santa Claus has decided to set up his first-ever satellite toy workshop in MOSI’s own inventor’s studio, Idea Zone, from Nov. 22 – Dec. 31. Kids of all ages can think, design and create cool stocking stuffers and gifts for their parents and grandparents in preparation for the big day. “I’m really proud...

2013-11-19 23:00:49

Launches Design Contest with GRABCAD; Entries Accepted until Sunday, November 24th; Winning Design to be Turned into 3D Ornament that is Part of GE's #3DPrintMyGift Holiday Campaign North Pole and Niskayuna, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 GE is teaming up with GRABCAD to launch a design contest and crowdsource a new 3D design for Santa’s sleigh. Details, specifications and rules for contest can be found here. A team of 3D experts from GE’s Additive Manufacturing Lab will judge and...


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Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Mapinguari
2014-04-22 13:41:18

Mapinguari The mapinguari or mapinguary is an ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Amazon rainforests of Brazil and Bolivia. It is also known as the Isnashi. Several attempts to find physical evidence that the creature exists have been conducted. Samples have been gathered, but when analyzed it was found to be from known animals and some of the castings of tracks were inconclusive. Native folklore has described the creature as having only one eye, long claws, backward feet, a...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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