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2013-12-06 23:21:21

On Tuesday, December 10, fifteen volunteer pilots from Angel Flight West’s Utah Wing will fly into Cedar City Airport with toys, school supplies, books, backpacks, warm clothing...and Santa...bringing an early Christmas to the nearly 600 children at East Elementary School. This marks Santa's fourteenth annual run with the Utah AFW helpers. Cedar City, UT (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 On Tuesday, December 10 at approximately 9:30 a.m., fifteen Angel Flight West Utah Wing volunteer pilots...

2013-12-05 23:24:04

New Web Service Gives Children a Glimpse of Santa Working His Magic NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Santa Caught on Tape®, (http://www.santacaughtontape.com) a new Internet service from Park Bench Media, has created a sneak peak for children that will allow them to see Santa in the act without the need to stay awake all night. Imagine the wonder on Christmas morning when parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles can share a video clip with their loved ones of Santa putting...

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...


Latest Folklore Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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