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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...

Fairy Tales And Phylogenetics - The Evolution Of Storytelling
2013-11-15 04:36:15

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “Once upon a time…” That’s a familiar intro that we all know, in one form or another. In most cases, we all grew up with folktales. They’re passed down from generation to generation, told by doting parental figures to their children, not just to entertain, but to convey some moral lesson or cautionary warning. Folktales are a way to teach values and, in some cases, common sense. Now a fascinating new study shows that...

2013-11-12 23:32:54

Available through Android and Apple devices, CINNA Apps’ (Magical Movie Memories) Christmas-themed application is released early November 2013. Appleton, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Created by Western New York based company, CINNA Apps (Magical Movie Memories,) the “Santa Visits Our House - 2013” app creates a personalized video of Santa Claus visiting the actual home of each user. Using snapshots of various spaces within their household, the entire video has a sense of...

2013-11-01 23:04:44

The Bigfoot CMMS producer has been selected among peers and competitors by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce. Center Harbor, NH (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Smartware Group Inc, producer of Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), has been selected for the 2013 New Hampshire Excellence Award among all its peers and competitors by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce. Each year, a panel of industry executives and consultants oversees...

2013-10-31 23:29:01

With 5 new styles of Ugly Holiday Sweaters, online retailer Stupid.com has created a line of tacky, tasteless, but above all, hilarious sweaters to wear to any Christmas party or Festive event this Holiday season. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The holidays are all about parties - and no holiday party is complete without ugly holiday sweaters! Whether it's an actual ugly sweater party, or just for crashing a party with some tacky holiday cheer, Stupid.com has what you need...

2013-10-31 23:21:04

Christmasgifts.com presents something to Ho Ho Ho about with the latest Christmas kid video and holiday contests. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Christmasgifts.com, the premier virtual marketplace for Christmas gifts for men, women, kids, as well as unique and personalized gifts for everyone, is excited to present a different Christmas video. Fans will be captivated by the expressive nature of this cute, charming little girl where it shows her in her own element, singing a rap...

2013-10-24 23:25:40

The Fit Body Boot Camp Santa Barbara personal training center is getting ready to celebrate their Grand Opening by hosting a fundraising event on Nov. 2nd to benefit the local county food bank. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The Santa Barbara personal training center known as Fit Body Boot Camp has today announced plans to host a Grand Opening fundraising event on Saturday, November 2nd from 11 am until 2 pm to benefit the local county food bank at their 4175 State Street,...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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