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2014-02-19 23:02:42

Outdoor equipment demonstrations attracted large crowds of pavement maintenance professionals to National Pavement Expo (NPE), held January 8-11 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Fort Atkinson, WI (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Outdoor equipment demonstrations attracted large crowds to National Pavement Expo (NPE), held January 8-11 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The latest paving & pavement maintenance...

2014-02-19 12:28:45

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does attending an event with the best burgers in town sound like fun? Victory Living Programs' Cheeseburger in Paradise event is one of Fort Lauderdale's most anticipated fundraisers of the year offering a casual, fun island theme setting, great burgers, music and more! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/FL67124 ) Funds raised at the annual Cheeseburger in Paradise event being held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 6...

2014-02-19 12:22:06

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When commuters look at the Sun Trolley, they see safe, alternative transportation to single occupant vehicles. When Patricia Zeiler looks at it, she sees something that "makes a good city great." "Transportation excites me because it brings people together from many, many different communities. They meet in transit. They exchange ideas. It's the happening place," said Zeiler, Executive Director of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale...

2014-02-13 12:32:20

Center for Collaborative Research to house IBM supercomputer and one of Florida's largest wet-labs FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broward County will soon have a focal point for research and discoveries that will one day impact all of humanity. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140213/FL64266) On Thursday, Feb. 13, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) broke ground on a revolutionary Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) that will house an IBM...

2014-02-04 08:20:56

- Total retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2014 up slightly as compared to January 2013 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its total retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2014, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 19,434, compared to 19,351 in January 2013. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2014 were 18,964, compared to 19,351 in January...

2014-01-24 20:20:43

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open to families and bike riders of all ages, the 2nd annual Habitat for Humanity Bike Ride offers "something for every cycling enthusiast," including routes for families with young children, individual and expert riders. The ride kicks off at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale located at 401 Southeast 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/FL52011LOGO ) "Our mission as...

2014-01-17 16:22:46

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Literary Feast 2014, the Broward Public Library Foundation's annual celebration of books and authors, will feature more than 20 outstanding writers from March 15-17. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/FL48420) Literary Feast authors represent a variety of genres, including mystery, history, memoir, fiction, biography, social science and self-help. Once such author is Dani Shapiro, whose latest memoir - Still...

2014-01-15 08:25:58

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-and post-cruise cultural adventures in Fort Lauderdale can be the perfect complement to any cruise vacation, and Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment (A&E) partners are offering great values for passengers to soak up the area's renowned entertainment, art, beauty, history and more. As part of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau's "Cruise & Play" promotion, Broward Center for the Performing Arts,...

2014-01-13 08:30:45

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pembroke Pines City Commissioners have contracted with Fort Lauderdale-based Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. (CGA) to provide management for the operation and maintenance of all city-owned facilities and grounds, including Charter Schools. By outsourcing to CGA as a private contract provider, the city estimates saving an annual $504,405. The five-year contract is in the amount of $5.9 million per year. CGA will staff the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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