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2013-09-09 23:02:48

7 Speed Reading™ software developer eReflect recently teamed up with blogger Dan Bloom to introduce the next big literature genre to the public: cli-fi, literature inspired by climate change. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Climate change has spurred a number of movements, from worldwide green campaigns to whale hunt banning and polar bear saving, and to making urban cities more human and green. All in all, climate change seems to have become an integral part of 21st...

2011-11-21 06:08:00

LONDON, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson.co.uk has built an interactive map that details the evolution of western dance music [http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-09/28/lunchbeat ] over the last hundred years. This interactive timeline [http://www.thomson.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/infographic/interactive-music-map/index.html ] shows the birth place and evolution of different genres of western dance music, and how they influenced each other to create...

2011-11-08 21:33:20

Whether you love the "Harry Potter" series or despise it, there may be a psychological explanation behind your opinion. Russell Webster, Kansas State University doctoral student in psychology, Sherwood, Ill., recently discovered that people experience fantasy differently, which explains why some people enjoy it more than others. According to Webster's research, people participate in fantasy at different levels of cognitive and emotional intensity, which helps determine how much they...

2010-05-31 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Made for movie lovers, Showflicks.com - the umbrella site for FrightFlicks.com, FightFlicks.com and GiggleFlicks.com - is the ultimate home for horror, martial arts and comedy movies online. They said the web would hip, they said the web would cater to you, but with online movies, more and more we see the same standard, faceless corporate fare. But movies - especially horror, martial arts and comedy movies - are an escape, a love, a cult, a load of fun...

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2010-05-21 09:40:00

So close and yet so wrong "“ you might love heavy metal like Metallica but your music platform suggests you should also like the Sixties sound of The Doors, simply because both bands are classified as rock. New research published May 20 in New Journal of Physics (co-owned by the Institute of Physics and German Physical Society), shows that searching for the temporal aspects of songs "“ their rhythm "“ might be better to find music you like than using current automatic genre...

2010-05-12 19:25:00

LOS ANGELES, CA/>, May 12/> /PRNewswire/ - Media 8 Entertainment, a leading film entertainment company engaged in the production, financing, acquisition, and worldwide licensing of theatrical feature films, and producer of Academy Award(R) winner "Monster," announced today that Kurt Russell/> is attached to play the lead in "Undying" (formerly known as "Reaper"), a supernatural thriller written by Gary Whitta/> (writer of Warner Bros' recent hit film "Book of Eli"). Media 8...

2009-03-04 15:28:00

Award-winning journalist to direct both Genre Magazine and Washington Blade's editorial vision NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genre Magazine, a division of Window Media LLC, the nation's largest gay publishing group, today announced the appointment of veteran LGBT journalist Kevin Naff as Editor-in-Chief of Genre Magazine. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic planning for the magazine, while continuing his post as Editor of Washington Blade -- the...

2009-01-27 09:50:00

Researchers at the University of Essex hope to answer this question by getting more volunteers to take part in their online game, Phrase Detectives.Jon Chamberlain, from Essex's School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, explains: "ËœHuman language is not an unconnected series of words, phrases and sentences but a series of people, objects and ideas that refer to each other in different ways. The complexity of language makes it sound "natural" to a reader but it can be...

2008-10-29 09:00:16

Blastbeat Ltd, the creators of the Coca-Cola Blastbeat programme in Ireland, the award winning Teen Music & Multimedia Business project (www.blastbeat.org), and Kaltura, Inc. (http://www.kaltura.com), developer of the first open source video platform for video management, creation, interaction, and collaboration, announced today that the companies have partnered in order to add advanced video functionalities to the Blastbeat.tv and Blastbeat.org sites. The goal of the partnership is to...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

On the heels of a record breaking U.S. summer box office totalling more than $3.9 billion, all eyes are fixed upon the Florida based studio that has been capturing the interest of industry insiders for the past several years. "DreamVision Animation LLC", the CGI core of DreamVision motion pictures, has commenced initial production on one of the most valued properties within the market structure. The DreamVision full length animated musical "Anna" is based upon the actual events documented in...