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2014-08-28 08:25:27

4D Wing Coaster Innovation is the Most Exciting Thrill Ride in the Park's History SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Fiesta Texas today unveiled plans to debut the most exciting coaster in the park's 22-year history -- BATMAN((TM)): The Ride, premiering in 2015. After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4D Wing Coaster challenges riders to "face their fears" as they flip head-over-heels at least six times along the weightless, tumbling journey. Along the way on...

2014-08-28 04:21:06

A Look-Back on the Evolution of a True Americana Theme Park GURNEE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America is excited to announce a celebration of 40 Seasons of Thrills in 2015. Initially built with a $50 million dollar investment, thousands of workers and enumerable details, Great America embodied the country's bicentennial with classic Americana-themed territories when it opened in 1976. Today, it is one of the largest theme parks in the country. Guests are invited to...

2014-08-14 00:21:20

Thrill Capital of the World Captures Coveted Fan Votes for #1 Theme Park VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four weeks of spirited voting, USA TODAY announced that Six Flags Magic Mountain, the "Thrill Capital of the World," is the winner of the Best Theme Park contest. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7298251-six-flags-magic-mountain-voted-number-one-theme-park-by-usa-today/ Noted...

2014-07-29 23:04:02

Pressman Toy Corporation and Goliath B.V. announced today that Goliath has acquired Pressman. - New York, USA and Hattem, The Netherlands (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Pressman Toy Corporation and Goliath B.V. announced today that Goliath has acquired Pressman. With products sold in nearly every major retailer, the combination of Pressman and Goliath creates one of the largest toy and game companies in North America. Goliath and Pressman have a long history of creating great products together....

2014-06-26 00:20:49

VALENCIA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Magic Mountain, the "Thrill Capital of the World," today launched its record-setting 19(th) coaster with the official debut of Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers in the revitalized Bugs Bunny World. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7256551-six-flags-magic-mountain-speedy-gonzales-hot-rod-racers-coaster Anchoring the newly refurbished children's area,...

2014-06-19 04:21:14

Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster with Tallest and Steepest Drop on the Planet GURNEE, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new GIANT in the world of wooden roller coasters makes its debut today! Six Flags Great America presents Goliath, the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world featuring the world's tallest and steepest drop. All total, this wooden marvel touts three world records and goes upside down twice making it the most extreme coaster of its kind on the planet! To view the...

2014-06-17 08:25:37

CINCINNATI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all underdogs are equal, and David Brat's victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's 7(th) district is an example of someone who used the underdog edge to win, according to Amy Showalter, author of "The Underdog Edge," a guide to help citizens accomplish change in Washington, DC., as well as their local districts. "Context plays a great deal in political campaigns, and the stars aligned at the right time for him. However, he...

2014-05-17 08:20:06

Goliath becomes Tallest, Steepest, Fastest Wooden Coaster GURNEE, Ill., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America announced today that the world's fastest wooden roller coaster with the tallest and steepest drop, known as Goliath, was "topped off" earlier today as the last section of the 165-foot-high structure was bolted in place. The high-thrill coaster is in its final stages of construction and will be ready to debut to guests within the next few weeks. The mammoth...

2014-05-05 08:24:35

Expanding Program for got2b Brand and Bringing Style to Non-Traditional Marketing Alliance GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, and Henkel North America today announced a two-year extension to their partnership agreement, designating the göt2b® brand, one of the industry's leading hair styling brands, as Six Flags' Official Hair Styling Product. This year, the göt2b...

2014-04-16 12:23:49

Davids and Goliaths Find Common Ground, No Stones Thrown NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "How can clean energy startups successfully sell to large organizations?" is a question that has vexed many entrepreneurs and frustrated many business decision makers on the buy side. Two clean energy startup veterans and two executives from large entities who would be their customers demonstrated the problem is more solvable than conventional wisdom indicates at a panel organized by...


Latest Goliath Reference Libraries

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Goliath Frog, Conraua goliath
2013-07-24 11:33:06

The Goliath Frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest living anuran on Earth. The largest known specimens can grow up to 13 inches long from snout to vent, and weighs up to 7 pounds. This animal has a relatively small habitat range, mainly in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Its numbers are decreasing because of habitat destruction and its collection for consumption and the pet trade. Their eyes can be almost .98 inches in diameter. The obvious tympanum has a diameter of about .20 inches and is...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'