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2011-07-31 11:19:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It is two for the record books. Beach balls were bouncing and sunscreen was being smoothed onto arms, legs and noses as Cedar Point set two new world records earlier today (Sunday, July 31) during Guinness World Record Day held at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. During the first record-setting event, 401 guests were able to bounce beach balls for 10 seconds to establish a world record for most people bouncing beach balls at the same...

2011-07-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO), the world's leading premium spirits, wine and beer company, today announced the launch of QREAM WITH A Q(TM), an ultra-premium cream liqueur. "Qream" was conceived and developed in collaboration with Diageo, by Grammy Award-winning musician, cultural ambassador and style visionary, Pharrell Williams. Williams was instrumental in the development of the cream liqueur - from the taste and bottle design to the marketing and...

2011-07-11 08:15:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness Exploration Inc. ("Guinness"), (OTC-BB: GNXP), announced today that its partner Ansell Capital Corp. ("Ansell"), (TSX: ACP), has begun the summer drilling program on the Charlotte Project in the Mount Nansen area of the Whitehorse Mining Division, of the Yukon Territory. Ansell reports that to date 8 holes have been completed on the Flex Zone for a total of 1276 meters. The drilling program is planned for a minimum of 3500...

2011-06-08 13:30:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Captain Morgan brand announced today a $150,000 donation to the Loyola Recovery Foundation, based in Pittsford, N.Y., through its First Mate Fund, which was established by the brand in late 2010 to support responsible drinking initiatives and other programs that benefit the community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/NY48182LOGO ) Operation Economic Freedom, a program of the Loyola Recovery Foundation, focuses on providing job...

2011-06-08 06:08:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gildan Activewear Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of branded T-shirts and sweatshirts in the world, expects to break a Guinness World Record when it unveils the World's Largest T-shirt on Saturday, June 11th, 2011, during the Country Music Association's (CMA) Music Festival in Nashville, TN. The unveiling will be hosted by 19 Recordings/RCA Nashville singing artist Danny Gokey. On Saturday, Gildan will also be officially announcing...

2011-05-23 13:31:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, in partnership with Guinness World Records, announced the grand-prize winner in its Guinness World Records® Classroom Challenge at a record-breaking event held Friday, May 20th in Owingsville, KY. As grand-prize winners under the direction of 4th Grade teacher Jessica Goldy, the students of Owingsville Elementary School created the world's longest friendship bracelet. Students created a total...

2011-05-03 13:35:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness Exploration Inc. (Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board: GNXP) ('Guinness') announced today its partner Ansell Capital Corp (TSXV: ACP) ('Ansell') has successfully raised Cdn$5,582,000 (US$5,297,318) to fund exploration work at the Charlotte Project located in the Whitehorse Mining District of the Yukon Territory. This funding initiative fulfills a key term of the definitive Ansell Agreement executed on March 4, 2011 by Guinness,...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin