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2013-12-28 23:01:04

Next T-Mobile target may be Termination Fees, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. He is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 T-Mobile USA will unveil their next marketing strategy, code named Houdini, at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in early January 2014 in Las Vegas, says the Investors Business Daily Dec 27. Technology analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “T-Mobile’s next act may focus on...

2013-07-20 23:04:07

The Independent Investigations Group (IIG) has announced the finalists for their Seventh annual awards ceremony. These include Eugenie Scott, PhD, Mark Cuban, The Onion.com, “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” and “The Hamster Wheel.” Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The Independent Investigations Group (IIG), the international skeptical research and science advocacy organization, has announced the finalists to be honored in their annual awards ceremony recognizing the...

2013-04-07 23:02:24

Thom Fillinger tells an intriguing story and unravels the mysteries behind the disappearance of an exploration team and government´s effort to hide the truth in guise of national security TIFFIN, Ohio (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 It was late in autumn in nineteen-hundred and ninety. Flying saucer mania was rampant. The American public was very curious about such mysterious things as, the paranormal, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and the Bermuda Triangle. For the most part, the public was...

2012-09-27 23:01:20

Regardless of swaddle technique, parents become frustrated by their baby´s ability to break out of his or her swaddle. It might seem impossible to keep those little arms tucked inside. But before rushing out to buy another swaddle device that may not get the job done, the folks at Park Innovations may have come up with the solution. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Park Innovations, LLC, a company dedicated to provide sleep solutions to parents of newborns, announces the...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

FULLERTON, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Houdini Inc., better known for their catalog and online storefront, Wine Country Gift Baskets, will ship its 50 millionth gift basket this holiday season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/LA84124) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/LA84124) Houdini Inc. was founded in 1984 by two Loyola Marymount University fraternity brothers, Tim Dean and John O'Brien. They operated out of a garage at first but today they are...

2009-08-19 14:22:23

New York animal authorities say a raccoon captured at City Hall earned the nickname Houdini when it escaped from its metal cage. Mike Pastore of Animal Care & Control said he was summoned to City Hall for the first time in his 15 years on the job Tuesday to capture a raccoon spotted on the roof by construction workers, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Pastore said it didn't take him long to catch the raccoon in a metal cage, but the animal soon broke free. He's one of the strongest...

2009-06-23 10:01:00

VALDOSTA, Ga., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- How long can you hold your breath? Magical entertainer Aaron Radatz hopes he can hold his long enough to escape from a wooden packing crate at the bottom of Wild Adventures' lake July 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. FREEDOM: An Underwater Escape has never been attempted in the region, and the death defying stunt is part of Wild Adventures' All American Weekend, which also includes explosive nightly fireworks choreographed to a dynamic and patriotic soundtrack....

2009-04-02 08:12:00

Steve Cohen Performs "Miracles at Midnight" at the Waldorf Towers NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Laughter, wonder, and amazement are still alive and well in Manhattan, at least in the presence of Steve Cohen, the magician whose long-running Chamber Magic show, held weekly in the Waldorf Towers, has delighted and astounded more than 200,000 guests; Woody Allen called it "a religious experience." At the stroke of 12, on the last Saturday night of each month, Cohen will now magically wave...

2009-03-17 21:50:31

A southern outlaw known for exploits like escaping from chains in the parking lot of a Waffle House in Tennessee is being handled with extra precautions. Christopher Daniel Gay, nicknamed Little Houdini because of his success getting out of custody, was arrested Monday in Florida, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Authorities in Florida say he stole a tractor-trailer rig and used it to steal a front-end loader. He is being treated as an escape risk. He is in isolation, said Carrie...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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