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2010-10-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Most heroes don't get noticed but they inspire people in small and large ways every day. Perhaps there is no place where this is truer than in high schools across the country. So today, SUBWAY®, along with Facebook and Electus, is helping high school students recognize the everyday heroes at their schools. SUBWAY® and Ben Silverman's next generation multimedia studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq:...

2010-09-28 08:41:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actors, models and sports stars will join an international gathering in Ft. Lauderdale Oct. 17 to honor five outstanding individuals from Latin America and the Caribbean who have improved the lives of the most disadvantaged people in their communities, the Pan American Development Foundation announced. www.HeroesoftheHemisphere.org (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-16 14:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) partner for the fourth consecutive year to present Stand Up for Heroes at the Beacon Theatre in New York on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8 p.m. Jon Stewart will host the night of music and comedy-- the traditional kick off of the New York Comedy Festival -- which will feature special performances by Tony Bennett, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, The 4Troops and other surprise...

2010-09-13 17:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today the launch of the 2nd Annual Characters Unite Awards; part of its Characters Unite community affairs campaign to address social injustices and bridge cultural divides. The awards were created to recognize extraordinary individuals who have made a significant and lasting difference in efforts to fight prejudice and discrimination, while increasing tolerance and acceptance. This year, eight winners will each receive a grant of...

2010-08-12 04:32:00

ESPOO, Finland, August 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heroes creator Tim Kring and the Ovi by Nokia-powered (NYSE:NOK) new social benefit entertainment pilot, Conspiracy For Good(TM) (CFG, http://www.conspiracyforgood.com/), concluded successfully this past weekend with more than half a million downloads of CFG casual games and apps from Nokia's Ovi Store, over 4,000 dedicated members joining the global movement online, enthusiastic attendance at the four live events in London, and...

2010-06-22 04:52:00

ESPOO, Finland, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "Heroes" creator Tim Kring and Nokia (NYSE:NOK) today unveiled Conspiracy For Good (CFG, http://www.ConspiracyForGood.com), an inaugural movement that blends online and real-world tasks to effect social change through audience participation. CFG combines Kring's original storytelling (http://www.ConspiracyForGood.com/about) and Nokia's Ovi platform (http://www.ovi.com) to create a dramatic, fictional experience using interactive...

2010-06-03 10:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Experience all the intrigue and suspense of the final volume of "Heroes" Season 4 in this five-disc set that includes all 18 gripping episodes from the fourth season's volume, Redemption, debuting on Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def and DVD August 3, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. As the Heroes mourn fallen friends and face dangerous new foes, prepare for a wild ride, filled with shocking twists and turns, through an ominous...

2010-06-01 09:26:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ELLE, the number-one global fashion magazine, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with TRESemme, the number-one styling brand in the U.S.* Through the partnership, ELLE and TRESemme, along with CAA Marketing, a division of the leading entertainment and sports agency, CAA, will launch "Dirty Little Secret," a print and digital graphic novel series, which follows the lives of savvy, stylish and single women living in NYC....

2010-05-28 16:46:00

BURBANK, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Since its highly-anticipated premiere in September 2004, ABC's LOST has revolutionized primetime television, bringing big-screen adventures home with a powerful story of survival. Attracting a massive fan following and huge critical acclaim, LOST has already become a pop culture phenomenon. Now, celebrating television's most original and creative series, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment proudly debuts Lost: The Complete Sixth and...

2010-05-25 17:39:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over Carrie, there's a new woman taking Manhattan - Riley Kendrick. "Dirty Little Secret," a new, graphic novel web series created in partnership ELLE and TRESemme, follows six of NYC's most connected women around the Big Apple. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100525/CG10907) The 10-part series, which premieres on May 25th on ELLE.com/DirtyLittleSecret and the TRESemme Facebook fan page (Facebook.com/tresemme), follows the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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