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2010-04-07 11:42:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiccup Media (http://www.hiccupmedia.com) announced today a strategic partnership with Conversation, LLC, who will provide digital marketing services for the production house. "We have always focused on having a strong sense of follow-through, from production to digital distribution and marketing," said Rob Simone, Co-Founder of Hiccup Media. "We now have a strong strategic partner that specializes in cutting-edge solutions that others are scrambling to...

2006-04-19 11:40:00

DUBLIN -- Persistent hiccupping in addition to weight-loss and difficulty swallowing could be a warning sign of cancer of the esophagus, an Irish researcher said on Wednesday. Professor Tom Walsh, of the James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin, told a meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland that some patients with esophageal cancer complain of persistent hiccups. "Up to now, hiccups have not been recognized as a possible harbinger of cancer," Walsh told Reuters. But in a study...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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