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2010-12-11 00:00:58

Fans of Popular HISTORY® and A&E Network Original Series can Buy Products Directly on Facebook New York, NY (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 AETN Consumer Products, a division of A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN), has announced today an initiative that will enable fans of AETN television programming to buy merchandise directly on Facebook. Beginning today, products tied to HISTORY® original hit series Pawn Stars and American Pickers, as well as A&E Network's Billy the...

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2010-12-07 12:49:30

A giant marabou stork has been found on an island that was once home to human-like "hobbits." Fossils of the stork were discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores, which is a place that became famous for many discoveries like the Homo floresiensis, a hominin species related to modern humans. Researchers say that the stork may have been capable of hunting and eating juvenile members of this hominid species. The finding also helps explain how prehistoric wildlife adapted to living on...

2010-09-10 03:29:00

System Will Replace Tape-Based Operations to Accelerate and Secure International Content Movement IBC 2010 IP731 (IPTV Zone, Hall 9) Signiant(R) (http://www.signiant.com/), Inc., the leading developer of content supply chain solutions ( http://www.signiant.com/content-distribution-management-software/), announced today that AETN UK, a joint venture between A&E Television Networks (http://www.aetninternational.com/) (AETN) and BSkyB (http://www.sky.com/), has chosen...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It all started with an "Intervention." When the programming executives and research managers at A&E Television Networks decided that they wanted a deeper understanding of how viewers responded to advertising in one of their hit shows, they discovered neurological testing. Shortly afterwards, they tasked NeuroFocus to apply this "21st century marketing science" to plumb the depths of consumers' subconscious reactions to the program content of...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICA THE STORY OF US, an epic 12-hour television event and national educational initiative covering 400 years of American history, will premiere on HISTORY(TM) on Sunday, April 25, 8 pm ET/PT. As the most in-depth television project ever produced by HISTORY, the remarkable new series will be presented by Bank of America®, who is providing an unprecedented level of support to bring viewers the adventure that became a nation....

2010-04-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A&E Television Networks (AETN) and Microsoft Corp. today announced an agreement in which AETN will use Microsoft's Admira television marketplace to help optimize sales of its inventory on Bio, History International and History en Espanol channels starting in April 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Through the use of aggregated, anonymized cable and satellite set-top box viewership data,...

2010-01-28 08:08:00

In the news release, New Harlem Fine Art Event For Black History Month, issued 27-Jan-2010 by Harlem Fine Art Show over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the Web site in the last sentence, should read "www.harlemfineartsshow.com" rather than "www.harlemfineartshow.com" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: New Harlem Fine Art Event For Black History Month Historic Gathering of Black Art at Harlem's Famed Armory NEW YORK, Jan. 27...

2010-01-27 15:40:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most celebrated African-American artists and the prominent galleries that specialize in Afro-centric works will exhibit their work at the 1st Annual Harlem Fine Art Show, Feb. 20 and 21, 2010. Bringing a major fine art show to Harlem and destined to become a highlight of Manhattan's annual Black History Month celebrations, the event will be held at Harlem's historic 369th Armory, 2366 Fifth Ave., between 142nd and 143rd Streets. It...

2009-11-10 09:28:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hugh Mercer Elementary School students are learning what it's like to be a hero from people who know: American veterans. The Fredericksburg City public school is participating in the annual Take a Veteran to School Day initiative sponsored by History(TM) and Cox Communications Northern Virginia. The event, which takes place Nov. 11, 2009, links local veterans with Hugh Mercer Elementary School's second grade students. Area veterans will...

2009-04-23 13:53:00

Magazine Highlights CEO's Interest Outside the Office ATLANTA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has chosen Tom Beaty, President and CEO of Atlanta-based Insight Sourcing Group and Founder of the Witness to War Foundation, as the subject of the April, 2009 "CEO Passions" section. This feature focuses on the non-business passions of Inc. 500 CEOs, and covered Tom Beaty's nonprofit organization dedicated to capturing the oral histories of combat veterans. The text of the article is...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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