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2014-08-26 08:28:15

Pete Delohery Award honors late author of Lamb to the Slaughter DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Book review ezine Shelf Unbound's Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book now includes a prize for sports-related works. In addition to best overall winner, the competition will present the Pete Delohery Award for Best Sports Book, which carries $1,000 cash prize. The winner, selected by the editors of Shelf Unbound, will be featured along with the winners and...

2014-08-26 08:27:29

Mackevision Medien Design GmbH (http://www.mackevision.com) has won for its contributions to the fourth season of US television series "Game of Thrones" STUTTGART, Germany, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency ( http://www.epa.eu ) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://ots.de/wLKov The fourth season of "Game of Thrones" has won this year's Emmy Award in the category "Outstanding Special and Visual Effects"....

2014-08-26 04:20:42

WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, and LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research solutions, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the addition of new content to its Packaged Facts Pet Products and Services Knowledge Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 The Pet Products and Services Knowledge Center provides users with direct access to tens of thousands of charts, tables, and pages of analysis on numerous topics in the pet industry from...

2014-08-26 04:20:36

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston Wins Fourth Emmy® for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered five Emmy(®) awards Monday evening for the final season of its groundbreaking dramatic series, Breaking Bad. The series, which earned 16 nominations and six wins total, essentially sweeping the top drama awards, took home Emmys(®) for Outstanding...

2014-08-26 00:21:04

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood's biggest television stars celebrated their achievements wearing platinum jewelry at the 66(th) Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and related parties this evening. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139563 From the multiple modern cocktail rings as seen on Gwen Stefani, to Jessica Pare's vintage pendant necklace, A-list women chose to showcase their jewels in naturally white platinum settings that truly enhance the brilliance of...

2014-08-26 00:21:02

A breadth of gold jewelry looks dominate TV's biggest night LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a sea of carmine red dresses, a mix of decadent, vintage and modern gold jewelry reigned supreme, from the restrained elegance of sleek gold bangles incorporating the use of negative space to the intricately embellished earrings and rings fit for a queen. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139557 Lead actress nominee Michelle Dockery chose a selection of architectural...

2014-08-26 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NATIONAL DOG DAY Profile America -- Tuesday, August 26th. It is said that "every dog has its day," and according to an animal welfare organization in Oregon, today is it for every dog. Now in its 11th observance, this date is National Dog Day. The occasion has two goals. One is to honor dogs,...

2014-08-26 00:20:39

Taylor Schilling, Zooey Deschanel, Allison Tolman, Chelsea Peretti, Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos in Modern Diamond Red Carpet Looks LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forevermark diamonds graced the red carpet of the 66(th) Primetime Emmy Awards. New and classic diamond trends emerged as top nominees and TV personalities chose to don the responsibly-sourced diamonds for television's biggest night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139532 Emmy Nominee Taylor...

2014-08-26 00:20:15

More than 55% of AutoTrader visitors who own a dog take their furry friend into consideration when choosing a new car ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 10(th) anniversary of National Dog Day, AutoTrader.com's expert editorial team has named their picks of the "Must-Shop Cars for Dog Lovers." More than 56 million American households own a dog(1), and these furry family members factor in when it's time to pull a new car into the driveway. In a recent survey, 55...

2014-08-25 23:01:35

Starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig and Ser’Darius Blain, the feature film was released in theaters nationwide on Friday, August 22, 2014. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 When the Game Stands Tall is a film inspired by the true story of De La Salle High School football team’s winning streak of 151 straight victories over 12 years. The movie is about Coach Bob Ladouceur building his seemingly invincible powerhouse, while he emphasizes purpose and significance rather than...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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