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2014-04-22 16:29:15

Astrology-Based Dating App Will Soon Be Downloadable on Apple App Store and Google Play ORANGE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackcraft Cult Inc. ("Blackcraft Cult") (OTCBB: BLCK), a recently formed media and technology company, has released a special preview of its highly anticipated mobile application, Blackcraft Zodiac. The app, designed to connect singles with compatible partners in their area based on their astrological signs, will soon be available for download in the...

2014-04-22 16:27:39

Winners to qualify for World Food Championships NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot off the grill! The World Food Championships and Bull Outdoor® Products are excited to announce that the Bull Burger Battles will be firing up for the second season in 2014. Bull Burger Battles are a nationwide series of live-event burger cookoffs to find the best burger cooks and chefs across the country. The champions of this year's five Burger Battles will be invited to compete as...

2014-04-22 16:27:11

McLEAN, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that 21 of its media organizations won a combined 65 regional 2014 Edward R. Murrow awards. Gannett Broadcast won 58 awards and U.S. Community Publishing (USCP) won seven awards. The competition is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. "With the largest group of journalists in the country, Gannett is committed to...

2014-04-22 16:26:05

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Martial Arts Kid is a film launching on Kickstarter on Monday, April 21 and is co-headlined by two martial arts legends - and you can't get a more natural or bankable pair for a Kickstarter than these two icons. The legendary "Dragons" are back - and martial arts fans are sure to be stoked and willing to pledge. Cynthia "Lady Dragon" Rothrock ("China O'Brien") and Don "The Dragon" Wilson ("Bloodfist") are teaming up as the co-headliners...

2014-04-22 16:23:03

Plastic PET bottle recycling increases 53 percent over 10 years NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets are now selling at higher prices than new PET produced from scratch at refineries. As of April 15, 2014, bulk virgin PET was selling at 72 cents per pound while recycled PET pellets were fetching as much as 77 cents per pound, according to PetroChem Wire, a chemical industry news and price reporting service that also publishes...

2014-04-22 12:35:11

- iCIMS earns its third Stevie Award for notable customer events, training programs, and the iCARE(TM) Customer Support Site - MATAWAN, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, proudly announces it has been awarded a Bronze award for the prestigious 8(th) Annual Stevie Awards in Sales and Customer Service. This marks the third consecutive time iCIMS has received...

2014-04-22 12:30:55

Employees celebrate Earth Day by planting 1,500 trees across Canada OAKVILLE, ON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Mediacorp has named Siemens Canada one of Canada's Greenest Employers - for the third consecutive year. Listed alongside only 54 other companies, the announcement was in the Globe and Mail's special national report today. The firm was also recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers earlier this year. The award highlights Siemens' key success factors for preserving the environment,...

2014-04-22 12:28:34

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today K.J. McDaniels, First Team All-ACC and ACC Defensive Player of the Year, announced his declaration to the 2014 NBA Draft. The 6'6" G/F Clemson Junior is projected to be a 1(st) Round Pick. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111219/LA24973LOGO "My time at Clemson has been life-changing but I'm excited for the future, and grateful for this opportunity to play at the next level." says the former Clemson Forward. Jason...

2014-04-22 12:27:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Country Music Association announced today that Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap, and Mac Wiseman will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Milsap will be inducted in the "Modern Era Artist" category, while Wiseman will be inducted in the "Veterans Era Artist" category. Cochran will be inducted in the "Songwriter" category, which is awarded every third year in a rotation with the "Recording and/or Touring...

2014-04-22 12:25:53

INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) has entered into a joint venture with Flexco, owned by popular Emmis personality Funkmaster Flex, to build a network of owned and operated digital platforms for Emmis' biggest personalities. One of radio's most visible personalities, Flex has built a large online and mobile audience with InFlexWeTrust.com and the DJ Funk Flex Mobile app. Flex will be working with other personalities in New...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Grootslang
2014-04-22 13:29:14

The Grootslang is a legendary creature said to inhabit a cave in Richtersveld, South Africa, as well as warm freshwater rivers and swamps. The name Grootslang loosely translates to “big snake.” The legend of the Grootslang tells that the creature has been around since the world began. Allegedly the creature was a mistake that the Gods created. Upon realizing what they had done, the Gods split the Grootslang into two creatures. The first elephants and the first snakes. However, one...

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

False Potto, Pseudopotto martini
2014-04-10 15:04:58

The false potto (Pseudopotto martini) is a primate that is thought to occur in Equatorial Africa. It is the only species classified within the genus Pseudopotto and has been studied using only the skeletal remains of two specimens. These were previously classified with the potto (Perodicticus potto) but were found to have enough distinctions to be classified as a species, although some argue that it could actually part of the West African potto species. Currently, the false potto is listed...

Eagle Owl
2014-02-20 08:46:46

The Owlman is a cryptid from Mawnan, Cornwell, similar to the Mothman of North America. The first reported sighting was on April 17, 1976 by two young sisters as they were walking through the woods near the Mawnan church. They claimed to have seen a large winged creature hovering above the church. The father would not allow his daughters to be interviewed but did supply a drawing made by the 12-year-old daughter. A second sighting was reported on July 3,1976, by a 14-year-old girl who...

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