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2014-06-25 23:11:54

Imaginovation was nominated by UpCity.com for the top 50 web designers in Raleigh, NC due to their local brand recognition and high quality portfolio. Raleigh,

2014-06-24 12:32:35

Benefits Provider Debuts Redesign on HealthcareExchange.com DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BenefitMall®, the

2014-06-24 12:28:22

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snow Companies has been named a winner in the 35(th) Annual Telly Awards.

2014-06-24 08:30:29

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoimmune diseases are one of the top 10 leading causes of death in female children and women in all age groups up to 64 years.

2014-06-20 23:01:04

Hundreds of salon and spa owners are set to learn about critical employment issues facing the beauty industry. Ft.

2014-06-19 00:20:58

User-Friendly Data Tools Now Available For Journalists, Scholars, Decision Makers CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year following the release of its seminal report

2014-06-18 23:12:22

The Reid Effect Receives Eight Tellys in Six Years for Outstanding Production; What is in the Water in Scottsdale, Arizona? Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) June

2014-06-18 08:35:13

New offerings serve larger rooms and fill bigger screens, giving customers more options for sharing valuable business information LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-16 16:23:12

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining painting instruction with a wine bar, Muse Paintbar is now open for guests at the company's first Rhode Island location at 117 North

2014-06-16 12:27:29

New Video Series for Police and Dog Encounters Honored in Employee Communications and Training Categories AMENIA, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Telly Awards has named the


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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