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2014-03-06 20:20:21

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- THE MUSES Woman of the Year honoree, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell, will share her career insights and experiences on March 26, 2014 at the California Club. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/DC78835 Each year this event honors a woman or women who have made outstanding contributions in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The MUSES Woman of the Year benefits the California Science...

2014-03-05 16:22:23

BRISTOL, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) today announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and three states regarding claims under the Clean Water Act. The consent decree resolves a complaint by the EPA and state agencies alleging that the company's mining affiliates in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia exceeded...

2014-03-04 23:01:51

EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of the Mardi Gras celebrations with their live streaming webcams in the heart of New Orleans. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New Orleans is poised and ready for the biggest celebration of the year…Mardi Gras. The party descends on this city every year, bringing with it non-stop fun, colorful characters and crazy antics. EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of it all with their live streaming webcams. EarthCam...

2014-03-03 16:25:25

BOSTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a hearing today, the family of Justina Pelletier achieved three significant victories that lead them closer to bringing Justina home. First, the spurious gag order has been withdrawn and is no longer in effect. Second, no contempt charges will be filed against the Pelletiers for speaking publicly about their daughter's plight. Finally, responsibility for Justina's medical care has been transferred to Tufts Medical Center....

2014-03-03 08:32:39

WASHINGTON and LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UEberWizard includes more than 1.2 million grants and $600 billion of funding for easy access to track funding and research history UEberResearch, a leading provider of software solutions for research funders, announced today the launch of their free funding wizard for ORCID, under the name UEberWizard. The wizard allows ORCID users to import and associate their funding data with their ORCID...

2014-03-03 08:24:01

Draft Legislation from Chairman Shimkus is "Vital Step Forward" in Modernizing 38-Year-Old Statute RACINE, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's largest household goods manufacturers and a strong supporter of TSCA reform, applauded the release of the draft "Chemicals in Commerce Act" by U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. "We have long supported updating this antiquated statute," said Kelly M. Semrau,...

2014-03-01 23:01:14

Employers look to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA and health benefits advisors. According to Zane Benefits’ website, employers are looking to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The key ACA issues brokers and advisors should be discussing with clients...

2014-02-28 23:28:21

123Greetings.com, the world’s leading ecard provider, has unveiled an Ecard collection on Mardi Gras to celebrate the carnival mood. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Mardi Gras is the Carnival celebration characterized by merriment and revelry. It begins on or after Kings Day, and culminates on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is the last night of eating richer foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent season. Beads and Masks are a symbol of Mardi Gras, signifying the...

2014-02-28 00:21:19

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New video footage of a photo shoot done for EverythingNoHands.com shows some sizzling scenes of ENH Girl Tylara modeling Everything No Hands' tank tops and making a hot California day even hotter with her car stopping hula hoop street performance. EverythingNoHands.com, which is a new website dedicated to the pursuit of happiness through no handed activities, shows off its wild side in this fun new video. The video takes viewers to...

2014-02-27 23:01:02

Three Strategies to Offer and Pay for Employees’ Health Insurance Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on employer paid health insurance. According to Zane Benefits’ website, employers evaluate strategies to offer and pay for employees' health insurance. Employer paid health insurance is the most valued fringe benefit, and is an important tool for recruiting and retaining top employees....


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

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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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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