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2014-05-23 08:20:50

Body shop in DeSoto, Texas at Mac Haik Ford DESOTO, Texas, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After being involved in an accident, drivers want to be sure they find the best collision

2014-05-22 12:23:30

HHI Earns Other Kudos, Too BOISE, Idaho, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Better Homes & Gardens--for a story on how to paint a home interior safely--and NBC's Today Show

2014-05-21 23:04:55

2014 K’NEXpert Search Will Award Four Creative Builders a Grand Prize Package Worth Up to $2,000 Hatfield,PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 K'NEX, the only

2014-05-20 16:27:04

BOSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two weeks after issuing a reunification plan, DCF still has not given any specific timeline or fixed dates on implementing their own plan. The

2014-05-20 08:26:58

With the summer months quickly approaching, UdevelopME announced that they will be joining forces with other entertainment companies to bring a weekly talent show to Long Island's Adventureland.

2014-05-19 08:31:40

PlanSource powers one of first state exchange success stories after Affordable Care Act; Automated SaaS solution cuts enrollment process from 90 days to an hour ORLANDO, Fla., May

2014-05-17 23:02:09

FlipHTML5.com now introduces that its digital publishing solution is capable of embedding rich media to online magazines.

video game energy usage
2014-05-17 04:39:54

The current generation of video game consoles are on pace to cost American consumers more than $1 billion annually in electricity bills, with $400 million of that coming when the systems are in standby mode.

2014-05-15 20:23:47

STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration

2014-05-15 20:22:54

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As a rare occasion in its 185-year history, the Crypt of the Notre?Dame Basilica will open its doors to the public as the venue for the Treasures of Napoléon,


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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