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2014-05-28 23:01:10

Frozen is the latest creation of the wildly popular and successful Disney On Ice franchise. The movie that captivated audiences this past holiday season and set box office records is now being turned into an Ice Capades, and TicketProcess.com is now offering tickets to a variety of North American shows. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 A total of 39 ice skaters and other live stage professionals have been cast, and the group features some of the most well-known and talented people in the business....

2014-05-27 23:00:49

On Sunday, June 1, 2014, a free public community event will bring together local performers, dancers, artists and community activists to explore the intersection of music and social good. The event is part of a multi-state tour to key US cities focusing on the power of arts to transform communities. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 On Sunday, June 1, Beats Rhymes & Relief, in association with the Setting The Pace Foundation, is hosting a free public community event “The...

2014-05-27 16:23:52

At long last a consulting firm to guide filmmakers to desired rating goals LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Rating Advisors, Inc. (FRA), a breakthrough consulting company backed by former MPAA raters, launches this month to help filmmakers get the ratings they desire, without adding budget stress or losing artistic integrity. FRA co-founders Howard Fridkin and Barry Freeman offer their combined 23 years of MPAA experience, which includes the rating of more than 15,000...

2014-05-27 12:37:25

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - comScore, (NASDAQ: SCOR) a world leader in Internet measurement, assessed RIWI's patented Random Domain Intercept Technology (RDIT(TM)) and its ability to randomly intercept Web users representative of the U.S. Web population. comScore compared its extensive U.S. Internet datasets to RIWI's RDIT sourced respondent populations and found "nearly complete convergence, with a statistically significant correlation of 0.996". It concluded the RIWI...

2014-05-23 23:05:27

Apploi continued to expand across the country with its sweeping initiative to provide easier access to jobs using its groundbreaking mobile-first hiring technology. Apploi has partnered with businesses and other organizations in San Francisco, a major mall on Market Street and the America Works employment agency, to make its job search and hiring app readily available to jobseekers. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 This week, Apploi, a leading New York City-based tech company, continued to expand...

2014-05-23 23:00:46

5 FAQs About Reimbursing Employees for Their Individual Health Insurance Costs Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new information on reimbursing employees for their individual or personal health insurance costs. According to Zane Benefits’ website, small businesses, nonprofits, and health insurance professionals often have questions about health insurance reimbursement. Zane Benefits’ website says, an employer...

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 repair and body shop in DeSoto, Texas, so their car can be fixed properly and professionally. Mac Haik Ford DeSoto uses the latest and most high-tech equipment to ensure their customers get the best possible repairs to help them get their car back to the way it was before the accident. Having a car...

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 website--for a forthcoming feature on keeping the kitchen more germ-free--both used the Healthy House Institute (HHI) as an expert resource in April-May 2014. But it's all in a day's work for HHI President Allen Rathey, who notes that HHI has also been quoted in (among others): -- The national consumer...

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 US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce its 15th annual K’NEXpert Search, launching May 21, 2014! The nationwide K’NEXpert Search challenges young builders to design and submit a creative, original model made entirely from K’NEX® parts that will be judged on criteria such as...

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 family has not been given a Tufts Hospital medical plan as stipulated by the reunification plan. The release of Justina Pelletier should not be held hostage by the incompetence of DCF. Concern mounts that Justina will not be released by June 20 which is when the Pelletiers are allowed to...


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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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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.
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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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