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2014-09-17 16:24:21

Fertile Ground Presents Confluences of Personal Relationships and Historical Forces That Changed the Face of 20th Century Art OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) combine their collections for the first time in Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California, an unprecedented exhibition opening September 20, 2014, that illuminates local histories and social forces that changed the face of...

2014-09-17 08:27:06

FEATURING AMBASSADOR ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY AND EXCLUSIVE SHORT-FILM SERIES 'INSPIRED' NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moroccanoil, the global leader in oil-infused beauty products, is proud to announce the launch of INSPIRED BY WOMEN(TM), the brand's first-ever multimedia advertising campaign created to inspire, celebrate and empower women around the world. At the heart of the new platform is a digital short-film series INSPIRED, helmed by filmmaker Bryce Dallas Howard...

2014-09-16 20:22:03

Creator of premium, emergency water aligns with housing expo event to educate public on the benefits of aluminum can water and its role in all types of emergency situations LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Preparedness Month. In support, Blue Can water is sponsoring radio emergency preparedness spots on CBS' KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO -Southern California's only all-news radio station. The Apartment Association, California Southern Cities (AACSC) has been...

2014-09-16 04:20:32

TSX: TAOOTCQX: TAOIF VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF), reports the Company has agreed that after encountering extreme drilling conditions, including high pressure shallow hydrocarbon zones, in the interest of safety, the surface section of the Waitangi Valley-1 well, located in Petroleum Exploration Permit 38348, will be plugged and abandoned. CEO Garth Johnson commented; "Waitangi Valley-1 encountered very high hydrocarbon zone...

2014-09-15 16:25:34

A guide to everything you need to know, hear, and see during Chicago's most exciting cultural season CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The October issue of Chicago magazine features its largest-yet annual Fall Preview guide, highlighting art exhibits, plays, and concerts worth your money this season. Discover 16 of the best standup comedians, 14 popular plays written by women, 10 literary salons for every taste, and one not-to-be-missed art show by Shaq. Plus: 76 concerts, performances,...

2014-09-15 12:28:28

- The ENDURE Trial to assess efficacy of the novel Drug Coated Chocolate® PTA (Chocolate® Touch) SINGAPORE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalist-listed QT Vascular Ltd. ("QT Vascular" or together with its subsidiaries, "the Group"), a developer and manufacturer of minimally invasive medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases, is pleased to announce that the Group has enrolled the first European patients in the ENDURE Trial in Germany. Multiple patients have...

2014-09-10 08:23:34

Fuel Testing Completed in Late July;Supply Agreement for Temperanceville, Virginia Facility SCOTTSDALE, AZ and CALGARY, AB, Sept, 10, 2014 /CNW/ - RDX Technologies Corporation ("RDX" or the "Company") (TSXV: RDX, OTCQX: RGDEF, FSE:RL7), a water treatment and energy technology company, today announced a fuel supply contract with Tyson Farms, Inc. (Tyson). Dennis M. Danzik, Chief Executive Officer of RDX, stated, "We are extremely pleased to announce a successful fuel test last month...

2014-09-09 08:28:14

The Irreverent Candy Empire Partners With SNL To Produce Candy Line In Celebration of 40th Anniversary; In-Stores September 10th DEERFIELD, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cheeky candy empire, IT'SUGAR, teamed up with Saturday Night Live (SNL) to introduce a line of candy and novelty items celebrating 40 years of the irreverent variety show. The line consists of famous sketch inspired candy and novelty items made to elicit the same hefty belly laughter the show is so well...

2014-09-08 12:25:51

Jesse Heiman's First Starring Role As An Awkward Orthodox Jewish Teen Who Finds Himself Fighting for His Life While Honoring His Faith LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a week of shooting, the dark comedy starring one of Hollywood's most familiar faces is "in the can" and being edited. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143487 "Schmoolie the Deathwatcher" is a darkly hilarious short film about Schmoolie Lazar, an Orthodox Jewish Teen, who...

2014-09-04 08:28:38

Jane's Addiction, Devo, We Are Scientists and Macy Gray Among Initial Roster of Musicians and Films Coming Together for Five Days of Events from October 8th - October 12th, 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival will showcase a wide array of artists and music-focused films taking place from Wednesday, October 8(th) through Sunday, October 12(th). Events during the five-day annual festival will be held at venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'