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2010-10-12 01:58:00

LONDON, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - We Spend Four Hours a day on Computers and are Addicted to Fiddling With Gadgets Britons spend over NINE hours a day fiddling with gadgets, it was revealed yesterday (11th October). The shock study of 3,000 men and women shows most are so reliant on modern technology they use it from the minute they get up until the minute they go to bed. Incredibly, the average person spends a minimum of four solid hours on the computer, and...

2010-09-24 02:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids under 10 are more likely to know how to turn on the television than write their own name or read a book, a study revealed yesterday. Researchers found that three quarters of children aged between three and 10-years-old can easily switch on the television and put their favourite programme on. And six in ten can happily turn on a computer or laptop, while 59 per cent can work the DVD player. Sky+ and the internet are also being mastered by children from...

2008-06-20 12:00:27

Cookie Jar Group and DIC Entertainment are pleased to announce that Cookie Jar has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with DIC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (DIC), a leading fully-integrated global brand management company headquartered in Burbank, California. Under the terms of the agreement, Cookie Jar will pay approximately US $31.5 million for all of the issued and outstanding equity in DIC in a transaction valued at approximately US $87.6 million. Upon closing, DIC will...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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