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2014-09-15 12:24:36

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer son, Manuel, who was touted as the World's Youngest Animal Trainer in the 1930s? The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is providing a glimpse into Brownsville's past at the Brownsville History Harvest! We are excited to bring the award-winning Texas Film Round-Up back to Brownsville. Beginning...

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2014-09-01 05:01:38

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC. Kalev Leetaru, the Yahoo! Fellow in Residence of International Values, Communications Technology & the Global Internet at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy in Georgetown’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign...

2014-08-11 12:24:49

Newly-published streaming video guide at RerunCentury.com makes historic public domain television shows easier to find and view CORVALLIS, Ore., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RerunCentury.com, a TV reference site established in 2010, has now published its curated directory of the public domain television episodes uploaded to the Internet Archive Moving Image Collection. This new uniquely structured interface sorts the thousands of classic TV videos at Internet Archive into...

2010-12-17 00:00:44

Inkstone Software today announces MegaReader 2.0 for iOS, an update to their best-selling, customizable iOS eBook reader that gives users access to over 1.8 million free books. Updated, it is now a Universal app, ideal for running native on iPad's large screen. Featuring in-app connectivity with such book catalogs as Feedbooks, Project Gutenberg, Baen Free Books, Smashwords, and the Internet Archive, both classic and modern books may be downloaded free and stored indefinitely. Portland, OR...

2010-12-15 07:20:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MidCenturyTV.com, a comprehensive guide to classic TV shows on the Web and DVD, has published a new directory to connect viewers to The Internet Archive's classic TV sub-collection of digital media. The new guide at http://www.midcenturytv.com/ia adds a user-friendly layer of indexing to over 2,000 historic videos at Internet Archive, a loosely organized repository which until now has had no such directory of shows. Internet TV viewers can now...

2010-08-30 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three compilations of images from more than half a century of NASA history are available for comment on a section of the photo-sharing site Flickr known as The Commons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Visitors to NASA on The Commons can help tell the photos' story by adding tags, or keywords, to the images to identify objects and people. In addition,...

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2010-08-30 11:00:00

Three compilations of images from more than half a century of NASA history are available for comment on a section of the photo-sharing site Flickr known as The Commons. Visitors to NASA on The Commons can help tell the photos' story by adding tags, or keywords, to the images to identify objects and people. In addition, viewers can communicate with other visitors by sharing comments. These contributions will help make the images easier to find online and add insight about NASA's history. The...

2010-07-27 10:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Streaming downloadable video and audio from the conference "Israel's Nuclear Arsenal: Espionage, Opacity and Future" is now available from PULSE Media and the Internet Archive: http://pulsemedia.org/2010/07/14/israels-nuclear-arsenal-espionage-opacity-and-future/ High-definition video of this panel discussion was recorded at the International Spy Museum in downtown Washington, DC on July 7, 2010. Three panelists and moderator Jeffrey...

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2010-05-06 11:05:00

The number of book titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is small, even though audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books. The nonprofit organization Internet Archive in San Francisco is attempting a new service that will change that.  The group has hired hundreds of people to scan thousands of books into its digital database, which will more than double the available titles for people who are not able to...

2010-02-11 20:39:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Book Alliance today issued the following statement in response to Google's Request for an Amended Google Books Settlement Approval: The Open Book Alliance and many other objectors, including the U.S. Department of Justice, authors, publishers, academics, libraries and privacy advocates from around the world have collectively made the case for rejection of the amended settlement agreement proposed by Google, the Association of...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.