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2013-02-13 23:04:18

The Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition is kicking off the “Karat Gold” program and encouraging couples to forgo the chocolates this year and go to restaurants that use locally sourced food. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Area eateries have better access to fresh, local food thanks to the launch of the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition´s (GKCFPC) “Karat Gold” program. The program, free for participants, connects restaurants,...

2008-03-11 00:00:00

Like many women, I've collected an assortment of gold jewelry over the years, and some of it I never wear anymore. Recently, I decided it was time to join the growing number of people who are taking advantage of skyrocketing gold prices to turn old bling into fast cash. Certainly, the time is ripe. On Tuesday, gold closed at $963.90 an ounce - up 15 percent since the beginning of the year, and 52 percent since the end of 2006. The last time gold prices soared like this was 1980, when the...


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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.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
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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