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2011-06-29 13:15:00

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it will release Madonna's "W.E." on December 9, 2011 in New York and Los Angeles. The film will expand to additional markets in December, with wide release anticipated by mid-January. Madonna's narrative feature directorial debut, W.E. is co-written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, produced by Madonna and Kris Thykier and executive produced by Scott Franklin (BLACK SWAN). It stars Abbie Cornish...

2011-06-17 11:30:00

Rebuilding Together Hosts Official National Healthy Homes Pre-Conference Event with Lowe's and Carter's Kids WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together is hosting a special pre-conference event, Building a Healthy Neighborhood, preceding the National Healthy Homes Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation provided a $350,000 grant to Rebuilding Together towards the...

2011-06-03 09:00:00

Volunteers to repair homes and build playground during Rebuilding Together's Building a Healthy Neighborhood WASHINGTON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together today announced plans to host a special pre-conference event, Building a Healthy Neighborhood, leading up to the National Healthy Homes Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110603/DC13428LOGO) (Logo:...

2011-06-02 08:13:00

CARMEL, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pen Pal Kids Club, the world's only safe, translated global social network for children, today announced its global launch. Pen Pal Kids Club is an edu-tainment website where kids can freely SHARE, EXPLORE & PLAY with other kids around the world. "I have always believed that if kids had the opportunity to experience one another on a 'global playground,' learned prejudices would be virtually non-existent," says Pen Pal Kids Club Creator and...

2011-05-09 12:54:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Second Annual Youth TakeOver Festival announced their official partnership with SFK-Success For Kids, Inc., who will be one of the main beneficiaries of the Second Annual Youth TakeOver Festival, taking place on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Los Angeles Center Studios located at 500 S. Beaudry Street in downtown Los Angeles. This outdoor festival invites families to hang out and enjoy a variety of attractions including food,...

2011-04-28 14:26:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Films has preemptively purchased the spec script THE GREYS from writer Adam Cohen and from producing partners Sean and Bryan Furst. F. Javier Gutierrez (TRES DIAS aka BEFORE THE FALL) is set to direct the film. The announcement was made today by Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company (TWC). The logline of the sci-fi thriller is currently being kept under wraps. "We are thrilled to be collaborating on this exciting script with...

2011-04-25 17:16:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from Submarine Entertainment all rights to THE BULLY PROJECT, the acclaimed new documentary from Emmy and Sundance award-winning filmmaker Lee Hirsch (AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR PART HARMONY) that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 23. The deal covers all rights in North America, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Germany. TWC also acquired...

2011-04-14 12:07:00

Top Military and Congressional Leaders Applaud National Guard and Reserve Children WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of the Month of the Military Child, four children were recognized today as "Our Military Kids of the Year" at the second annual "A Celebration of Our Military Kids' Star Power" event at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, DC. The event comes as First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden announce the "Joining Forces"...

2011-04-13 08:15:00

NORRISTOWN, Pa., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman, a nationally recognized anti-child abuse advocate, set out to raise awareness among children and parents about the dangers of browsing online with her just published book, The Mouse Who Went Surfing Alone. Inspired by her own children who, like most youngsters, are exposed to Internet games and social media networks more and more frequently, Ferman wanted to create an outlet for parents...

2011-04-06 05:00:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- imbee, the kids' social network, today announced imbeeRadio, the first just-for-kids on demand unlimited streaming service that offers a personalized and safe listening experience for its users. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/MM57192LOGO) With a music library of over 8 million songs to choose from, imbee users can listen to artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber, Willow Smith and many, many...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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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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