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zombie apocalypse
2015-02-27 10:40:13

Reading "World War Z", an oral history of the first zombie war, and a graduate statistical mechanics class inspired a group of Cornell University researchers to explore how an "actual" zombie outbreak might play out in the U.S.

2015-02-26 12:20:53

With another beneficial real estate opportunity for two new Grease Monkey locations in Illinois and Wisconsin, Northstar continues its effort to serve corporations nationwide. DENVER,

2015-02-24 12:24:21

Long Island Brand Storytelling Agency Shares Seven Steps to Brandtelling Success SMITHTOWN, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-19 23:01:35

HUSH Canada, the leading retailer of adult sexual health and wellness products, is pleased to be the first to offer the Fifty Shades of Grey™ Red Room Originals. Edmonton,

2015-02-18 08:28:50

Shocking, disturbing, but exceptionally enertaining! LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In nature, the book covers many real life situations in unexplainable detail.

2015-02-18 08:27:23

What Pet Should I Get? picture book to be published by Random House Children's Books on July 28, 2015 NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-02-17 23:12:36

2015 Imagine Dragons tour tickets are on sale to the public today, and BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com has unleashed an inventory of seats at reduced prices.

2015-02-17 12:26:10

Supermodel Coco Rocha to introduce her First Apparel Line as part of Robust Collection of Cinderella-Inspired Designs Developed Exclusively for HSN ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb.


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Aswang
2014-01-20 10:15:00

The aswang is a creature from Philippine folklore and is featured in many myths and stories of that culture. Other names for the aswang are, tik-tik, wak-wak, bal-bal, and sok-sok. It was also the most feared of the mythical creatures dating back to the sixteenth century. The aswang is described as a combination of a vampire and a werewolf with bloodshot eyes. However, no definite characteristic can be established with the variety of stories and descriptions reported, but there are some...

Spectral Bat, Vampyrum spectrum
2012-07-13 14:21:36

The spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) is the only species in the Vampyrum genus. Its other common names include Linnaeus's false vampire bat, the spectral vampire bat, and the false vampire bat. Despite these names, it is not related to the false vampire bats that are found in the Old World bat family. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, from Ecuador to northern and central Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and the island of Trinidad. The spectral bat can reach an average body length of...

Silver-Haired Bat, Lasionycteris noctivagans
2012-04-25 08:00:07

The silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) is the only species in the genus Lasionycteris within the large family of vesper bats. It can be found in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda. Also known as silverwings, this bat is the most common in the forests of the United Sates. The bats are almost black in color with dense, silver tipped fur that makes them look “frosted”. At approximately 3.9 inches, this bat is considered medium sized. It can weigh up to .4 ounces. It...

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