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2014-12-16 12:30:13

Father of the "Metaverse" to Help Bring Magic Leap's Vision and Products to Fruition DANIA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Leap, Inc.

2014-12-15 08:30:02

New Personal Coaching from Weight Watchers-Certified Coaches Who Have Successfully Lost Weight NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc.

2014-12-12 08:23:51

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lois Duncan and James Ellroy have been chosen as the 2015 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA).

2014-12-11 23:01:27

The brutality and psychopathic behavior of deranged fifteenth century warrior made comparable to ISIS mindset by Author at book event Palisades, NY (PRWEB)

2014-12-11 12:22:55

TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Service Boasts 10 Million Members in Asia - CYBIRD Co., Ltd.

2014-12-09 23:08:50

New marketing push for book ‘Strange Tales of Rammsville’ gives a glimpse into the dark world of insanity. Peoria, Ariz.

2014-12-09 23:03:29

Story Cove launches Anansi and the Tug o’ War on website Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 Story Cove LLC is pleased to announce a new addition

2014-12-08 16:23:35

Six artworks by Gustave Doré and one by Aimé-Jules Dalou OTTAWA, Dec.

2014-12-05 23:06:17

Utah Business Magazine unveils the "Best Companies to Work For" award winners for 2014, including NorthStar Alarm as a runner up. Orem, Utah (PRWEB)

2014-12-05 23:05:39

Logan Burton participated in AMTC’s SHINE bi-annual event in 2012 where he met Jason Prisk, writer of the anticipated film “Crimes and Mister Meanors.” (PRWEB)


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.