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2014-07-28 23:01:40

Brooke’s Cooks Launch Event to be Held Thursday, July 31 at St. Nicks Alliance in Williamsburg, Brooklyn New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Brooke Jackman Foundation (BJF), a children’s literacy organization that has donated more than 200,000 books to children and families in need since its founding in 2001, announces the launch of Brooke’s Cooks, a new initiative designed to promote literacy, learning and family values, while encouraging healthy living among at-risk children...

2014-07-25 16:22:21

By Chaz Ebert CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Ebert Digital: COMIC-CON San Diego is under way, and it inspired me to go back and read some of Roger's reviews of superhero movies (ten of which are linked below). Roger confessed to having a particular fondness for the superhero comic book (graphic novel) movie genre. As I read some of the reviews, I realized that to me Roger was my Superhero, the glasses-wearing, mild-mannered film critic who...

2014-07-25 12:27:47

CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Galt Solutions announced today that Carlisle Brake & Friction, a leading provider of high-performance brake, clutch & transmission applications, has chosen the Atlas Planning Suite from John Galt to drive their demand planning process. Carlisle sought a tool that would enable a sophisticated demand forecasting process, rooted in powerful statistical techniques and with the power to grow beyond it. For Carlisle, Atlas Planning...

2014-07-25 12:23:46

Benefiting Pittsburgh Charities PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundred Acres Manor Haunted Attraction named "Pittsburgh's Best Haunted House" by Haunt World Magazine and featured on The Travel Channel as one of "America's Scariest Halloween Attractions," returns with a first-of-its-kind walk through zombie paintball attraction that will have you feeling like you stepped into a video game. Come face-to-face with some of the most brutal zombies around. After being directly...

2014-07-24 12:25:41

The garden of the villa is among the most spectacular and scenic examples of the Italian baroque FLORENCE, Italy, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Carlo Collodi spent his childhood at Villa Garzoni and its wonderful gardens, which are located in Collodi, Tuscany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-b ) It is in these magical surroundings that Pinocchio, the world's...

2014-07-24 08:42:35

FOLSOM, CA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Anything Technologies Media, Inc. (OTC-EXMT) today announced that the company completed a strategic partnership agreement with Northstar Electronics (OTC-NEIK) to take advantage of business opportunities using the combined capabilities of both companies. The two parties believe that their management, in-house engineers, manufacturing staff, marketing, and sales staff along with outside expert associates form a strong mix of professional...

2014-07-17 23:05:32

Personal memoir shares trials and triumphs of growing up blind. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Blind since birth, author Homer Page’s new book “It’s My World Too: Accepting Challenges, Embracing Life” is a testament to not letting circumstances become limitations. This personal memoir shares Page’s path to a meaningful personal and professional life, while shedding light on what it’s like growing up in mainstream America with a disability. Rather than make excuses for...

2014-07-16 08:24:33

'Diablo Nights' takes Acapulco Detective Emilia Cruz inside Mexico's Drug War ROME, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carmen Amato, author of the explosive Emilia Cruz mystery series, is pleased to announce a new book release. "Diablo Nights" is the third installment in the Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco. In "Diablo Nights," the deadly combination of a religious relic and a cruise ship murder victim propel Emilia Cruz, Acapulco's first female police detective, into a...

2014-07-14 16:22:30

CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patti Smith, known as the "Godmother of Punk" for her ability to fuse rock music and poetry, has been honored with the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award. The award will be presented on November 1 as part of a day of literary events co-presented by the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row program and the 25(th) annual Chicago Humanities Festival. Hailed as the queen of the American punk movement, Smith is an author, poet, artist and...

2014-07-14 12:30:32

CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabot Creamery has selected John Galt's Atlas Planning Suite as their enterprise demand planning software system. Cabot joins a long list of dairy providers that use the Atlas Planning Suite as part of their demand planning process, including Kemps, Organic Valley, Saputo, and many more. Cabot had previously used the ForecastX Wizard from John Galt to produce accurate statistical forecasts and build their planning process, but they needed to...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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