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2015-04-23 23:03:16

Dialogic, a global networking software and infrastructure solution provider, today announced the winners who built WebRTC applications on Dialogic® PowerMedia XMS ™ at TADHAcks-mini London

2015-04-22 23:02:45

“The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” ― Malcolm Gladwell Seattle,

2015-04-22 00:20:54

- Game for Girls and Women Logs Over 3 Million Members Globally - TOKYO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CYBIRD Co., Ltd.

2015-04-21 23:03:12

iRecover, an innovative addiction treatment program originated by Jim Gray of Alberta,

2015-04-21 12:32:02

The sponsorship deal marks the first for the 2015 Golden Globes Awards® winner and star of the CW's hit television show "Jane the Virgin" NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-21 12:22:40

ISTANBUL, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Airlines wraps nine year old Ada's winning picture of her dream holiday onto its newest aircraft, naming the

2015-04-20 23:14:27

NorthStar Edges into the Top 15 on the SD&I Fast50 Rankings in 2015 Orem, Utah (PRWEB) April 19, 2015 NorthStar Alarm, an authorized Honeywell smart

2015-04-17 23:03:32

Surviving the ravages of the zombie apocalypse may not be as urgent as movies like World War Z and TV shows like The Walking Dead make them out to be, but the experts at SureFire CPR know from

2015-04-17 12:22:11

Founder Terry Blackhawk Retiring in June DETROIT, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InsideOut Literary Arts Project (iO) is pleased to announce a national search for its next Executive

2015-04-17 08:25:39

The book-app completes the awarded iPoe Collection trilogy with more than 10 Edgar Allan Poe illustrated & interactive stories BARCELONA, Spain, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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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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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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