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2015-03-26 12:26:43

Handbag, luggage and accessories brand launches feel-good movement to make, capture, share and inspire moments of 'happy' NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kipling

2015-03-24 23:10:09

Finding a new perfume is a challenge; Scentbird the new perfume subscription, uses 500,000 authentic reviews by real women

2015-03-24 08:28:21

Program Includes Legendary Rewards and Exclusive Look of Highly Anticipated Sequel PLANO, Texas, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Are Marvel Avengers' fans bold enough to be a Super Hero? Doritos,

Cervantes
2015-03-20 18:54:12

Nearly four centuries after his death, a team of forensic scientists has apparently discovered the remains of Miguel de Cervantes, the Spanish novelist who wrote "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha", various media outlets reported earlier this week.

2015-03-18 12:24:55

Sci-fi/fantasy film, television and young adult book convention returns to Orlando July 30-Aug.

2015-03-17 23:05:16

New Principals Will Focus on Healthcare and Technology Investment Respectively Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 17, 2015 Polaris Partners today announced the

2015-03-17 08:26:06

WINS 'ALBUM OF THE YEAR' AT THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS Pre-Order Now Available TORONTO, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Leonard Cohen releases Can't Forget: A Souvenir

2015-03-11 08:25:23

Nick Bantock and Bound Press have launched a Kickstarter campaign in support of the development of three new interactive apps for iOS and Android based on the best-selling book trilogy 'Griffin & Sabine'

2015-03-09 23:01:41

Retired Army Officer and strategic analyst hails forthcoming book on global threat of militant Islam. Palisades, NY (PRWEB) March 09, 2015 Retired U.S.

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2015-03-09 13:27:45

This picture will be worth 1,000 words. In fact, it will be worth 1,000 years. Using a specially designed pinhole camera, this artist plans to capture a millennium-long image of the Arizona skyline.


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.