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2014-09-17 20:21:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ART 3 opened in May 2014 in Bushwick near Luhring Augustine, with its Inaugural Exhibition covered by The New York Times T Magazine, Primer. ART 3 was created by Silas Shabelewska, formerly of Haunch of Venison and Helly Nahmad Gallery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146876 ART 3 presents CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS after PROUST curated by Anne Strauss, an independent curator, formerly Associate Curator in the Department of Modern...

2014-09-12 23:07:38

Nationally and internationally renowned author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will speak at Scottsdale Community College Thursday, Sept. 18 as part of the school's American Indian Program (AIP) speaker series. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Nationally and internationally renowned author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will speak at Scottsdale Community College Thursday, Sept. 18 as part of the school's American Indian Program (AIP) speaker series. Alexie will present at 6...

2014-09-12 16:20:45

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, will participate at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference in Dana Point, California on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Representing Lear will be: -- Matt Simoncini, President and CEO -- Jeff Vanneste, Senior Vice President and CFO Lear's webcast will begin at 1:35 p.m. PDT and will run approximately thirty...

2014-09-12 08:23:52

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday 13th September is Roald Dahl Day - a celebration of the life and work of the legendary children's author. At leading independent online book retailer the Book People, there's a whole host of bargain deals on Roald Dahl titles. Roald Dahl Day takes place each year on the late author's birthday, with a range of events taking place all over the world. This year is particularly special for Roald Dahl fans as it...

2014-09-12 08:23:15

BEIJING, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced it will launch open beta testing for its 3D MMORPG "Legend of the Condor Heroes," on September 25, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/CNTH023LOGO Adapted from Louis Cha's acclaimed classic martial arts novel of the same Chinese name, "Legend of the Condor Heroes" is Perfect...

2014-09-10 12:24:00

Shakespeare Goes Digital to Connect with Today's Students NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students returning to school will have a new ally in tackling the complexity of Shakespeare's language: an e-book version of "Romeo and Juliet" that combines the text and a filmed performance by professional Shakespearian actors - all on the same "page." The WordPlay(TM) Shakespeare e-books, with "Romeo and Juliet" as the latest addition, unites text, film, translation notes and other...

2014-09-09 16:23:33

World's Leading Maker of Arcade-Quality Pinball Games Announces Pro and Limited Edition Versions of The Walking Dead MELROSE PARK, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced today the availability of its Pro and Limited Edition models of AMC's The Walking Dead pinball machine. Inspired by the hugely popular AMC drama, the newest Stern game brings the hit series to life on the pinball...

2014-09-09 08:34:21

Milanoo, an acclaimed online destination for the fashion fanatics around the world, has recently improved their Lolita line of fashion apparel with the inclusion of a designer collection. CHENGDU, China, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their ongoing effort to provide better products to customers, Milanoo has just made a key enhancement of their impressive range of products. The company's popular line of Lolita fashion outfits will now include an exquisite range of designer...

2014-09-09 08:25:20

The So You Think You Can Write grand prize winner will be offered a two-book publishing contract, a series-specific editor, marketing and PR support, social media training and a summit meeting with the creative team NEW YORK and LONDON and TORONTO and SYDNEY and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin (Harlequin.com), one of the world's leading publishers of books for women, today unveiled the dates of its tremendously popular So You Think You Can Write online...

2014-09-09 08:25:09

Album: 3CD, 2CD, Double Vinyl And Digital Download Single: Limited 10" Vinyl And Digital Download NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOTHING HAS CHANGED released by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings on November 18th collects together for the first time the definitive collection of Bowie's music from 1964 to 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060130/LEGACYLOGO Fifty years on from his first recordings, David Bowie continues to be at the vanguard of contemporary culture...


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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
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'