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Legionnaires’ Disease Appears At Luxor Hotel, One Dies
2012-01-31 08:34:07

The Southern Nevada Health District announced that three guests from the Luxor hotel have contracted Legionnaires´ disease since early last year. Two cases recovered but one guest recently died as a result, reports Jackie Valley of the Las Vegas Sun. Legionnaires´ disease, a form of pneumonia, can cause high fever, chills, cough and occasional muscle aches and headaches. Symptoms typically occur two to 14 days after being exposed to the bacteria. The disease takes its name from...

2009-06-16 09:02:36

An enormous image of Optimus Prime from the upcoming movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has been draped over the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas, SkyTag said. Towering above all of Las Vegas, Optimus Prime is crashing through (the city's) most iconic structure, the Luxor Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, protecting all of mankind, SkyTag said in a release Monday. With piercing eyes and special lighting effects, Transformers has taken over the pyramid on the strip. Paramount/Dreamworks enlisted...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.