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2014-07-21 08:29:38

For the first time ever, by activating each Butterfly Bottle with a smart phone or pad, Fans Have a Chance to Win a Trip to Mariah's Summer Party in New York and Get Access to Exclusive 40/40 Club Events NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the successful launches of the beverages Butterfly and 40/40 - Mariah Carey and former Def Jam President and CEO Kevin Liles are offering fans once-in-a-lifetime experiences, plus an exclusive look at Mariah like she's never...

2014-06-23 12:26:59

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bauer Media's teen digital division today announces significant organic growth: a 300% increase in unique monthly visitors across all websites over the last year.* In the last 12 months, unique monthly visitors quadrupled, now attracting nearly 4 million hyper-engaged readers every month. Page views are also up across Bauer's teen websites by an astounding 455%, climbing from 9.7 million to more than 54 million. The Teen Group's digital success year...

2014-06-11 16:24:55

RALEIGH, N.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Critical Press announces three new titles to join its list in 2015. In April the Press will publish Shots in the Dark, the collected film criticism of novelist Jonathan Baumbach. Baumbach wrote for The Partisan Review (and other publications) in the Golden Age of film criticism of the 1970s. In addition to pieces touching on topics such as the New Hollywood and Pauline Kael, the book will include an autobiographical essay about...

2014-05-20 23:13:43

The East Bank Club, the cornerstone of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, has upgraded their cardio entertainment system with MYE Club TV receivers and transmitters. Stevenson Ranch, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The East Bank Club, the cornerstone of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, has upgraded their cardio entertainment system with MYE Club TV receivers and transmitters. The East Bank Club serves over 10,000 members with a cardiovascular space exceeding 25,000 square feet and more...

2014-04-21 16:24:27

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Rafael-based Alcohol Justice and Studio City-based Writers In Treatment are pleased to announce that there will be no shortage of brilliant short films during the first REEL Recovery Film Festival - San Francisco Bay Area Edition - April 24-27, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "Our recovery short films are potent little vignettes and powerful stories," said Leonard Buschel, founder of Writers In...

2014-04-14 12:30:50

Focused on smart, edgy mysteries that tackle subjects teens face every day, The Poisoned Pencil's inaugural release, Death Spiral by Janie Chodosh, hailed as "compelling reading" SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poisoned Pencil celebrates the release of its debut young adult mystery, Death Spiral, book 1 of the Faith Flores Science Mystery. New Mexico teacher Janie Chodosh's debut novel has received high praise: "Chodosh spins a dark and gritty tale...and her...

2014-02-26 12:23:59

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Moving Picture Institute has announced the results of their second annual "Liberty in Film Awards." Unlike the upcoming Academy Awards, the Liberty in Film Awards recognize mainstream films that celebrate entrepreneurship and self-determination. "As the country turns to Hollywood for Oscar buzz and results, the Liberty in Film Awards encourage the public to reflect on films that celebrate freedom and individual rights,"...

2014-02-03 12:25:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Speaks', acclaimed resident theatre company The Living Word Project, and Intersection for the Arts' Campo Santo are proud to announce the world premiere of a new play by Chinaka Hodge entitled Chasing Mehserle. Chasing Mehserle begins where Chinaka Hodge's first critically acclaimed play, Mirrors in Every Corner left off. As a way of investigating communal response to the death of Oscar Grant, the playwright examines race,...

2014-01-29 12:24:31

Lodge Receives Distinction for Seventh Consecutive Year PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Travel Guide announced that it has again awarded Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge the prestigious Forbes Five-Star award. This marks the seventh consecutive year the Lodge has been bestowed with the hospitality industry's highest honors, maintaining Stein Eriksen Lodge's position among an elite list of 97 prestigious lodging establishments in the world...

2014-01-20 12:21:26

LANCASTER, Pa., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- T&M Associates, a leading consulting, engineering and environmental services provider, has opened a new office at 1853 William Penn Way, Lancaster, PA 17601. From this location, T&M provides regulatory compliance, planning, permitting, engineering design, construction management and energy consulting services to transportation, water, educational/institutional, local government, power and utilities, healthcare and commercial...

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2010-10-12 18:40:32

The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'