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2013-10-22 23:27:41

Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year. AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog®, offer tips on how families can stay safe while trick-or-treating. By following these simple safety tips, families can stay safe while still enjoying a fun, spooky holiday. Las Vegas, Nevada; Palo Alto, California; and Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year. AlertID and the National...

2013-06-25 23:26:04

The National Crime Prevention Council, (home of McGruff the Crime Dog®), and AlertID join forces to provide important safety tips and advice to help families keep safe over the Fourth of July Holiday and every day. ARLINGTON, VA and LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The National Crime Prevention Council, (home of McGruff the Crime Dog®), and AlertID join forces to provide important safety tips and advice to help families keep safe over the holiday and every day. “Keeping...

Smokey Bear Celebrates 68th Birthday At Mission Control
2012-08-09 08:34:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On August 9 Smokey Bear is turning 68. NASA, the US Forest Service (USFS), the Texas Forest Service and Smokey Bear are getting together to celebrate Smokey´s day at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The well liked mascot will tour the center and will record a promotional announcement for NASA Television to air later in August, 2012. Representing the Advertising Council Inc.´s longest running public service...

2012-06-30 23:00:44

Smokey Bear and NASA Astronaut to highlight earth, forests & wildfire Juneau, AK (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 The U.S. Forest Service launched an important partnership with NASA that coincided with the mid-May liftoff of a new crew for the International Space Station (ISS). Through this partnership, the ISS crew may use high resolution photographs to document the extent and impacts of wildfire in the U.S. NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and his Russian crewmates, Soyuz Commander Gennady...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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