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2014-04-10 16:23:10

Rodney Dangerfield's New Website Gets Ultimate Respect By Webby Awards LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "If it weren't for pickpockets, I'd have no sex life at all." - Rodney Dangerfield. Iconic comedian Rodney Dangerfield is finally getting some well-deserved respect. Rodney is one of five nominees whose website is competing for the prestigious international Webby Award in the Celebrity/Fan category. He will have to duke it out against such notables as Beyonce, Jay Z,...

2014-04-10 16:22:19

Special effects legend Douglas Trumbull presents premiere of UFOTOG at Cinerama, along with dozens of science fiction classics and attendance of celebrity guests SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul G. Allen's iconic Seattle Cinerama Theater announces its second annual Science Fiction Festival, running from May 1-12, with 12 days of special programming. The festival will be highlighted by the world premiere of Douglas Trumbull's short film, UFOTOG, along with screening of...

2014-04-10 12:30:56

Archived video broadcast of event available at www.youtube.com/watch?v=guVY8k3Mk2k NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on April 1st at the historic Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., USA. Following the first event, which took place in October 2013 in New York City, the Washington, D.C. event garnered...

2014-04-10 12:20:59

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the first 120 miles of driving her new car off the lot, Jen Harken was in the repair shop for the first of six visits over the next year. From a loose fuse to a bad fuel pump to a damaged o-ring, the mom-of two, chief carpooler and corporate communications manager, learned some important lessons about what rights she had, and didn't have, when it came to buying a car. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b...

2014-04-10 08:36:29

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology and education go hand-in-hand in today's classrooms. OtterBox(®), the No. 1-most trusted case brand for smartphones in the United States, is once again proud to support iSchool Initiative's Digital Learning Revolution (DLR) Tour as the official sponsor of this grassroots movement for change in education.* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/MM01898 iSchool Initiative (iSi) is dedicated to revolutionizing the...

2014-04-10 08:30:56

MOSCOW, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to shareholder inquiries, CEO Dave Anderson offers further comment on the improved financial position of Rafarma: "Due to the overwhelming response to our recent news release regarding the VEBank loan restructuring the company would like to provide some additional details," said Anderson. A key element of the restructuring is a deferment creating significant cost savings--particularly when compounded. Another very significant element...

2014-04-10 08:30:38

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your child sick? Do you need to check his or her temperature every few hours? Do you wake up in the middle of the night to check if the temperature is rising? Are you worried about waking up so many times? How well you can rest? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02138 The iTherm team has found the solution to these problems: iTherm is a bracelet that measures the human temperature via a smartphone. Now you can set alarms to alert you...

2014-04-10 08:28:02

New app provides communication tips based upon other team members' behaviors, convictions, current mood and stress level. KENNESAW, Ga., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-founders Ted Malley and Jon Harris announced today the launch of their new company, RelatedMatters, Inc. and the release of its first mobile application, TeamRelate. Leveraging their combined forty-five year experience in Human Resources technology, Malley and Harris are on a mission to ensure effective...

2014-04-10 08:26:36

With the use of just one finger, Lee Abramson becomes the first musician ever to use the synthesizer to create a unique, futuristic album EAST LANSING, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East Lansing-based musician Lee Abramson, (43) has forever changed the way music may be created using a touchpad and one finger. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/PH02369 With his new album "The Bionic Mouth" Abramson is now the first musician to ever use the ModelTalker voice...

2014-04-10 08:24:47

UK NEWCOMERS ARE SET TO PERFORM "ME AND MY BROKEN HEART" ON THE TODAY SHOW MAY 28th SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- British Pop/Rock/R&B band Rixton announce their upcoming May tour of select cities kicking off May 13(th) in Los Angeles, with three shows in Las Vegas before wrapping up on May 28(th) in NYC. The LA and NYC shows go on sale April 12(th) at 10am local time and tickets to the Las Vegas dates are open to the public. Rixton made their US debut...


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2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....

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2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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2010-12-03 22:41:28

A memory card or flash card is used for storing digital information through electronic flash memory. These memory cards are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, and video game consoles. They are compact, recordable, and they retain data without power. PC Cards were among the first commercial memory card formats to come out in the 1990s but are now relegated to industrial applications and for connecting I/O devices such as modems. A number of other memory...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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