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2014-07-28 16:21:10

ELKHART, Ind., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced that its Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Peter B. Orthwein will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame at a gala dinner and induction ceremony honoring the Class of 2014 at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Elkhart, Indiana. "We are happy to celebrate our Co-Founder, Peter Orthwein, being inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame. This is a great honor in our industry and one that is...

2014-07-03 16:22:23

Phillips shares years of insight from lessons learned in his growth with God MAITLAND, Fla., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The goal of Mel Phillips's new book, Satan's Influence in the Church: Satan's Influence In the Christian's Life ($10.99, paperback, 9781629520537; $5.99, e-book, 9781629520544) is to point out areas within readers' lives in which Satan may be influencing--and to guide them in removing the influence. The author candidly shares his personal growth experiences...

2014-04-17 08:22:09

ELKHART, Ind., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the outstanding capital stock of recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer K-Z, Inc. (K-Z) in a transaction closing effective May 1, 2014. The purchase price, which will be paid in cash, is approximately $53.4 million, subject to adjustment. "We are pleased to welcome K-Z to the Thor family. With a strong focus on value, service and quality,...

2014-04-01 08:26:27

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackburn Fork Publishing announces the release of the audio version of T.K. Thorne's award-winning novel Noah's Wife (available on Amazon, Audible, or iTunes). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/CL94706 More interested in sheep than marriage, Na'amah was a young girl with a form of autism we now call Aspergers. She lived just south of the Black Sea, a fresh water lake at the time she met Noah (see "Noah's Wife & the...

2014-02-26 08:24:24

OSLO, Norway, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clever Trolls and vicious Vikings invade the App Store today Megapop is proud to announce that Trolls vs. Vikings is out now on iOS! This new take on tower defense lets players control a wacky world where humble green-skinned Trolls are taking a stand against the oppressive Vikings and divine intervention from Norse gods. Download Trolls vs. Vikings for free here:...

2014-02-21 12:22:52

Nationwide Festival Series Brings Spanish Tradition to Select Cities Across U.S. TAMPA BAY, Fla., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Twenty-four bulls, a ¼ mile track and thousands of thrill-seekers. It's time to grab life by the horns at The Great Bull Run on March 8(th) at Little Everglades Ranch. This "bucket-list" sensation has taken the nation by storm drawing thousands of participants in major cities across the U.S.! There's a new craze in the world of adventure sports and...

Soldiers Replaced By Robots
2014-01-22 15:23:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Army is considering cutting down a brigade by 25 percent and replacing those soldiers with robots. General Robert Cone, head of the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command, spoke at the Army Aviation Symposium last week about how the Army is considering cutting the size of a brigade from 4,000 to 3,000 solders. Part of this cut is due to financial restraints, but it is also an attempt to move into a new age in which robots help...

2013-12-29 16:20:05

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 29, 2013 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) and International Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical measurement services. As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting, Rentrak...

2013-12-12 23:22:30

West Journey - Spell Force is the world's first voice based language learning game on mobile platform (based on the keywords combination search for "voice language game" in Google Play and Apple App Store on Dec 6, 2013). (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The game is based on Journey to the West, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. The app user plays the part of Sun Wukong who uses various differing forms of magic spells to defeat bad and champion good. To...


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Thunderbird on top of a Totem Pole
2014-01-20 07:48:49

Thunderbird is a Native American legend sometimes associated with storms. Several sightings of this creature correlate with storms in the corresponding area. Some researchers describe a Thunderbird as being lizard-like similar to the extinct Pteranodon. Fossils of large birds (teratorns) having a wingspan of 12 to 18 feet were around with early man, and the Thunderbird legend may have derived from them. In April 1890, two cowboys claimed to have killed a giant bird-like creature with a...

Hellhound
2013-10-07 06:39:39

A hellhound is a supernatural canine that is found in folklore and mythology in almost every culture around the world. It is said that some guard the entrances of the dead like grave yards and burial grounds and are often associated with the afterlife. It is also thought that if you see a hellhound or hear it howl, it is an omen of death. Some are claimed to hunt souls or guard supernatural treasures. A term used for describing a hellhound is “Bearer of Death”. They were believed to...

Tatzelwurm
2013-09-19 10:46:11

The Tatzelwurm comes from Alpine folklore and is said to inhabit several areas of Europe, including the Austrian, Bavarian, Italian and Swiss Alps. Other names for this creature are Stollenwurm, Springwurm, Arassas, and Praatzelwurm. The Tatzelwurm has been desribed as a lizard-like creature with the appearance of a cat, but with a serpent hind-end and no hind legs. Its body is hairless and covered with scales. It can grow up to six feet in length. In 1934 Balkin, a Swiss photographer...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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