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2011-03-31 10:00:00

PLANO, Texas, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining superpowers with Marvel Studios, Dr Pepper today announced its sponsorship of "Thor," the highly anticipated feature film, with the launch of its Quest for the Can consumer promotion. Beginning March 31, Dr Pepper fans across the country can unleash the power of Thor and win the ultimate Super Hero powers of flight, speed and strength by locating one of the limited-edition Dr Pepper Hammer cans or caps and entering the winning code...

2010-06-21 15:49:50

A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that, in contrast to traditional scholarly claims, Dionysian cultic activities may very well have occurred in archaic Rome in the decades around 500 BC. A strong scholarly tradition rooted in the 19th century denies the presence of Dionysian ecstatic rites, cults, and satyr plays in Roman society. Although people in nearby societies evidently engaged in such behaviour around the same time in history, the Romans simply did...

2010-06-09 09:00:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- While it may not rank up there with the Loch Ness Monster, there are some myths or misconceptions many Americans hold about babysitters. Sittercity.com, the nation's largest and most trusted website for connecting families with local, quality babysitters and nannies, sets the record straight by providing the truth for some of babysitting's most popular myths. Myth #1: Finding a Sitter Online Isn't Safe - Reality: Finding a sitter on a dedicated sitter...

2010-04-26 03:57:00

MUMBAI, India, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tata Interactive Systems Develops a 2D Animation Series, Based on Famous Indian Mythological Stories From the Amar Chitra Katha Comics, That is Being Aired on the Childrens' Channel Cartoon Network Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a global learning and animation solutions provider, has been working with ACK Media on creating a 2D animation series based on the evergreen stories of the Amar Chitra Katha comics. The series,...

2010-04-13 10:23:00

CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More Than Myth(TM) (MTM) kicked off their 'grand social experiment' 3/31 to capture and chronicle the most uninhibited and outrageous (but true) stories of a generation. Through a simple 3-step process MTM makes it easy for members to tell their greatest stories. People vote to determine what stories will be immortalized via guaranteed publishing in MTM's upcoming book. Michael Wekall and Ryan Leander know about wild stories. They're the guys behind 'A...

2010-03-31 09:51:00

CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- More Than Myth(TM) (MTM), a 'grand social experiment' created to capture and chronicle the most uninhibited and outrageous (but true) stories of a generation launches March 31, 2010. Even cooler? The most legendary stories are guaranteed to be published in a book. To celebrate undiscovered stories, 'MTM: Living Legend', kicks off the MTM search. More Than Myth will give the person with the best story $5,000 and propose a question, "Do you want to get...

2010-03-12 06:50:00

FREDERICK, Md., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you think social media is too time-consuming? Are you convinced your company's social media presence can be handled by an intern? BUSTED! These are just two of the most common social media myths that get busted in a new, free e-book (http://bit.ly/cLXxyX) available on VillageWorks' founder's blog, Marketing Roadhouse. "I wrote Social Media Myth Busting because I kept coming across the same incorrect assumptions about social media in my...

2009-08-04 06:50:00

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc., a global leader in material science and high performance polymer extrusions, has expanded its international personnel with the hiring of David Labelle as its new Business Development Manager and Derek Ramsey in the position of European Sales Supervisor. Both Labelle and Ramsey have strong backgrounds in sales, business development and management within various markets. David Labelle, who lives in Lyon, France, is the newest member of the...

2009-06-25 07:25:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- How does one distill 15 billion years of history -- the approximate time it took to make those crafty intelligent animals commonly known as Homo sapiens -- into a manuscript of roughly 400 pages in length? Like any journey, "Myths and Realities" starts at the beginning. John Whedbee's "Myths and Realities" (published by iUniverse) is an amazing discourse on the origin and nature of the human animal, offering an insightful view and discussion of mankind's...

2009-06-23 07:17:00

The Prestigious Education Site, Science NetLinks, Even Adds Lesson Plan for the Books POTTSTOWN, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DNA Press announced THE PROMETHEUS PROJECT books, TRAPPED and CAPTURED -- science fiction thrillers for kids 9-13 -- have recently been praised in publications of six different state science teacher associations. The full text for most of these reviews/endorsements (and numerous others) can be found at http://douglaserichards.com/. The six include the Montana...


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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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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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