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2011-05-11 16:15:00

State-of-the-art exhibit open to visitors Friday, May 13th through Thursday, May 19th NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the President of the Los Angeles Board of Education Monica Garcia will join Southern California students and representatives from NBC News, NBC 4 LA and Telemundo 52 at the official opening of the "Education Nation Experience" on Friday, May 13th at 10 a.m. PT. The "Education Nation Experience" installation at...

2011-05-09 17:13:00

Beginning May 13th, NBC News brings an education "power week" to Los Angeles with a series of education-focused events and programming NBC News' Brian Williams and Rehema Ellis join NBC4 LA and Telemundo 52 in engaging Los Angeles in the national conversation about the future of America's education system Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa confirmed to participate in ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 13th to open the "Education Nation Experience" in Exposition Park NEW YORK, May 9, 2011...

2011-04-20 15:03:27

"Changing Planet" town hall broadcast brings together scientists, thought leaders and students to discuss impact of climate science and possible solutions In celebration of Earth Day, The Weather Channel will air a previously recorded special town hall event moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw on Friday at 9 p.m. ET. Titled, "Changing Planet," the town hall was hosted at Yale University as part of a partnership between NBC Learn, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and...

2011-02-08 10:18:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Olbermann, the acclaimed broadcaster and writer whose verbal pyrotechnics and moral passion have outraged, informed, and dazzled viewers of "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" for the past eight years, is bringing his slashing wit, analytical eye, and distinctive commentary to Current Media, the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning TV and digital media company that was founded in 2005 by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt and is now distributed in...

2011-01-31 12:29:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beloved Emmy® Award-winning television host Regis Philbin ("LIVE! with Regis and Kelly," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire") will receive the Legend Award at The Ninth Annual "TV Land Awards" in New York City, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. The star-studded celebration will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, April 10 and will premiere on TV Land on Sunday, April 17. The...

2011-01-18 09:26:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regis Philbin announced today that he will be retiring from the very successful, long-running talk show "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly." Philbin made the announcement live on-air this morning during the Host Chat portion of the show. As Philbin stated to the viewers this morning, "This will be my last year on this show. It's been a long time, it's been 28 years since I've been here... There is a time that everything must come to an end..."...

2011-01-10 08:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new frontier is emerging. The next step in building global bridges in the interest of a better communication with the outside world is here. PrimeHangout.com, a subsidiary of ClinicTools, Inc., is pleased to announce the birth of the communication platform of the future - http://www.primehangout.com. "On PrimeHangout, we make it possible for you to build your own community, generate business leads, or search for interesting and exciting places...

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2010-12-20 10:30:00

Partnership will make available high-quality educational resources cost-free In an innovative partnership, NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are teaming up to bring science to life for students across the country. This collaboration between two of the nation's leading supporters of science in the classroom aims to further the understanding of science by providing engaging, high-quality educational resources to teachers cost-free. Partially funded by NSF, the joint projects...

2010-11-30 15:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will introduce and appear in a special screening of "Telling Amy's Story," a powerful documentary on domestic violence, on Tuesday (Dec. 7) at 7:30 p.m. at the AXA Equitable Center. Meredith Vieira, co-host of NBC's "Today" show, will serve as presenter. A question-and-answer session with leaders and advocates in the domestic violence awareness community will...

2010-11-16 12:31:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to an already impressive list of former executive level journalists on their team, Ruder Finn today announced that Maryam Ayromlou has joined the agency's New York office as Senior Vice President. Ayromlou comes to Ruder Finn from CBS News/The Early Show, where she was the supervising producer, overseeing the planning of all interview-driven segments and garnering herself an Emmy nomination. Utilizing her broadcast journalism experience of...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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