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2014-08-04 23:04:10

Apptitude and The Houston Zoo have just launched Houston Zoo Kids, an engaging, fully-illustrated educational game for kids that teaches them about animals and global conservation issues in the

2014-07-25 12:25:05

New Orleans Pelican Point Guard Jrue Holiday Provides an Assist by Encouraging Local Children to Practice Healthy Habits NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a partnership

2014-07-23 16:22:14

NEW ORLEANS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) CEO Dominik Knoll welcomed Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute

2014-07-17 08:35:44

Newly Remodeled Store Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Offers, Ribbon Cutting FORT WORTH, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack will celebrate the opening of the company's fifth

2014-07-16 08:22:46

The ReFresh Project of New Orleans Wins the 2014 Garnier Green Garden NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After transforming over 1,500 pounds of recycled personal care waste into

2014-07-14 23:08:05

VooDoo’s Summer Ribtacular gives VooDoo BBQ and Grill customers tons of chances to win up to $30,000 from VooDoo and the Florida Lottery. (PRWEB) July 14,

2014-07-09 23:09:47

American Society of Anesthesiologists to Sponsor Hope For The Warriors Run New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Registration is now open for the New

2014-07-09 08:26:00

Irvin Mayfield and New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Members to Perform NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Journalist Soledad O'Brien along with her husband Brad

2014-07-08 12:25:05

Host Father Sebastiaan, a leading expert on the vampire subculture, promises this event to be informative, exciting and sometimes shocking. NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If

2014-07-07 16:22:37

FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) annual ESSENCE Festival attracted


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.