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2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200) announced that it has commissioned Fireworks by Grucci, to produce the Star-Spangled Spectacular Fireworks on September 13, 2014. Grucci is a 5(th) generation family-run business that holds the Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display ever recorded. The pyrotechnic fireworks display will be visible...

2014-01-09 20:20:50

BELLPORT, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guinness Book of World Records officially certified the fireworks performance designed and executed by Fireworks by Grucci on New Year's Eve 2013 in Dubai as a World Record. The new world standard set by Grucci--which included some 479,651 choreographed firework effects --smashed the record previously held by Kuwait. The record setting performance, which featured customized patterns, effects, and music, emanated from over 550 locations on...

2014-01-01 04:20:10

TOKYO, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corp. is the official sponsor of the Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration, the biggest countdown event in the world, with over a million people gathering in Times Square and a television audience around the globe of more than a billion. The iconic countdown to midnight was played out on TOSHIBA VISION Times Square, the LED screen atop One Times Square in the center of New York, triumphantly welcoming 2014 at the world's biggest New Year...

2013-12-31 20:20:37

BANGKOK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- History was made this New Year's Eve in Bangkok as the world's highest ball drop took place on the rooftop of the Tower Club at lebua hotel. Perched 872 feet high (64 stories tall), the brightly lit, rainbow colored ball was visible across the city for over 1.8 km (1 mile). This was the inaugural year of the Bangkok Ball Drop at lebua, which is to become an annual New Year's Eve tradition for Thailand. Measuring 2.1 meters wide (7 feet) and...

2013-12-31 08:21:47

NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Welcoming the New Year's Eve in New York, a massive influx of visitors visit the Times Square and millions watch the Times Square New Year's celebration Eve Ball's first ascent at 6 p.m. EST on December 31st at the Duffy Square Countdown Stage. In conjunction with the upcoming year of the Horse, Thomson Reuters LED Screen on their Times Square building displays and presents three major horse art pieces of a renowned Chinese masterful...

2013-12-30 12:21:23

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FireOne, developer of the world's most advanced digital firing system and integrated fireworks-to-music choreography system, is the vendor of choice for thousands of New Year's Eve fireworks displays all around the world. "This New Year's Eve, fireworks companies around the world know they have but one chance to make hundreds of millions 'ooh and awe' with their spectacular aerial displays of light and sound. There are no...

2013-12-30 12:20:19

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts will help ring in 2014 by sending greetings from space and from Earth to the crowd gathered in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Astronaut Mike Massimino will participate in the New Year's Eve Countdown event on Tuesday evening, Dec. 31. He also will introduce a video greeting from Expedition 36 flight engineer Karen Nyberg, who returned from...

2013-12-29 23:01:29

Ring in 2014 with parties in Times Square and the world’s most exciting locations with EarthCam’s annual live webcast of the New Year’s Eve celebrations! New York (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Ring in 2014 with parties in Times Square and the world’s most exciting locations with EarthCam’s annual live webcast of the New Year’s Eve celebrations! Watch the festivities in real-time and hear all the cheers as the clock ticks toward midnight. Join EarthCam’s Times Square webcast,...

2013-12-27 00:21:36

TOKYO, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corp. will liven up a global countdown event with over a million people gathering in Times Square and a television audience around the globe of more than a billion, as the official sponsor for the Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration. TOSHIBA VISION will be hosting the traditional 60-second countdown.(Photo: http://image.net/toshiba_timessquare2014 )For this year's New Year countdown, from 6 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. eastern time, all eyes...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.