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2011-04-28 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurb, the global creative publishing platform today announced its new mobile publishing application, Blurb Mobile. Designed to enable easy and fast story creation using rich media content, including photos, videos and audio, the stories can be shared via the author's existing social networking channels (including Facebook and Twitter), by email, or via their own Blurb channel. Produced by individuals with a passion for capturing life's...

2011-04-12 15:13:17

In the past several years, newspaper readership has shrunk in the tough economic climate, particularly among females. Many have criticized common news writing style used by newspapers as a possible cause for the decline. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that women are engaged by all news stories the same, regardless of the style. "We found that women are equally engaged in both 'inverted pyramid' and 'chronological narrative' news stories, so there must be another...

2009-12-29 08:32:00

MIAMI, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity doctor and author Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., creator of the immensely popular Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET® weight-loss approach and products, and Dr. Siegal's Direct Nutritionals, LLC, the brand's global distributor, this morning filed a lawsuit against reality TV personality Kim Kardashian over two statements they allege Kardashian made on her Twitter page on October 29, 2009. A total of four counts are contained in the complaint...

2008-12-12 04:20:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Suite101.com, the online magazine with over 12 million monthly readers, is opening its doors to laid-off writers in response to recent cutbacks to editorial positions and freelance budgets in North American newsrooms. The online magazine is bucking the trend in editorial layoffs by hiring up to 100 freelance writers a week. "We invite experienced news writers, editors, reporters and journalists to "jump the queue" and be hired immediately as a...


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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