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2014-10-03 12:24:31

Readies Own Album for Release in 2015 NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Golden Hippie (aka Marissa Jack) makes a grand entrance onto the world stage this week with her feature on "Art Official Cage," the lead track on Prince's album, Art Official Age, out this week. (The artist also toured with Prince in May of this year on his Hit and Run tour.) She is signed to Hundred Handed records, a boutique label home to Coheed and Cambria and Stars In Stereo. Photo -...

2014-01-15 23:00:35

Recently, iFitDress.com has released its assortment of salmon prom dresses. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, one of the world’s leading dressmakers, has released its assortment of salmon prom dresses. In addition, all these brand new outfits are available at greatly discounted prices, up to 52% off. Similar special offers are provided on the company’s beautiful colorful gowns, like jasmine prom dresses, mini prom dresses and more. According to a senior spokesman for...

2009-07-02 16:58:44

Police in Connecticut said a Sasquatch sighting reported by a motorist turned out to be a teenager in a gorilla costume. Authorities said a woman driving on Unquowa Road in Fairfield called police at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and reported she almost hit Sasquatch, the Connecticut Post of Bridgeport reported Thursday. The woman described the creature she spotted on the road as 8 feet tall, hairy and with legs like tree trunks. She said the creature covered its eyes and ran into the woods after...

2006-07-20 10:04:52

SAN FRANCISCO -- The latest Bigfoot sighting in Northern California isn't deep in the woods or high on a mountain, but in a courthouse. One of the leading searchers for the creature is suing the Great American Bigfoot Research Organization for breach of contract, claiming it never paid to use keepsakes he collected in his pursuits, including a plaster impression of what he describes as the hairy beast's actual big foot. "You can't get this stuff anywhere," C. Thomas Biscardi said Wednesday...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).