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2014-08-05 12:29:12

Whoever Wins...We Lose. ORLANDO, Fla. and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood are putting "Halloween Horror Nights'" guests in the middle of an epic and primal war between the universe's most deadly species in an all-new, horrifying maze inspired by the cult sci-fi franchise AVP: Alien vs. Predator, beginning Friday, September 19, 2014....

2014-08-04 16:29:14

Nominations Now Being Accepted ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright House Networks is proud to once again recognize outstanding companies big and small with its second annual Regional Business Awards. This year, the company will host two separate events in both the Tampa Bay and Orlando regions to honor the companies, organizations and people who have impacted, with their products, services, and thought leadership. Nominations for the awards are now being accepted...

2014-08-04 12:26:38

Sci-fi/fantasy film, television and young adult book convention will return to Orlando as GeekyCon July 30-Aug. 2 2015 ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeks around the world will now have their very own annual convention as LeakyCon, the leading sci-fi/fantasy film, television and book convention, rebranded itself as GeekyCon during at the close of its 2014 show in Orlando. The 2015 show, now called GeekyCon, will return to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando...

2014-08-04 08:24:48

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming Soon! Jack Hanson, business entrepreneur and HOA expert, has been recently chosen to join a select group of leading business experts from around the world, along with best-selling author and speaker Brian Tracy to co-write the book titled, Principles of Success, Health and Wealth. The book is projected to be released in early 2015. Here's a sneak preview... -- DETERMINE IF YOUR DREAM/PASSION IS MARKETABLE - You may love something,...

2014-08-01 23:00:56

Orlando Based Resort Chain Offers Membership to New Vacation Club Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Florida-based hotelier and Management Company, staySky Hotels & Resorts recently announced its entry into the popular vacation ownership industry with the launch of staySky Vacation Club. As of June 14th 2014, four of the hotel group’s properties were included in the new vacation club, with a primary sales center at the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa in Orlando. The...

2014-07-31 23:23:16

Dr. Peter Agre, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will be held September 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will...

2014-07-31 23:20:26

Ticket Box in Kissimmee, Florida called on Livewire Digital of York, Pennsylvania, to bring in new technology to revolutionize ticketing for tourists. Ticket Box wanted an exciting and efficient solution for tourists to purchase tickets to the area’s top attractions, all in one place without long lines, hassle, or confusion. York, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Ticket Box in Kissimmee, Florida called on Livewire Digital of York, Pennsylvania, to bring in new technology to revolutionize...

2014-07-31 23:10:40

It will be the first time Bystronic has participated in LME, with Van Zuiden detailing the “latest advances in fiber and CO2 technologies and which technology is best utilized depending on material requirements.” Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Advances in laser metal cutting, a staple of modern manufacturing, will be the subject of a keynote address by Mitchell Van Zuiden of Bystronic at the Laser Institute of America’s fourth annual Lasers for Manufacturing Event®...

2014-07-31 23:03:50

Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa ranks in Top 10 Best Family Friendly Hotels in United States. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 staySky Vacation Club, a membership-based vacation program with four resorts in Orlando, Florida has seen its Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa ranked at #7 in the 2014 Travelers Choice Awards by TripAdvisor for Best Family Friendly Hotels in United States. This ideally situated resort is just moments away from Downtown Disney in the popular...

2014-07-29 12:30:19

70,000 sq.ft. creative and colorful family attraction to open summer 2015 ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most loved brands is bringing its Sunglow to the Sunshine State. Crayola announced today that it will open a new Crayola Experience, a colorful family attraction, in the heart of Florida's top family destination: Orlando. The new location is slated to open summer 2015 in The Florida Mall and will feature 25 hands-on attractions that offer hours...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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