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2011-08-18 08:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Cinemas, LLC ("Rave") today announced that John F. Antioco, a Director of Rave and the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Inc., will succeed Charles B. Moss, Jr. as Rave's Chairman. Mr. Moss will remain as the second-largest investor in the company and a member of the board of directors. The leadership change will take place at the meeting of the board of directors on September 19, 2011. In a statement, TowerBrook...

2011-07-19 07:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a surprise outcome to a contest that neither participant knew they were in, Elvis has defeated Etta James. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY31358LOGO ) For the past few years Etta James' classic "At Last" has topped every survey of GigMasters' brides and grooms for First Dance choice. But this summer wedding season, Etta has been defeated by heavy-hitter Elvis. In a recent survey of summer 2011 brides and grooms,...

2011-07-08 03:00:00

HALIFAX, England, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The media circus surrounding the release of the final Harry Potter film has sparked a huge interest in people wanting to look like J.K. Rowling's characters, according to a leading online fancy dress [http://www.fancydressball.co.uk ] company. Daniel Radcliffe returns to play the lead role of the bespectacled wizard for the eagerly-anticipated eighth and final instalment when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 hits...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-year-old Caiden White's patriotic grin stood out from the crowd, beating out more than 1,500 entries nationwide to become this year's Balloon Time® "Put A Face On Fun" contest winner. As a reward, Caiden participated in a professional photo shoot and will be featured on Balloon Time's packaging over the next year, and she will head to sea on a Disney Cruise Line® vacation with her family. (Photo:...

2011-04-19 19:27:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- April 20th signals 420 events all over the world. Perhaps not as well known as other observances, the 20th day of April at 4:20 in the afternoon is the signal for cannabis users to gather in parks, on campuses and other locations to smoke pot publicly and otherwise flaunt laws against the drug, says Narconon. Starting about four years ago, 420 has taken on a different meaning as enterprising music promotion companies began parlaying modest 420...

2011-03-14 07:52:00

HEREFORD, England, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince William is having his stag do in the UK, so what makes this big news? The Royal wedding and the pre nuptials are all over the media, you cannot get away from it. This is fantastic news, and big news for Britain, so of course we are going to milk it for all it's worth. Scratch the surface of this fantastic news and you will find other important factors for this Great British isle. Fuel prices are rocketing and low cost...

2011-03-01 14:44:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer, a leader in providing purpose built computer systems, announces the appointment of John Branstetter as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Branstetter, a resident of Highland, Michigan, is responsible for leading Rave's overall Marketing and Communications objectives. "John's extensive knowledge and insight in driving strategic marketing initiatives will make him a valuable addition to our team," said Rick...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Cinemas, LLC ("Rave") today announced that John F. Antioco, the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Inc., has joined Rave's board of directors. In addition, Peter A. Nelson and Arthur F. Starrs III, Rave's current Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, have been named interim co-CEOs of the company until a permanent CEO is appointed. As previously announced, Rave's former CEO, Thomas W....

2011-01-28 07:06:00

HEREFORD, England, January 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stag dos are getting bigger and better with some best men going to the ends of the earth to give their best mate something different for their stag weekend. A higher number of stag parties jetted off to Las Vegas for the weekend in 2010, possibly encouraged to go after seeing the infamous comedy The Hangover that centred around three best men losing their groom to be during the ultimate lost weekend in Vegas. The Hangover Part...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.