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2013-11-26 23:29:07

When the Mayflower made its historic voyage across the Atlantic from England to North America, it became a symbol of the pioneering pilgrims who settled in America. Now children can enjoy adding color to the Mayflower with the new DiscoBratz Mayflower coloring page. Discovery Bay, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 When the Mayflower made its historic voyage across the Atlantic from England to North America, it became a symbol of the pioneering pilgrims who settled in America. Now children can...

2010-11-08 09:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost a million students will visit historic Plimoth Plantation in a little over a week, and thanks to technology, not one of them will leave the classroom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will host a live virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass., on...

2010-09-29 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30: FIRST EXECUTION IN AMERICA Profile America -- Thursday, September 30th. The first execution in young America occurred on this date in 1630 at Plymouth Colony, with the hanging of John Billington. He sailed to...

2009-11-19 12:46:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ --Next week, families and friends will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving and partake in their annual traditions. Whether they spend the day eating turkey, enjoying a parade, baking pies, watching football or all of the above, Americans know how Thanksgiving works. Or so they think. "Year after year, friends and families get together to observe Thanksgiving and follow their annual traditions," said Conal Byrne, Editor-in-Chief, HowStuffWorks.com. "Few people...

2009-10-01 10:10:00

ST. LOUIS and OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As if packing up everything from your toothbrush to your baby memorabilia, bedroom set and big-screen TV weren't enough work, moving also requires a massive housecleaning effort at the old house as well as the new. Now Mayflower Transit is lightening the load with new move-out and move-in cleaning options available with the company's residential moving services. Provided by THE MAIDS® Home Services, the new...

2008-08-23 00:00:00

Filming is to start on a documentary which will retrace North Lincolnshire's links with the Pilgrim Fathers, who sailed from Plymouth to America in 1620 on The Mayflower. But there is still a shortage of volunteers to play the roles of the original pioneers and work behind the scenes. The hour-long documentary marks the 400th anniversary of the dramatic flight of the Puritan pioneers in 1608 from North Lincolnshire. Researchers from the Barton-Upon-Humber-based Blueprint film company...

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By EDWARD B. COLBY KINGSTON - Local environmental groups plan to sue federal and state regulators and the city of Brockton, alleging violations of the federal Clean Water Act and mismanagement of water resources in Southeastern Massachusetts. The alleged mismanagement covers two watersheds in the region, but the effects on the Jones River fish population alone are powerful, the groups say. The herring that spawn in the river are "on the verge of disappearing, and it's in large part that...

2008-06-28 15:02:12

By Timothy C Barmann The U.S. Department of Commerce denies approval of Weaver's Cove plan to establish an LNG terminal in Fall River. The U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday upheld a decision by Massachusetts regulators to deny approval for the liquefied natural gas terminal planned by Weaver's Cove Energy LLC in Fall River. The decision is another blow for the company, which has been battling widespread public opposition to the LNG plan, as well as a series of unfavorable...

2008-06-25 18:03:00

By JAY FITZGERALD Backers of a planned LNG facility in Fall River are howling over U.S. Rep. Barney Frank's push to designate an industrial stretch of the Taunton River as "wild and scenic" - and all but kill the plan. The House Natural Resources Committee is expected today to vote on a bill that would officially make the Taunton River an environmentally protected waterway. A spokesman for Frank said yesterday the designation idea had been around even before Weaver's Cove, owned by the...

2007-02-23 18:00:23

By Philip Marcello; Journal Staff Writer This story of statewide business interest previously appeared in a local news section. * * * Wilfred Greene says that possession of land in the tribe's ancestral territory in Cumberland will strengthen its case for federal recognition. * * * CUMBERLAND - Wilfred Greene, the Seaconke Wampanoag Indian chief who recently acquired the old J.M. Mills landfill, intends to seek federal recognition of his tribe and says his goal is to open a...


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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.
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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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