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2014-10-13 23:05:27

Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., co-founder of Jiffy Lube International and president of Philadelphia University, will kick off the Science Center’s fall Smart Talk series. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Just out of college, Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., co-founded Jiffy Lube International, forever changing the quick lube industry. Now president of Philadelphia University and a widely respected thought-leader on entrepreneurship, Spinelli will kick off the Science Center’s fall...

2014-10-13 08:21:37

CLEVELAND, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) today announced the retirement of President and Chief Operating Officer Raymond F. Laubenthal. To ensure a smooth transition, Mr. Laubenthal will stay on with TransDigm for a transition period expected to be through December 31, 2014. The Board intends to appoint Mr. Laubenthal as an additional member of the Board of Directors of the Company following his retirement. The operational responsibilities...

2014-10-12 12:20:42

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates the joint-recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi. President Jonathan believes that Malala and her co-winner are very worthy recipients of the Noble Peace Prize in view of their globally-acclaimed and very courageous advocacy against bigotry, discrimination, oppression...

2014-10-11 23:02:54

Partnering experts from The Rhythm of Business and Alliancesphere share insights and deliver a call to action at the Chief Strategy Officer Summit in New York City, December 2-3, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Rhythm of Business and Alliancesphere, two leading providers of services, training and tools for partnering and collaboration management, today announced that The Rhythm of Business President Jan Twombly and Alliancesphere CEO Lorin Coles will be featured presenters...

2014-10-11 23:00:27

President Obama: Help Protect Malia, Natasha and Every Child from Identity Fraud Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 SubscriberWise®, a leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation's largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that the company founder is asking the President of the United States to leverage his Office and his persuasive power to help advance a proposed...

2014-10-10 16:23:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama discussed innovation, entrepreneurship and technology with *newzcard co-founders Steve Granitz and Justin Kahn during his visit to Cross Campus in Santa Monica on Thursday. *newzcard has been based at Cross Campus since 2013. The President visited the members-only hub for small business and was given a brief tour of the *newzcard offices and a demonstration of the innovative website and iPhone app that is...

2014-10-10 16:22:04

Moves Follow Previously Announced Retirements and Changes in Caterpillar's Executive Office PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents' retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. Steve Gosselin RetirementAfter more than 35 years of outstanding...

2014-10-10 16:21:55

Group Presidents Stu Levenick and Steve Wunning to Retire, Group President Ed Rapp to Replace Wunning, Vice Presidents Rob Charter and Tom Pellette Appointed as Group Presidents PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following long and distinguished careers with the company, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that Group Presidents Stu Levenick, 61, and Steve Wunning, 63, have elected to retire. Levenick is a Caterpillar group president with responsibility for Customer...

2014-10-09 23:06:06

Industry Leaders Elected to Key SMPTE Leadership Posts Reflect Growth of Global Society White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the organization has elected new officers and governors for 2015-16. Robert Seidel, vice president of engineering and advanced...

2014-10-09 23:02:22

(ISC)2 Application Security Advisory Council Chair and Sacramento Chapter President, Co-Founder, and Chairman Recognized for Volunteer Commitment to the Organization Clearwater, Fla. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced its Executive Director has selected Tony Vargas, CISSP-ISSAP, CSSLP, a recipient of the...


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barghest
  • 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).
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