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2012-02-19 08:00:00

Blue Rhino, a boutique publishing house specializing in young adult novels, releases the first novel from writing team of Macy Chapman and Glenn Edwards. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 The book, entitled “An Agent of Hook,” follows a young protagonist named Puck as he travels through a fantastic medieval land making his living as a bard and storyteller. Although it may seem that Puck´s wit and skills keep him living large and one step ahead of trouble, he hides a...

2010-11-01 14:00:00

CORRY, Pa., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Advantage Puck Technologies, a provider of pucks used by CPG manufacturers to stabilize otherwise unstable containers throughout the filling process, has introduced an innovative puck design that drastically reduces the noise levels made when pucks collide. Proprietary engineered materials give Quiet Puck(TM) its noise-absorbing advantage without sacrificing the greater throughput, fewer changeovers, and reduced line downtime that pucks provide....

2010-11-01 14:00:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simplimatic Automation, a leading supplier of material-handling systems, has designed an innovative and unique solution for CPG manufacturers that want a faster, safer, and more effective way to wash pucks used on filling lines. Pucks provide a stable and effective holder for in-process containers while reducing machine downtime by eliminating the need for multiple changeovers for varied container shapes. But over time, spilled liquids and dust...

2010-11-01 14:00:00

LYNCHBURG, Va., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simplimatic Automation, a leading supplier of material-handling systems, introduces automated puck handling and storage with the Puck Loader/Unloader. This "first to market" solution automates the loading, unloading and storage of pucks. "This new product will reduce puck damage, improve labor efficiency, and increase flexibility on filling lines," according to Tom DiNardo, President of Simplimatic Automation. The unit can be configured with...

2010-10-12 13:22:00

Greg Wyshynski, a.k.a. "Puck Daddy" now on SIRIUS Satellite Radio channel 98 and theScore.com with live daily radio show airing from 1-2 p.m. ET Tweet this release: http://bit.ly/briGuM TORONTO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces that Greg Wyshynski, a.k.a "Puck Daddy", has officially joined its line-up of broadcast talent.  Greg Wyshynski, the editor of Puck Daddy, Yahoo! Sports' infamous and humorous hockey blog, today becomes a member of...

2010-04-07 11:24:00

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NYAutogiant.com hit the ice Saturday afternoon at the Nassau Coliseum during the New York Islanders game against the Ottawa Senators. The NYAutogiant.com Puck Shoot contest offered big excitement and difficulty, which for one lucky fan proved not only surmountable, but also drivable. Mike Mann, of Huntington, N.Y., scored big as winner of the intermission contest which placed eight Islander "chuck-a-puck" winners at the far blue line -- 114 feet...

2009-03-12 11:00:00

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Offer Unparalleled Talent and Resources LOS ANGELES, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolthouse Vox Events and Wolfgang Puck Catering have announced a joint venture enabling them to offer customers a one-stop destination for the best in special event execution and catering. This announcement comes on the heels of the successful partnership of Bolthouse Productions, Vox Entertainment and SBE to form the event powerhouse Bolthouse Vox Events. This strategic alliance...


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2010-12-03 16:45:03

Ice Hockey is a sport in which skaters use sticks to direct a puck into the opposing team's goal. It is most popular in areas that get very cold such as Canada, Latvia, Nordic Countries, Russia, and the United States to name a few. Now that indoor artificial ice rinks exist the sport can be played all year. The sport has even become one of the four major North American professional sports. The National Hockey League is the highest level for men. Hockey is the official national winter...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Puck -- Puck is a moon of Uranus. It was discovered by Voyager 2 in 1986. Little is known about it aside from its orbit, its size, and its dark albedo (approximately 0.07). In Celtic mythology and English folklore, Puck is a mischievous tricky sprite, originally an evil demon, but better known as a character in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream who travels around the globe at night with the fairies. Most of the moons of Uranus are named after characters in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Portia -- Portia is a moon of Uranus, named after the 2 two heroines in plays by William Shakespeare. It was discovered in 1986 by Voyager 2. Very little is known about it. Since it is below Uranus' synchronous orbit radius, Portia's orbit is slowly decaying due to tidal forces and it will one day break up into a planetary ring or impact on Uranus' surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by Voyager 2 Discovered in 1986 Orbital characteristics Orbital radius:...

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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.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
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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