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2014-06-18 08:26:50

Playmates Toys to Introduce New Toy Line Based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Film EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playmates Toys, the creative force behind the successful Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line over the last three decades, is set to introduce a new product line inspired by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' summer blockbuster film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, directed by Jonathan Liebesman, written by Josh Appelbaum & Andre Nemec and...

Previously Unknown Painting Successfully Attributed To Renaissance Artist Raphael
2014-01-29 11:55:56

University of Granada A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector in Cordoba, Spain. The painting, entitled the ‘Small Madonna of Foligno’, depicts a scene identical to that of the ‘Madonna of Foligno’ and was probably a preliminary version of Raphael’s painting, which is exhibited in the Vatican Pinacoteca. Luis Rodrigo...

2011-07-19 06:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today regarded as one of the nation's leading buildout contractors--with more than 1,500 national retail, restaurant and commercial projects under their belt--general contractor RCC Associates, Inc. is celebrating the start of its 40th year in business. Surviving numerous economic downturns and the untimely death of its founder and president in 1998, the company has continued to grow, adding several new commercial construction divisions,...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) joins the cast of Nickelodeon's all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Raphael, one of four teenage brothers dedicated to a life battling evil denizens. Rounding out the cast are Jason Biggs (American Pie) as Leonardo, Greg Cipes (Teen Titans) as Michelangelo and Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as Donatello. Paulsen also voiced the original Raphael from 1987-1996 in the first series. Currently in...

2011-04-09 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 9, 2011 /PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Service of New York announced today that Carol Raphael will be stepping down after 22 years as the organization's President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Raphael informed the Board of Directors of her decision, agreeing to remain in her current role for 2011 or through the first quarter of 2012 if necessary to ensure a smooth transition. The executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been retained to conduct a...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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