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2009-10-05 10:55:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ROGUE has launched an exclusive contest for the www.IAMROGUE.com community which began on October 2nd and will end on October 9th at 4:59PM PT. The contest, created by StreetWise Concepts + Culture, allows the IAMROGUE.com community to submit questions to renowned film producer and director, Brett Ratner (X-Men, Rush Hour, Prison Break). Ten questions will be chosen and answered by Ratner from the pool of submissions. All those who submit questions...

2009-09-01 08:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), a leading provider of traffic and navigation services in North America, today announced a mid-year INRIX National Traffic Scorecard special report, which found that traffic gridlock, during peak periods on major roads in urban America, had reached its low point in the second quarter of 2009 and has now started to increase. Traffic congestion across the country is rising due to signs of economic recovery, initial rollouts of highway...

2009-07-08 09:10:00

Smash It, Match It, Win It! S'MATCH!(R) Uses Tactile Fun to Challenge Young Players ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkFun Inc., a leading creator of mind-challenging games, today announces the launch of its newest game - S'Match!, a new take on the classic memory game. S'Match! challenges players 4 and up to find matching pairs by color, number or category. Only with S'Match, the S'Match Spinner decides which way to match. On one turn, a player may have to match by color. On...

2009-05-19 08:19:00

AAA's TripTik(R) Travel Planner identifies congested roads and helps motorists find less traveled routes ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans will take a road trip this summer. For many, the trip begins with excitement in anticipation of fun with friends and family. However these feelings can change to frustration and anger as abruptly as traffic flow stops on congested roadways. Using AAA's TripTik Travel Planner to map a journey can keep the excitement and...

2009-04-23 12:52:18

An Israeli economist suggests charging airlines additional fees to use runways at the busiest times of day might be a way of reducing airport delays. In London, motorists pay a fee to drive into certain parts of the city during peak traffic hours. Now Itai Ater, an economist at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management, suggests the same congestion pricing concept for some airports. What I propose is a policy to reduce the amount of delays in the airline industry, Ater said. Airport...

2009-02-25 07:00:00

Study that ranks 100 worst congested cities cites tumbling economy and fuel price volatility as causes for unprecedented decline in traffic congestion KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information, today released its second annual INRIX National Traffic Scorecard, revealing a 30 percent decline in traffic congestion in 2008 during the peak periods on major roads in urban America. Overall the report found that 99 of the top 100 most populated...

2008-12-02 07:55:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Need a fun challenge to beat the winter doldrums? ThinkFun, Inc., a leader in educational games, today announced a way to entertain and challenge minds while giving back to schools with the 36 CUBE Contest. The first 36 puzzlers who can demonstrate they solved the 36 CUBE puzzle correctly will win a ThinkFun Game Club Kit for the school of their choice -- and have the glory of solving what is quite possibly the world's most challenging puzzle. (Photo:...

2008-09-04 09:00:22

By Lynn Arave Deseret News NORTH SALT LAKE -- The Utah Department of Transportation began work Tuesday to replace all the asphalt and do some related work along U.S. 89 in North Salt Lake and Bountiful. The project runs from near Eagle Ridge Drive on the south to the I-15 ramp in Bountiful. There were some unexpected traffic delays on Tuesday during the first day of the project during rush hours, but UDOT believes those problems have been solved. "There was a miscommunication with the...

2008-08-17 21:00:38

NEW DELHI: It was a horrifying start to the long festive weekend for Delhiites who got caught in nightmarish traffic jams as they headed back from work on Thursday. Even those trying to reach markets to buy last-minute rakhi presents recounted tales of choked and waterlogged roads. The average speed of traffic dropped to 5kmph on most major arteries during the evening rush hour, bringing the city to a standstill. With all access roads to IGI airport clogged, many passengers and crew...

2008-08-06 12:00:33

Chinese film star Jackie Chan has signed up for the lead role in the new big-screen action-comedy, "The Spy Next Door." The Hollywood Reporter said the movie is to be directed by Brian Levant, whose films include "Problem Child 2,""The Flintstones,""Snow Dogs" and "Are We There Yet?" Chan will play a guy who gets more than he bargains for when he arrives to baby-sit his neighbor's children, then has to fight off secret agents when one of his charges mistakenly downloads a secret code on a...