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Loch Ness Monster Allegedly Captured In Apple Maps Satellite Image
2014-04-20 06:12:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Has Apple Maps succeeded where centuries of monster hunters have failed by delivering the first concrete evidence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster? Members of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club believe so, but other experts are considerably more skeptical, according to media reports published late last week. At the heart of the controversy, Zachary Davies Boren of The Telegraph explained on Saturday, is a mysterious image taken by...

Loch Ness Monster Appears To Be On Vacation
2014-02-11 07:19:17

[ Watch the Video: Where Has Nessie Gone? ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Accounts of the Loch Ness monster date back over 1,500 years, with modern sightings starting around 1933, according to History.com. The last 18 months, however, Nessie has been decidedly absent. USA Today reports that the last 18 months has been the longest single stretch without a "confirmed" sighting since 1925, and it has Gary Campbell, the Scotsman who keeps a record of sightings,...

2013-10-30 23:33:46

The nation’s #1 in-school fitness supplement has healthy ideas for kids and parents. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 On Halloween Eve, NYC-startup firm Adventure to Fitness has five “healthy Halloween tips” for kids and parents to keep in mind this year. The company’s popular series of educational fitness videos are now used by over 90,000 teachers in all 50 states. “Halloween is the beginning of a generally less-healthy time of the year for kids and adults alike,”...

2013-10-30 23:33:09

Kidpower International, a leading child safety education nonprofit, offers parents eight safety "tricks and treats" for a safe and fun Halloween. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Kidpower International, a leading child safety education nonprofit, offers parents eight safety "tricks and treats" for a fun and safe Halloween. The article is available on the Kidpower.org free library of resources that help adults prepare kids for more freedom with practical...

2013-10-26 23:00:20

Halloween math games and a cute Halloween art project have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready to have a spooky blast with math games and fun art projects this week. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Ditch the regular math plans and have some fun with Halloween math games this week. Make learning fun with games and Halloween art projects published on Kids Activities Blog. The fun math games include a Hershey Kiss Memory game. Simply use white garage stickers and write...

2013-10-25 23:01:17

A fun Halloween printable for making ghost poop and Halloween sensory play ideas have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast with these fun Halloween themed projects at home. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Ready to make ghost poop this Halloween? A fun Halloween printable to make ghost poop and over 8 Halloween sensory play ideas have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned moms are sharing their kids favorite activities this fall. The fun Halloween...

2013-10-25 23:00:59

Maternity.com gives new parents safe and fun suggestions for celebrating Halloween with new babies. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A baby’s first Halloween is an exciting event. While they may be too young to take part in traditional celebrations on Halloween, there are plenty of fun things to do with a little one. Now, a website solely dedicated to all things maternity and parenting is offering new parents tips for celebrating Halloween with baby. “While a baby won’t remember their first...

2013-10-24 23:21:43

Pet Kept Secrets has a few tips to keep pets safe during Halloween: always remember to keep pets separated from all candy and keep them in a quiet and calm place when trick or treaters hit your door. If pets do accidentally get into candy, Pet Kept Secrets has multiple search features to help find veterinarians in your area and find emergency veterinary hospitals. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Halloween is a very fun-filled holiday for people of all ages. However, this holiday can...

2013-10-16 23:03:29

Learning ZoneXpress suggests stickers, party prizes, healthy snacks and more as healthy alternatives to Halloween candy. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Halloween is fast approaching, a time full of festive costumes, spooky decorations, pumpkin carving, and loads and loads of sugary candy. Although there is nothing wrong with an occasional sweet treat, when kids come home with pillowcases full, one has to wonder…are there any alternatives to bags of Halloween candy? Of course...

Latest Scottish folklore Reference Libraries

Kelpie (Water Horse)
2013-09-19 09:54:21

The kelpie is from Celtic folklore and is a supernatural water horse haunting the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. Versions of the fable vary from region to region. It is described as a powerful horse with skin like that of a seal, smooth and cold to touch. The kelpie’s color is black in some versions, white in others, but always has a dripping wet mane. Other descriptions include green with a black mane and a tail that curves back. Still, always dripping wet and sometimes...

Loch Ness Monster
2013-09-08 07:15:39

One of the most well-known, talked about, and searched for cryptid in history is the Loch Ness Monster, otherwise known as Nessie. It is a large animal that is claimed to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Its description has varied from each account over the years from when it was first heard of in 1933. Many reported sightings, photographs, videos and sonar images have been released since, but there has been no proof of existence to date. The most common belief for Nessie is a...

2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'