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2009-09-03 09:00:00

LIHUE, Kauai, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitzi Gaynor, Hollywood legend and the unforgettable star of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic movie musical South Pacific, is returning to Kauai in October to take part in the Garden Isle's celebration of the film's 50th anniversary.

2009-08-17 19:56:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest rated and longest continually-sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, today announced that the company has been acquired by Pacific Beachcomber, the leader in French Polynesia luxury destination resorts.

2009-07-08 18:01:00

ATLANTA, and BRISBANE, Australia, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and the Virgin Blue Airlines Group (ASX: VBA) announced today they plan to seek regulatory approval to form a joint venture that will expand both carriers' reach between the U.S.

2009-07-06 15:10:00

A University of California, Berkeley, project to catalog nearly every living thing on the Polynesian island of Moorea is enlisting the help of the island's 5th graders and showing them that science is not for foreigners only.

2009-04-27 09:04:00

LIHUE, Kauai, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A classic Hollywood movie musical is reviving the romantic appeal of Kauai's beautiful beaches and lush flora for a new generation of fans.

2009-04-21 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagem Music Group, the music publishing investment fund of ABP, the Netherlands based world's third largest pension fund and CP Masters BV, one of Europe's leading independent music publishers, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement to acquire the rights to the songs and musicals of the legendary Rodgers & Hammerstein as well as The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization (RHO). The transaction confirms Imagem Music Group as the world's...

2009-03-06 09:54:00

MIAMI, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines announced the company's 80th anniversary. Eighty years ago, on March 5th, LAN began offering passengers and cargo clients stellar air transportation service.

2009-02-26 12:34:00

Luxury small ship cruise line's Highest Luxury Value promotion highlights greatest savings ever offered aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.

2009-02-11 13:31:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line will add to its schedule of round-trip Sydney, Australia, sailings in 2010.

2009-02-10 18:19:00

Plus itineraries include a new series of 14-day Sydney, Australia, roundtrip sailings -- and 34-day Australia circumnavigation voyage that includes two days' daylight scenic cruising in the Great Barrier Reef SEATTLE, Feb.

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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.