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2013-10-23 23:04:35

Grappling skills will be essential for surviving the upcoming zombie apocalypse, says Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor Stephan Kesting. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor Stephan Kesting has released a new humorous video about surviving the zombie apocalypse. In his opinion, Jiu-jitsu doesn't get any respect when it comes to zombies. And this is the result of a fear-mongering agenda by the military-industrial...

2013-10-22 23:26:55

The Zombiebells Apocalypse is Coming Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 After successfully releasing their full line of Primalbells, a line of functional kettlebells sculpted in the face of apes, Onnit has now put their efforts towards the undead. With the recent fascination of a coming zombie apocalypse, thanks to AMC's The Walking Dead, World War Z, and Max Brook's Zombie Apocalypse Survival guide, Onnit's new line of Zombiebells are sure to make fans hungry for these...

2013-09-14 23:00:17

Science fiction, fantasy, horror ghostwriters added to Arbor Books' roster to meet growing demand. (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 The science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres are bigger business than ever, especially in books, comic books, and movies. To meet the demand of story-tellers and others who want to capitalize on this red hot trend, Arbor Books is adding even more science fiction and fantasy ghostwriters to their roster. Many of Arbor Books' science fiction, horror, and...

2013-06-28 23:17:38

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will explore how science meets fiction at its 2013 Colloquium. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will explore how science meets fiction at its 2013 Colloquium on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. There are limited tickets available and can be purchased at the door for $69. The Foundation is inviting the public to explore how...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'