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2010-12-20 15:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, organizers of Times Square New Year's Eve, along with their partners, Toshiba and Livestream, have launched the first official Times Square Ball App, specially designed for Apple and Android mobile devices (images and demonstration video at http://timessquareball.net/app/). The free app is designed to put you in the middle of the legendary New Year's Eve festivities in Times Square, no matter...

2010-12-16 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines is infusing its fun spirit into the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Carnival today announced it is the official confetti sponsor of the Times Square New Year's Eve 2011 celebration, bringing its signature fun and popular brand to the annual gathering of more than a million revelers. The sponsorship includes multiple opportunities to associate the "Fun Ship" brand...

2010-11-30 16:01:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell announced today it will continue the tradition of powering the New Year by launching Smart Power Labs in New York that will allow people to donate their energy to light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. Visitors can ride Duracell Power Rovers at multiple locations, including inside the Times Square Visitor Center, and aboard a pop-up Mobile Smart Power Lab which will visit locations across New York City through the...

2010-09-30 18:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A brand new New York spectacular event will unfold nightly in Times Square in 2011 as the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) - a trade association representing advertising stakeholders in New York City's Times Square - institutes a "Times Square Midnight Moment," creating a daily "must-see" event that becomes THE centerpiece of each evening along the Great White Way in the heart of NYC. The plan for a spectacular end to every evening in New York...

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2010-09-28 05:25:00

Bed bugs aren't the only pest invading mid-Atlantic states this year: stink bugs are now posing a serious problem, causing damage to fruit and vegetable crops that has reached critical levels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Although they don't bite, the brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) are a hassle for homeowners "” particularly if they are stepped upon, causing the emission of a strong skunk-like odor. However, stink bugs pose no known health dangers, and even...

2010-08-24 09:14:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records will release Bob Dylan's The Bootleg Series Volume 9 - The Witmark Demos on Tuesday, October 19th, in conjunction with Columbia/Legacy's release of the artist's first eight long-playing albums in a box set titled Bob Dylan - The Original Mono Recordings. Both sets have been long sought-after by collectors and fans worldwide, with The Witmark Demos seeing their first commercial release nearly five decades after they were first recorded,...

2010-06-30 14:44:00

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Times and Tribune Interactive today announced the launch of The Times' next generation mobile phone app designed for easy access to editorial content and built for a broad audience. "Los Angeles Times new News Reader app brings our great content, including news, commentary and photography, to readers on their iPhones and has a customizable UI," said Times Publisher Eddy Hartenstein. "Next month, our Hollywood Star Walk app will also go...

2010-06-02 14:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Citizen, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public media organization based in San Francisco, announced that it will provide branded local news content to The New York Times for its Bay Area pages beginning this Friday, June 4. The New York Times's Bay Area section was launched in October 2009 and currently features editorial coverage written by The Times's San Francisco news bureau and other contributors. The Bay Citizen and The Times announced a...

2010-05-21 11:01:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Times will have changed from June 1st, 2010 (pardon the pun). The short story? One of the world's most famous newspapers and its immensely powerful owner are about to follow through with a very very dumb strategic decision. "London, 26 March 2010 - News International today announces that The Times and The Sunday Times will start charging for access to their digital journalism in June using a pricing model that is simple and affordable."...

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2010-03-28 09:14:39

Rupert Murdoch's News International said Friday that the Times and The Sunday Times will become the first British newspapers to charge readers to access all online content in June. Customers will have to pay $1.50 for one day's access and $3 for a week's subscription. The AFP reports that both Times titles will launch new websites in early May, replacing the existing combined site, Times Online. Two new sites will be available for a free trial period to registered customers.  Access to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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