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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...

2010-12-16 05:14:00

REHOVOT, Israel, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ: NVMI), provider of leading-edge stand-alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, today announced that its CEO, Mr. Gabi Seligsohn and its Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr. Michael Brunstein together with Nova's management team, will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony on January 10, 2011. The...

2010-12-15 12:15:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WomanCare Global is pleased to announce that it is running an advertisement on the famous CBS Super Screen in New York's Times Square. The purpose of the advertisement is to call attention to the estimated 215 million women worldwide that do not have access to modern contraception.(1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/DC83896LOGO) "Women are the cornerstone of every society around the world. When women are...

2010-12-14 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New consumer research shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans (83 percent) agree that the United States is suffering from a good news deficit, with six in 10 Americans saying they don't even know where to look for good news anymore. On the heels of this LG Electronics-commissioned study, the company is unveiling its plans to help address this issue with its newest interactive billboard in Times Square. This new LG billboard is in the...

2010-12-10 15:55:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NIVEA joined the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment -- the co-organizers of New Year's Eve in Times Square -- to announce today that multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Taio Cruz will be the first-ever artist to do a live performance of John Lennon's "Imagine" just before the final countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve 2011 on the NIVEA Kiss Platform, located in the heart of Times Square. Millions of people all around the world...

2010-12-09 15:58:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobile Duracell Smart Power Lab continued its tour of New York City today with a visit to one of New York's centers of fashion, the Meatpacking District. Carson Kressley, Robert Verdi, Tinsley Mortimer, Joey Wolffer, Eric Goldstein, Charlotte Ronson, Richie Rich, and Jo Lance, not only helped welcome the mobile pop-up, but also jumped on Power Rovers to help Duracell light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. (Photo:...

2010-12-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com) is excited to provide Grammy Award nominee Bruno Mars the perfect stage for his New Year's Eve performance at R Lounge in the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel. Touted as one of the ultimate views in New York City, R Lounge's large floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows overlooking the middle of Times Square hustle and bustle will serve as the backdrop for Bruno Mars while he performs his Grammy nominated hits....

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...

2010-11-01 06:30:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Charmin, today announced a nationwide job search for someone to fill the position of Charmin's King or Queen of the Throne and earn a royal stipend of $50,000. Celebrating the fifth year of the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square, Charmin is looking for loyal Charmin users to share their story for a chance to reign over the New York City Charmin Restrooms during this holiday season. (Photo:...

2010-10-26 07:57:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Get Married Media, a national multi-media wedding planning and lifestyle resource, today announced the sponsors of the first-ever wedding in Times Square on New Year's Eve. From the bridal gown, bridesmaid dresses, and wedding bands, to the honeymoon location and registry items, the winners will receive everything they need to have the wedding of their dreams and all will be voted on by the www.GetMarried.com audience thanks to the sponsors of Get Married...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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