Latest Visual arts Stories

2014-07-16 12:25:09

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H&M, Hennes & Mauritz, one of the world's largest retailers known for offering high fashion apparel, celebrated its collaboration with iconic artist, Jeff Koons at the opening of its new flagship store on Fifth Avenue. Fashionistas and art fans alike came to the new store on Fifth Avenue at 48th Street to be the first to shop the new collection and the coveted Balloon Dog (Yellow) handbag. Jeff Koons, Olivia Wilde and Ashley Benson...

2014-07-16 08:30:15

Program educates home building pros on the importance of defensive building VISTA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (PINK: ECOB), the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield(TM) treated wood products that uniquely protects against termites, rot, fire and mold, today announced the establishment of the Company's proprietary defensive builder certification programs to educate key constituents within the home builder industry on the importance and feasibility of defensive...

2014-07-15 23:13:30

StrandVision announces innovative ways for schools to revitalize existing cable television networks or install a new digital signage network. A white paper explains how to cost effectively meld existing cable TV networks with today's technologies to deliver electronic signage content to classrooms, cafeterias and other school locations, as well as over the Internet to parents and the local community. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 StrandVision Digital Signage today announced...

2014-07-15 16:25:12

Launches Dreamstime Companion iOS and Android App - Uploaded Mobile Photos can be Purchased by Designer Community of over 8 Million Users NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, today announced the release of Dreamstime Companion, a new iPhone and Android free mobile app that enables photographers to upload their own images directly from their smartphones. The uploaded images can be purchased by Dreamstime's more than...

2014-07-15 16:20:40

Featuring Luxurious, Small-Ship Voyages to Exotic South Seas Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & the South Pacific brochure. The 68-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations...

2014-07-15 08:25:49

JINGDEZHEN, China, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China National Light Industry Federation, and the Government of Jiangxi Province, the China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair has received active participation and broad support from home and abroad since its debut in 2004. As a world-renowned professional fair held in the world's porcelain capital,...

2014-07-14 23:07:05

Productiontrax.com expands stock footage offering with 2000 HD video clips in partnership with Monkey Business Images. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Productiontrax.com (http://www.productiontrax.com) today announced the addition of nearly 2000 new stock footage clips into its growing library of high-quality royalty free video files in partnership with Monkey Business Images, bringing Productiontrax.com’s total offering to over 25,000 royalty free stock footage clips....

2014-07-14 23:05:34

Home of Dell Computers and Round Rock Donuts, Spectacular Media has opened a new office in Round Rock, TX where they plan to give their cloudware solution SM Infinity ™ a triple boost of fun, engagement, and superior content with central Texas talent. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 With the rapid growth of SM Infinity ™, an online service to control advertising on LED signs, Spectacular Media (SM) announced a new office location in Round Rock, TX to facilitate expansion into...

2014-07-14 23:02:01

Arthur Rutenberg Homes opens a fully furnished and professionally decorated model home. The Berkeley is Arthur Rutenberg Home’s newest model home in S.C. and is in Clover’s River Oaks community. Clover, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Arthur Rutenberg Homes is opening a new fully furnished and professionally decorated model home built by Paragon Homes of Charlotte, LLC., an independent franchisee of Arthur Rutenberg Homes. The Berkeley is Arthur Rutenberg Home’s newest model...

2014-07-14 12:31:02

New platform lets online businesses create behavior-based, personalized animations to boost onsite engagement & conversion NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toonimo launches the first platform to enable websites to easily add custom, onsite animations to actively guide their website visitor using behavior-based triggers. Toonimo's multi-media platform enables marketers to create tailored, onsite animations to help websites engage, guide and...

Latest Visual arts Reference Libraries

2008-06-15 14:32:08

Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), was a small passerine bird that inhabited the swamps and lowland forests of the southeast United States. This warbler was a migrant, wintering in Cuba. It is possibly extinct now, and was most likely never common. The last confirmed sighting was in 1988 and before that in 1961 in South Carolina. Destruction of its natural habitat is the most likely cause of its disappearance. It is not officially labeled as extinct because habitat remaining in...

2007-01-22 16:04:57

The sable (Martes zibellina) is a small mammal. It is closely akin to the martens, living in northern Asia from the Ural Mountains through Siberia and Mongolia to Hokkaidō in Japan. Its range in the wild originally extended through European Russia to Poland and Scandinavia. It has achieved fame for its fur, which is integrated into various clothes fashions. Sables range in color from tan to black, black being the most prized. Sables are diurnal predators, using their sense of smell and...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'