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A mermaid is a mythological aquatic creature with a female human head, arms, and torso and the tail of a fish. Mermaids are represented in the folklore, literature and popular culture of many countries worldwide.

A male version of a mermaid is known as a "merman" and in general both males and females are known as "merfolk" or "merpeople". A "merboy" is a young merman.

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Diamond Resorts -- Vacations for Life -- Liki Tiki Village Combines a Tropical Retreat With Family Fun
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - August 23, 2015) - Diamond Resorts International® is offering vacationers the opportunity to enjoy the tropical splendor and on-budget, sophisticated accommodation at Liki Tiki Village, a resort located in the gorgeous landscape of Winter Green, Florida

CHIC Punta Cana by Royalton Luxury Resorts Leads the Way in Green Sustainable Business Practices With the Installation of Onelink Global ECA and Green Chemical Program
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 21, 2015) - CHIC Punta Cana by Royalton Luxury Resorts has just completed the installation of a new Electro-Chemical-Activation (ECA) Technology and complete Green Chemical program for Housekeeping and Kitchens

MagicWorld Unveils Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund Production of an Exclusive Collector's Set of AQUATICA Super Slick Magic Playing Cards for Magicians, Cardistry Experts and Collectors
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - December 21, 2015) - MagicWorld (, a custom designer of world-class magic playing cards announced that it is crowdfunding the production of a collectible set of AQUATICA playing cards that provide a durable and super slick finish that is perfect for conducting amazing magic card tricks

Genius Brands International's New Kid Genius Channel Launches on Comcast's Xfinity On Demand

Genius Brands International Licenses Classic Gumby Library and Animated ABC Monsters From NCircle Entertainment for New Kid Genius Channel Launching on Comcast's Xfinity on Demand This Fall
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - September 29, 2015) - Genius Brands International, Inc

The Future of Storytelling(R) (FoST(R)) Announces Headline Speakers Al Gore, Glen Keane, and Edward Snowden
The Future of Storytelling (FoST) today announced its speaker lineup for its annual two-day, invitation-only summit. Headliners include Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States and Chairman of the Climate Reality Project, Glenn Keane, legendary Disney animator, and Edward Snowden, former intelligence officer and board member of the Freedom Press Foundation

Record Number of Festivals and Events Celebrate Tofino's Year-Round Allure
Tourism Tofino today unveiled the complete list of 2015 festivals and events to be held in Tofino -- the iconic oceanfront destination on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Diamond Resorts at Orlando's Liki Tiki Village Is Orlando Polynesian Style
Come enjoy the tropical splendor that is Liki Tiki Village Resort by Diamond Resorts International®. Relax in the affordable luxury of accommodations that include a variety of amenities, including a water park, for the whole family. Only minutes away, Orlando and Kissimme is the home to Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld Orlando®, and Universal Orlando® Resort.

Genius Brands International Issues Letter to Shareholders
Genius Brands International (OTCQB: GNUS) issued the following letter to shareholders:

CHIC by Royalton Punta Cana Opens in the Dominican Republic
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 17, 2014) - The adults-only CHIC by Royalton Punta Cana has officially opened, introducing All Exclusive™ luxury to the Dominican Republic. The innovative resort brings with it an ambience and extra services often found in Las Vegas or South Beach Miami

Ashleigh Hackett: Third Generation of Legendary Showbiz Families, 8-Year-Old Makes Her Debut Recording and Video With 'Let's Go!' - an Original Song Celebrating Friendship (Even in Outer Space!)
Carrying on the family entertainment legacies launched by her grandfathers, comedian Buddy Hackett and songwriter, Ron Miller, 8-year-old singer, dancer and multi-talented performer Ashleigh Hackett (www.ashleighhackett

Fuhu Announces the Launch of nabi Pass, Bundles of Good for Your Brain, Kid-Friendly Content Subscription Service
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Women Are Confident in Their Own Businesses and the U.S. Economy, According to the 2014 Sage Business Index
American business women anticipate growth in their own businesses as well as the U.S. economy, according to the recently released Sage Business Index from The Sage Group plc. Sage surveyed close to 14,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) throughout the world, including 625 women business decision makers across the U.S.

Top Ghanaian Entertainer Deborah Vanessa to Grace #Kirusa Stand at #AfricaCom 2014
Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps for emerging markets, announced today the presence of the top #Ghanaian #entertainer, Deborah Vanessa, at their stand F-20, in the upcoming AfricaCom 2014, Africa's biggest #telecom event

Two 'Viva Las Vegas' Winners in One Week From All Slots Casino
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MacGregor electric mooring systems specified for new Mermaid tender rigs

Soul and Vibe Announces 2nd Expansion Pack for Timeless Gems
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, announced today that it will add J.M. Barrie's classic book, Peter Pan, to the Timeless Gems library. Peter Pan is the second expansion "book" for the Timeless Gems game

Chanticleer Holdings Announces Grand Opening of Hooters Restaurant in Surfers Paradise, Australia
CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - July 08, 2014) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) (Chanticleer Holdings, or the "Company"), owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced the grand opening of its fourth Hooters restaurant in Australia at one of Surfers Paradise's iconic landmarks, the Pink Poodle Offers the Next Best Thing
The travel experts at, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, decided to delve into another aspect of the alternative travel world. Recently, the team released a Go Here, Not There list highlighting alternative sites to some of the world's top attractions

Siesta Key Village Welcomes Back Its Premier Spring Art Festival
WHAT: 36th Annual Siesta Fiesta WHEN: April 26 & 27, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm WHERE: Ocean Boulevard & Beach Road in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key (Sarasota) Navigational Address: 5124 Ocean Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34242 WHY: To Support the Arts, the Siesta Key Association and the Local CommunityADMISSION: Free and open to the publicWEBSITE: www

Andean Dream Joins Forces With Neiman Marcus Restaurants to Feature Signature Dish
Just in time for spring, Andean Dream and Neiman Marcus restaurants Mariposa, Zodiac, Mermaid and NM Café join forces to feature Andean Dream's gluten-free spaghetti in a brand-new dish

The Schengen Bar at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel Is Proud to Serve Starbucks
The mermaid logo, signature green straws and bright white cups of Starbucks coffee is undoubtably recognizable across the globe. The Renaissance Brussels Hotel is thrilled to be the first continental European Marriott hotel to partner with this renowned coffee brand.

Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc. Announces Merger Transaction With Refill Energy, Inc.
Refill Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REFG), a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") announces the merger between Refill Energy, Inc. and Medical Cannabis Financial Group. Refill Energy, Inc. completed a reorganization with Medical Cannabis Financial Group, Inc., which is a software solutions company focused on solutions for the Medical Marijuana industry

Enhancements at Westin New Orleans Canal Place Now Complete
NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2013) - Already known for the breathtaking views from its 11th floor lobby and guestrooms, Westin New Orleans Canal Place (100 Rue Iberville) announced today the unveiling of the hotel's lobby enhancements and new 1,000 square feet Westin WORKOUT Fitness Center

Waikiki Hotel Celebrates With Community This Christmas
Hawaii might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about Christmas -- after all, the state offers beautiful beaches rather than falling snow -- and while the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is celebrating with a festive tree, it's also making sure to put a local twist on this time-honored tradition.

Introducing Shuttersong, a New Mobile App Designed by Carbone Smolan Agency
Carbone Smolan Agency (CSA), a leading branding strategy and interactive design firm, announces today the release of the new photo app Shuttersong to the Apple App Store. CSA crafted a brand identity and interface for Shuttersong, delivering a new mobile app experience which seamlessly blends music or recorded sound with photos.

Keep Summer Going With a Visit to the L.A. County Fair This Labor Day Weekend
Los Angeles attracts more than 40 million tourists each year, peaking in the summer months of July, August and September, with international travelers, out-of-state sightseers and resident roamers looking to squeeze the most fun out of the Southern California sun. Nestled on 487 acres, the L.A. County Fair is SoCal's favorite way to prolong summer

California's Greatest Attractions Come Together for Summer Fun at the 2013 L.A. County Fair
With an astounding assortment of exciting exhibits that bring together California's greatest exhibits to one place, the L.A. County Fair is back August 30 through September 29

Luxury Hotel in Copenhagen Opens Waterfront Terrace in Time for Summer
When a hotel boasts a waterfront location, there's only one solution to beating the summer heat -- basking in the sunshine with a cocktail in hand and a cool breeze passing through. At the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel, located at the harbor, guests and locals alike can celebrate summer at the Waterfront Terrace, open now through 31st August at this Copenhagen, Denmark hotel.

Australian Winner Makes a Cash Splash at All Slots Mobile Casino
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Sweet Summertime Snack Ideas
(Family Features) In the warm summer months, nothing beats spending time together creating fun snacks that promote healthy eating and a little creativity.

Introducing The ColorStudio Collection by Kelly-Moore Paints
San Francisco Bay Area-based Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., unveils The ColorStudio Collection, the industry's newest innovative color system, featuring 1,721 brand new colors reflecting the latest trends in today's homes. These colors are inspired by the light, architecture, neighborhoods, and spirit of the West

Wild Jack Mobile Casino Goes HD for iPhone and Android
Wild Jack Mobile Casino (, a leading mobile casino since 2006, is excited to announce the launch of its new platform, offering 24 games in full HD for Android and Apple smartphones and tablets

All Jackpots Casino Launches Mobile Casino for iPhone and Android
All Jackpots Casino is proud to announce that it has now gone mobile with a brand new casino designed for Android and Apple smartphones and tablets

Kelly Osbourne Wears Jacob & Co. to 2013 Golden Globe Awards
Jacob & Co. has established its position as one of the world's leading luxury watch and jewelry houses. For more than 25 years, the company's owner and designer, Jacob Arabo, has impressed his clients with his dedication to the highest standards of craftsmanship, design and innovation, offering the finest Swiss-made timepieces and precious jewelry for both men and women worldwide

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All Slots Casino Launches New HTML5 Mobile App for iPhone and iPad
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Mermaids do not exist, says NOAAA
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which generally deals with environmental matters like tsunamis and hurricanes, recently posted a statement on their web site denying the existence of mermaids.

'Mermaids' may have actually been 'sea apes'
People usually ascribe sightings of mermaids to sea-weary mariners mistaking large animals like manatees for the mythical creatures.

Bronze age 'Facebook' conveyed 'primitive likes'
A new study has likened an ancient rock to a prehistoric form of Facebook.

Mermaid Parade in Brooklyn 'answer to Mardi Gras'
Scores of exuberant revelers wearing costumes combining seashells and glitter gyrated through Coney Island as part of the annual Mermaid Parade on Saturday.

Real-life mermaid swims with whales using very own fish tail
Underwater swimmer Hannah Fraser, who has been fascinated with mermaids since she was three years old, made her first mermaid tail at the age of nine, after seeing the film 'Splash' with Daryl Hannah.

Sofia Vergara says there's nothing slutty about dental-floss bikini
Sofia Vergara has revealed that when she saw a two piece bathing suit in the US for the first time she thought "who can look good in that."

Sofia Vergara gives men tips on how to land Latina women
Sofia Vergara has revealed the things that American men should keep in mind before approaching a Latina woman in a sexual way.

Mermaids disrupting work at Zimbabwe reservoirs
Mermaids have been hounding workers away from the two planned new reservoirs in Zimbabwe, according to the country's Water Resources Minister.

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